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Anthony J. Frisby, PhD

Dr. Tony Frisby is currently the Director of Academic & Instructional Support & Resources and the Director of AISR's Education Services group. He is responsible for planning and coordinating the development of the University's educational software products and distance learning programs. AISR Education Services provides development support for for all university courses.

Interests & Expertise

Contact Tony for information about

  • learning technologies available on-campus & for distance learning,
  • improving the physical and distance learning infrastructure to address new methods of teaching and learning,
  • education software production, or
  • faculty development opportunities in educational technologies.

His research interests include: human-computer interface design, development and measurement of self-directed learning skills, understanding and promoting best-evidence medical education practices.

Background & Training

A graduate of The Ohio State University, Tony holds degrees in: Bio-medical Communication (BS, College of Medicine), Labor and Human Resources (MLHR, College of Business), and Instructional Design and Technology (PhD, College of Education). Prior to joining Jefferson he was responsible for software design and development for the Office of Academic Services, College of Medicine, at The Ohio State University.

Professional Activities

Tony is an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He teaches the Advanced Topics in Healthcare Information course for Jefferson's School of Nursing.

He is a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), serving on its Group on Information Resources (GIR). In 2011 he was nominated for and completed the AAMC GIR Leadership Fellowship.

He is one of Jefferson's subscribing representatives to Educause, the national association to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.

He serves as a Peer Evaluator for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

He is a reviewer for the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching and the journal Medical Education Online.

Publications & Presentations

Search the Jefferson Digital Commons for access to the available electronic versions of the papers below and all more recent material.

A complete listing of publications and presentations is available in this bibliography.

Tony Frisby

Tony Frisby

Scott Memorial Library
1020 Walnut Street,
Room 310
Philadelphia, PA 19107
fax: 215-923-3203