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MD2K Webinar: David Kotz of Dartmouth College

Title: Amulet and Auracle: Wearable Platforms for mHealth Research

Presenter: Dr. David Kotz

Presented: March 18, 2019


David Kotz Webinar

About the presentation:

The advent of mobile and wearable computing technology has made it increasingly possible for individuals to wear devices that can sense their physiology or health-related behaviors, collecting valuable data in support of diagnosis, treatment, public health, or other applications. In this talk, we describe two research-grade platforms developed in our lab: Amulet and Auracle. 

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Applications open for 2019 mHealth Training Institute at UCLA


Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 mHealth Training Institute (mHTI) to be held at the University of California, Los Angeles from July 28 – August 2, 2019. The week-long, immersion program blends “deep dives” into the latest mHealth methodologies with team-science projects to provide the selected scholars with the transdisciplinary competencies and collaborations required to tackle “wicked” healthcare problems.

The 2019 mHTI builds on the successes of previous mHTIs. Scholars from earlier institutes have highlighted a wide range of benefits, describing the mHTI as “transformative” and “a seminal experience in my professional development” with a “wonderful atmosphere and congeniality among scholars” and “terrific and generous faculty.” Independent post-institute surveys typically garner the highest ratings in terms of scholar satisfaction. Details of previous mHealth Training Institutes including scholars, faculty, and programs are available at:

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