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The mission of the Internet World Health Research Center (IWHRC) is to harness the power of technology to reach those most in need with effective interventions that can be administered via the Internet or via a mobile device.

Our goals are:

  • To contribute to the reduction of global health disparities
  • To develop evidence-based self-help Internet and mobile-based interventions and to make them available to anyone around the world at no cost
  • To conduct innovative eHealth and mHealth research

NEWS!

Depression: Pathways to Resilience and Recovery event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13. The event is open to the public. More information here: https://psych.ucsf.edu/depression2014/. Click HERE to download a presentation on depression technology resources.

Stephen Schueller, PhD, received a K08 award from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop a technology-based treatment support system to to improve the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy.

A few recent publications by IWHRC researchers:

Gill, S., Contreras, O., Muñoz, R. F., & Leykin, Y. (2014). Participant retention in an automated online monthly depression rescreening program: patterns and predictors. Internet Interventions, 1, 20-25.
Liu, N. H., Contreras, O., Muñoz, R. F., & Leykin, Y. (2014). Assessing suicide attempts and depression among Chinese speakers over the internet. Crisis. Epub. DOI: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000261

Alinne Barrera, PhD, won a prestigious Samuel M. Turner Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology, from Division 12 of the American Psychological Association!

IWHRC now has a listserv! The address is: IWHRC@listsrv.ucsf.edu
To join this listserv, please contact us.





Generous support for our projects has been provided by the
Brin Wojcicki Foundation
Google Grants
NIH
TRDRP
AFSP
UCSF CTSI
RWJ HDWG
Anonymous gift




Updated: September 13, 2014