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mHealth Study Will Test An App’s Ability to Help Smokers Quit


February 2019

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma are launching a digital health study that will measure the effectiveness of an mHealth app in intervening at the right time to help smokers kick the habit.

Connections to care: Combating rural homelessness — with cell phones


July 2018

Researchers design a tailored smartphone app to connect homeless adults with local and statewide service in Texas.  

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Stephenson Cancer Center Researcher Receives $3.3 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health to Improve Health Outcomes for Homeless Adults


February 2018

Dr. Michael Businelle receives R01 grant from the NIH to develop the Link2Care smartphone app. 

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Loosening Tobacco's Grip


Fall 2016

Researchers from the Oklahoma Tobacco research Center are featured in the OU Medicine magazine published by the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 

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Smartphones may decrease sedentary time, increase activity, study finds: Report calls use of prompts 'a promising strategy'


January 2016

Researchers investigate how smartphone interventions prompt people to get moving and reduce sedentary behavior. 

Using Targeted Incentives and Mobile Health Technology to Curb Tobacco Use


November 2015

Darla and Michael join the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center.


Searching for Answers: 'His, Hers, and Ours' Research Helps American Cancer Society Understand and Address Cancer Disparities

August 2013

The American Cancer Society highlights Michael and Darla's research.