Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Behavioral Intervention Technology Development Core


The primary aims of the Behavioral Intervention Technology Development Core (BIT Core) are to provide consultation, programming, and development expertise to FSM and Northwestern investigators to support the development, deployment and implementation of behavioral intervention technologies (BITs), including web-based, mobile phone, tablet, and sensor-based interventions.

Services Offered

  • Support in the design of behavioral intervention technologies (BITs) such as web-based, mobile phone and tablet-based interventions
  • Programming and development of BITs
  • Developing technology-assisted assessment tools, including survey and sensor-based data collection
  • Support designing and implementing research and evaluation strategies of BITs, including usability testing, field-testing, and formal testing evaluations
  • Hosting of BITs
  • Training and supervising clinicians or coaches in support strategies for technology interventions


All manuscripts and grants presenting work supported by this core should include the following acknowledgement:

"This work was supported by the Northwestern University Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies."

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Rana Saber  

Assistant: Joe Fournier
(312) 503-4157
(312) 503-3055 (alternate)


Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies
Department of Preventive Medicine
Rubloff 10th Floor
750 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60011