Welcome to the HEARTY lab
Our team strives to advance health equity by leveraging smartphone technology to reduce substance use
Research Mission
Advancing Health Equity for Everyone through mHealth
Current Research
Developing mHealth interventions for tobacco cessation among young adults

The smartphone-based research lab on tobacco and substance use for health equity (HEARTY)


The HEARTY lab's mission is to prevent and reduce the use of tobacco and other substances and to promote health equity for the public and our communities.


Our I3 core values are: IMPACT - INNOVATION - INCLUSION

  • Impact: We conduct impactful research to inform actionable solutions to reduce and prevent tobacco and substance use as well as to advance health equity.
  • Innovation: We leverage innovative approaches using smartphone technology to develop interventions to help people quit using tobacco and substances.
  • Inclusion: We build a team science based on a working culture in which everyone’s ideas, thoughts, and perspectives are respected and valued.