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May 18, 2017

First Annual UMass Center for mHealth and Social Media Conference: How Digital Health is Revolutionizing Medicine

Location: Faculty Conference Room, Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA
Time: 10am - 3:30pm

Presented by: UMass Center for mHealth and Social Media

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gary Bennett, Duke University

Registration is FREE, but capacity is limited! Lunch will be provided. Register here to reserve your spot.

To submit your abstract, click here.

Upcoming Appearances

Using Social Media for Research: Recruitment, Intervention Design, and Ethical Concerns
Sherry Pagoto, PhD
Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Conference
San Diego, CA

Adapting Behavioral Interventions for Social Media Delivery: A Hands-On Workshop
Sherry Pagoto, PhD
UMass Amherst School of Public Health
Amherst, MA
Leveraging Technology for Health Behavior Change
Sherry Pagoto, PhD
Department of Kinesiology Colloquium Series
Penn State University
State College, PA

SlipBuddy: A Mobile Health Intervention to Prevent Overeating
Bengisu Tulu, PhD
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Waikoloa Village, HI
The feasibility of incentivizing participation in an online social network weight loss program
Sherry Pagoto, PhD Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Waikoloa Village, HI

Recent Publications

Pagoto S, Baker K, Griffith J, Oleski J, Palumbo A, Walkosz B, Hillhouse J, Henry KL, Buller DB. Likes, pins, and views: Engaging moms on teen indoor tanning through social media. 2016, JMIR Res Protocols. (in press) 

Pagoto S, Waring ME. A call for a science of engagement: Comment on Rus and Cameron. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2016 Oct;50(5):690-691. Pubmed PMID: 27663577. 

May, CN, Waring, ME, Rodrigues, S, Oleski, JL, Olendzki, E., Evans, M., Carey, J. Pagoto, SL. Weight loss support seeking on Twitter: The impact of weight on follow back rates and interactions. (in press). Translational Behavioral Medicine.

Stapleton JL, Hillhouse J, Coups EJ, & Pagoto SL. Social media use and indoor tanning among a national sample of young adult non-Hispanic white women: a cross-sectional study. (in press). Research Letter. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. PMCID: PMC4913779.

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