The inaugural mHealth Connect was held in 2016 at Stanford University. Individuals from over 35 organizations were in attendance. Participation in the workshop was by invitation only. The session “Consumer Wearables: The Path to Clinical Application” was broadcast via Livestream. Recordings of the talks and panel discussions are available on our YouTube channel.

Meeting Details

Where: Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing (LKSC) Building at Stanford University | View our Logistic page
When: March 17, 2016


9:00 am – 9:15 amWelcome and Workshop Goals
Scott Delp and Ida Sim
9:15 am – 9:45 amIntroductions: Round 1
All attendees
9:45 am – 11:00 amConsumer Wearables: The Path to Clinical Application
Recordings of the talks and panel discussion available

9:45 am – 9:50 am
Opening Remarks
Moderator: David Shaywitz
Chief Medical Officer, DNAnexus
Co-Founder and West Coast Innovation Lead,
Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH), Massachusetts General Hospital

9:50 am – 10:00 am
Leveraging Information Technologies and Citizen Science for Population-Wide Health Promotion
Abby King
Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and of Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center) Stanford University

10:00 am – 10:10 am
Physical Performance Monitoring:
Making Fitness Trackers Clinically Relevant
Matthew Smuck
Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R); Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Stanford University

10:10 am – 10:20 am
Sensing Movement and Activity through First Person Vision
Jim Rehg
Professor in the School of Interactive Computing Georgia Institute of Technology

10:20 am – 10:30 am
The Mobile Device as a Sensor for Worldwide Physical Activity and Health
Jure Leskovec
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Stanford University

10:30 am – 11:00 am
Panel Discussion
Moderator: David Shaywitz
11:00 am – 11:15 amBreak
11:15 am – 11:45 amIntroductions: Round 2
All attendees
11:45 am – 1:30 pmDemos, Networking, and Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:15 pmBreakouts: Challenges to Bringing
Consumer Wearables and Apps to Clinics

All attendees Home run clinical use cases Validation of devices Data use partnerships
3:15 pm – 3:30 pmBreak
3:30 pm – 5:00 pmDefining a Collaborative Way Forward
All attendees
5:00 pm – 6:00 pmReception

Sponsored by the Mobilize Center and the Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K) Center of Excellence