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Faculty - UMass Center for mHealth and Social Media - UMass Medical School - Worcester

Faculty

Faculty of the UMass Center for mHealth and Social Media represent many different disciplines, areas, and expertise. These snapshots provide a glimpse of the wide range of expertise in the Center

 

Sherry Pagoto, PhD

Co-Founder
Director of UMass Medical School Division
Director of Behavioral Science Core
Co-Director of Social Media Core
Professor
Department of Medicine

Dr. Sherry Pagoto is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist and expert in behavioral counseling for obesity. Her research is focused on leveraging digital health and social media in the treatment of obesity and cancer prevention. She has published 158 papers on these topics in top journals including JAMA, New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA Internal Medicine, JAMA Dermatology, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, American Journal of Preventive Medicine and others. Dr. Pagoto's work has been federally funded for 14 years. Dr. Pagoto is the President-Elect of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM). She has earned several awards including the Obesity Society Pioneer in mHealth/eHealth Award in 2014, SBM Early Career/Young Investigator Award in 2006, the SBM Distinguished Service Award in 2009, and the Western Michigan University Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011. Devoted to science communication, she has over 17K followers on Twitter and has contributed to US News and World Report, Psychology Today, Salon, Chronicle of Higher Education, and KevinMD.

Deepak Ganesan, PhD

Co-Founder
Director of UMass Amherst Division
Director of Behavioral Sensing
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science

Deepak Ganesan is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UMass Amherst. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA in 2004 and his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from IIT, Madras in 1998. He received the NSF CAREER Award in 2006 and the IBM Faculty Award in 2008. He was selected as a UMass Junior Faculty Fellow in 2008, and a UMass Lilly Teaching Fellow in 2009. He was a Program co-chair for ACM SenSys 2010

Guanling Chen

Guanling Chen, PhD

Director of UMass Lowell Division
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science

Guanling Chen, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at UMass Lowell. He is also an Affiliate Faculty at Institute for Security, Technology, and Society (ISTS). He completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Dartmouth College in 2004 and was n I3P Fellow before he joined the faculty of UMass Lowell in 2005. His research interests include mobile computing, ubiquitous & pervasive computing, human-computer interaction, and intelligent systems. His work has been supported by National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). His recent projects include automated usability and functional testing of mobile applications, and intelligent context-aware mHealth applications.

Werner Kunz, PhD

Director of UMass Boston Division
Co-Director of Social Media Core
Associate Professor
College of Management

Werner H. Kunz is Associate Professor of Marketing and Director of the Global Center for Digital Media and Innovative Services at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He received his doctorate from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. His research interests are in social media, social networks, innovation, and service marketing. His work has been published in the International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Service Management, and Computational Statistics and was multiple times awarded. Werner Kunz is member of the editorial board of the Journal of Service Management, Journal of Service Marketing, Journal of Business Market Management and International Journal of Marketing Studies and he is the current chair of the Service Marketing Special Interest Group (SERVSIG) of the American Marketing Association (AMA).

Timothy Dy Aungst, PharmD   

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacy Practice
MCPHS University

Timothy Dy Aungst, PharmD, is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at MCPHS University. He is passionate about the use of digital and mobile technologies in the role of patient care, with an emphasis on drug therapy management and medication adherence. He previously was an editor for iMedicalApps.com where he helped review mobile medical apps for clinicians and patients. He also writes for Pharmacy Times and other medical organizations about digital health. His primary areas of scholarship focus on the mobile medical apps and mobile sensors. You can find him online at TheDigitalApothecary.com and on Twitter @TDAungst. 

Edwin Boudreaux, PhD

Professor
Department of Medicine
UMass Medical School

Dr. Boudreaux is a Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Quantitative Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He has extensive experience with applying ecological momentary assessments (EMA) with medical patients. He has recently completed a NIDA funded study that created a cell phone- delivered, interactive voice response EMA assessment for cardiac patients who smoked cigarettes. He is particularly interested in measuring how affective and stress states influence health behaviors.

