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Sheana Bull, PhD, MPH, Recognized as Douglas B. Kirby Researcher of the Year

In honor of Dr. Bull’s tremendous dedication to building and evaluating mobile technologies for multiple and diverse audiences to support health and wellness

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November 16, 2020

Healthy Teen Network is pleased to announce Sheana Bull, PhD, MPH, as the 2020 Douglas B. Kirby Researcher of the Year.

(Learn more about our awards and past awardees on our conference website.)

Dr. Bull is a Professor in the Colorado School of Public Health and the Director of the mHealth Impact Lab, dedicated to building and evaluating mobile technologies for multiple and diverse audiences—including adolescents and young adults—to support health and wellness. Mobile technologies, such as text messaging, mobile applications, social media and artificially intelligent chatbots, do indeed facilitate sexual and reproductive health behaviors and mental health and wellness.

In honor of Douglas B Kirby, PhD, and his substantial contributions to the adolescent sexual health field, each year Healthy Teen Network recognizes an outstanding researcher.

In honor of Douglas B Kirby, PhD, and his substantial contributions to the adolescent sexual health field, each year Healthy Teen Network recognizes an outstanding researcher. Dr. Bull’s body of research exemplifies the spirit of this award, with her commitment to improve the health of young people through the innovative application of mHealth approaches.

Sheana Bull, PhD, MPH, accepts the Douglas B. Kirby Researcher of the Year Award.

At Healthy Teen Network, we believe that every young person has a right to live their authentic sexuality. And we see you, the professionals and caring adults, helping them do this. We know you do your best when you're connected to great opportunities and resources. That's why we're here...to help make those connections and support you. Read more about us.