Author: Gabrielle Hettie

Mobile and Electronic Health ARC Grant Renewal

The Mobile and Electronic Health ARC has received its second year of funding from the BU Evans Foundation. We look forward to sharing more information about our new research projects over the next few months.

See you in September!

The Mobile and Electronic Health ARC (ME-ARC) will not be hosting any seminars for July or August 2018. If you wish to be added to the ME-ARC email list for notifications and event updates, please email Nicolle Rueras at We look forward to seeing you in September. Have a great summer!

National Cancer Institute (NCI) Workshop Opportunity!

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), in collaboration with Cancer Research U.K. (CRUK), will host a “Sandpit” workshop (i.e., ideas lab) on October 28-31, 2018, in Potomac, Maryland. WORKSHOP BACKGROUND This intensive residential workshop will bring together a broad, multidisciplinary group of participants to generate new insights on the contextual factors (e.g., social, cultural, and organizational) […]

Nutrition Obesity Research Club Inaugural Meeting

SAVE THE DATE! One Saturday, October 27th, 2018, the Nutrition Obesity Research Club (NORC) will be holding its inaugural meeting  at the Boston University Photonics Center in the Colloquium Room, which is located at St. Mary’s Street in Boston, MA. The event is from 6-8pm and is supported by the BNORC, NORCH, BADERC, and the […]

Mobile and Electronic Health ARC’s June Seminar

Dr. Belinda Borrelli, Director and PI for the Mobile and Electronic Health ARC, Director for the Center of Behavioral Science Research, and professor in the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research,  will be discussing reaching smokers who are not motivated to quit with a mobile app. While the Mobile and Electronic Health ARC […]

BUMC Guest Speaker Talk

“The growth of software in medical technology: Implications for firms and regulators” Presenter: Dr. Ariel Stern   On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018, Dr. Ariel D. Stern, from Harvard Business School, will be giving a talk on the Boston University Medical Campus in the Talbot building at 1PM. The presentation will be held in the Founders room, […]

Johnson and Johnson Labs: Mobile Wellness Challenge

Mobile health technology has had a tremendous impact on patient care by providing new opportunities and ways for patients to take control of their health.  Johnson and Johnson Labs (JLabs) has created the Mobile Wellness Management Challenge, the first Health Technology Innovator QuickFire Challenge series. JLabs is looking to reward one year of residency at a […]

The Mobile and Electronic Health ARC’s May Seminar: ‘Hey, Charlie’

The Mobile & Electronic Health ARC (ME-ARC) Monthly Seminar “Development of a Mobile App to Fight Addiction: Hey,Charlie” Presenter: Christopher Shanahan, MD., MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM Tuesday, May 1st 2018  4:00PM-5:00PM Evans 118 72 East Concord Street Boston, Massachusetts 02118 ME-ARC Director: Belinda Borrelli, PhD., Professor and Director of Behavioral Science, GSDM ME-ARC […]