Category: In the News

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…

February 11, 2019: Innovator of the Year: Dr. Lee Ritterband

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…

November 19, 2018: Menopause brings additional complications to sleep disturbances

Women’s sleep in midlife can be influenced by general aging and menopause — often at the same time — but health care providers can learn to spot differences to more…

November 14, 2018: University researchers investigate relationship between poor sleep and cognitive decline

Could a good night’s sleep help to prevent future cognitive decline in older adults? A professor at the University hopes to find out if individuals with mild cognitive impairment could…

October 5, 2018: Online CBT May Improve Daytime Effects of Insomnia

Adding digital cognitive-behavioral therapy (dCBT) to treatment as usual for insomnia disorder, compared with sleep hygiene education alone, can significantly improve multiple daytime effects from poor sleep, including moodiness and…