Dr. Ben-Zeev’s research has been supported by grants and awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Science Foundation (NSF) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), SYNERGY Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Myrtlewood Foundation, and John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding. He publishes extensively in scientific journals and is a regular speaker at national and international scientific meetings including invited presentations at the White House and National Institute of Mental Health Director’s Innovation Speaker series.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Dror Ben-Zeev, PhD, is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington and licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in development and evaluation of mobile technology-based approaches in the study, assessment, treatment, and prevention of mental illness. Dr. Ben-Zeev serves as Co-Director of the BRiTE Center and Director of UW’s mHealth for Mental Health Program (www.mh4mh.org). His team is working on illness self-management apps for people with schizophrenia, mobile and context-aware technologies for assessment of violence and suicidality in psychiatric hospital settings, behavioral sensing and modelling systems for detection of relapse, social media outreach to people who experience auditory hallucinations, clinical texting interventions, and mHealth strategies for deployment in low and middle-income countries and other underserved settings.