Organizing Faculty

Vivek Shetty, D.D.S., Dr. Med. Dent.

Principal Investigator, NIH Training Institutes for mHealth Methodologies (1R25DA038167)
Director- Training Core, NIH Mobile Sensor Data-To-Knowledge (MD2K) Center

Dr. Shetty is a Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he also serves as an Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Research. An early mover in the mHealth space, he works on point of care technologies to facilitate informed clinical decision making. His research program has been funded continuously by NIH since 1993. A great admirer of the American university system, he has been deeply involved in academic governance, having served as Chair of the UCLA Academic Senate, as a member of the UC-wide academic senate, and now, as a member of UCLA’s Committee on Academic Personnel that is responsible for the review of all significant academic actions. Dr. Shetty has been a core faculty of the NIH’s mHealth Training Institutes since its inception in 2011 and also directs the training core of the Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge.

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