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Mark Scerbo Ph.D. (Human Factors)

Mark Scerbo Ph.D. (Human Factors)


PROFESSOR
Department of Psychology

Contact Information


346A MILLS GODWIN BLDG
NORFOLK, VA 23529

Email: mscerbo@odu.edu

Phone: 757-683-4217

Education/Credentials



  • Expertise

    Psychology
    Human Factors, Simulation in Healthcare
  • 2016: Fellow, Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • 2013: Best Research Abstract - 2nd Place, The 13th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare , Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • 2012: Best Program Innovation Abstract - 2nd Place, The 12th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare , Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • 2012: Best Research Abstract - 4th Place, The 12th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare , Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • 2010: Paper of Distinction, Association for Surgical Education annual meeting, Association for Surgical Education
  • 2009: Best Technology Abstract, 2nd Place, The 9th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • 2004: Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • 2004: Human Performance, Situation Awareness and Automation Conference Distinguished Service Award, Human Performance, Situation Awareness and Automation
  • 1989: AT&T Spot Award for developing the Usability Engineering Workshop, AT&T
  • 1988: Richard M. Griffith Memorial Award for best paper in Psychology, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology
  • 1986: Elected Member, Sigma Xi
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Cigularov, K.; Scerbo, M. W. "Training Needs Assessment and Evaluation of Residents and Chief Residents at EVMS" $74,757. 2016
    Solokowski, J.; Papelis, Y.; Scerbo, M. W.; Garcia, H. M. "Virtual Operating Room" $50,000. 2015
    Scerbo, M. W. "Standardized Patients: Selection Refinement, Cognitive Challenges, and Expanded Roles" $222,009. 2010 - 2015
    Scerbo, M. W.; Britt, R.; Stefanidis, D. "A Secondary Task for Measuring Laparoscopic Skill" $656,873. 2011 - 2014
    Scerbo, M. W.; Britt, B.; Davis, S.; Dimitrios, S. "A Secondary Task for Measuring Laparoscopic Skill" $656,873. Old Dominion University. September 30, 2011 - September 29, 2013
    Scerbo, M. W. "Modeling Professional Attitudes and Teaching Humanistic Communication in VR (M-Pathic VR). " $58,015. Other. September 1, 2012 - August 20, 2013
    Papelis, Y. E.; Scerbo, M. W.; , "Virtual Operating Room" $55,875. Old Dominion University. September 25, 2012 - June 30, 2013
    Parodi, V.; Diallo, S.; Scerbo, M. W.; Papelis, Y. E. "LIVES and SIM Lab (Laboratory of Investigation, Validation and Verification of Emerging Simulators)" $50,000. Local. January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012
    Scerbo, M. W.; McKenzie, F. D. "Modeling and Simulation Solutions for Standardized Patients: Selection, Refinement, and Augmentation" $130,000. Local. 2009 - 2010
    Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore II, L. A.; McKenzie, F. D. "Modeling and Simulation Solutions for Advanced Surgical Skills, Augmented Patient Technologies, and Labor and Delivery" $1,399,943. Local. 2006 - 2010
    Scerbo, M. W. "Evaluation of Simulation Training on Hospital Team Performance" $15,152. Private. September 1, 2009 - August 30, 2010
    Scerbo, M. W. "Craniotomy Burr Hole Drilling Simulator Evaluation" $25,320. Private. 2008 - 2009
    Colberg-Ochs, S. R.; McKenzie, F. D.; Scerbo, M. W.; Hubbard, T. W.; Satin-Smith, M.; Gyuricsko, E. O. "Health iManage (HiM): Incentivized Type 2 Diabetes Management Using I-Phone Technology" $26,962. Old Dominion University. March, 2009 - October, 2009
    McKenzie, F. D.; Scerbo, M. W.; Colberg-Ochs, S. R.; Hubbard, T. W.; Satin-Smith, M.; Gyuricsko, E. O. "Health iManage (HiM): Incentivized Type 2 Diabetes Management Using I-Phone Technology" $26,962. Old Dominion University. March, 2009 - September, 2009
