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Kevin Patrick

Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine, UC San Diego

Kevin Patrick, MD, MS is Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and Director of the Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems at the Qualcomm Institute at UCSD. He is a Senior Advisor to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Active Living Research Program and a past president of the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research. He has served on the Secretary's Council for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and on the Armed Forces Epidemiology Board. He has been a PI or Co-PI on more than $35 million in research and training grants funded by NIH, NSF, CDC, HRSA, RWJF and others. His research explores how to use mobile and social technologies to measure and improve environmental exposures and health-related behaviors for individuals and across populations.