Category: In the News

SHUTi for Black Women trial outcome

Online Treatment Benefits Black Women Battling Insomnia - UVA Health Newsroom UVA Health Newsroom - Black women are among the groups most likely to suffer insomnia, but an online sleep…

“Think-Aloud Testing of a Novel Safer Drinking App for College Students During Covid-19: Usability Study”, a Recorded Research Spotlight at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 43rd Annual Meeting

Jessica Smith's abstract, "Think-Aloud Testing of a Novel Safer Drinking App for College Students During Covid-19: Usability Study" was accepted as a Recorded Research Spotlight for the Society of Behavioral…

Should Alcohol Have Warning Labels About Cancer Risk? Most Americans Say ‘Yes’

by Joshua Barney, UVA Today Fewer than half of Americans understand that alcohol consumption increases cancer risk, and a majority of people surveyed say they would support warning labels and…

IUPUI psychology professor and IU School of Medicine professor receive NIH grant to study whether internet treatment of insomnia reduces inflammation in people with HIV

By: Katie Oakley Thursday, November 04, 2021 Indianapolis—Jesse C. Stewart, Ph.D., a professor of psychology, and Samir K. Gupta, MD, MS, a professor at IU School of Medicine, have received a National Institutes…

iSipsmarter in the news: UVA studies new program in southwest Virginia to reduce consumption of sugary drinks

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - The University of Virginia and community groups in southwest Virginia are testing a web-based program that could help adults in the region reduce their consumption of…

Dr. Kelly Shaffer to speak on “Optimizing digital health interventions for caregivers,” National Center on Family Support’s Scholarship Series July 30, 11 am

Dr. Kelly Shaffer has been invited to speak as part of the National Center on Family Support's Scholarship Series on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:00 AM (Eastern). In her…

Research Sustainability at the UVA Center for Engineering in Medicine

By Wende Whitman and Christine Kueter Home sensors to monitor cancer patients’ pain. A smartphone app to manage breast cancer patients’ anxiety and depression. And $12 million in new grant…

CBHT Seminar Series: Upcoming Speakers

Please join the The Center for Behavioral Health & Technology's Seminar Series as we host upcoming speakers: June 10, 2022 9:00 am  Dr. Teresa Hagan Thomas, Assistant Professor in the…