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Managed Care Podcast about MyPath | April 7, 2019

Beth recently sat down for an interview with the Managed Care Cast Podcast where she discussed the history and impact of the MyPath app. MyPath uses AI to guide patients' cancer journey. To listen to the interview, click here

Digital Self-Harm in the News | March 23, 2019

The Globe & Mail recently published an opinion piece about the various aspects of digital self-harm and the consequences of it on individuals, families, and communities. Jessica's dissertation work focusing on expanding this definition and connecting it to clinical practice was featured. Congrats Jess!

Beth to Present at AAAS Meeting | February 15, 2019

Today Beth is participating on a panel at AAAS on A New Paradigm for Health Care in the 21st Century along with Amit Sheth and Vijay Chandru and . The AAAS is the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. Learn more about the discussion here. Congrats Beth!!

Maia Receives iSchools Dissertation Award! | January 18, 2019

Our own Dr. Maia Jacobs was recently announced as the winner of the 2019 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award ! The iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award recognizes the best iSchool dissertations of the preceding year. Nominations are solicited from all members of the iSchools organization (over 100 institutions worldwide) and judged by an award committee drwan from leading international schools. The Award Committee felt it was timely and important, and lauded its impact in how patients manage their health. Congrats Maia!!

ECL at CSCW 2018 | September 25, 2018

The lab will be well represented at CSCW this year! Jessica and Maia are part of the organizing committee for the Conducting Research with Stigmatized Populations workshop (https://sites.google.com/view/stigmaresearchworkshop2018). Maia and Beth will be presenting their paper MyPath: investigating breast cancer patients use of personalized health information on Wednesday. We look forward to seeing everyone in Jersey City this November!!

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