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Drinks:Ration: Managing Alcohol Misuse by Automation

Dr. Daniel Leightley
When: February 3, 2021 @ 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Audiences: All are welcome to attend
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This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium.


Technological advances within smartphone devices are creating new innovative routes to improve monitoring, delivery and effectiveness of clinical interventions. In this talk, Dr. Leightley will present Drinks:Ration, a smartphone app designed to reduce alcohol misuse in veterans through the application of machine learning and behavioral change theory. This combination enables us to personalize both the content of Drinks:Ration and messaging to promote healthy lifestyle changes in the armed forces community.


Daniel Leightley is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the King’s Centre for Military Health Research and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre. His research focuses on the interface between machine learning and mobile health technologies, specifically focused on diagnosis, treatment, intervention and management of physical and mental health conditions.

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