WILLIAM RILEY, PH.D.
Dr. Riley received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Florida State University in 1984. He served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia from 1984 to 1989 and as Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University from 1989 to 1999. Dr. Riley was Director of Research at PICS, Inc., a health behavior research and technology firm, from 1999 until 2005 when he joined NIH. He served as Deputy Director in the Division of AIDS and Health Behavior Research before joining NHLBI in 2009. He also holds an adjunct professor appointment in the Department of Prevention and Community Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health. His research areas include eHealth and mHealth technologies, tobacco dependence, diet/exercise adherence, insomnia treatment, and behavioral assessment.
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
William (Bill) Riley, Ph.D. is a Program Director in the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and is responsible for managing grant portfolios in tobacco control and other health risk behaviors. Dr. Riley was the Chief Science Officer for PROMIS (Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System), a NIH Roadmap Initiative to develop and evaluate a computerized adaptive testing system to assess patient-reported outcomes across a range of chronic diseases. He is also the chair of the NIH mHealth Inter-Institute Interest Group (mHealth IIIG).
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