Research connecting people, technology, and health

CHESS receives 4.2 million NIH grant to study impact of Elder Tree on older adults with chronic conditions

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A-CHESS named semifinalist in Harvard's 2017 Innovations in American Government Awards competition

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CHESS researcher Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH, assistant professor, Infectious Disease, has been awarded nearly $2.3 million over five years by the National Institutes of Health - National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH-NIDA) for a proposal entitled, "Optimizing HIV care for patients with substance use disorders using predictive analytics in a mobile health application (A-CHESS)".

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Our analysis from a randomized clinical trial on the effects of our smartphone mobile app (A-CHESS) to support addiction recovery has been published in JAMA-Psychiatry

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The study found that not only did the A-CHESS app users report fewer risky drinking days, but also that smartphone app users had a higher likelihood of consistent abstinence from alcohol.

CHESS/AARC Director David Gustafson presents a status update on the Elder Tree project

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CHESS Director David Gustafson named to National Academy of Engineering

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A-CHESS named winner of 2012 iMedicalApps-mHealth Summit Research Award

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