Northwestern Events Calendar

Jan
4
2022

Sabine Wilhelm, PhD: "Transforming Mental Health Interventions: Smartphone apps and Beyond"

When: Tuesday, January 4, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

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

Contact: Susan M. Kaiser   (312) 503-6585

Group: CBITs

Category: Academic

Description:

2021-2022 Digital Mental Health Lecture Series 
The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs)
Northwestern University 

Sabine Wilhelm, PhD, Harvard Medical School 

“Transforming Mental Health Interventions: Smartphone apps and Beyond”

Join us Tuesday, January 4th at:  
Noon to 1pm, Central Time 
 
Register to attend Zoom webinar.  
 
About our guest speaker: 
Sabine Wilhelm, PhD, is chief of Psychology and director of the Center for OCD and Related Disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she is founder and chair of the Digital Health Think Tank in Psychiatry. A Harvard Medical School Professor, Dr. Wilhelm is recognized as a leading mental health researcher and her early work focused on the development and testing of new cognitive behavioral treatments for adults, adolescents and children suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder, tic disorders and body dysmorphic disorder. Her recent research focuses on the use of cutting-edge technology to improve and personalize mental health care for a range of mental health concerns. Dr. Wilhelm has over 300 publications, including seven books, and has given more than 255 lectures on these subjects. She has been successful in obtaining funding from the National Institutes of Health and other sources and was the former president for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Dr. Wilhelm received many awards, including the Peter K. Ranney Innovation Award from the World Medical Innovation Forum for her presentation “Bridging the Mental Health Treatment Gap” as well as the Claflin Distinguished Scholar in Medicine Award. She is currently working on smartphone-based treatments for OCD, body dysmorphic disorder and depression. Her ultimate goal is to use technology-based interventions to enhance access to high quality mental health interventions globally. 
 
Upcoming Talks
February 1, 2022, 12-1 pm CT, Panel discussion: Francisca Azocar, PhD., Trina Histon, PhD., Julia Hoffman, PsyD. 
March 1, 2022, 12-1 pm CT, Aaron Lyon, PhD 

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