Full publications


  • Rebecca A. Marmor, Wenrui Dai, Xiaoqian Jiang, Shuang Wang, Sarah L Blair, Jina Huh. Increase in Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Conversation Online Unrelated to Decision-Making. Journal of Surgical Research (impact factor: 2.198) 2017. Volume 218, 253 – 260.
  • Min-Je Choi, Sung-Hee Kim, Sukwon Lee, Bum Chul Kwon, Jisoo Yi, Jaegul Choo, Jina Huh. 2017. Toward predicting social support needs in online health social networks. Journal of Medical Internet Research (forthcoming). http://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.7660
  • Jing Zhang, Rebecca Marmor, Jina Huh. 2017. Towards supporting patient decision-making in online diabetes communities. 2017 American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), In Press
  • Chongguang Bi, Guoliang Xing, Tian Hao, Jina Huh, Wei Peng, and Mengyan Ma. 2017. FamilyLog: A mobile system for monitoring family mealtime activities. 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), IEEE, 21–30. http://doi.org/ 10.1109/PERCOM.2017.7917847


  • Jina Huh, Bum Chul Kwon, Sung-Hee Kim, Sukwon Lee, Jaegul Choo, Jihoon Kim, Min-Je Choi, Ji Soo Yi. 2016. Personas in online health communities. Journal of Biomedical Informatics 63: 212–225. http://doi.org/ 10.1016/j.jbi.2016.08.019
  • Jina Huh, Rebecca Marmor, and Xiaoqian Jiang. 2016. Lessons Learned for Online Health Community Moderator Roles: A Mixed-Methods Study of Moderators Resigning From WebMD Communities. Journal of medical Internet research 18, 9: e247. http://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.6331
  • Albert Park, Andrea L Hartzler, Jina Huh, Gary Hsieh, David W McDonald, and Wanda Pratt. 2016. “How Did We Get Here?”: Topic Drift in Online Health Discussions. Journal of Medical Internet Research 18, 11: e284. http://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.6297
  • Shaheen Kanthawala, Amber Vermeesch, Barbara Given, and Jina Huh. 2016. Answers to Health Questions: Internet Search Results Versus Online Health Community Responses. Journal of medical Internet research 18, 4: e95.
  • Nath, C*., Huh, J., Kalyan, A., Jonnalagadda, S. Analysis of Website Sharing in Online Health Communities. J Med Internet Res (2016). doi:10.2196/jmir. 5237 http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/jmir.5237
  • Kwon BC, Kim S-H, Lee S, Choo J, Huh J., Yi JS. VisOHC: Designing Visual Analytics for Online Health Communities. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph. 2016;22(1):71-80. doi:10.1109/TVCG.2015.2467555.
  • Taiwoo Park, Tianyu Hu, and Jina Huh. 2016. Plant-based Games for Anxiety Reduction. In Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Symposium on Computer- Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 199-204. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2967934.2968094
  • Jaemyung Shin, Bumsoo Kang, Taiwoo Park, Jina Huh, Jinhan Kim, and Junehwa Song. 2016. BeUpright: Posture Correction Using Relational Norm Intervention. Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI ’16, ACM Press, 6040-6052.


  • Park A*, Hartzler AL, Huh J, McDonald DW, Pratt W. Automatically Detecting Failures in Natural Language Processing Tools for Online Community Text. J Med Internet Res 2015;17(8):e212
  • Huh, J. Role of Online Health Communities on Clinical Questions Learned from “See your doctor” Threads. ACM CSCW 2015. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1488-1499.
  • Lisa M. Kopf*, Simone Graetzer, and Jina Huh. 2015. Videos influence behavior change measures for voice and speech in individuals with Parkinson’s disease. In Proceedings of the conference on Wireless Health (WH ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, , Article 18 , 7 pages. DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2811780.2811932
  • Park, A*., Hartzler, A., Huh, J., McDonald, D.W., Pratt, W. (2015). Homophily of Vocabulary Usage: Beneficial Effects of Vocabulary Similarity in Online Health Communities Participation. In American Medical Informatics Association. 1024-1033.


  • Huh, J., Liu, L. S., Neogi, T., Inkpen, K., & Pratt, W. (2014). Health Vlogs as Social Support for Chronic Illness Management. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 21(4), 1–31. doi:10.1145/2630067
  • Hartzler, A. L., McDonald, D. W., Park, A., Huh, J., Weaver, C., & Pratt, W. (2014). Evaluating health interest profiles extracted from patient-generated data. In American Medical Informatics Association. 626–635. Distinguished Paper Award (Top 5 papers).
  • Huh, J., Pratt, W. Weaving Clinical Expertise in Online Health Communities. ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 2014. 1355-1364.


  • Huh, J., Yetisgen-Yildiz, M. & Pratt, W. Text classification for assisting moderators in online health communities. J. Biomed. Inform. 46, 998–1005 (2013).
  • Huh, J., Le, T., Reeder, B., Thompson, H. J. & Demiris, G. Perspectives on wellness self-monitoring tools for older adults. Int. J. Med. Inform. 82, 1092–103 (2013).
  • Huh, J., McDonald, D., Hartzler, A., Pratt, W. Patient Moderator Interaction in Online Health Communities. In Proceedings of American Medical Informatics Association. 627-636. 2013. Distinguished Paper Award (Top 5 papers)
  • Liu, L. S., Huh, J., Neogi, T., Inkpen, K., & Pratt, W. (2013). Health vlogger-viewer interaction in chronic illness management. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems – CHI  ’13 (pp. 49–58). New York, New York, USA: ACM Press. Honorable Mention Award (Top 5%).


  • Huh, J., Patel, R., Pratt, W. Tackling Dilemmas in Supporting ‘The Whole Person’ in Online Patient Communities. In Proceedings of the ACM 2012 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI ’12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 923-926.
  • Huh, J. and Ackerman, M. S. 2012. Collaborative help in chronic disease management: supporting individualized problems. In Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW ’12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 853-862.


  • Huh, J., Newman, M. W., and Ackerman, M. S. 2011. Supporting collaborative help for individualized use. In Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI ’11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 3141-3150.

2010 and before

  • Huh, J., Ackerman, M. S., Newman, M. W., and Buyuktur, A. G. 2010. Progressive scenarios: a rapid method for understanding user interpretations of technology. In Proceedings of the 16th ACM international conference on Supporting group work (GROUP ’10). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 31-34.
  • Huh, J., Pollack, M., Katebi, H., Sakallah, K., and Kirsch, N. 2010. Incorporating user control in automated interactive scheduling systems.In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing interactive Systems (Aarhus, Denmark, August 16 – 20, 2010). DIS ’10. ACM, New York, NY, 306-309.
  • Huh, J., Nam, K., and Sharma, N. 2010. Finding the lost treasure: understanding reuse of used computing devices. In Proceedings of the 28th international Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Atlanta, Georgia, USA, April 10 – 15, 2010). CHI ’10. ACM, New York, NY, 1875-1878.
  • Mirel, B. Maher, M. Huh, J. 2005. User Needs in e-Government: Conducting Policy Analysis with Models-on-the-Web. Proceedings of the HCI’05 Conference on People and Computers XIX 2005 p.131-148
  • Huh, Jina, and Mark Ackerman. “Obsolescence: Uncovering Values in Technology Use.” M/C Journal 12.3 (Jul. 2009). 19 Aug. 2009 http://journal.mediaculture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/view/157