Naybell Hernandez

Naybell Hernandez

PhD Candidate

337 Hinds Hall


I am currently a PhD candidate at the School of Information Studies. My research is on understanding Consumer Health Information Use on Online Discussion Groups. My background includes a Master of Science in Information Resources Management from Syracuse University, School of Information Studies (1998) and a Bachelor Science degree in Informatics Engineering from Universidad Centroccidental "Lisandro Alvarado" (1995, Venezuela).


  • Interactive communication in online groups
  • Development of Interactive teaching tools for kids in the Autism spectrum
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Geographic Web Information Systems


  • Information Systems Analysis & Design
  • Database concepts and management
  • Application of Web-based technology for distance Education
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Research Methods


Besides my academic interest, I am always researching new ways to teach my kids to overcome Autism issues using computer technologies. I also enjoy playing outdoors with my kids and husband, taking pictures, baking and cake decoration.