Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, with tenure
Prof. Shaw engineers new models of care delivery that capitalize on the emerging digital health infrastructure of health systems and society.
He is the Director of the Duke School of Nursing's Health Innovation Lab. Adjacent to Duke University Hospital, the lab provides a space for entrepreneurship, product development, and modeling and testing new care delivery processes. At the Duke School of Medicine, he is the Faculty Lead for the Mobile App Gateway - an entry point for support of digital health and mobile app research and development throughout Duke Health and Duke University.
His program of research and lab are funded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), among others. As a scholar, he is published in over 60 peer-reviewed medical, nursing and health informatics journal articles. He also teaches classes in health informatics and mentors students to become the next generation of clinicians and health scientists.
Appointments and Affiliations
- Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, with tenure
- Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
- Member of Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine
- Office Location: School of Nursing, 3152, Durham, NC 27710
- Office Phone: (919) 684-9434
- Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ph.D. Duke University School of Nursing, 2012
Research InterestsDigital health
chronic illness management
- GLHLTH 396: Connections in Global Health: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
- GLHLTH 796: Connections in Global Health: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
- NURSING 574: Directed Scholarship
- NURSING 715: Database Systems in Healthcare: Design, Management, and Connectivity
- NURSING 725: Synthesis of Specialty Practice, Informatics
- NURSING 921: Integrated Research Practicum
- NURSING 922: Special Readings in School of Nursing
- NURSING 975: DNP Scholarly Project
In the News
- A COVID-19 Study for Early Detection Expands to Reach New Communities (Jun 15, 2020 | Pratt School of Engineering)
- Using Smartphones in the Effort for Early Detection of COVID-19 (Apr 8, 2020 | Pratt School of Engineering)
- New School of Nursing Maker Space to Encourage Collaborative Health Innovation (Mar 11, 2020 | School of Nursing)
- The Power of Pokemon (Jul 25, 2016 | the News & Observer)
- Walking speed, tracked by new Duke app, can serve as health indicator (May 11, 2016 | The News & Observer)
- Technological Gadgets Can't Change Human Behavior (Nov 26, 2014 | the Albany Times Union)
- Ryan Jeffrey Shaw: Technological gadgets cannot change human behavior (Nov 26, 2014 | Albany Times Union)
- Nursing Faculty Tests Google Glass Use in Patient Care (Jun 12, 2014)
- Yang, Q; Hatch, D; Crowley, MJ; Lewinski, AA; Vaughn, J; Steinberg, D; Vorderstrasse, A; Jiang, M; Shaw, RJ, Digital Phenotyping Self-Monitoring Behaviors for Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Observational Study Using Latent Class Growth Analysis., Jmir Mhealth and Uhealth, vol 8 no. 6 (2020) [10.2196/17730] [abs].