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New SIG Being Formed on Optimization of Behavioral Interventions

Linda M. Collins, PhD, Optimization of Behavioral Interventions SIG organizer

If you are interested in the new approaches that are emerging for optimization of behavioral interventions, you are invited to join a new special interest group (SIG) on optimization of behavioral interventions (OBI) that is being formed within the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM). 

The OBI SIG will focus on all approaches to optimization of behavioral interventions, including but not limited to, the multiphase optimization strategy (MOST); factorial and fractional factorial experiments; the sequential multiple-assignment randomized trial (SMART); and system identification procedures drawn from control engineering. For more about the objectives of the OBI SIG, please go to http://methodology.psu.edu/news/opt-inter-interest-group. If you have any questions, email Linda Collins at lmcollins@psu.edu.

The first meeting of the OBI SIG will occur at the 2015 SBM Annual Meeting April 23 from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. in conference room 17. Hope to see you there!