YSPH-SBS 525 Seminar Series: Dr. Terika McCall, Yale: “Inclusive Design and Considerations for Developing Digital Health Tools”
Dr. Terika McCall is an Assistant Professor in the Biostatistics Department (Health Informatics Division) at the Yale School of Public Health, core faculty at the Yale Center for Medical Informatics, and Director of the Consumer Health Informatics Lab (CHIL) at Yale. Dr. McCall’s research interests focus on reducing disparities in mental health service access and use through technology. Specifically, she examines the use of telehealth to deliver mental health services and resources to communities that are underserved. Dr. McCall’s expertise is in user-centered design and usability testing of digital health tools. She has experience leading multidisciplinary teams in industry and academia in the development of digital health tools, and currently teaches a course on the topic, BIS/SBS 640: User-Centered Design of Digital Health Tools at Yale School of Public Health. As Director of CHIL, Dr. McCall provides guidance to faculty and students in the development of digital health tools, such as clinical decision support tools, mobile apps, and wearables for diverse populations.