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Location Initiated Individualized Texts for African American Adolescent Health (LIITA3H)

The LIITA3H intervention utilizes Personal Geo-location mobile technology to identify when students are in their school cafeteria or other eating venues with an “intent to eat” and delivers individually tailored text messages to promote healthy choices in these venues.  
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Featured Faculty

Meredith P. Riebschleger, M.D., M.S.

Meredith P. Riebschleger, M.D., M.S.

Dr. Riebschleger's research focuses on identifying and improving different mechanisms of health care delivery to stretch the reach of the limited pediatric subspecialty workforce. She is especially interested in the use of patient/parent reported outcomes and telemedicine for children who live far away from academic medical centers like the University of Michigan.
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Research from the National Poll on Children's Health

Many parents missing the link between child behavior and health

Are temper, anxiety, homework trouble medical issues? Many parents don’t realize it. Just half of parents of school-aged children would discuss anxiety or temper tantrums that seemed worse than peers.

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