What aspect of your role do you find most rewarding?
The aspect of my role that I find most rewarding is the opportunity to mentor others and celebrate our successes. I love working with people as they are starting on their career paths and sharing my own experiences and lessons that I have learned over the years. I also enjoy celebrating our success throughout the year through events that CHIBE offers such as the annual retreat.
Over your time at CHIBE, in what ways have you seen the Center grow?
The Center has grown tremendously over the past 10 years. We have grown in many ways, including an increase in the number of affiliated faculty and staff, publications, research funding, and the number of research partners. The most exciting aspect of our growth is related to our impact.
Our center’s research has had a very impressive impact on health care policies and programs.
What are some of the new frontiers in behavioral economics research that CHIBE has been involved in?
CHIBE has been involved in many cutting edge investigations of applications of behavioral economics to health. The application of behavioral economic approaches to changing provider behavior is some of the most recent work that has shown a lot of promise. I would be particularly interested to see CHIBE investigators move the application of behavioral phenotyping forward. I think understanding why people respond differently to behavioral interventions is important for sustained behavior change.