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2022 Evan G. and Helen G. Pattishall Outstanding Research Achievement Award Lecture

Can a Smart Device Help You Improve Your Health? Precision Behavioral Interventions to Improve Health Behaviors

David Conroy, Professor of Kinesiology and Human Development and Family Studies

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David Conroy

About the presenter

David Conroy is a professor of kinesiology, human development & family studies, and public health sciences. His primary interest involves developing behavioral interventions that target motivational processes to promote the health behaviors that enable people to live long, health-filled and happy lives. The goal of these interventions is to make healthy lifestyles less effortful and more enjoyable.

He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and is a member of seven journal editorial boards. He serves on the 2022 Science Board for the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition, and previously served as a consultant for the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee. He is the immediate Past President of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

Each year, the Pattishall Outstanding Research Lecture is presented by the most recent recipient of the Evan G. and Helen G. Pattishall Outstanding Research Achievement Award, recognizing a faculty member for advancing the frontiers of knowledge.