Waggle Committee

matthew burman

Matthew Buman

Assistant Professor, Exercise and Wellness, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University

Matthew Buman is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University.  Matt is a member of the Project HoneyBee advisory team at the Center for Sustainable Health.  His research at ASU focuses on measuring and intervening upon the dynamic interplay of sleep, sedentary, and physical activity behaviors and how collectively these behaviors can be harnessed to prevent chronic disease. matthew.buman@asu.edu


eric hekler

Eric Hekler

Assistant Professor, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University

Eric Hekler, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at ASU, where he also directs the Designing Health Lab.  Eric is a member of the Project HoneyBee advisory team at the Center for Sustainable Health.  His research  at ASU focuses on how to design and evaluate health behavior change technologies (e.g., just in time adaptive mHealth interventions, online support groups, and do-it-yourself intervention creation support tools). Prior to ASU, Hekler completed his postdoctoral training at Stanford University and received his PhD in Clinical Health Psychology from Rutgers University. ehekler@asu.edu


Michael BIRT

Jeffrey T. La Belle

Assistant Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Barrett Honors College, Harrington Biomedical Engineering Program and Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Jeffrey La Belle has a PhD and Masters in Bioengineering from ASU and a MS and BS in Electrical Engineering from Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts.  La Belle is numbered among select ASU faculty members affiliated with the Center for Sustainable Health and is engaged in developing an interdisciplinary, novel course as part of Project HoneyBee, entitled Opportunities in Healthcare; course will launch in January of 2015.  His ASU lab includes over 90 students from biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, computer science engineering, as well as biology and chemistry programs at ASU. His research focuses on label-free, noninvasive sensing/on body and point-of-care technologies.  jeffrey.labelle@asu.edu


Heather Ross

Heather Ross

Clinical Instructor, College of Nursing & Health Innovation, Arizona State University

Heather Ross is Clinical Instructor in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at ASU and a faculty member in the Master’s in Science and Technology Policy program. Heather is a key member of the Project HoneyBee advisory team at the Center for Sustainable Health.  As a nurse practitioner, she also maintains a clinical practice in cardiac electrophysiology, where she treats patients with a variety of wearable and implanted diagnostic and therapeutic devices. Her research focuses on interdisciplinary healthcare teams and the social construction of biomedical technologies. heather.m.ross@asu.edu