Dr. Pagoto is a Professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Connecticut. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist and Director of the UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media. Her research focuses on leveraging technology in the development and delivery of behavioral interventions targeting diet, physical activity, and cancer prevention behaviors. She has published over 190 papers on these topics. Devoted to science communication she has 25K followers on Twitter and a contributor to Washington Post, Salon, US News and World Report, Chronicle of Higher Education, STAT News, MedCityNews, and Psychology Today.