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NIH R01 Award

Together with Drs. Bickmore and Paasche-Orlow, Dr. Parker received an 4-year NIH R01 award to engage in the community-based design and evaluation of a conversational agent to promote COVID-19 vaccination in historically Black churches.

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IUI Keynote

Dr. Parker gave an invited keynote talk at the 2021 ACM IUI Conference, entitled “Achieving Health Equity: The Power & Pitfalls of Intelligent Interfaces”.

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Frank prize finalist

Our CSCW paper, “Reclaiming Stigmatized Narratives: The Networked Disclosure Landscape of #MeToo” was selected as one of 3 finalists for the Research in Public Interest Communications prize (frank prize).

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CHI 2021 Honorable Mention Award

Our CHI 2021 paper received a Best Paper Honorable Mention Award: Saksono, H., Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Hoffman, J., Seif El-Nasr, M., and Parker, A.G. StoryMap: Using Social Modeling and Self-Modeling for Supporting Physical Activity Among Low-SES Families.

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3 Papers Accepted to CHI 2021

The Wellness Technology Lab has had 3 papers accepted to the ACM CHI 2021 Conference! Saksono, H., Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Hoffman, J., Seif El-Nasr, M., and Parker, A.G. StoryMap: Using Social Modeling and Self-Modeling for Supporting Physical Activity Among Low-SES Families.

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Spring 2021 Invited Talks

This Spring, Dr. Parker is giving invited talks in the following venues: Google COVID-19 Research and Action Workshop (January 2021) ICERM Workshop on Mathematical and Computational Approaches to Social Justice (March 2021) University of Chicago’s CDAC Distinguished Speaker Series (February

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Dr. Parker is an invited panelist at event hosted by the UN & IEEE

Dr. Parker served as an invited panelist at an event hosted by IEEE TechEthics & the United Nations Department of Economic & Social Affairs, entitled “New Technologies, Ethics and Policy Engagement for Sustainable Development: Health & Human Well-Being.”

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Dr. Parker gives invited talk at Northwestern University

Dr. Parker gave an invited talk at the Northwestern University Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies‘ Digital Mental Health Seminar. The talk was entitled “Trends & Implications of COVID-19 Information Exposure Amongst Racial & Ethnic Minority Groups.”

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Invited talk on “Social Dimensions of the Pandemic” panel

Dr. Parker served as an invited speaker on a panel entitled “Social Dimensions of the Pandemic”, at the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks. Her talk was entitled, “Trends & Implications of COVID-19 Information Exposure Amongst Racial & Ethnic Minority

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Dr. Parker participates in a Future of Work & Wellbeing Conversation Series

In September 2020, Dr. Parker was an invited speaker in the HCI & the Future of Work & Wellbeing Conversation Series.

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