Wonchan Choi

Assistant Professor

Education

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

Bio

Wonchan Choi is an assistant professor at the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). He completed a PhD in Information Studies at Florida State University in 2015. Prior to joining UWM in 2017, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Foisie Business School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. Dr. Choi’s main research interests include information behavior, credibility of online information, also known as web credibility, human-computer interaction, mobile health, and health informatics. His current research focuses on older adults’ credibility assessment of online health information, as an important part of health information behavior in everyday life settings, and innovative health information technologies for older adults with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and dementia. His research has been published in journals such as the Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, Library & Information Science Research, and Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

Courses Taught

310 Human Factors in Information Seeking and Use

Sample Publications

Choi, W., Wang, S., Lee, Y., Oh, H., & Zheng, Z. (2020). A systematic review of mobile health technologies to support self-management of concurrent diabetes and hypertension. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 1-7. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocaa029

Choi, W. (2020). Older adults’ credibility assessment of online health information: An exploratory study using an extended typology of web credibility. Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, 1-13. doi:10.1002/asi.24341

Choi, W. (2019). Older adults’ health information behavior in everyday life settings. Library & Information Science Research, 41(4), 100983. doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2019.100983

Choi, W., Zheng, H., Franklin, P., & Tulu, B. (2019). mHealth technologies for osteoarthritis self-management and treatment: A systematic review. Health Informatics Journal, 25(3), 984–1003. doi:10.1177/1460458217735676

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