Integrating Equity into Digital Interventions for Mental Health
February 23, 2023
Adrian Aguilera, Ph.D.
UC Berkeley – Social Welfare
UC San Francisco – Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
About the Webinar:
In this presentation, Dr. Adrian Aguilera will discuss how digital mental health interventions can be developed and implemented more equitably. He will describe the state of digital mental health equity and report data on studies using digital technologies to improve mental health in diverse and underserved populations.
About Adrian Aguilera:
Adrian Aguilera, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Welfare at UC Berkeley and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC San Francisco. At UC Berkeley, Dr. Aguilera directs the Digital Health Equity and Access Lab (dHEAL), and at UCSF, he directs the Latino Mental Health Research Program (LMHRP) and co-leads SOLVE HealthTech. Dr. Aguilera is trained as a clinical psychologist and is an expert in cognitive and behavioral approaches to treat depression and anxiety. His research is focused on developing and testing technology-based interventions to address health disparities in low-income and vulnerable populations. His work has focused on utilizing mobile phone technologies to disseminate mental health interventions. He is passionate about leveraging digital health for equity. More about Adrian Aguilera.