Sharon TANAssociate Professor (Educator Track)
Deputy Head, Department Of Information Systems and Analytics
- Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University)
- M.Sc. (Carnegie Mellon University)
- M.Sc. (Information Systems, National University of Singapore)
- B.Sc. (Information Systems, Honours, National University of Singapore)
Dr. Sharon Tan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Analytics (DISA) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). She holds a Ph.D. from Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, and a MSc. and BSc. (Honors) in Information Systems from the National University of Singapore. Her research focuses mainly on the intersection of IT and healthcare with a special focus on HIT adoption and use, Health 2.0 and Mobile Health, and Health Analytics. Her work has been presented at premier conferences such as International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and Association of Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and published in MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of American Medical Informatics and Journal of Medical Internet Research. She is a recipient of the University's Annual Teaching Excellence Award and the Faculty Teaching Excellence award, and several research awards including the Emerald Citations of Excellence Award, and the AIS SIG-Health Annual Best Paper Award Meritorious Mention. Sharon has served as guest co-editor for a special section in Information Systems Frontiers and a focus theme issue for Methods of Information in Medicine on “Big Data & Analytics in Healthcare". She has also served on the editorial board of the Journal of AIS and the Journal of Database Management and as Program Co-chair for the International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare (BDAH) 2014, Organizing Committee member for BDAH 2013, and as Track Co-chair for “Healthcare IS track” at ICIS 2015, “IT/IS in Healthcare” track at PACIS 2012 & 2015, and “Health Informatics” at International Conference on Electronic Commerce 2014. She is currently the Curriculum Chair for DISA, a member of the Faculty Teaching Excellence Committee and the Faculty Advisor for Developer Student Club @ NUS.