Technology is integrated into every part of our lives. The CHaT Lab aims to discover how technology, such as the internet, mobile devices, and artificial intelligence, can be fostered to improve communication, no matter the setting.


Main Areas of Research

Dr. Jordan Alpert
Assistant Professor
Department of Advertising

Dr. Alpert’s research focuses on how technology, such as electronic health records and patient portals, can facilitate communication between patients and providers. He also is exploring how health issues are discussed and disseminated using social media.



If you are interested in participating in a study or collaborating on research, please contact Dr. Alpert at, or use this contact form.