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photo Colleen A. Mayowski, EdD, MLIS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-2025

Office: Institute for Clinical Research Education
200 Meyran Avenue #216
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-2025
Education and Training
EdD, University of Pittsburgh School of Education, 2014
MLIS, University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences, 2006
BA, University of Pittsburgh School of Arts and Sciences, 1982
Research Interest
Dr. Colleen Mayowski has published and presented on the use and prevalence of institution-level eportfolios for accreditation and outcomes assessment. Her current research interests focus on assessment, evaluation, and impact of higher education programs.
Educational Interest
Dr. Colleen Mayowski has been teaching adult learners to write and organize their research since joining the University in 1998. She is a co-author of the University of Pittsburgh Writing Style Manual.
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Colleen A. Mayowski. Eportfolios for Accreditation? Prevalence, Institutional Characteristics, and Perceptions at United States Regionally Accredited Institutions. 2014.
Colleen A. Mayowski, Cynthia Golden. Identifying E-Portfolio Practices at AAU Universities. EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Research Bulletins. 2012.
Norman MK, Mayowski CA, Rubio DM. Lowering the barriers to teaching online. Medical Education. 2018; 52(5): 569-570.
Mayowski CA, Rubio DM, Norman MK. Encouraging Faculty to Teach Online: Leveraging Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovation Theory. Academic Medicine, in press. 2018.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Testing the Effectiveness of the Customized Career Development Platform (CCDP): A Cluster Randomized Trial
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding Agency: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
Grant Number: R01 TR003094
Start Year: 2020
End Year: 2021
Notable Achievements
William Z. Nasri Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Library and Information Sciences, 2008
Award of Excellence, Web Site Writing; International Association of Business Communicators/Pittsburgh, 2004