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ISR Insights Speaker Series


ISR Insights Speaker Series: "To treat and when to treat? The role of sequential decision making and mobile technologies in health disorder research," Thursday, May 19 at noon ET with Walter Dempsey.

Join us Thursday, May 19 at noon ET, for Walter Dempsey’s presentation on recent work by the Data Science for Dynamic Intervention Decision-making Center (d3c) in experimental designs and associated data analytic tools to answer questions about adaptive interventions using smartphones and wearable sensors, and directions of future research.

Our Centers

ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.

Faculty Profiles

ISR’s faculty experts conduct groundbreaking and wide-ranging social science research — representing more than 20 academic disciplines. Included below are two examples of the type of work being done by members of our team.

  • Arline T Geronimus

    Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health and Research Professor, Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research
    Dr. Geronimus’ research interests include understanding the social and biological mechanisms that mediate racial disparities in health along the full … more
  • Libby Hemphill

    Associate Professor of Information, School of Information, Research Associate Professor, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research and Associate Professor of the Digital Studies Institute, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
    Libby Hemphill directs the Resource Center for Minority Data at ICPSR and holds a joint appointment as an Associate Professor … more