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We conduct multidisciplinary research at the intersection of social media, mobile technology, and health.  Learn more about our work.

Stay up to date with the latest news and research on health care and social and mobile media on our blog.

Read peer-reviewed articles and other publications written by our research team.

Learn more about a featured project underway at the Penn Social Media and Health Innovation Lab.

Latest Blog Posts

Kathryn DeWitt conquered high school like a gold-medal decathlete. She ran track, represented her school at a statewide girls’ leadership program and took eight Advanced Placement tests, including... Continue reading
From mapping AEDs on a phone app to communicating with colleagues on Facebook, technology has become an integral part of daily life. Some would even call their phones an extension of the human... Continue reading
Computers aren’t just doing hard math problems and showing us cat videos. Increasingly, they judge our character. Maybe we should be grateful. Link to full article

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The Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation engages interdisciplinary teams to reimagine health care delivery for dramatically better value and patient outcomes.

The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) is Penn's center for research, policy analysis, and education in health systems. Its 200 Senior Fellows analyze the medical, economic, and social issues that influence how health care is organized, financed, managed, and delivered across the U.S.

We are passionate about pursuing impactful research and eager to explore opportunities that will enable a culture of social media and health innovation at Penn, Penn Medicine, and beyond.  Have an idea for a project?  Interested in collaboration?  Click here to learn more about how to contact us.