Category: In the News

New SHUTi study outcome paper: Online program significantly improves insomnia in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors, study finds

Newswise — Adolescents and young adults (AYA) who have survived cancer often continue to suffer from insomnia long after treatment ends, interfering with a range of daily activities. In a…

AAHIVM and the Institute for Technology in Health Care Name PositiveLinks as their 2020 Award Winner

The American Academy of HIV Medicine and the Institute for Technology in Health Care have awarded the 2020 Caceres Award for Technology in HIV Practice to Drs. Rebecca Dillingham and…

Solutions for Sleeplessness: A New Study Tests Behavioral Therapy and Medications

More than 20 million Americans suffer from chronic insomnia. This sleep disorder can cause emotional distress, impaired functioning and reduced quality of life. It can even contribute to an increased…

Maryam Yuhas won “Best Video Poster” at UConn Digital Conference for Kids SIPSmarter video!

Congratulations to Maryam Yuhas for winning Best Video Poster Overall at #uconndigital20 for her video “Response patterns and effects of a text message based sugar-sweetened beverage intervention for rural caregivers…

January 23, 2020: Innovator of the Year: Karen Ingersoll, Ph.D.

The highest honor bestowed on University of Virginia innovators, the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year award recognizes an individual or team each year whose research discovery is making a major…

PositiveLinks named one of 9 Best Practices in HIV Linkage, Retention and Re-engagement in Care by the CDC!

PositiveLinks was co-created by CBHT's Karen Ingersoll, Ph.D. and has just been named as one of only 9 Best Practices in HIV Linkage and Retention and Re-engagement in Care by…

3rd Annual CBHT Retreat

The Center for Behavioral Health and Technology recently got back from a wonderful, super motivational departmental retreat at Wintergreen Resort. As our team has grown in the last year, we…

Day of Caring 2019: The Yellow Door Foundation

Yesterday, the Center for Behavioral Health and Technology participated in the United Way Day of Caring in Charlottesville. The United Way Day of Caring is a yearly event that takes place each…

August 14, 2019: THRIV Welcomes BHT Professor Kelly Shaffer, PhD to Scholars Program

Since 2017, the Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (THRIV) Scholars Program, supported by the School of Medicine and now the recently awarded CTSA, has provided innovative training for highly motivated, talented junior…

March 6, 2019: SBM Citation Award Abstract Recipient: Dr. Phil Chow

Congratulations to Dr. Philip Chow, whose submission entitled "Mobile Distress Screening in Cancer Patients" for the Society of Behavioral Medicine 4oth Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions has been chosen by…