New and emerging technologies are driving novel intervention approaches and enhancing
existing interventions. Technology expands the geographic reach of evidence-based
interventions to access underserved populations with programs which promote healthier
lifestyles and can be used to improve the assessment of lifestyle behaviors, including
Current Novel Research Efforts
Use emerging technology to assist with dietary self-monitoring, physical activity
tracking, and provision of social support.
Internet Assisted Obesity Treatment Enhanced by Financial Incentives
Do behavioral weight control program that engages the natural social support system
of participants through the shared use of technology and social media produces better
weight loss outcomes?
Use of mobile phones to promote maternal and child feeding and nutrition in Nepal.