Current Projects

Social Search

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Snack is a collaborative tool used by patients and providers to find and share online health information. Snack explores the interaction between system-supported roles and social-professional roles in environments with heterogeneous user...

Health

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This project seeks to improve the health care experience for breast cancer patients by working at the intersection of patient-centered care and technology. We are working with Microsoft HealthVault to better understand how patients can use...

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Preventing and reducing rates of overweight and obese adolescents has become a key challenge in 21st century America, and social media technologies may be able to play a role in promoting sustained health behavior change in adolescents. To study...

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This project builds on continuing work shared between ECL and the Georgia Tech Research Institute. Teens and young children are spending an increasing percentage of their time connecting, learning, and socializing through digital platforms. With...