The Mobile and Electronic Health ARC looks forward to having Dr. Evan Forman present at our December 3rd virtual seminar. 

Using machine learning-powered just-in-time adaptive interventions to facilitate weight control

Speaker: Evan Forman, PhD

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Director, Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Sciences (WELL Center)

Friday, December 3rd, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 914 9519 7589

Passcode: 484761

About the speaker: 

Evan M. Forman received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rochester, and completed clinical internships and fellowships at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and the University of Pennsylvania, under Aaron T. and Judith Beck.  He is currently a Professor of Psychology at Drexel University and is the Director of the Center for Weight Eating and Lifestyle Science (the WELL Center), and as such oversees 55 faculty, postdoc fellows, staff and students and a $22M research portfolio.  His primary interest is in the development and evaluation of innovative technological and behavioral approaches to health behavior change.  He has received continuous NIH support to conduct research in these areas for over 12 years, and is currently the PI of three R01-funded clinical trials evaluating AI optimization, gamification and component efficacy of behavioral weight loss treatments.  He has authored over 175 scientific papers, which have over 15,000 indexed citations.  He is also the author of a clinician guide and workbook called Effective Weight Loss: An Acceptance-based Behavior Approach for Oxford Press’s Treatments that Work series