About USOur mission is to support health sciences based on a community-, data-, and technology-driven approach to health, thereby enhancing the mental and physical health of people and societies. The Health SciTech’s focus is defined by “Technology” which refers to preventive care, patient care, and patient safety through the application of sensing technologies (e.g., Internet of Things and Wearable Technology), mobile computing and effective data management methodologies.
- Jan 2021 A paper was accepted at PLOS ONE Journal 2021
- Jan 2021 Two papers were accepted at the 12th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (ANT-2021)
- Jan 2021 A paper was accepted at JMIR Journal of Research Protocols 2021
- Dec 2020 A paper was accepted at Western Institute of Nursing's 54th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, 2020
Our program aims to build caregiving and stress-management skills in family caregivers of persons with dementia or mild cognitive impairment. The study involves remote monitoring using wearable sensors, home visits, and follow-ups. This research is conducted in collaboration with Dr. Jung-Ah Lee’s group at UCI (https://faculty.sites.uci.edu/caregiverstudy/).