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April Moreno

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interest

  • Health Equity
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Care Coordination
  • Socio-technical model of health IT
  • Health Information Management

Selected Publications

  • 2016 Moreno A and Osailan S. Spatial Solutions for the EPA “Brownfields to Healthfields” Program: Utilization of Mixed Methods to Assess Application Effectiveness and Usability. Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
  • 2015 - Moreno A, Tangenberg J, Hilton BN, Hilton JK. An Environmental Assessment of School Shade Tree Canopy and Implications for Sun Safety Policies: The Los Angeles Unified School District. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 2015; 4(2):607-625.

Selected Publication/Abstract Reviews

  • 2016 - Journal Abstracts Reviewer for the Learning Health Systems Journal (LHS-J)
  • 2015 - Conference Abstracts Reviewer for the 24t h European Conference on Information Systems


Selected Presentations

  • September 2015– Presenter at Esri Health and Human Services Conference in Atlanta, GA on “Mapping Tree Canopy to Promote Sun Safety Policies on Elementary School Campuses”.
  • November 2013– Presenter at APHA Annual Meeting in Boston, MA on “Immigration Trends in Southern California and Health: A Case for Increased Cultural Competence toward Improving Outcomes” (APHA Student Association Poster Session)


  • BA in Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz
  • MPA in Public Administration, CSU Northridge
  • PhD Candidate in Community and Global Health Informatics, Claremont Graduate University

Current Projects

  • Working on research with Dr. Hyeoneui Kim on EHR data quality and health disparities.
  • Also working on my dissertation on Health Informatics for Improving Health Outcomes: Data Quality, Interoperability and Spatial Methods.

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