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CBITs DMH Lecture Series: Andrea Grimes Parker, PhD

When: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Susan M. Kaiser   312.503.6585

Group: CBITs

Sponsor: CBITs

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Academic


Digital Mental Health Lecture Series 
The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs)
Northwestern University 


December 1, 2020: “Trends & Implications of COVID-19 Information Exposure Amongst Vulnerable Populations”
Andrea Grimes Parker, PhD, Georgia Tech & Emory University

Join us Tuesday, December 1st at: 
Noon to 1pm, Central Time


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About our guest speaker:
Andrea Grimes Parker is an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Dr. Parker holds a Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing from Georgia Tech and a B.S. in Computer Science from Northeastern University. From 2018-2019, she was a Northeastern University Institute of Health Equity and Social Justice Research Faculty Scholar. 

Dr. Parker is the founder and director of the Wellness Technology Research Lab at Georgia Tech. Her interdisciplinary research spans the domains of human-computer interaction (HCI) and public health, as she examines how social and interactive computing systems can be designed to address health disparities. 

Dr. Parker’s research has been funded through awards from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Aetna Foundation, and Google. She served as co-chair for the 2020 Symposium of the Workgroup on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH), and currently serves on the ACM SIGCHI CARES Committee and the Georgia Maternal Health Research for Action Steering Committee. Dr. Parker has received several best paper nominations for her research on health equity.


Upcoming Talks 
January 5, 2021, 12-1 pm CT, Jakob Bardram
February 2, 2021, 12-1 pm CT, Nathaniel Counts


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