Theodore Walls

  • Professor, Co-Director, Center for Health Monitoring and Intervention
  • Department of Psychology; Behavioral Science
  • Phone: 401.874.2105
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  • Office Location: Chafee 408
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  • Accepting Students: Ph.D.


Intensive longitudinal data, device-based tracking studies, citizen-centered health science, developmental aspects of health behavior

Dr. Walls co-directs the Center for Health Monitoring and Intervention (CHMI)

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  • Ph.D. 2002, Boston College
  • M.A. 1997, Boston College
  • B.A. 1990, Bates College
  • Post-doctoral Training 2002-2004, The Methodology Center, Penn State

Selected Publications

Kumar, P.D.M., Mohandoss, A.A., Walls, T.A.  Thavarajah, R., Vernon, L.T.  (2016).   Using smartphone video “selfies” to monitor change in toothbrushing behavior after a brief intervention: A pilot study.  Indian Journal of Dental Research, 27(3), 268-277.  doi: 10.4103/0970-9290.186241  {methodologist}

Smith, D. & Walls, T.A. Multiple time-scale models in sport and exercise science. (2016). Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 20(4) , 1-15.  doi: . {student lead author}

Smith, D.  & Walls, T.A.  mHealth Analytics.  (2015).  In L. Marsch, S. Lord, and J. Dallery, (Eds.). Transforming Behavioral Health Care with Technology:  The State of the Science.   New York: Oxford. {student lead author}

Raiff, B., Karatas, C., McClure, E., Pompili, D. & Walls, T. (2014).   Laboratory validation of inertial body sensors to detect cigarette smoking arm movements.  Electronics 2014, 3(1), 87-110; doi: 10.3390/electronics3010087  {head of lab role}

Walls, T.A. (2013)  Intensive Longitudinal Data. In Little, T.D. (Vol. Ed.) Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods, New York, Oxford; Nathan, P. Series Editor.

Walls, T.A. & Schafer, J.S. (2006).  (Eds).  Models for Intensive Longitudinal Data.  New York: Oxford University Press.