Social Interaction in the World of Social Media, Screens, and Smartphones

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926 NW 13th Ave #200 · Portland, OR

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Does using Facebook leave you lonely? Is staying in touch your family via Skype a mood-booster? How is sleep quality after screen time on your smartphone? In this presentation, Dr. Alan Teo, a physician and researcher at OHSU, will take a tour of selected highlights from his own research and the broader medical literature. Practical tips on how to promote mental wellness in the midst of our technological lives will be included.

Dr. Alan Teo is a Core Investigator in the VA HSR&D Center to Improve Veteran Involvement in Care at the VA Portland Health Care System, and an Assistant Professor at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), with dual appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and School of Public Health. He is a member of the Graduate Faculty at the School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. You can learn about his research at