Category: In the News

Public Health Sciences Professor Jamie Zoellner, PhD, and Team Awarded $3.4 Million to Reduce Sugary Drink Consumption


-[…]am-awarded-3-4-million-to-reduce-sugary-drink-consumption/ Public Health Sciences Professor Jamie Zoellner, PhD, RDN, and her multidisciplinary team were awarded a five-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to engage Head Start families…

CBHT Engineers volunteer with C’ville Random Hacks of Kindness


Hackathon - CCSC ( Charlottesville Random Hacks of Kindness Many thanks to CBHT's Software Engineers Ian Terrell and Gabriel Heath for helping to make the inaugural Charlottesville Random Hacks of…

Dr. Karen Ingersoll: SELF How Long Does It Take to Break a Bad Habit?


How Long Does It Take to Break a Bad Habit? | SELF

Dr. Phil Chow: Wearable devices such as smartwatches could help us personalize cancer treatments and improve patient outcomes


The Secret to Better Cancer Care Could Already Be on Your Wrist ( October 30, 2023 The Secret to Better Cancer Care Could Already Be on Your Wrist Wearable devices such as…

Jesse Stewart’s SHADES trial: Can insomnia treatment reduce cardiovascular disease risks? $3M funds study to find out


News at IUIndiana University INDIANAPOLIS — It’s no secret that a good night’s rest can do wonders for one’s health, but those who struggle with insomnia have a nearly…

Kelly Shaffer, PhD Awarded a $3.1 Million NIH R37 MERIT Award


UVA Today, February 15, 2023 by Kelly Shaffer, PhD, an assistant professor in the Center for Behavioral Health and Technology in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, was…

Poor Bedfellows: Insomnia and Dementia


UVA Today, September 7, 2022, Christine Phelan Kueter, How might insomnia-fighting interventions delivered over the internet help slow older patients’ descent into dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease? With a $1.22…

Mobile Platform Developed by Rebecca Dillingham, MD and Karen Ingersoll, PhD, Recognized as a National Best Practice


The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recognized PositiveLinks, a mobile platform designed and implemented at UVA’s Ryan White Clinic, as an evidence-based best practice to support the care of people…

Why decentralization & digitization could be the key to unlock the future of addiction care


By Katie Adams, MedCityNews A significant obstacle to patients battling opioid addiction is that most treatment programs require frequent in-person visits to medical centers. But many addiction care specialists think…

Creating HOPE: New App Helps People Struggling with Opioids


By Josh Barney, UVAToday With opioid overdose deaths reaching an all-time high during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new app developed at UVA Health is helping people struggling with opioids get…