The Mobile and Electronic Health (ARC) hosts events throughout the year. Each month, the ME-ARC invites speakers on topics pertinent to mobile and electronic health.


Upcoming Seminar:

9/17/21: Using the Insight Mobile Health Platform to Conduct Behavior Change Interventions

Presenter: Michael S. Businelle, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Peggy and Charles Stephenson Endowed Chair in Cancer, & Co-Director of Health Promotion Research Center


Previous Seminars:

2/19/21: Community Engagement in Mobile and Electronic Health Intervention Research: Overview, Challenges, and Ways to Address Barriers

Presenter: Rebecca Lobb, ScD, MPH, Assistant Director of Community Engagement, BU-CTSI


3/19/21: Use of Social Media in Health Research: Methods & Considerations for Observational Studies and Intervention Research 

Presenter: Molly Waring, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences and Center for mHealth & Social Media, University of Connecticut

For a copy of the presentation slides, please email


4/30/21: Developing and disseminating a web-based intervention for emotional disorders: Lessons learned about optimizing treatment design and partnering with industry

Presenter: Todd Farchione, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Boston University


5/25/21: Virtually Better: The Science and Practice of Therapeutic Virtual Reality

Presenter: Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, Director of Health Services Research for Cedars-Sinai Health System, Professor of Medicine and Public Health, and Director of the Cedars-Sinai Master’s Degree Program in Health Delivery Science


Parking and Public Transport

If you are planning on parking on the BU medical campus, there is a parking lot located at 720 Harrison Avenue; however, please be advised that this lot fill quickly and there may not be any parking spots available.

If you are taking the T, the closest Red Line T stop is the Broadway T stop in South Boston. The closest Green Line T stops, are the Symphony and Copley T stops in Back Bay. For the Silver Line (SLA), the closest T stop is the Newton T stop in South End.

If you are coming from the Charles River Campus, the Boston University shuttle picks up students, faculty, and staff every half hour from both campuses. You must show your BU ID before boarding the shuttle.

4th Annual Symposium:

The Mobile and Electronic Health ARC’s 4th Annual Symposium was held on Thursday, November 12th, 2020 virtually via Zoom!

The symposium consisted of opening remarks, two presentations, and an industry panel that covered topics relevant to mobile and electronic health.

Read more about the symposium here.