Seattle AWIS: February 18th Event: Digital Health Monitoring: Beyond Heart Rate Monitors and Pedometers

Seattle Association for Women in Science’s February Program

“Digital Health Monitoring: Beyond Heart Rate Monitors and Pedometers”

February 18tth , 2014 • 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Our panel will focus on the digital revolution in health tracking and assessment – how mobile data collection
of behavior and health is empowering users and changing health care.

Our distinguished panelists are:
Margaret Rosenfeld, MD, MPH; Pediatric Pulmonary Specialist at Seattle Children’s Hospital,
Professor of Pediatrics, UW School of Medicine
Lung function monitoring through a mobile phone app

Fareeha Siddiqui, MD, MPH; Director of Research and Innovation at Global to Local
Diabetes monitoring and support through iPhones

Jae Osenbach, PhD; Psychometrician and Research Psychologist,
contractor for the government National Center for Telehealth & Technology
Mobile applications for psychological health monitoring

Tharika Chandrasekhar, Program Manager at Microsoft
Microsoft Band fitness tracker

Technology is changing how the public engages in their personal health care. What started with pedometers and heart rate
monitors, has spurred the “Quantified Self” movement, and now encompasses digital educational materials, customized
feedback, and assessment of behavior and chronic diseases. Come learn from our panelists about new health monitoring
apps and programs that they are involved with. Join the discussion about the benefits and challenges of these new technologies.

Event Schedule:
6:00pm – Networking and Refreshments
6:30pm – Panel Discussion
7:30pm – Networking
Pre-registration is not required for this event.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109-1024
*Please enter through Thomas Building
*Free Visitor Parking
As parking will be a challenge tonight. There is Free Parking in front and side of Thomas Building and in Employee Parking lot off Aloha St. (across from SCCA). See Map for Details

All AWIS meetings are FREE and open to both members and non-members, both men and women!

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