Events

The Mobile and Electronic Health (ARC) hosts events throughout the year. Our Seminars are held monthly and our Symposia are held annually.

 

5th Annual Symposium:

The Mobile and Electronic Health ARC’s 5th annual symposium is entitled, “Integrating Innovations in Computing Systems & Applied Mobile Health”. This symposium will be held on Thursday, April 28th from 12-4 PM and will be jointly sponsored by the ME-ARC and the Hariri Institute’s Focused Research Program on the Continuous Analysis of Mobile Health Data among Medically Vulnerable Populations.

The symposium will feature speakers from academia and industry and focus on how advancements in computing systems can transform the way health information is delivered to the public.

Learn more and register here!


 

Each month, the ME-ARC invites speakers on topics pertinent to mobile and electronic health:

Recent Seminars:

10/15/21: Recognizing and Navigating Social and Ethical Implications of Digital Health

Presenter: Camille Nebeker, EdD, MS, Associate Professor, UC San Diego Design Lab, Wertheim School of Public Health; Co-founder & Director, ReCODE Health

 

11/12/21: Ahead of the Game: Game-based Health Interventions for Adolescents using Immersive Technology

Presenter: Kimberly Hieftje, PhD; Assistant Professor, Yale Pediatrics; Director, play4REAL XR Lab at Yale; Editor-in-Chief, Games for Health Journal

 

12/3/21: Using machine learning-powered just-in-time adaptive interventions to facilitate weight control

Presenter: Evan Forman, PhD, Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Director, Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Sciences (WELL Center)

 

1/13/22: Impulsivity, Substance Use, and a ‘Serious’ Game Intervention Approach

Presenter: Timothy Regan, Ph.D. Candidate, Texas A&M University; Psychology Resident, University of Mississippi Medical Center

 

2/4/22: The Bidirectional Relations of Affect and Health Behaviors Captured via Ecological Momentary Assessment

Presenter: Derek Hevel, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Kinesiology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

 

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