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Tech Tuesday Talks

Tech Tuesday Talks is a monthly seminar series bringing together researchers from across the USC campus who share interest in technology-assisted health promotion and disease prevention interventions and research.  The series presents a forum to learn about one another’s work, spark collaborations as well as to introduce students to the ongoing research conducted on the USC campus which incorporates technology in health promotion.  All interested faculty and students are invited to attend.  The event is free and open to the public.

Tech Tuesday Talks are presented on the fourth Tuesday of the month in Discovery I Building, Room 140 at noon.  Lunch will be available for the first 20 arrivals and you may also bring your own lunch with you. For more information contact Karen Magradey at (803) 777-3471 or

January 23, 2018


Early non response to an internet-delivered weight loss program: How to know it when you see it and what to do


Jessica Unick, PhD

Dr. Unick is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University’s Medical School and at the Miriam Hospital’s Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center. Unick will highlight the variability in treatment response to behavioral weight loss interventions and offer strategies for improving weight loss outcomes within Internet-delivered programs. Specifically, she will provide data to support a stepped-care approach for adapting treatment based upon initial weight loss response.