New grant to apply Amulet to study obesity in elderly people

Dr. John Batsis, DHMCThe Amulet team is collaborating with geriatrician¬†Dr. John Batsis of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to explore the use of the Amulet in developing intervension methods to help obese elderly people maintain function while they remain living at home. ¬†This “grant … from the National Institute on Aging will allow Dr. John A. Batsis to focus on strategies for improving health care delivery and wellness in older adults with obesity by using video conferencing, personal monitoring devices and frequent coaching by healthcare providers.” [press release]

Check out the video interview with Dr. Batsis on WCAX television.

This research is supported by the National Institute On Aging of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number K23AG051681.

Amulet team retreat

Group photo

The Amulet research group fall 2016 (L to R): David Kotz, Ron Peterson, Emily Walters, Joe Skinner, Vivian Motti, Kelly Caine, Jacob Sorber, George Boateng, Josiah Hester, Gunnar Pope, Steven Hearndon, Varun Mishra, Byron Lowens, Kevin Storer, Sarah Lord, Taylor Hardin, Ryan Halter; missing Emily Greene and Emma Oberstein.