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

Fornasaro-Donahue, V., Walls, T.A., Thomaz, E. & Melanson, K.  (2022).  A Conceptual Model for Mobile Health-enabled Slow Eating Strategies.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 55(2), 145-150.  On-line first.

Smith, D.M., Walls, T.A. (2021). Pursuing Collective Synchrony in Teams: A Regime-Switching Dynamic Factor Model of Speed Similarity in Soccer. Psychometrika, 86(4).  DOI: 10.1007/s11336-021-09782-1

Boving, A.T., Shuster, C.L., Walls, T.A. & Brothers, T. (2021).  Personal digital health in Parkinson’s: Case studies and commentary.  Digital Health, 7, 1-12.  DOI: 10.1177/20552076211061925

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