Joana Gaia

Clinical Assistant Professor
Management Science and Systems


PhD, School of Management, University at Buffalo
MS, School of Management, University at Buffalo
BS, Universidade Lusiada, Lisbon

Advanced Certificate in Information Assurance, School of Management, University at Buffalo

Teaching Interests

  • Business intelligence
  • Management analytics
  • Business statistics and quantitative methods

Research Interests

  • Decision support systems
  • Health information systems
  • Design science research
  • Emergency management

Selected Publications

Abdelhamid M., Gaia J., Sanders G.L. “Putting the Focus Back on the Patient: How Privacy Concerns Affect Personal Health Information Sharing Intentions”. J Med Internet Res 2017; 19(9):e169. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.6877

Awards, Grants and Honors

  • Best Prototype Award in the Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS), 2010

Professional Affiliations

  • PhD Project
  • AIS

Industry Experience

  • Worked for several years in the private sector (financial services) in IT migration projects