Sherry Pagoto, PhD, associate professor of medicine, and research collaborator Deepak Ganesan, PhD, associate professor of computer science at UMass Amherst, were awarded the $185,000 mobile health grant.
Dr. Pagoto told CommonHealth’s Carey Goldberg that as a clinical psychologist at the UMass Memorial Weight Center, she often sees patients weekly and only hears after the fact when they overindulged in their favorite foods.
“I’m not there; I can’t help them,” Pagoto said. “I’d love a mobile phone to be me, but me with you all the time.”
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