Thursday 4/10: CHIP Lecture by Dr. Tim Bickmore, PhD, Northeastern University

Please join us for the next event in the Spring 2014 CHIP Lecture Series!

“Automated Health Counselors for Underserved Populations”

Tim Bickmore, PhD – Northeastern University

Thursday, April 10, 2014

12:30 – 1:30pm



The lecture will take place in Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of the Ryan Building at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. For directions and maps, see Accessibility: elevator available in building lobby on ground floor.


Web Stream

You can view this talk streamed live during or after the lecture at


About the Speaker

Tim Bickmore, PhDDr. Bickmore is an Associate Professor in the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University.  The focus of his research is on the development and evaluation of computer agents that emulate face-to-face interactions between health providers and patients for use in health education and long-term health behavior change interventions, with a particular focus on the emotional and relational aspects of these interactions.  Prior to Northeastern, he spent two years as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine.  Dr. Bickmore received his Ph.D. from MIT, doing his dissertation work in the Media Lab studying emotional interactions between people and animated computer characters.


About the CHIP Lecture Series

The CHIP Lecture Series provides an invaluable forum for researchers – at CHIP, throughout the UConn community and beyond – to learn about new work in development by leading figures in health behavior change. The CHIP Lecture Series also provides a venue for researchers to share late-breaking findings and identify emerging trends in health behavior research. For the current semester schedule, visit . If you have any questions about the CHIP Lecture Series, please contact