Lab News

Beth featured in National Geographic! | July 10, 2019

Our very own leader was featured in the July 2019 issue of National Geographic! In the article she discusses her research and how it focuses on applying advanced computing technologies and techniques to address human health problems in a holistic and humanistic approach.

New JAMIA article | July 1, 2019

Jessica has a new journal article in JAMIA Selection biases in technology-based intervention research: patients’ technology use relates to both demographic and health-related inequities with collaborators Tammy Toscos, Michelle Drouin, Mindy Flanagan, Rachel Pfafman and Michael Mirro.

New Article in the Medical Care Journal | June 28, 2019

Beth has a new journal article in Medical Care Leveling Up: On the Potential of Upstream Health Informatics Interventions to Enhance Health Equity with collaborators Tiffany Veinot, Jessica Ancker, Heather Cole-Lewis, Andrea Parker, Katie Siek and Lena Mamykina.

Matthew Hong awarded the George Family Foundation Fellowship! | May 16, 2019

Matthew Hong was recently awarded a 2019 George Family Foundation Fellowship! The George Family Foundation was established by Georgia Institute of Technology alumnus Bill George, who had a successful career in health care. He made significant contributions in health care delivery through his leadership and his many books on Authentic Leadership. Congrats Matthew!

ECL at CHI | May 15, 2019

ECL will be attending CHI 2019! Jessica and Beth will be participating in the The Workgroup on Interactive Systems in Health (WISH) . Jessica will present her paper "Notjustgirls”: Exploring male-related eating disordered content across social media platforms . We are look forward to seeing everyone in Glasgow!!

Beth co-leads CCC workshop on Content Generation and Workforce Training | April 22, 2019

The Computing Community Consortium recently convened a visioning workshop focused on new research visions for authoring rich graphical content for new workforce training. The workshop was co-lead by Beth, Holly Rushmeier (Yale), Kapil Chalil Madathil (Clemson), Tony Derose (Pixar), Jessica Hodgins (CMU), and Blair MacIntyre (GT + Mozilla). To listen to the Catalizing Computing podcast which discusses the goals and outcomes of the event, click here. Congrats Beth!!

ECL Research on Display at IPaT Industry Innovation Day 2019 | April 19, 2019

The 2019 Institute for People and Technology (IPaT)'s Industry Innovation Day focused on agile health and the Everyday Computing Lab was well represented! From expanding AI apps for cancer care journeys to connecting digital self-harm to clinical practice to empowering people with mild cognitive impairment, our research embodies this year's theme. Check out more about the event here

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!!