Title: Social Determinants and Smoking Cessation Presenter: Dr. David Wetter of Rice University Presented: April 7, 2016 About the webinar: Health and health behaviors such as smoking cessation are highly patterned on a socioeconomic gradient. Healthy People 2020 defines the social determinants of health as the “conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, […]Read More
Title: Interactive Computing Beyond Weiser’s Ubicomp Presenter: Dr. Gregory Abowd Presented: April 20, 2016, University of Michigan School of Information About the presentation: Mark Weiser’s vision of ubiquitous computing, or ubicomp, was inspiring and influential, but it is becoming a rather old vision. While the grand idea of ubiquitous computing can still inspire lots of research, there are several […]Read More
5/26/16: Deepak Ganesan & Addison Mayberry – Towards continuous eye monitoring in the mobile environment with ultra low-power computational eyeglasses
Title: Towards continuous eye monitoring in the mobile environment with ultra low-power computational eyeglasses Presenters: Dr. Deepak Ganesan and Graduate Researcher Addison Mayberry of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst Date: May 26, 2016 About the webinar The human eye offers a fascinating window into an individual’s health, cognitive attention, and decision making, but we lack the ability […]Read More
8/25/16: Michael Carroll – ResearchStack: Building a Cross-Platform Mobile Research Study in 30 Minutes!
Title: ResearchStack: Building a Cross-Platform Mobile Research Study in 30 Minutes! Presenter: Michael Carroll, ResearchStack project manager Date presented: August 25, 2016 About the Webinar: ResearchKit (Apple) and ResearchStack (Android) are open source frameworks for researchers to inform and consent patients, and to collect personal health data from participants in trials. Carroll’s presentation will cover the basics about […]Read More
Title: Machine Learning Methods for Mobile Health Research Presenter: Benjamin Marlin, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst Date presented: October 18, 2016 About the presentation: This presentation, given at the University of Southern California, is similar to one Dr. Marlin gave at Wireless Health 2016, held Oct. 25-27 in Washington, D.C. See the slides here. About the presenter: Dr. Marlin […]Read More
11/02/16: Isaac Potoczny-Jones – Do More with User Data by Doing the Right Thing for Privacy and Security in the Cloud
Presenter: Isaac Potoczny-Jones, CEO of Tozny. Title: Do More with User Data by Doing the Right Thing for Privacy and Security in the Cloud Presented: Nov. 2, 2016 About the webinar: Obtaining user consent, enabling transparency, and securing data at rest are key security and privacy practices that let you do more with user data. Isaac will introduce […]Read More
11/03/16: Santosh Kumar & Gary Clifford – IoT Cyberinfrastructure: Mobile Health Addressing Disparities in the Southern U.S.
Dr. Santosh Kumar and Dr. Gary Clifford will speak Nov. 3 at a roundtable on “Mobile Health Analytics: Addressing Disparities in the Southern United States,” as part of the South Big Data Hub’s monthly series on emerging data science challenges. The webinar will be noon-1:30 p.m. EDT and can be accessed via WebEx here. Dr. Lea Shanley, South […]Read More
Title: Research Ethics in the Digital Age Presenter: Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., M.S., of the University of California-San Diego. Presented: January 26, 2017 About the webinar Digital and Mobile technologies offer the potential to collect unprecedented amounts of real time data in free living environments. We can now monitor location using wearable sensors or by tapping into the global positioning sensors […]Read More
Title: Mobile Technologies for Health, presented as part of the CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar at the University of California, Berkeley. Presenter: Ida Sim About the presentation: Mobile and wireless health (mHealth) technologies promise to transform health and health care. Coupled with electronic health record (EHR), genomic, social, environmental, and other data, mHealth data has the […]Read More
2/23/17: Steven Steinhubl – An Introduction to All of Us — The Precision Medicine Initiative: Anything but clinical research as usual
Title: An Introduction to All of Us — The Precision Medicine Initiative: Anything but clinical research as usual Presented: February 23, 2017 About the presenter: Dr. Steven Steinhubl is an Associate Professor of Genomic Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute, a cardiologist at Scripps Health, and the Director of Digital Medicine at the Scripps Translational Science Institute. The mission […]Read More