ORG University of South Florida Title BIO William D. Kearns PhD, Associate editor Gerontechnology William D. Kearns received his PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Florida in December, 1989 and became a faculty member at the university shortly thereafter. From 1992 to 2003 he was the Director of the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Information Technology, and has served since 1996 as USF's Executive Liaison to the Internet2 Project. Dr. Kearns' research interests include the study of wandering behavior in persons with dementia and the creation of electronic measurement systems to study how this phenomenon occurs in home settings. Dr. Kearns has authored or coauthored over 30 research articles and book chapters on information systems and in healthcare research and is presently an assistant professor in the Department of Aging and Mental Health at the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute at the University of South Florida in Tampa.
- Fall 2007 Internet2 Member Meeting