Adrian Aguilera

Adrian Aguilera

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
School of Public Health
School of Social Welfare
Phone
(510) 642-8564
Research Expertise and Interest
mobile technology (mHealth) and mental health, digital health, mental health services research in low-income populations, Latino & minority mental health, health disparities, cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression, machine learning
Research Description

Dr. Aguilera’s research emphasizes digital health equity, utilizing digital technologies to improve health and mental health in low-income and underserved populations.  His most recent work has been the development and testing of an automated text messaging based companion to cognitive behavioral treatment for depression with the goal increasing engagement and improving outcomes. He will be expanding his work to develop a personalized machine learning based, mobile phone intervention to increase physical activity in co-morbid depression and diabetes.

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