Wonchan Choi

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. in Information Studies, Florida State University
Master of Library and Information Science, Pusan National University
Bachelor of Library and Information Science, Pusan National University


Wonchan Choi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). He received his Ph.D. in Information Studies from Florida State University. Before joining UWM, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Robert A. Foisie School of Business at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. His areas of research involve human information behavior, human–computer interaction, health information technology, with a particular focus on mobile health applications design, and health informatics. His recent work focuses on older adults’ effective use of health information systems and technologies and its impacts on health- and wellness-related activities in their daily lives, including health information-seeking and self-management of specific health conditions and symptoms.

Courses Taught

310 Human Factors in Information Seeking and Use

Sample Publications

Choi, W., Zheng, H., Franklin, P. & Tulu, B. (2017). mHealth technologies for osteoarthritis self-management and treatment: A systematic review. Health Informatics Journal (HIJ). doi:10.1177/1460458217735676

Zheng, H., Tulu, B., Choi, W., & Franklin, P. (2017). Using mHealth app to support treatment decision making for knee arthritis: Patient perspective. eGEMs, 5(2). doi:10.13063/2327-9214.1284

Choi, W., & Tulu, B. (2017). Effective use of user interface and user experience in an mHealth application. Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICCS), 3803–3812. doi:10.24251/HICSS.2017.460

Choi, W., & Stvilia, B. (2015). Web credibility assessment: Conceptualization, operationalization, variability, and models. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIS&T), 66(12), 2399–2414. doi:10.1002/asi.23543

Stvilia, B., & Choi, W. (2015). Mobile wellness application-seeking behavior by college students: An exploratory study. Library & Information Science Research (LISR), 37(3), 201–208. doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2015.04.007