An advocate for evidence-based interventions, John Naslund and colleagues reviewed preliminary studies on the effectiveness of using digital technologies to treat mental disorders and summarized their finding in Lancet Psychiatry.
“We see this as a way to transform mental health treatment,” says Geisel’s William Hudenko.
Geisel professor Lisa Marsch is leading a project with colleagues from across the U.S. to develop and test a smart watch able to detect cocaine use, in real time, by capturing heart rate data.
Glenn Rennels’s colleagues thought it was “a lunatic move” when, in 1990, he gave up an endowed chair at MIT to work in computer technology at The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG). But for Rennels (Med’80), this was the ideal way to unite his dual passions for medicine and artificial intelligence.
The Center for Technology and Behavioral Health has been awarded a $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the mechanisms—psychological or biological—that underpin motivation, with an eye to developing better strategies that can help all of us improve our health.
Huffington Post – Quotes Lisa Schwartz, professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel, on Apple’s new open-platform medical research tool ResearchKit.
This summer, second-year student Tiffany Hoang is helping to implement a text message-based program to promote maternal health in Vietnam.
“The more options you have as a learner, the better it is. There’s a culture of that here at Geisel, where students are really working to promote their own learning and everyone else’s learning at the same time,” says Geisel medical student Aaron Steen. Steen, a second-year student, received an iPad as part of the iPad…