2019 Monthly Seminars

ME-ARC’s monthly seminars are held the first Thursday from 12:05 pm – 1:00 pm of each month in Evans 118 located at 72 East Concord Street Boston Massachusetts 02118.

Upcoming Seminar:

Topics and presenters to be announced shortly

November 14th, 2019: Building Better Behavior Change: Working with Industry Partners
Presenter: 
Mark S. Aloia, PhD, Global Lead, Behavior Change, Philips Respironics
& Rim Helaoui, PhD, Scientist, Philips Research

December 5th, 2019: Application of Data Science Methodologies to Global Health Problems
Presenter
: Elaine Nsoesie, PhD
Assistant Professor, Global Health, School of Public Health

2018 Seminars

January 2018 CommCare: a mobile platform for connecting community health workers in the US and abroad

Presenter: Y. Xian Ho, PhD., Research Associate at Dimagi, Inc.

February 2018– Results From the mCME (mobile Continuing Medical Education) Project: Using SMS Text Message to Improve Clinical Knowledge Among Vietnamese HIV Doctors

Presenter: Christopher Gill, MD., Associate Professor, Department of Global Health, BUSPH

March 2018Regulatory and Ethical Issues in Mobile and Electronic Health Studies: Implications for Data Collection and Intervention

Presenter: John Ennever, MD., PhD., Director of Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and IRB

April 2018-  No seminar this month

Presenter: N/A

May 2018- Development of a Mobile App to Fight Addiction: Hey, Charlie

Presenter: Christopher Shanahan, MD., Assistant Professor of Medicine, BUSM.

June 2018- Reaching Smokers Who are Not Motivated to Quit:  A Mobile App to Enhance Well-being and Encourage Cessation

Presenter: Belinda Borrelli, PhD., Director and PI of the ME-ARC, Director of the Center for Behavioral Science Research, and Professor; Health Policy and Health Services Research, BUGSDM

October 2018 Embodied Conversational Agents: AI to Address Important Clinical Problems

Presenter: Brian Jack, MD., Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at BUSM and BMC

November 2018 Validation of the Instant Blood Pressure App

Presenter: Tim Plante, MD MHS., Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine at UVM

December 2018 What’s Your Objective? A Path Towards Evaluating Your Technology

Presenter: Rana K Gupta, Director of Faculty Entrepreneurship at BU