Kathleen Bogart, PhD, studies how people communicate across disability. I met her through the work I’ve done with the Moebius Syndrome Foundation (and I wrote about her research in 2012: Facial Paralysis, Not Personality Paralysis). She emailed me with a very intriguing question, so I’m sharing it here for discussion: Moebius Syndrome is a highly […]
All signs point to a social revolution in health. As I’ve put it, the internet gives us access not only to information, but also to each other. Crucial advice can come from a just-in-time someone-like-you as well as from a clinician. So what happens to people who are shy or introverted? If sharing and learning […]
I made a big career change recently and received quite a few emails asking how & why I did it. I also get a regular flow of inquiries from people new to the health/tech field who ask how I navigated my path up to this point. First of all, pretty much everyone tells a good […]
In the spirit of public Q&A, I’m posting my answers to a good question: Do you know of a research team currently studying mobile peer support in the context of behavior change?
Here’s a data request I can’t fulfill, so I’m sharing it in the hopes that our community may provide some help: We are going to do a general market campaign targeting at-risk youth and youth who have already experimented but don’t consider themselves [tobacco] users or smokers. We are also doing campaigns targeting multicultural youth, […]
Here’s a question I received recently from a clinician I met at a conference. He had expressed interest in the Pew Research Center’s health and technology surveys and was now following up: We are in the process of revising our patient forms and this may be a good time to add 1-2 questions that might […]