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Mitchell Roberts Wins Research Award

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Mitchell Roberts, a student in the PhD in Aging Studies program, was recently awarded the Florida High Tech Corridor Excellence in Graduate Student Research Award. The winning research project is based at The Villages, a large retirement community with over 100,000 residents. It is titled "Using Technology to Improve Service Delivery and Health Outcomes for Older Adults" and It includes three sub-projects-a study using the Brain Network Activation program to create a big data brain mapping repository using EEG signals, a project using HomeSense, a wireless sensor system, to collect data on activities of daily living, sleep/wake patterns and lifestyle of The Villages residents, and finally the Hospitalist Evaluation sub-project, where data are collected on discharged patients to track post-discharge health outcomes.