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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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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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Dr. Parker receives Google COVID-19 Award

Dr. Parker received a grant from Google’s Covid-19 AI for Social Good program to study COVID-19 information-seeking within vulnerable and marginalized communities, and its relationship with mental health. This will support work that is in collaboration with Drs. Miso Kim

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Congratulations, Drs. Saksono and Irannejad Bisafar

Herman Saksono and Farnaz Irannejad Bisafar successfully defended their doctoral theses. Congratulations, Dr. Saksono and Dr. Irannejad Bisafar!

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COVID-19 Seed Grant

Dr. Parker was awarded a $10k seed grant from Georgia Tech to study how well telemedicine is meeting the mental health needs of low-income pregnant and postpartum Black women amidst COVID-19.

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3 CSCW 2020 Papers Accepted

We had 3 papers accepted to ACM CSCW 2020: Farnaz Irannejad Bisafar, Brooke Foucault Welles, Catherine D’ignazio, And Andrea G. Parker. 2020. Supporting Youth Activists’ Strategic Use of Social Media: A Qualitative Investigation of Design Opportunities. Proceedings of the ACM

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IVA 2020 Paper Accepted

Our IVA 2020 paper was accepted: Teresa O’Leary, Elizabeth Stowell, Everlyne Kimani, Dhaval Parmar, Stefan Olafsson, Jessica Hoffman, Andrea Parker, Michael Paasche-Orlow and Timothy Bickmore. Community-Based Cultural Tailoring of Virtual Agents. To appear in Proceedings of IVA’20. 

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