Dr. Andrea Parker was awarded a Health Equity Pilot Grant from the Northeastern University Institute on Urban Health Research. With this grant, she will examine how “reminiscence technology” can support coping and resilience in low-SES populations.
Dr. Parker was named a 2018-2019 Institute on Urban Health Research Health Equity Faculty Scholar.
Dr. Andrea Parker, together with Dr. Miso Kim (College of Arts, Media & Design) and Dr. Jacqueline Griffin (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering) received a Tier 1 Grant from Northeastern University to conduct research on emergency response services for elderly evacuees.
Our three full papers were accepted at #CHI2018. These papers are among the 667 accepted papers (out of the 2,537 papers submitted, 25.7% acceptance rate). One our paper (mHealth systematic review paper) received Best Paper Nomination (5% of the total submission). We
Our paper, entitled “A Sociotechnical Study of a Community-based Rewards Program: Insights on Building Social, Financial and Human Capital“, was accepted for CSCW. Abstract: Individual empowerment is defined as an increased sense of confidence and control over one’s life. Empowerment
Farnaz gave a talk at the “Visualizing for Justice – Creative, Critical and Contestation Mapping” public event held at the Emerson College in association with the American Association of Geographers Sub-conference. She presented her design idea for her ongoing project
Elizabeth Stowell received an Honorable Mention for her 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program application.
Our paper, entitled, Reflective Informatics Through Family Storytelling: Self-discovering Physical Activity Predictors, was accepted to CHI 2017.
Dr. Parker was an invited member of the Smart & Connected Health (SCH) steering committee for a National Science Foundation (NSF) SCH Visioning Workshop.
Dr. Parker gave a series of talks in the Fall of 2016: Johns Hopkins University Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare Inaugural Symposium, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Department of Computer Science, Wellesley College Computer Science Department, Northeastern University Personal Health Informatics Seminar.