Shaw Joins School of Nursing



Ryan Shaw, PhD, a recent graduate of the Duke School of Nursing PhD program, has joined the faculty of the Duke School of Nursing as an Assistant Professor. He was awarded a grant from the Duke Center for Personalized and Precision Medicine in August. The grant, titled “The Mobile Health (mHealth) Platform: Development and Feasibility Evaluation,” supports the beginning development of a single unified platform that will collect and deliver multiple domains of real-time health and contextual data from various wireless and mobile devices, allowing for intra-individual tailoring and personalization of health interventions. Hayden Bosworth, PhD is a co-PI. Dr. Shaw is the lead author of a publication resulting from his dissertation work: Shaw RJ, Bosworth HB, Hess JC, Silva SG, Lipkus IM, Davis LL, Johnson CM. Development of a theoretically driven mHealth short message service (SMS) application for sustaining weight loss. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2013 1(1), e5.