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 Barbara K. Burian, Ph.D

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 Barbara K. Burian, Ph.D. is a senior research psychologist in the Human Systems Integration Division at NASA Ames Research Center.  As a human factors engineer, her research focuses on cognitive demands, workload, and the overall performance of professionals in high consequence, dynamic, socio-technical domains. Dr. Burian is co-PI on the WHO High Performance Surgical Safety Checklist grant funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. She also co-edits the Anesthesia Illustrated book series, published by Oxford University Press, and collaborates and consults on the application of human factors and cognitive science research to medicine and clinical practice. 

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