Chung J, Demiris G, Thompson HJ. Instruments to assess mobility limitation in community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. In press.
Demiris G, Parker Oliver D, Capurro D, Wittenberg-Lyles E. Implementation science: implications for intervention research in hospice and palliative care. Gerontologist. 2014;54(2):163-71.
Le T, Reeder B, Yoo D, Aziz R, Thompson HJ, Demiris G. An evaluation of wellness assessment visualizations for older adults. Telemedicine Journal and e-Health. In press.
Ostrander RE, Thompson HJ, Demiris G. Using targeted messaging to increase physical activity in older adults: a review. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. In press.
Reeder B, Chung J, Le T, Thompson H, Demiris G. Assessing older adults' perceptions of sensor data and designing visual displays for ambient environments: an exploratory study. Methods of Information in Medicine. 2014. In press.
Wittenberg-Lyles E, Kruse RL, Oliver DP, Demiris G, Petroski G. Exploring the collective hospice caregiving experience. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2014;17(1):50-5.
BHI student Patrick Sanger has been selected as a UW Magnuson Scholar! Scholars are chosen on the basis of outstanding academic performance and potential contributions to research in the health sciences. Read more about Patrick and the award. Congratulations, Patrick!
George Demiris, PhD, was invited as keynote speaker by the 2014 Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center Conference in Portland, Oregon, March 24–26, 2014. His talk was entitled “Digitally Augmented Homes: Telehealth for Smart Homes.”
A paper by BIME Professor Wanda Pratt, PhD, has been selected to receive a SIGCHI Best of CHI Honorable Mention Award. The SIGCHI Best of CHI Awards honor exceptional submissions to SIGCHI sponsored conferences.
Choe EK, Lee NB, Lee B, Pratt W, Kientz JA. Understanding Quantified-Selfers’ Practices in Collecting and Exploring Personal Data. To appear in CHI'14: Proceedings of the 2014 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings, Toronto, Canada.
Albert Park successfully completed his General Exam on Friday, March 14. Albert presented a proposal to investigate communication dynamics and the processing of patient-generated text in online health communities. He has already done some outstanding work in identifying challenges in processing patient-generated text and has shown great potential in addressing many of those challenges. He did a particularly good job of communicating the challenges and value of this kind of work. Congratulations, Albert!