2017 Monthly Seminars

ME-ARC’s monthly seminars are held the first Tuesday of each month at 700 Albany Street, Room W502, Boston Massachusetts 02118.

2017 Seminars

January 22nd- Bridging Clinical and Engineering Expertise in Electronic Health

Presented by Catherine Klapperich, Ph.D., Dean for Research and the Director of the NIBIB POCTRN Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care (CFTCC), BU School of Engineering

February 8th- The Mobile and Electronic Health ARC Kick-off Lunch

March 7th- Developing a Web-Based Survey Application to Collect Contextually-relevant Geographic Data with Exposure Times

Presented by Abby Rudolph, Ph.D., BUSPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, BUSPH

April 4th- Ecological Momentary Assessment and Intervention (EMA/EMI) in Serious Mental Illness: Active and passive data collection and analysis

Presented by Dan Fulford, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, BU Sargent College

May 2nd- Overcoming Barriers to Genetic and Computer Literacy: A case study using relational agents

Presented by Catherine Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, BUSPH

June 6th- Integrating Medical Apps and Wearables into 21st Century Clinical Care

Presented by Ryan Seibert, MD, Department of Medicine, BUMC

July 11th- BU’s “Tech Drug and Rock n’ Roll”

September 5th- An Interactive Parent-Targeted Text Message Program to Improve Child Wellness and Oral Health

Presented by Belinda Borrelli, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Behavioral Science Research, Department of Health Policy and Health Services research, BU-GSDM PI, and Director, ME-ARC

October 3rd- Collaborative Creation of Mobile Health Apps: Partnering, Confidentiality, & Intellectual Property

Presented by Michael J. Pratt, MBA, Managing Director, BU Office of Technology Department

November 2nd- Mobile and Electronic Health ARC’s 2nd Annual Symposium

Presentations, Panel, and Networking

December 5th- Social Networks and Health: Implications for Mobile and Electronic Health

Presented by Brenda Heaton, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research, BUSPH


Parking, Public Transport, and Remote Access

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. For the Silver Line (SLA), the closest T stop is the Newton T stop.

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.

For remote access, you can sign up here to be added to the mailing list. Once added to the mailing list, you will receive notifications about upcoming seminars, as well as , instructions on how to access to Adobe Connect, should you wish to participate remotely.