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Evan Forman Receives 2014 Weght Watchers Karen-Miller-Kovach Research Grant

October 14, 2014

Congratulations to Evan Forman, PhD, of Drexel University, the recipient of the 2014 Weight Watchers Karen Millerā€Kovach Research Grant. The grant is awarded by The Obesity Society (TOS) to one applicant for a year-long study. Dr. Forman will be recognized for his proposed study, entitled "A Companion Smartphone App to Enhance Dietary Adherence through Predictive Machine Learning" during the TOS Opening Session of ObesityWeek on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 in Boston, MA. Co-investigators on this multi-disciplinary project include faculty from CoAS (Meghan Butryn, Adrienne Juarascio, Zoe Zhang), Engineering (Pramod Abichandani) and Westphal (Jichen Zhu); clinical psychology doctoral students Stephanie Goldstein and Stephanie Manasse are also collaborators.