Name:John Robert Bautista
TitleCompany:Ph.D. Student, Nanyang Technological University
Bio:John Robert Bautista is a PhD candidate (Communication Science) at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University. Before entering the PhD program, he obtained a master’s degree in public health (2012) and a bachelor’s degree in nursing (2008).
His research lies in the intersection of organizational, mobile, and health communication. One of his research projects explores the implications of IT consumerization in healthcare organizations by examining Filipino nurses’ use of smartphones for work purposes. Results of his research are published in reputable journals, such as CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Computers in Human Behavior, International Journal of Nursing Practice, and International Journal of Medical Informatics.
Aside from receiving this year’s PTC Young Scholar Program award, he has received top paper awards in conferences organized by the International Communication Association, Broadcast Education Association, and International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies.