“I love the opportunity to go into work and do my research surrounded by people who were so passionate about human-computer interaction and digital media. I also loved being able to learn and delve into a learning experience outside of the classroom. I felt that I gained skills that I can use for the workforce or graduate school, and also had a lot of fun doing it.”
International Relations and Experience Architecture
Capuzzi's research focused on mental models within online health communities, specifically, she looks at the effect that moderation of these communities have on participation. Her research is important because it illustrates how to best curate online health communities to improve the information gathered of those specific chronic health issues who are looking for support.