    Scerbo, M. W. "Applying Automaticity Theory to Simulator Training to Enhance Operative Performance" $2,500. Private. 2007 - 2008
    Sokolowski, J.; Scerbo, M. W.; Diaz, R.; Ringleb, S. "HRP Tech Cluster Accelerator" $100,000. Local. 2007 - 2008
    Noor, A. K.; Scerbo, M. W. "Prototype of a DGBL module to augment aerospace systems and design engineering course using serious gaming and advanced display technology" $53,000. Federal. 2007 - 2008
    Scerbo, M. W. "SOSTS Vision/Haptic evaluation" $20,999. Private. 2007 - 2008
    Bliss, J. P.; Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore II, L. A.; Shen, Y.; McKenzie, F. D. "EVMS Modeling and Simulation Solutions for Surgery" $1,399,943. Local. 2006 - 2006
    Hood, A. F.; Hubbard, T. W.; Scerbo, M. W.; Gilva-McConvey, G. "External validation of resident evaluation using stealth standardized patients" $2,000. Private. 2006 - 2006
    Scerbo, M. W. "Virtual Reality Chainsaw Safety Training System" $24,500. Local. 2006 - 2006
    Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore II, L. A.; Garcia, H. M.; Jackson, M.; Weireter, L. J. "The virtual operating room" $95,000. Old Dominion University. 2005 - 2005
    McNamara, D. S.; Scerbo, M. W.; Baldwin, C. L. "Data-link aircraft communications: An examination of interference, coherence, and workload" $364,145. Federal. 2001 - 2005
    Freeman, F. G.; Scerbo, M. W.; Baldwin, C. L.; Mikulka, P. J. "Evaluation of NIRS as an assessment of brain activity related to different levels of workload in a vigilance task" $60,325. Federal. 2004 - 2004
    Bliss, J. P.; Scerbo, M. W.; Freeman, F.; Mikulka, P. J. "Measuring Task Thought Processes" $36,000. Federal. 2004 - 2004
    Bliss, J. P.; Loftin, R. B.; Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore II, L. A. "National Center for Collaboration in Medical Modeling and Simulation (Phase II)" $562,217. Federal. 2003 - 2003
    Loftin, R. B.; Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore II, L. A.; McKenzie, F. D. "National center for collaboration in medical modeling and simulation. (Phase I)" $299,555. Local. 2003 - 2003
    Freeman, F. G.; Baldwin, C. L.; Scerbo, M. W.; Mikulka, P. J. "Neurophysiological and behavioral indices of mental workload as a function of traffic density and visibility" $20,000. Federal. 2003 - 2003
    Scerbo, M. W. "The efficacy of near infra-red spectroscopy for studying mental workload in an aviation context" $24,000. Federal. 2003 - 2003
    McNamara, D. S.; Scerbo, M. W.; Baldwin, C. L. "Data-link aircraft communications: An examination of interference, coherence, and workload. Supplement" $19,999. Federal. 2002 - 2002
    Bliss, J. P.; Combs, C. D.; Loftin, R. B.; Scerbo, M. W.; Weireter, L. J. "National Center for Collaboration in Medical Modeling and Simulation" $170,000. Federal. 2002 - 2002
    Scerbo, M. W.; Freeman, F. G.; Mikulka, P. J. "Adaptive technology as a countermeasure for complacency" $91,000. Federal. 2001 - 2002
    Loftin, R. B.; McKenzie, F. D.; Scerbo, M. W. "Developing virtual environments for training" $1,858,108. Federal. 2001 - 2002
    Scerbo, M. W. "Presence and absence of features in aviation displays" $22,000. Federal. 2001 - 2002
    Scerbo, M. W. "The effects of aviation weather information systems on a pilot’s workload" $22,000. Federal. 2001 - 2002
    Scerbo, M. W. "Using automatic speech recognition to control general aviation cockpit-based weather information systems" $22,000. Federal. 2001 - 2002
    Freeman, F. G.; Scerbo, M. W.; Mikulka, P. J. "Psychophysiological control of cognitive task using adaptive automation" $31,350. Federal. 1999 - 2002
    Scerbo, M. W. "Assessing Eye Movement in a Synthetic Vision Environment" $22,000. Federal. 2000 - 2001
