Dr. Papautsky holds a PhD in human factors psychology and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at University of Illinois at Chicago and a member of the University of Illinois Cancer Center. After working as a government contractor studying decision making in complex real-world environments (military, intelligence analysis, healthcare) for 10 years, she transitioned to academia to focus her research on patient-centered topics. Her primary research focus is on patient-provider communication and the patient’s role in the clinically relevant information space, particularly in breast cancer treatment and survivorship.