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SCR CONNECTions: Regional Medical Library Educational Webinar

SCR CONNECTions is a monthly web conference presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region on various topics of interest to health sciences librarians and others. The webinar highlights topics such as NLM databases, subject specific resources, and technology topics.

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Title: Development and Testing of Digital Health Approaches to Promote Health Behavior Change

Guest Speaker: Jylana L. Sheats, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Nutrition at Tulane University

Date: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Time: 10:00am – 11:00am CT / 9:00am – 10:00am MT

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Speaker Bio: Dr. Jylana L. Sheats is an Assistant Professor at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine’s Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Science’s Nutrition Section. Over the past decade, a major thrust of her work has been identifying the channels through which psychosocial, community, environmental (built, policy) and contextual factors influence obesity-related behaviors (i.e., eating, physical activity). Research findings have subsequently been used to 1) develop and test theoretically-grounded, digital health behavior change interventions; and 2) utilize technology-driven approaches to assess environmental (built, food, policy) determinants of healthy behaviors. The implications of her work span the life-course—with an emphasis on racial/ethnic minorities, as well as low-income and other vulnerable populations. In 2018 Dr. Sheats completed two NIH-funded fellowships: BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health, K12) and the Obesity Health Disparities PRIDE (Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research) program. Prior to Tulane, Dr. Sheats completed a cardiovascular disease prevention post-doctoral research fellowship and subsequent research associate position at the Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Healthy Aging Research and Technology Solutions Lab. Dr. Sheats received her doctoral degree in health behavior from Indiana University School of Public Health-Blooming; Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Spelman College.

This webinar will be eligible for one hour of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education credit and will be archived for future viewing.

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