    Freeman, F. G.; Scerbo, M. W.; Mikulka, P. J. "Evaluating the ability of heart rate and EEG to control alertness during performance" $70,894. Federal. 2000 - 2001
    Scerbo, M. W. "The effects of aviation weather information systems on general aviation pilots’ workload" $22,000. Federal. 2000 - 2001
    Scerbo, M. W.; Freeman, F. G.; Mikulka, P. J. "Toward a model of adaptive technology: The efficacy of physiological measures" $39,922. Federal. 2000 - 2000
    Scerbo, M. W.; Freeman, F. G.; Mikulka, P. J. "External validity considerations of a biocybernetic system for adaptive automation" $16,213. Federal. 1999 - 2000
    Dickinson, T. L.; Mikulka, P. J.; Freeman, F. G.; Scerbo, M. W. "User acceptability of physiological and other measures of hazardous states of awareness" $29,810. Federal. 1999 - 2000
    Scerbo, M. W. "Electrocortical correlates of task unrelated thoughts during mentally fatigued states" $20,000. Federal. 1999 - 1999
    Freeman, F. G.; Scerbo, M. W.; Mikulka, P. J. "Biocybernetic control of vigilance task parameters" $50,000. Federal. 1998 - 1999
    Freeman, F. G.; Scerbo, M. W.; Mikulka, P. J. "A biocybernetic system in a closed-loop, adaptive automation-based environment" $30,051. Federal. 1997 - 1997
    Scerbo, M. W. "A detailed examination of human performance related to automation technology" $26,404. Federal. 1997 - 1997
    Scerbo, M. W. "Further validation of the biocybernetic model of adaptive automation: Comparison to a performance model, and effects of automation cycles" $22,000. Federal. 1997 - 1997
    Scerbo, M. W.; Freeman, F. G.; Mikulka, P. J. "Measures and countermeasures of hazardous states of awareness" $104,971. Federal. 1997 - 1997
    Scerbo, M. W. "Third international conference on automation technology and human performance" $15,908. Federal. 1997 - 1997
    Freeman, F. G. "Functional relationships among monitoring performance: Subjective report of thought process and compromising states of awareness - addendum" $23,393. Federal. 1996 - 1996
    Scerbo, M. W. "Personnel and human factors issues in Naval Air Mishaps" $10,000. Federal. 1996 - 1996
    Scerbo, M. W. "Scerbo, M.W. (PI). The theater of perception" $6,000. Old Dominion University. 1996 - 1996
    Freeman, F. G. "Functional relationships among monitoring performance: Subjective report of thought process and compromising states of awareness - addendum" $21,000. Federal. 1995 - 1995
    Jacobs, D. A.; Scerbo, M. W.; Freeman, F. G. "Investigating the impact of automation: Analysis using artificial neural networks as vigilance and performance predictors" $15,000. Federal. 1995 - 1995
    Freeman, F. G.; Scerbo, M. W. "Functional relationships among monitoring performance: Subjective report of thought process and compromising states of awareness" $21,000. Federal. 1994 - 1994
    Scerbo, M. W.; Freeman, F. G. "Functional relationships among monitoring performance: subjective report of thought processes and compromising states of awareness - addendum" $21,112. Federal. 1994 - 1994
    Scerbo, M. W. "Navy-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program" $14,000. Private. 1994 - 1994
    Scerbo, M. W. "The role of event asynchrony and attentional deficits on task-related thoughts in vigilance: Implications for workload and boredom proneness" $400. Federal. 1994 - 1994
    Scerbo, M. W. "Validation of the Spatial-Temporal Awareness Task" $10,000. Federal. 1994 - 1994
    Freeman, F.; Scerbo, M. W. "Functional relationships among monitoring performance: Subjective report of thought processes and compromising states of awareness" $12,095. Federal. 1993 - 1993
    Scerbo, M. W. "Navy-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program" $13,500. Private. 1993 - 1993
    Scerbo, M. W. "The effects of subject-controlled pacing and signal-type upon sustained attention and subjective workload" $3,000. Old Dominion University. 1991 - 1991