Edward Boyer

Edward Boyer, MD, MPH

Professor
Department of Medicine
UMass Medical School

Edward W. Boyer, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, is a recognized expert in mHealth, and has received several NIH grants examining use of highly innovative mobile technologies to study the intersection between technology and human behavior. Dr. Boyer is PI of R01DA033769-01, iMStrong, which uses biosensors to detect real-time use of cocaine in individuals under treatment for problematic substance use. Dr. Boyer is also PI of R01DA031081 that applies a novel technology-based intervention, iHAART, toward improving adherence to antiretroviral therapy in cocaine- and methamphetamine-abusing patients. Dr. Boyer has served as PI of NIH Challenge grant RC1-DA028428 (A Mobile Enabling Technology to Enhance Adherence to Behavioral Therapy) which uses machine learning algorithms to recognize early affective states that herald a transition to risky behaviors that threaten recovery in patients with PTSD and substance abuse. In addition, Dr. Boyer has also served as Principal Investigator on several SBIR grants that use machine learning to identify early biophysiometric predictors of shock and the adequacy of resuscitation, and on SBIR proposals that use minigames and icon-based learning. As a recognized expert in technology and HIV adherence, Dr. Boyer was an invited expert discussant at the NIDA conference, Intersection of Technology, HIV Adherence, and Drug Abuse Treatment¹ and served as an expert discussant at NIDA’s November 16, 2012 meeting on translating screening and intervention research for implementation in behavioral intervention in emergency departments and delivered lectures to trans-institute interest groups at NIH on the application of machine learning algorithms in behavioral science research.

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine and Psychiatry
UMass Medical School
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yale School of Medicine
Research Affiliate, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Judson Brewer MD PhD is the Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness and associate professor in medicine and psychiatry at UMass Medical School. He also is adjunct faculty at Yale University, and a research affiliate at MIT. A psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Brewer has developed and tested novel mindfulness programs for addictions, including both in-person and app-based treatments. He has also studied the underlying neural mechanisms of mindfulness using standard and real-time fMRI, and is currently translating these findings into clinical use. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, spoken at international conferences, presented to the US President’s Office of National Drug Control Policy, been featured at TEDx, Time magazine (top 100 new health discoveries of 2013), Forbes, Businessweek, NPR and the BBC among others. He writes a blog for The Huffington Post. 

Peter Chai

Peter R. Chai, MD

Instructor in Emergency Medicine and Fellow in Medical Toxicology in Division of Medical Toxicology
Department of Emergency Medicine
UMass Medical School

Dr. Peter R Chai is a Clinical Instructor in Emergency Medicine and Fellow in Medical Toxicology in the Division of Medical Toxicology in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his medical school and residency training Deat the Alpert Medical School at Brown University where he was a member of the Emergency Digital Health Innovation Program (www.brownedhi.org). Dr. Chai is an established thought leader in the use of head-mounted devices such as Google Glass for advanced triage, consultation and care of Emergency Department patients. Dr. Chai has published in the Journal of Medical Toxicology and JAMA Dermatology regarding using Google Glass for emergency care. As an expert in wearable technology, Dr. Chai has been an invited keynote speaker for the University of Massachusetts IT Expo, served as a judge for a joint Boston MedTech and Google contest in wearable devices for medicine, and has contributed to multiple news outlets regarding mHealth. Dr. Chai also collaborates with Dr. Edward Boyer on research using novel ingestible biosensors to improve HIV medication adherence.

Sarah Cutrona, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
UMass Medical School

Dr. Sarah Cutrona is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and a Clinician Investigator at Meyers Primary Care Institute. She is a practicing general internist in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care. Dr. Cutrona currently has a K12 Career Development Award through the UMass CCTS studying the role of social networks in cancer screening decisions. Other research interests include health information transmission (between providers, providers to patients, and patient to patient), transitions of care post-hospital discharge and medication management.

Tom English, PhD

Instructor
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
UMass Medical School

Dr. Tom English is an Instructor in the Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Sciences in the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences. He is an expert in implementing and modifying electronic health records (EHR), health informatics research, and extracting data from EHRs for quality improvement and research projects. He was an EHR application administrator for five years prior to joining UMass and has implemented EHRs in 6 clinics. His primary interests are using EHR data and patient portals to improve quality of care.

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Frank Gatti, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
UMass Medical School

Frank Gatti is an assistant professor of Psychiatry at UMass Medical Center in the Pediatric Psychiatry division, who is especially concerned with environmental factors in the lives of children and parents. He is a member of the Media committee of AACAP, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He led an AACAP media presentation on Bullying in 2013, uses a interest questionnaire in clinical work and has concerns especially with electronic media use in the issues of bullying, pre and adolescent depression, anxiety and school refusal. Concerns include the prevalence of violence and sex in television, movies, music, electronic gaming and internet sources, including pornography and its effects on children and adolescent patients.

