Dr. Ritterband is a Professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences and Director of the Center for Behavioral Health and Technology. With degrees in clinical psychology and computer technology, Dr. Ritterband specializes in the development and testing of behaviorally-based treatment programs delivered via the Internet. He has been a Principal or Co-Investigator on large research projects funded by multiple institutes of the National Institutes of Health; the National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia); National Science Foundation; the American Diabetes Association; and various US State and commercial entities. In 2004, he co-founded the International Society for Research on Internet interventions (www.isrii.org) which is the leading international organization focused on Internet intervention research. Dr. Ritterband is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and a past editor the journals Health Psychology and the Journal of Medical Internet Research, the leading health informatics journal. Dr. Ritterband is also a co-founder of BeHealth Solutions, LLC, a company dedicated to increasing public access to evidence-based Internet delivered health interventions