15th Annual Satellite Session

Research on Mechanisms of Behavior Change (MOBC)

A Jointly Sponsored Satellite Session**


Saturday June 22, 2019

8:30 AM 4:30 PM

42nd Annual Research Society on Alcoholism Scientific Meeting,
Minneapolis, MN

MOBC Coming of Age in a Digital World


  • Keynote speaker:

v  Dr. Susan Murphy Professor of Statistics and of Computer Science, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University


  • New investigator speaker:

v Dr. Jon Houck Associate Professor (Research), Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions, University of New Mexico


  • Featured topics include:

v  Adaptive interventions for health behaviors via mobile health.

v  Review of MOBC history, past accomplishments of the MOBC meeting, and discussion of new directions for MOBC science.

v  NIAAA portfolio updates, NIAAA Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs), and the future of dissemination and implementation of MOBC science.


 Please register by May 1st 2019


** Sponsored by NIAAA; Brown Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies (CAAS); Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College (HC); Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies (CAS); University of Florida (UFL); UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP); University of New Mexico Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, & Addictions (CASAA).