Austin Mount-Campbell, PhD, MS

Senior Clinical Researcher - Human Factors Engineer

Dr. Mount-Campbell is a Senior Clinical Researcher and Human Factors Engineering.  He completed his PhD through the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University focused on Human Factors in healthcare.  His Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science are in Industrial and Systems Engineering also from Ohio State.  His dissertation research was in how nurses do work in the wild, create necessary workarounds, and utilize cognitive artifacts in order to inform future design of artifacts and information technology.  After receiving his PhD in 2016 he was an Advanced Patient Safety Fellow with the National Center for Patient Safety. During his Patient Safety Fellowship he was housed at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System in the Center for End Product User Testing.  His research at the VA included but was not limited to usability testing of medical devices, human factors heuristic evaluations of medical devices, and studying the effectiveness of patient wristbands on fall prevention.  Additionally he co-development of a “second victim” support program, the first in the VA system, that was integrated in to the Just Culture program.   Following his fellowship he joined the Christiana Care Health System as part of the Value Institute in the Implementation Science and Systems Optimization Programmatic Area.