 

Gregg D. Jacobs, PhD

Behavioral Sleep Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
UMass Medical School                                                                                

Gregg D. Jacobs, Ph.D., is a behavioral sleep medicine specialist in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Jacobs is an international authority on sleep and sedative-hypnotics and has extensive training in behavioral medicine, positive psychology, and affective neuroscience through his work at Harvard’s Mind/Body Medical Institute. Dr. Jacobs pioneered the development of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I*) which has been empirically validated to be  the most effective first-line treatment for primary and co-morbid insomnia. CBT-I improves sleep and reduces or eliminates sedative-hypnotic medications in about 80% of patients. By improving sleep, CBT-I has also been proven to improve common co-morbidities such as pain and depression. Dr. Jacobs' work focuses on dissemination of CBT-I in digital, scalable formats; continuing education formats; and, wellness program formats. His research collaborations focus on insomnia and co-morbidities and the use of CBT-I to treat dependency and addiction involving sedative hypnotics and their combined use with benzodiazepines and narcotics. Dr. Jacobs has been a long-term member of the UMMMC Sleep Disorders Center. Although the Sleep Disorders Center is no longer run by UMMMG, Dr. Jacobs continues to provide CBT-I clinical service at UMMMC in partnership with the Mass Lung and Allergy Sleep Center at the 85 Prescott Street location. 

 

Ann Maloney

Ann Maloney, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
UMass Medical School

Dr. Ann E. Maloney, MD is a board certified Child Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Maloney is on the Editorial Board of the Games for Health Journal: Research, Development and Clinical Applications and author of numerous articles, interviews and roundtables in that journal. She works in the lab of Jean A. Frazier, MD at the Child and Adolescent Neurodevelopment Initiative (CANDI Lab). Her prior research has focused on early onset schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders. Treatments for these conditions often include medications that promote rapid weight gain. Side effects of medications lead her to studies of exergaming (like Dance Dance Revolution, or Wii) in an effort to find healthy physical activity for children. Her studies have used off-the-shelf games in various locations and populations. She is also interested in games to boost neurocognition and social skills and recently completed a study with Linmarie Sikich, MD at UNC Chapel Hill in healthy controls and youth with cognitive problems related to psychosis. She is interested in ways to harness technology to help children and teens become healthier and smarter.

Joanne Nicholson, Ph.D

Adjunct Professor
Department of Psychiatry
UMass Medical School
Professor, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Joanne Nicholson, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is a clinical and research psychologist with an active program of research on parents with mental illnesses and their families. Dr. Nicholson has provided training and consultation to local, regional, national and international programs and organizations, working with groups in Australia, The Netherlands, Spain, Norway, New Zealand and Canada. She has published numerous papers in professional journals and edited volumes, as well as provided interviews for newspapers, magazines and radio in the U.S. and other countries, including pieces for the Huffington Post. Dr. Nicholson has received funding for her work from federal, private foundation and industry sources. In 2006, Dr. Nicholson received the Armin Loeb Award from the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association for her significant career contribution. She has been a W.T. Grant Foundation Distinguished Fellow and a NIDRR Distinguished Fellow. She is the 2010 recipient of the UMMS Women’s Faculty Committee Outstanding Community Service Award and in 2011 received the Katharine F. Erskine Award in Medicine & Science. Dr. Nicholson is an investigator on the NIDA-funded Center for Technology and Behavioral Health at Dartmouth, a co-investigator on the NIDRR-funded Center for Supported Employment and Technology, and recently received additional NIDRR funding to develop and test the WorkingWell smart phone app. She is working with colleagues to refine and test the beta version of Pathways for Vets, a web-based CBT treatment engagement intervention for OIF/OEF combat Veterans at risk of suicide. She recently completed work on a NIDA-funded P30 pilot to develop design specifications for an app for parents with mental illnesses and their children.  

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Lori Pbert, Ph.D

Professor
Department of Medicine
UMass Medical School

Dr. Pbert is a Professor of Medicine, Associate Chief of the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and founder and Director of the Center for Tobacco Treatment Research and Training (CTTRT). She is a Clinical Psychologist and clinical and translational researcher specializing in tobacco and obesity prevention and treatment, optimizing organization and health care systems to improve delivery of health care services, development and evaluation of clinician-delivered behavior-change interventions protocols, and chronic care management. Dr. Pbert has an interest in the use of technology to enhance the reach, acceptability, and effectiveness of health behavior change interventions, particularly in adolescent and difficult to reach populations. Current related work includes the use of a smartphone app to help adolescent smokers learn and apply mindfulness in their efforts to quit, and the use of the photovoice method to enhance the design, content and delivery of patient navigation linking low SES and minority patients with tobacco treatment. Dr. Pbert is involved in multiple national and international collaborations and has been continuously funded by NIH for her research programs. She is a Fellow of the Society of Behavioral Medicine and was elected to the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research for her national and international behavioral medicine research work.

