Research Faculty Bio

Martina Clarke, PhDMartina Clarke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Academic office:
982265 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-2265
Phone (402)559-5151
Fax (402)559-8355

Ph.D. Health Informatics 
University of Missouri - Columbia

Research Interests:
Dr. Clarke's research interests lie in the field of information needs analysis and usability of health information technology.  Her current research focuses on user-centered design, specifically to optimizing the electronic health record (EHR) for cardiology physicians and the personal health record (PHR) for patients who have a cardiac disease.

Research Support:
UNMC Faculty Diversity Funding
Sponser: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Date: 7/1/16 - 6/30/18 
Role: Principal Investigator

Optimizing the Electronic Health Record for Cardiac Care
ID Number: 16308
Funding agency: NIH/DDHS/AHRQ
Date:9/1/14 - 8/31/19
Role: Co-Investigator


1.    Clarke MA, Belden JL, Kim MS. How Does Learnability of Primary Care Resident Physicians Increase After Seven Months of Using an Electronic Health Record? A Longitudinal Study. JMIR Human Factors. 2016;3:e9.

2.    Clarke MA, Moore JL, Steege LM, Koopman RJ, Belden JL, Canfield SM, et al. Health information needs, sources, and barriers of primary care patients to achieve patient-centered care: A literature review. Health informatics journal. 2015:1460458215602939.

3.    Clarke MA, King JL, Kim MS. Toward Successful Implementation of Speech Recognition Technology: A Survey of SRT Utilization Issues in Healthcare Settings. Southern medical journal. 2015;108:445-51.

4.    Becevic M, Clarke MA, Alnijoumi MM, Sohal HS, Boren SA, Kim MS, et al. Robotic Telepresence in a Medical Intensive Care Unit—Clinicians' Perceptions. Perspectives in Health Information Management. 2015;12.

5.    Clarke MA, Belden JL, Kim MS. Determining differences in user performance between expert and novice primary care doctors when using an electronic health record (EHR). Journal of evaluation in clinical practice. 2014;20:1153-61.

6.    Koopman RJ, Steege LMB, Moore JL, Clarke MA, Canfield SM, Kim MS, et al. Physician Information Needs and Electronic Health Records (EHRs): Time to Reengineer the Clinic Note. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2015;28:316-23.

7.    Clarke MA, Steege LM, Moore JL, Koopman RJ, Belden JL, Kim MS. Determining Primary Care Physician Information Needs to Inform Ambulatory Visit Note Display. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2014;5:169-90.

8.    Clarke MA, Belden JL, Koopman RJ, Steege LM, Moore JL, Canfield SM, et al. Information needs and information‐seeking behaviour analysis of primary care physicians and nurses: a literature review. Health Information & Libraries Journal. 2013;30:178-90.