Peter G. Jacobs
Peter G. Jacobs, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Oregon Health & Science University. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA, his masters in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI, USA, and his bachelors in engineering from Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA, USA. His interests are in the area of researching, designing, and translating novel medical devices and systems for use within natural living environments. Numerous projects are ongoing in the lab which fit broadly within the areas of (1) medical device and algorithm development primarily in the area of diabetes technologies and (2) ubiquitous computing for delivering home-based health care solutions including wearable and ambient systems.
JTEHM, Articles, Published ArticlesA Smart-home System to Unobtrusively and Continuously Assess Loneliness in Older Adults
Loneliness is a common condition in older adults and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, decreased sleep quality, and increased risk of cognitive decline. Assessing loneliness in older adults is challenging due to the negative desirability biases associated with... Read more
Posted on 14 JUN 2016