Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Preventive Medicine

Mentors

Each fellow will have one mentor who is a mental health specialist, and one who is an HCI specialist.
 

Primary Mentors

Clinical Science in Mental Health (MH)

Name

Rank; Department; University Affiliation

Research Interests

David C. Mohr, PhDProfessor of Preventive Medicine,
Psychiatry, and Medical Social Sciences;
Director of the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies
Digital mental health, design and evaluation of remote and digital intervention services, personal sensing 
Robert Garofalo, MD, MPHProfessor in the Department of Pediatrics (Chief of Adolescent Medicine)Marginalized youth populations including HIV+ and LGBT young people
Evan Goulding, MDAssistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesAutomated behavioral monitoring systems and quantitative behavioral analysis to improve the treatment and understanding of neuropsychiatric disorders  
Andrea Graham, PhDAssistant Professor of Medical Social SciencesDigital mental health and eating disorders
Mary J. Kwasny, PhDProfessor, Department of Preventive MedicineBiostatistics
Emily Lattie, PhDAssistant Professor of Medical Social SciencesDigital mental health in healthcare and university settings, coaching and support models
Judith Moskowitz, PhDProfessor of Medical Social SciencesThe adaptive role of positive emotion regulation in processes of coping with stress  
Shiv Darius Tandon, PhD Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences and the Associate Director of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine’s Center for Community Health Design and implementation of community-level mental health interventions, prevention of depression among perinatal women in home visitation and early childhood programs 

Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Name

Rank; Department; University Affiliation

Research Interests

Madhu Reddy, PhD, FACMIProfessor of Communication Studies and Health and Biomedical InformaticsHCI, Health Informatics, Digital Mental Health, user-centered design, collaborative technologies
Elizabeth Gerber, PhDAssociate Professor in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Communication StudiesTechnology, design, and innovation
Darren Gergle, PhDProfessor in the Department of Communication Studies and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceHCI, social computing and computer-mediated communication, focusing on applying cognitive and social psychological theories to the design, development and evaluation of novel collaboration technologies
Brent Hecht, PhDAssistant Professor in the departments of Communication Studies and Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceSocial computing, spatial computing, and their intersection
Anne Marie Piper, PhDAssociate Professor in the departments of Communication Studies, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, and Communication Sciences and Disorders Natural user interfaces to support communication, social interaction, and learning for people across the lifespan
Aaron Shaw, PhDAssistant Professor of Communication Studies and SociologyUse of empirical and mostly quantitative methods to study collaboration, organization, and participation in online communities where people engage in collective action and information sharing

 

Secondary Mentors

Clinical Science

Name

Rank; Department; University Affiliation

Research Interests

C. Hendricks Brown, PhDProfessor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Preventive Medicine, and Medical Social SciencesImplementation Science
Brian Hitsman, PhDAssociate Professor of Preventive Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesTreatment and persistence of tobacco use and dependence among disadvantaged and underserved adult populations, including those with behavioral health disorders.
Jacqueline Gollan, PhDAssociate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral ScienceIntegrating neuropsychiatry and behavioral intervention
Suena Massey, MDAssistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesSubstance abuse and pregnancy
Brian Mustanski, PhDProfessor of Medical Social Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and PsychologyTranslational research that improves the health of the LGBT commun
Justin D. Smith, PhDAssistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Preventive Medicine, and PediatricsImplementation and prevention science
Bonnie Spring, PhDProfessor of Preventive MedicineDevelops and evaluates theory based, technology-supported interventions to promote healthy change related to poor quality diet, physical inactivity, obesity, and smoking

Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Name

Rank; Department; University Affiliation

Research Interests

Jeremy Birnholtz, PhDAssociate Professor in Communication StudiesHow people manage attention and self-presentation as they work, play and otherwise interact using social technologies
Sanjay Mehrotra, PhDProfessor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management SciencesOptimization, with a particular interest in methods and models under data uncertainty
Haoqi Zhang, PhDAssistant Professor in Computer Science and the Breed Junior Chair of Design at Northwestern UniversitySocial and crowd computing, artificial intelligence, human computer interaction, educational technologies, and decision science