This is happening in less than one hour! I’ll send a link to the webcast after 
confirming with the speaker. 

> On Apr 26, 2018, at 14:53, Samantha Dolan <> wrote:
> Please join us for the Change Seminar next week on Tuesday 5/1/2018 in EEB 
> 037.
> Who: Dr. Dror Ben-Zeev, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UW
> What: Mobile Health (mHealth) and the re-imagining of treatment for Serious 
> Mental Illness.
> When: Tuesday, May 1st, 12-1pm
> Where: EEB 037
> Abstract: Dr. Dror Ben-Zeev will provide an overview of recent advancements 
> in the field of mHealth and examine how mobile devices and telecommunication 
> infrastructure can be harnessed to support illness detection, prevention, and 
> care of people with severe psychopathology in outpatient and inpatient 
> settings. He will present findings from several of his group’s studies which 
> involve the use of both cutting edge technologies (e.g., multi-modal 
> smartphone sensing for relapse detection, multi-media intervention apps for 
> illness management) as well as novel uses of existing but simpler 
> technologies (e.g. texting between clinicians and patients) in an effort to 
> improve patient outcomes. Dr. Ben-Zeev will describe the lessons his team 
> learned from conducting multiple mHealth initiatives with complex patients in 
> real-world settings. He will outline his vision for effective, realistic, and 
> sustainable mHealth for mental health in the years ahead. 
> Bio: Dror Ben-Zeev, PhD, is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 
> at the University of Washington and licensed Clinical Psychologist who 
> specializes in development and evaluation of technology-based approaches in 
> the study, assessment, treatment, and prevention of mental illness. Dr. 
> Ben-Zeev serves as the Co-Director of UW's Behavioral Research in Technology 
> and Engineering (BRiTE) Center ( 
> <>) and Director of the mHealth for Mental Health 
> Program ( <>), a multidisciplinary effort 
> to harness mobile technology to improve the outcomes and support the recovery 
> of people with psychiatric conditions. His research has been supported by 
> grants and awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National 
> Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) 
> Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), SYNERGY Clinical and 
> Translational Science Institute, Myrtlewood Foundation, VA Health Services 
> Research & Development (HSR&D), and John Sloan Dickey Center for 
> International Understanding.  Dr. Ben-Zeev’s editorials and commentaries on 
> the use of technology-based interventions have been published in Psychiatric 
> Services, Nature Human Behaviour, the BMJ, and the New York Times. His 
> research has been covered by National Public Radio, Nature, Wired Magazine, 
> Slate, and The Economist. He is a regular speaker at national and 
> international scientific meetings including invited presentations at the 
> National Institute of Mental Health Director’s Innovation Speaker series and 
> the White House.
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