Employing Social Media to Improve Psychiatric Treatment Outcomes (TIPS 2018)

Munmun De Choudhury, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech where she directs the Social Dynamics and Wellbeing Lab. Dr. De Choudhury’s research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning, social media, and health, with a focus on assessing, understanding, and improving personal and societal mental health from online social interactions. Her work has been the recipient of ten awards at premier computer science conferences, and has been generously supported by funding from the NIH, NSF, IARPA, United Nations, and industry like Facebook, Yahoo!, Samsung, and Mozilla.

These remarks were part of the 2018 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, which occurred November 1-2, 2018 at JB Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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