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All innovators welcome! This is an open call to any clinician or clinician-in-training anywhere in the world to submit ideas to use emotion-sensing technologies to improve healthcare. Applications can be in any setting, from the clinic to the classroom to the patient's home or anywhere else the technology can be applied to improve healthcare.
All innovators welcome! This is an open call to any clinician or clinician-in-training anywhere in the world to submit ideas to use emotion-sensing technologies to improve healthcare. Applications...Read More
Arshya Vahabzadeh M.D. is a Harvard Medical School based physician, trained in both medicine and behavioral health. He is committed to addressing the world's most pressing healthcare needs through medical innovation, in particular the challenges faced by individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions. He is a "40 under 40" healthcare innovator according to MedTechBoston. Dr. Vahabzadeh is the Director of Digital Health at Brain Power. Brain Power is a company that builds neuroscience-based software and hardware that transform current wearable computers into neuro-assistive and educational devices for autism. He is the former Chairman of the Council on Communications of the American Psychiatric Association and a consultant to Khan Academy, Neurolaunch, and Anthem. He is also a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, and McLean Hospital. Dr. Vahabzadeh is widely published in clinical neuroscience, digital health, and medical communication. He has written numerous media editorials and leads a federally funded program to provide autism educational outreach. He has received over 20 national and international awards from organizations including the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the American College of Psychiatrists, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and both the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dania Daye, MD, PhD completed an internal medicine internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is currently pursuing radiology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Daye graduated from the University of Pennsylvania MD-PhD program, with election to Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her PhD in Bioengineering as an HHMI-NIBIB Interfaces scholar. Her interests lie at the intersection of machine learning, precision medicine and innovative care delivery models. Dr. Daye served as the 2012-2013 President of the American Physician Scientists Association and currently serves on the board of directors.
John Torous, MD is a staff psychiatrist and fellow in clinical informatics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. He has a background in electrical engineering and computer sciences and received an undergraduate degree in the field from UC Berkeley before attending medical school at UC San Diego. He has been active in investigating the potential of mobile mental health technologies for psychiatry and helped create his own research apps for the iTunes and Android stores, served a principal investigator on a smartphone depression screening app study, is involved in several ongoing smartphone studies , and published numerous papers on the topic. He serves as editor-in-chief for the leading academic journal on technology and mental health, JMIR Mental Health (http://mental.jmir.org/), currently leads the American Psychiatric Association’s work group on the evaluation of commercial smartphone apps, co-chairs the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society's Health Information Technology Committee, and in 2014 was awarded an Outstanding Resident Award for research by the National Institute of Mental Health. He is an assistant editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatry and section editor for the Asian Journal of Psychiatry as well as Psychiatric Times.