Cynthia LeRouge, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Health Information Systems and Business Analytics Programin the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business, Florida International University (FIU). She is Co-deputy Director of the Primary Care Innovation – Lab. Her experience includes serving as a visiting scholar at the Center of Disease Control with the Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program and over eight years of academic experience in the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University. She has over 100 peer reviewed publications including academic journal articles (49), edited chapters in research-based books, and conference proceedings. Her primary research interests relate to health information systems (particularly telemedicine, consumer health informatics, patient reported outcomes, and public health informatics). She has received various grant awards, often serving as principal investigator. Dr. LeRouge has been recognized with teaching, research, and service awards. She is currently co-editor in chief of Health Systems journal and have served in leadership roles in various health informatics special interest groups (American Telemedicine Association, Association of Information Systems SIG-Health). Dr. LeRouge has held various senior management roles in the accounting, software and healthcare industry prior to joining academe. Dr. LeRouge has served as a grant review panel member for health informatics for various organizations, including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). She completed her Ph.D. at the University of South Florida.