Evolved Caregiving

Holistic Approaches for Innovative Care

looking over a person's shoulder as they hold a sensor to a subject's arm and look at a readout on screen Our comprehensive approach to population health means ensuring that caregivers and first responders have the social and technical support to optimize their efforts among all communities.

Integrating caregivers into the medical design process along with innovative engineering improves outcomes with new treatment models and technologies, while optimizing effectiveness of medical personnel themselves.

While we leverage advanced methods to assess and improve health technologies, we at the same time seek to deeply understand and better the communications that guide and enhance efficacy of health interactions. Below is a rotating selection of our standout investigators in these areas.

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Featured Faculty

callaghanGlenn Callaghan
Professor of Psychology
Interpersonal Behavior Therapy, Contextual Behavioral Science, Functional Analysis and Assessment, Functional Analytic Psychotherapy, Idiographic Assessment
ORCID: 0000-0001-7354-2810

capriottiMatthew Capriotti
Associate Professor of Psychology
Behavioral, Non-Drug Treatments for Chronic Tic Disorders, Tourette Syndrome, LGBTQ+ Mental and Physical Health
ORCID: 0000-0003-0825-2926

diwanSadhna Diwan
Professor of Social Work
Aging, Mental Health, Health Promotion, Multicultural Populations
ORCID: 0000-0002-9811-3120

haverfieldMarie Haverfield
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Interpersonal Communication, Health Communication, Family Communication, Resilience, Substance Use, Patient-Provider Relationship, Implementation Science, Veterans
ORCID: 0000-0003-2949-0229

worthenMiranda Worthen
Professor of Public Health and Recreation
Participatory Action Research, Moral Injury, Alternative Response Programs, Mental Health
ORCID: 0000-0002-6494-7098

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