Our Team

Primary Investigator:

Vivek K. Singh, PhD (Director of Behavioral Informatics Lab, Associate Professor in Library and Information Science, Rutgers School of Communication and Information. Has experience studying the interconnections between digital traces of human behavior and mental health, financial wellbeing, social support, altruism, and risk taking

Co-Primary Investigators:

Vincent M. Silenzio, MD, MPH (Professor in the Department of Urban-Global Public Health, Rutgers School of Public Health. Also the Director of the Global Public Health Concentration, and Director of the new DrPH in Leadership, Practice, and Research doctoral program.) has experience in working with individuals with mental health needs as well as using Google Takeout software to collect digital behavioral traces.

Sara Pixley, PhD, Cognitive Psychology (Executive Director of the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS), Assistant Professor of Professional Practice of Cognitive Science) has experience leading teams and conducting research in psychology related areas. She also has expertise evaluating changes in large longitudinal datasets, including qualitative and quantitative measures.

Research staff:

Julie A. Aromi, MLIS, MA
Chidansh Bhatt, PhD
Alex Finsch, MI
Arcadio Matos, MI

If you have questions please reach out to us at: RutgersWellnessStudy@gmail.com