About Us

This research study is funded by the National Institute on Aging (Grant number: 1 R01 AG045136-01) which is part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services National Institutes of Health. The University of Michigan Medical School Institutional Review Board has approved this study (Study ID: HUM #00076711).

The study team:

Principal Investigator
Elizabeth A. Jackson, MD MPH FACC
Associate Professor
Director, Women’s Heart Program
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Health System

Study Coordinator
Angela Lyden, MS
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Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan

Co-Investigators
Caroline R. Richardson, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
Director
Veterans Affairs Diabetes QUERI
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Paul J. Resnick, PhD
Professor
School of Information
University of Michigan

P. Michael Grossman, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
Director
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Co-director
Multidisciplinary Peripheral Arterial Disease Program
University of Michigan Health System

Noelle E. Carlozzi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Michigan Health System

Dr. Geoffrey D. Barnes, MD
Research Fellow and Clinical Lecturer
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Healthcare System

Technical Lead
Michael Hess, MSI
School of Information
University of Michigan

We would like to thank the following people and organizations:

  • Michigan Multimedia – University of Michigan Health System
    The Department of Michigan Multimedia has provided technical development and support.
  • Fitbit, Inc.
    Fitbit has provided pedometers at a substantial research discount, as well as access to data transfer software.
  • Atlassian
    Atlassian is an Australian software company specializing in collaboration and development tools. The software is free for use by official not for profit organization and charities. It’s their way of giving back to the community and hopefully improving productivity.