Adel Yazdanmehr is an assistant professor of information systems. He received a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from The University of Texas at Arlington, MS in Business Analytics from the University of Texas at Dallas, MBA from Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, and BS in Software Engineering from the University of Isfahan. His research interests are mainly in the behavioral aspect of information assurance, and role of Web 2.0 technologies in Healthcare IT. His work has appeared in Decision Support Systems journal as well as International Conference on Information Systems, Conference of Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Dewald Roode Workshop on Information Systems Security Research (IFIP), and Workshop on Health IT & Economics (WHITE).