Dr. Olu Ajilore is interviewed about Digital Mental Health for Comcast Newsmakers

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Dr. Olu Ajilore is interviewed about Digital Mental Health for Comcast Newsmakers

Dr. Olusola Ajilore was interviewed for Comcast Newsmakers. Dr. Ajilore discussed UICDR’s newly launched Digital Mental Health Initiative (DHMI). The DMHI is a collaborative, transdisciplinary group of clinicians, researchers, educators and stakeholders working to improve equitable access to mental health treatment with innovative, smart connected technology. The DMHI supports cutting-edge research to develop evidence-based digital tools, apps, inventions and other technology based mental health treatment.

Dr. Ajilore discussed the role artificial intelligence and technology can play in early detection of depression and mood disorders. Additionally, he discussed how technology can improve equitable access for those who face barriers to mental health treatment.

Read more at: UI Center on Depression & Resilience

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Olusola Ajilore MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Head for Faculty Development
  • University of Illinois Center for Depression and Resilience (UI CDR) Professor of Psychiatry
  • Director, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
  • Director, Clinical Research Core/Center for Clinical and Translational Science
  • Associate Director, Residency Training and Education
  • Associate Director, UICOM Medical Scientist Training Program
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • University of Illinois-Chicago

(312) 413-4562
oajiloreatuic [dot] edu