This course will explore the field of digital health and the application of digital technology to improving health outcomes in patients. Students will learn about the types of digital health interventions (biosensors, mobile apps, telemedicine, text messaging, etc). They will also discuss how these technologies are currently being used to deliver personalized medicine and enhance patient care (i.e. cardiovascular monitoring, smoking cessation, healthier eating diabetes, etc). Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify emerging areas of digital health interventions and assess how these new technologies might impact health.
MATH.2830 Introduction to Statistics, & Junior standing.