Kaziunas, E.S. (2018). Designing for Lived Health: Engaging the Sociotechnical Complexity of Care Work. Dissertation. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


Kaziunas, E., Lindtner, S., Ackerman, M.S. and Lee, J.M. (2018). Lived data: Tinkering with bodies, code and care work. Human-Computer Interaction, Special Issue on The Examined Life: Personal Uses of Personal Data. Vol. 33, Iss. 1, 49-92.  [pdf].

Kaziunas, E., Hanauer, D.A., Ackerman, M.S., Choi, S.W. (2016). Identifying unmet information needs in the inpatient setting to increase patient and caregiver engagement in the context of pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Special Issue on Interactive Systems for Patient-Centered Care to Enhance Patient Engagement. 23 (1), 94-104. [pdf]

Maher, M., Kaziunas, E., Ackerman, M., Derry, H., Forringer, R., Miller, K., O’Reilly, D., An, L.C., Tewari, M., Hanauer, D.A., and Choi, S.W. (2016). User-centered design groups to engage patients and caregivers with a personalized health IT tool. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 22 (2), 349-35. [pdf]

Maher, M., Hanauer, D.A., Kaziunas, E., Ackerman, M.S., Derry, H., Forringer, R., Miller, K., O'Reilly, D., An, L., Tewari. M., and Choi. S.W. (2015). A novel health information technology communication system to increase caregiver activation in the context of hospital-based pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: A pilot study. JMIR Research Protocols. 4(4):e119. [pdf]

Kaziunas, E. and Ackerman, M.S. (2015).  Designing for lived health: A practice-based approach for person-centered health information technologies. In V. Wulf, K. Schmidt and D. Randall (Eds). Designing Socially Embedded Technologies in the Real-World. London: Springer, 357-382. [pdf]


Kaziunas, E., Klinkman, M.S., and Ackerman, M.S. (forthcoming). Precarious Interventions: Designing for Ecologies of Care. (Paper accepted to CSCW 2019, Austin, TX.)

Ackerman, M.S. and Kaziunas, E. (2017). A new generation of CSCW: Reinvigorating CSCW field-based research through a theory-inspired reboot. In: ECSCW ‘17. Proceedings of 15th European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work - Exploratory Papers, Reports of the European Society for Socially Embedded Technologies, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 238–255. [pdf]

Kaziunas, E., Ackerman, M.S., Lindtner, S. and Lee, J.M. (2017). Caring through data: Attending to the social and emotional experiences of health datafication. In Proceedings of the ACM conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW ’17). [pdf]

Kaziunas, E., Buyuktur, A.G., Jones, J., Choi, S.W., Hanauer, D.A., and Ackerman, M.S. (2015). Transition and reflection in the use of health information: The case of pediatric bone marrow transplant caregivers. In Proceedings of the ACM 2015 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW ’15), 1763-1774. [pdf]

Kaziunas, E., Ackerman, M. and Veinot, T.C.  (2013). Localizing chronic disease management: Information work and health translations. American Society for Information Science & Technology Annual Conference, 2013, 1-10. [pdf]

Sawyer, S., Kaziunas, E. and Øesterlund, C. (2012). Social scientists and cyberinfrastructure: Insights from a document perspective. Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW ’12), pp. 931-934 [pdf]

Kaziunas, E., Sawyer, S. and Øesterlund, C. (2011) Social scientists, documents, and cyberinfrastructure: The cobbler’s children or the missing masses? Proceedings of the iConference 2011, February 8-11, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. [pdf]

Østerlund, C., Sawyer, S. and Kaziunas, E. (2010). Documenting work: A methodological window into coordination in action, 26th Conference of the European Group for Organizational Studies, 3-6 July, Lisbon, Portugal. [pdf]


Toombs, A., Devendorf, L., Shih, P., Kaziunas, E., Nemer, D., Mentis, H., and Laura Forlano, L. (2018). Sociotechnical Systems of Care. In Companion of the 2018 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 479-485. [pdf]

Kaziunas, E., Lindtner, S., Ackerman, M.S., and Lee, J. (2016). DIY Diabetes Technology in the Nightscout Community: An Ethnographic Study. In Proceedings for CHI '16. Workshop on DIY Health and Wellbeing. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2016

Ackerman, M.S., Kaziunas, E., and Chalmers, M.K. (2015). Reinvigorating CSCW Field-based Research Through Theory. HCIC 2015 Workshop, June 28-July 2, Watsonville, CA. 

Kaziunas, E. (2014). Health memories: Exploring PHR design for family health history. 2nd Workshop on Personal Health Records and Patient-Oriented Infrastructures, Trento, Italy. 

Jones, J. and Kaziunas, E. (2014). Empathetic memory in healthcare: Design challenges for supporting sentimental work and emotional labor. In Proceedings for CHI’14. Workshop on Enabling Empathy in Health and Care: Design Methods and Challenges. Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2014, Toronto, Canada. [pdf]

Kaziunas, E., Hung, P.Y., and Ackerman, M. (2014). FIT2: Information Translations for Health Practices. ACM GROUP 2014 Workshop on Collaboration and Coordination in the Context of Informal Care (CCCiC): Concepts, Methods, and Technologies, 9 November, Sanibel Island, FL. [pdf]

Zhou, X. and Kaziunas, E. (2013). Design to support personal health information management. Workshop on Personal Information Management—PIM 2013. Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. Montreal, Canada.

Sawyer, S., Østerlund, C., Haythornthwaite, C., Kaziunas, E., Hennagir-Barkas, S. and K. Link (2009). “Organizing Around Documents and the Doing of Science,” The IFIP 9.1 Computers and Work Workshop, 18 December, Phoenix, AZ.


 Kaziunas, E. (2016). Care in the shadows: The invisible work of community mental health. Panel “Working In and Around Networks and Infrastructure,” at MidweSTS Graduate Student Workshop, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL. September 17, 2016.

Klinkman, M., Paulson, L., and Kaziunas, E. (2016). PBRN to CBRN: Moving from practice-based researchnetwork to community-based research network in Michigan. Panel at North American Primary Care Research Group' Practice-based Research Network Conference (NAPCRG PBRN 2016).

Kaziunas, E., Ackerman, M.S., Paulson, L., and Klinkman, M. (2016). Patient experiences of care: An ethnographic study of a community's behavioral health system. Poster presented at North American Primary Care Research Group' Practice-based Research Network Conference (NAPCRG PBRN 2016).

Kaziunas, E. and Ackerman, M. (2012). Experiencing chronic illness in Flint: A study of health information behavior. Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH ’12) poster.

Yan, J.L.S. and Kaziunas, E. (2012). What is a tweet worth?: Measuring the value of social media for an academic institution. In Proceedings for iConference ’12, pp.565-566.

Liew, J.S.Y. and Kaziunas, E. (2011). Socially-interactive dressing room: An iterative evaluation on interface design. In Proceedings for CHI’11 Extended Abstacts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2011. Vancouver, Canada.pp. 2023-2028.