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Milagros C. Rosal, MS, Ph.D

Professor
Department of Medicine
UMass Medical School

Dr. Milagros C. Rosal is a Professor in the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and a faculty member in theh Clinical and Population Health Research Ph.D.  Program. Dr. Rosal is a health disparities researcher specializing in clinical trials of health behavior change interventions that address cultural preferences and literacy needs of socio-economically disadvantaged and racial/ethnic minority populations at risk for obesity and obesity-related chronic diseases.  Dr. Rosal has content expertise in the areas of diabetes, cardiovascular conditions, gestational weight gain and post-partum weight loss, adherence to cancer screening recommendations, psychosocial influences on health, and health care utilization. Dr. Rosal has an interest in the use of technology for increasing the reach of behavioral interventions to populations that bear the burden of health disparities click here and here for recent publications. Dr. Rosal directs the Research Center for Behavior and Community Health Solutions in the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine. She is Co-Director of the CDC-funded UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center (PRC), and Co-PI of the NIH/NIMHD Center for Health Equity Intervention Research, funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities. Dr. Rosal is involved in several national and international collaborations and her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Dr. Rosal is a fellow of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and a member of several professional organizations, including the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association. 

Molly Waring, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
UMass Medical School

Dr. Molly Waring is an Epidemiologist and Assistant Professor in the Departments of Quantitative Health Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Waring’s research focuses on weight management among childbearing women, particularly leveraging technology and social media to deliver evidence-based lifestyle interventions. Dr. Waring has been the PI of two recent grants to develop and test mhealth weight management interventions among pregnant and post-partum women. Dr. Waring’s program of research also includes epidemiologic studies using social media data to understand health behaviors and attitudes.

 

Jonathan Green

Resident Physician
Department of General Surgery
UMass Medical School

Dr. Jonathan Green is a Resident Physician, Pediatric Surgery Research Fellow and Surgical Research Scholar in the Department of General Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his undergraduate and medical school education at the University of Florida. Dr. Green has received a TL-1 translational research grant from the UMass CCTS to implement mobile technology into the Good Fit Adolescent Weight Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center with mentors Dr. Jeremy Aidlen and Dr. Sherry Pagoto. With this research, Dr. Green hopes to improve compliance of exercise and eating habits of adolescent weight center patients. In addition, he is working on his Master’s of Science and Clinical Investigation at the University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. 

 

 Academic Partners

 

Bengisu Tulu

Associate Professor
WPI School of Business

Areas of expertise include design and development of health information technologies, implementation of health information technologies, and implications of health information technologies on healthcare organizations and consumers.

 

Diane Strong

Professor
WPI School of Business

Areas of expertise include advancing information technologies, such as enterprise systems and electronic health records systems for use in healthcare organizations, examining how systems contribute to the structuring of work and work flows and the integration of data and work across organizational boundaries, and studying the changing roles of individuals in organizations and the need for exception handling and workarounds as healthcare organizations seek to fit packaged systems to organizational needs.

 

Emmanuel Agu

Associate Professor
WPI Computer Science

Emmanuel Agu is currently an associate professor in the computer science department at WPI having received his Masters and PhD in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His research interests are in the areas of computer graphics, mobile computing, and wireless networks. He is especially interested in research into how to use a smartphone as a platform to deliver better healthcare. In collaboration with researchers at WPI and at UMass Medical School, he is currently working on an NSF research project that will design and develop a mobile application for advanced diabetes and wound care management for users with foot ulcers. His research has been funded by the NSF, the US department of education, US Army Research Labs, Google, Nvidia and AMD. His research has been published in various ACM and IEEE conferences.

 

Rosalyn Negrón

Rosalyn Negrón

Associate Professor
UMass Boston Anthropology

Rosalyn Negrón is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, specializing in urban social anthropology. Broadly, Rosalyn’s research deals with the interpersonal dimensions of ethnicity in diverse cities, with a special focus on social interaction and social networks. With a range of applications, Rosalyn’s work bridges multiple substantive and methodological areas, including social network analysis, sociolinguistics, health disparities, and disparities in STEM participation. She has conducted research in Jamaica, Florida, New York City, and Boston. Rosalyn’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, the Ford Foundation, and the Max Planck Institute for Religious and Ethnic Diversity. 

