CONNECTED HEALTH CONFERENCE • SAVE THE DATE • October 16-18, 2019 • Boston, MA
Dr. Belinda Borrelli, PhD is Professor and Director of The Center for Behavioral Science Research at Boston University, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She is also the Director of BU's Mobile and Electronic Health-ARC. In 2013, she was appointed as a permanent Visiting Professor at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
Dr. Borrelli is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in motivating behavior change, particularly among people who are not motivated to change. She has developed and tested mobile health platforms to initiate and sustain health behavior change (apps, text messaging, VR, remote monitoring). She is an expert in co-designing mobile platforms with target populations, using quantitative and qualitative approaches. She provided expert testimony to the US Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on motivating health behavior change, and has given hundreds of presentations nationally and internationally on the topic. She has over 120 publications in scientific journals, has held over 20 NIH grant awards, and has received numerous grant awards from other agencies and foundations. In 2015, she was named "TEDMED Research Scholar." Dr. Borrelli has served on grant review panels in the US, Europe, and the UK and is a Fellow of the American College of Reviewers. She served as an advisor to two NIH institutes. She served as Associate Editor of two prominent journals, and is currently an Associate Editor of the upcoming Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health 2020. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and The Society of Behavioral Medicine.