“The Social Psychology of the Naked Selfie” by Executive Director Sean Young, PhD, MS, published on TechCrunch
In addition to providing other potential benefits to public health, all of those tweets and Facebook posts could help curb the spread of HIV.
Although public health researchers have focused early applications of social media on reliably monitoring the spread of diseases such as the flu, Sean Young of the Center for Digital Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles, writes in an October 29th article in the Cell Press journal Trends in Microbiology of a future in which social media might predict and even change biomedical outcomes.
POZ magazine has published an essay written by our research associate Jason Chiu, MPH.
Just a stone’s throw from Silicon Beach — the epicenter of technology in Los Angeles — the Business of Science Center at UCLA, with support from the Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology and Center for Digital Behavior, is spurring innovation as the organizer of the second-annual Inventathon.
This event is a unique 24-hour competition designed to develop solutions for pressing healthcare needs using the latest device technology and mobile applications.
Our Executive Director, Dr. Sean Young, was a featured expert for Zócalo Public Square’s “Up for Discussion” panel on September 24th. Zócalo asked experts the following question: How can we best balance the corporate desire for big data and the need for individual privacy? You can read Dr. Young’s answer here.