Lenard Lesser (UCLA 09-12) and Brian Liang (UCLA 11-13) were coauthors on a study that analyzed weight management mobile applications for their inclusion of theory-based content. The study found that all apps had low use of theory to guide behavior change and was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine in October.
Chileshe Nkonde-Price (Penn CSP 12-14, VA Scholar) was recently interviewed for an RWJF article "Getting the Most Out of Gadgets and Gizmos" and how the "Change My Steps" program was able to adapt technology in educating patients.
Anjali Gopalan (Penn CSP 12-14, VA Scholar) wrote an article on the RWJF Human Capital Blog discussing the pros and cons of the health care management software OpenNotes. This essay was part of a series published by Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.
Mitesh Patel (Penn CSP 12-14, VA Scholar) a current scholar and co-founder of Docphin, an electronic search service that provides tailored information and research to physicians, was interviewed by Entrepreneur.com about the effect Obamacare has had on the tech industry.