mHealth intervention for chronic disease management

2016-2017  China National Science Foundation
mHealth intervention for people living with HIV/AIDS. PI: Yan Guo (Sun Yet-sen University)
Our international team will develop and evaluate a culturally appropriate and personalised intervention program based on smartphones and social media for HIV medication adherence and side effect management. This is the first mHealth intervention protocol for people living with HIV/AIDS in China.
My role: Co-PI

2014-2016 Texas A&M Engineering Strategic Seed Grant
Center for Healthy Active Living    
We built a university-wide multidisciplinary research centre on mobile health-focused on healthy living with focuses on interactive apps, health activity recognition and intervention, situational awareness and navigation, and diagnosing diseases through sketching. PI: Tracy Hammond
My role: Co-I

2009-2014 CDC Cancer Research Network
Central Texas Cancer Prevention Center Research Network ($1,600,000)
PI: Marcia Ory
We built a cancer prevention and control program in central Texas to accelerate translational research and collaboration between universities and communities. I was responsible for research methodology and mobile tool development.
My role: Co-I

2011-2013 Baylor Scott & White Healthcare
Designing and testing mobile application for older cancer survivors to use community resources
We use user-centered approach and mixed methods to develop a mobile-enabled web application iCanFit® for cancer survivors.

My role: PI

2012-2013 National Library of Medicine South Central Regional Network
Disseminating iCanFit®: a mobile application to promote physical activity and access to health information for seniors in rural central Texas
We applied community-based participatory research (CBPR) to reach out older adults for their use of mobile application to promote healthy living.
My role: PI