CONNECTED HEALTH CONFERENCE • SAVE THE DATE • October 16-18, 2019 • Boston, MA
Dr. Pagoto is a Professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Connecticut, a licensed clinical psychologist, and Director of the UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media. She is also the Past-President of the Society of Behavioral Medicine and a scientific advisor for Fitbit. Her research focuses on leveraging technology in the development and delivery of behavioral interventions targeting diet, physical activity, and cancer prevention behaviors. She has had federal funding for her program of research for 15 years and has published 191 papers in peer-reviewed journals. She has received several awards for her work including The Obesity Society Pioneer in mHealth/eHealth Award in 2014, Society of Behavioral Medicine Early Career/Young Investigator Award in 2006, and the Western Michigan University Department of Psychology Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011. Devoted to science communication she has 25K followers on Twitter and has contributed to Washington Post, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, US News and World Report, Salon, STAT News, MedCityNews, and Psychology Today.