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Faculty & Staff Honors

Harvard Assistant Professor Wins NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Dr. Jukka-Pekka “JP” Onnela, assistant professor of biostatistics at Harvard School of Public Health, has won a prestigious Director’s New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a proposal to collect and analyze cell phone communication and sensor data to monitor social and behavioral functioning of individuals with mood disorders. One of 41 scientists around the country receiving the award in 2013, Dr. Onnela will receive $1.5 million over the course of five years.