 

Sophie Desroches

Sophie Desroches

Associate Professor
Laval University School of Nutrition

Dr. Sophie Desroches, PhD, RD, is an Associate Professor at the School of Nutrition of Laval University, in Quebec City, Canada. She is also a research scientist at the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods and at the Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Quebec (CHU de Quebec), of Laval University. Her research program aims to study the conceptual, methodological and practical bases for developing and evaluating knowledge translation strategies that will optimize adherence to dietary advice. She is the lead author of the Cochrane systematic review “Interventions for enhancing adherence to dietary advice for preventing and managing chronic diseases”. Her more recently funded research projects have explored shared decision making in nutrition counseling, and the use of social media, and more specifically blogs, as knowledge translation strategies to enhance adherence to evidence-based dietary advice for preventing and managing chronic diseases.

 

Carolina Ruiz

Associate Professor
WPI Computer Science

Carolina Ruiz's research interests are in data mining, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Together with her graduate and undergraduate students, colleagues in computer science and biology, and medical doctors, Ruiz investigates and develops data mining algorithms for genomics and for clinical medicine. In addition to being a faculty member in computer science, she is a founder and active member of the bioinformatics and computational biology program at WPI. She enjoys teaching courses, and advising undergraduate and graduate research projects in data mining and machine learning.

 Industry Partners

 

Richard Bedrosian

Richard C. Bedrosian, Ph.D.

Director of Behavioral Health for Johnson &Johnson Health & Wellness Solutions
Associate in Psychiatry, UMass Medical School 

Dr. Bedrosian is a clinical psychologist with over 37 years of experience in treating depression, addictions, anxiety, and aftereffects of childhood trauma or abuse.  He is a pioneer in the development of digital coaching interventions, having been the founder and CEO of MySelfHelp.com, the company that created the behavioral health interventions used in J&J Health & Wellness solutions.   Dr. Bedrosian is the author of numerous books, chapters, and articles focused on depression, eating disorders, family dynamics and related problems, including the volume “Treating Family of Origin Problems: A Cognitive Approach”. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Brown University, his M.A. in Psychology from Assumption College, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Miami University.  Dr. Bedrosian has served as Principal Investigator on seven Research Grants from the National Institutes of Health. He received the 2013 Distinguished Lifetime Contribution Award from American Psychological Association’s Society for Media Psychology and Technology. He is a Founding Fellow in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Bedrosian is interested in development and dissemination of technology to improve mental health, increase medication adherence, support self-management of chronic medical conditions, and bolster the efficacy of consumer health products. 

Ted Vickey

President and CEO of FitWell LLC
Senior Advisor Fitness Technology, American Council on Exercise

Ted Vickey has 20 years of experience in exercise science and business, with special expertise in fitness technology, social network analysis, data mining and mobile fitness applications.  He is President of FitWell, a fitness and wellness technology company and serves as Senior Advisor for Disruptive Health Technologies with Canyon Ranch Institute, a 501(c)3 non-profit public charity. Ted is completing his PhD in Engineering from the National University of Ireland at Galway.  During his studies, he collected, analyzed and processed over 2M fitness tweets and was one of the first to publish on this type of research in the health and fitness academia. Prior to his PhD, Ted was the Executive Director of the White House Athletic Center for 11 years under the Clinton and Bush administrations in Washington and is an Emeritus Board of Director for the American Council on Exercise.

 

 Post-doctoral Fellows

 

Christine May, PhD

Department of Medicine
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
UMass Medical School

Dr. Christine May is a PRACCTIS Postdoctoral Research Associate jointly in the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences. She is working with Dr. Sherry Pagoto and Dr. Molly Waring on various projects related to online interventions for health behavior change. Dr. May’s research in cancer prevention and control focuses on using novel interventions for the treatment of obesity, including mobile health applications and technologies to help individuals achieve permanent healthy lifestyle changes.

 

Danielle E. Jake-Schoffman, PhD

Department of Medicine 
UMass Medical School

Dr. Danielle E. Jake-Schoffman is a PRACCTIS Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Medicine. She is working with Dr. Sherry Pagoto on various projects related to technology-enabled interventions for health behavior change. Dr. Jake-Schoffman’s research focuses on the use of mobile technology tools to encourage healthy eating, physical activity, and family communication about health behaviors. 



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