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Previous Seminars

Did you miss our last Tech Tuesday Talk? Below is a list of our previous seminars.

August 27, 2019

Topic:

Using Ambualtory Assessment to Understand IntraIndividual, Intrapersonal, and Contextual Factors in Health Behaviors

Speaker:
Chih-Hsiang "Jason" Yang, PhD
 

April 23, 2019

Topic: 
Social Computing and Health Informatics: Mining Big Twitter Data in regard to Diabetes, Exercise, and Obesity

Speaker:
Amir Karami, PhD

March 26, 2019

Topic: 
Panel Discussion: Publishing Your Tech-Related Research

Panelists:
Andy Kaczynski, PhD
Amir Karami, PhD 
Courtney Monroe, PhD
Christine Pellegrini, PhD

Moderator:
Brie Turner-McGrievy, PhD, RD

February 26, 2019

Topic: 
Optimizing an mHealth Physical Activity Intervention for Breast Cancer Survivors

Speaker:
Siobhan M. Phillips, PhD

Jaclyn Maher

January 22, 2019

Topic:
Understanding the Dynamics of Physical Activity Using Ecological Momentary Assessment Methods

Speaker:
Jaclyn Maher, PhD

Contact:
jpmaher@uncg.edu

Jan Osterman

November 27, 2018

 Topic:
Using Mobile Technologies in Gobal Health Research:  Opportunities and Challenges

Speaker:
Jan Ostermann, PhD

Yue Liao, PhD

October 27, 2018

Topic:
How Wearable Sensor Technologies can Improve Next-Gen Behavioral Interventions to Promote Energy Balance

Speaker:
Yue Liao, PhD
Faculty Fellow, Duncan Family Institute for Cancer Prevention and Risk Assessment
University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center

September 25, 2018

Topic:
Exploring Objective Measures of Physical Activity among Combat Veterans and PTSD Symptom Severity

Speaker:
Danny Sauceda, MS

Amanda Rebar, PhD

April 24, 2018

Topic:
Flex-An App that Applies Associative Learning Theory with Gamification to Target Non-Conscious Physical Activity Behavioural Biases

Speaker:
Amanda Rebar, PhD
Senior Research Fellow, Central Queensland University, Australia

March 27, 2018

 Topic:
Tracking Wrist Motion to Detect and Measure Energy Intake

Speaker:
Adam Hoover, PhD
Eric Muth, PhD

Becca Krukowski, PhD

February 27, 2018

 Topic:
A Distance and Technology Based Translation of the Look AHEAD Intensive Lifestyle Intervention

Speaker:
Becca Krukowski, PhD

Jessica Unick

January 23, 2018

Topic:
Just Early Non-Response to an Internet-Delivered Weight Loss Program:  How to Know It When You See It and What to Do

Speaker:
Jessica Unick, PhD

Kelley Strohacker

  November 28, 2017

Topic:
There is an “I” in Exercise:  Leveraging Smartphones to Understand Time-Varying Intra-Individual Antecedents of Exercise Behavior

Speaker:
Kelley Strohacker, PhD
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Colleen McBride

October 24, 2017

Topic:
Prospects for Breakthroughs in Behavioral Science: Is There a Role for Genomics?

Speaker:
Colleen McBride, PhD
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University 

Diane Ehlers, PhD

September 26, 2017

Topic:
Just-in-Time: Using digital technology and real time, real world assessment to shift how behavioral scientists design interventions

Speaker:
Diane Ehlers, PhD

Jim Stritzinger

April 11, 2017

Topic:
Harnessing the Cognitive Power of IBM Watson to Enhance Academic Research

Speaker:
Jim Stritzinger, USC Arnold School of Public Health
Sourav Mazumder, IBM
Neset Hikmet, PHD, USC College of Engineering & Computing

Alicia Dahl

March 14, 2017

Topic:
From Conception to Delivery:  the Development of a Mobile Health Intervention for targeting Weight, Stress, and Social Support among Pregnant Women

Speaker:
Alicia Dahl
PhD Candidate
Health Promotion, Education and Behavior
USC Arnold School of Public Health

Christine Pellegrini, Ph.D.

February 14, 2017

Topic:
Expecting the Unexpected with Technology-Supported Behavioral Interventions

Speaker:
Christine Pellegrini, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Exercise Science
USC Arnold School of Public Health

Delia West, Ph.D.

January 10, 2017

Topic:
Behavioral Weight Control in a Wired World:  Over a decade of RCTs to Improve Technology-Assisted Weight Control” Challenges and Opportunities in Social Networking Research:  Insights from the NETworks for Weight Loss Study

Speaker:
Delia West, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Exercise Science
Director, TecHealth
USC Arnold School of Public Health

Courtney Monroe, Ph.D.

October 13, 2016

Topic:
Challenges and Opportunities in Social Networking Research:  Insights from the NETworks for Weight Loss Study

Speaker:
Courtney Monroe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior/TecHealth
USC Arnold School of Public Health

Dirk B. den Ouden, Ph.D.

September 13, 2016

Topic:
Computerized training of single-word production in speakers with aphasia or apraxia of speech

Speaker:
Dirk B. den Ouden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Neurolinguistics Laboratory Communication Sciences and Disorders
USC Arnold School of Public Health

Sandra Coulon, Ph.D.

May 10, 2016

Topic:
Stress Management: There’s an app for that

Speaker:
Sandra Coulon, Ph.D.
Psychologist
Primary Care Mental Health Integration, Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, SC

Beth L. Sundstrom, Ph.D., M.P.H.

April 12, 2016

Topic:
Women’s Health in the Digital Age

Speaker:
Beth L. Sundstrom, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Co-Director, Women’s Health Research Team
Faculty, Public Health
Graduate Faculty, University of Charleston
College of Charleston, South Carolina

Chad Hardaway

March 15, 2016

Topic:
Everything you ever wanted to know about SBIR / STTR applications and then some

Speaker:
Chad Hardaway
Associate Director – Office of Economic Engagement
Director – Technology Commercialization Office
University of South Carolina

Jenay M. Beer, Ph.D.

February 9, 2016

Topic:
Why grandma needs a robot in her retirement

Speaker:
Jenay M. Beer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Director of the Assistive Robotics and Technology Lab (ART Lab)
Associate Director of Usability for SmartHOME Research Initiative
College of Engineering & Computing, and College of Social Work
University of South Carolina

Brie Turner-McGrievy, Ph.D., M.S., R.D.

January 12, 2016

Topic:
Using Technology for Weight Loss

Speaker:
Brie Turner-McGrievy, Ph.D., M.S., R.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina

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