Webinar "From Ideas to Impact: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Impactful Research Papers in Digital Psychiatry"

The Society of Digital Psychiatry in collaboration with JMIR Mental Health, a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by JMIR Publications, invites you to a webinar titled “From Ideas to Impact: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Impactful Research Papers in Digital Psychiatry”

Transform your ideas into a published paper! Join us for this engaging webinar where the JMIR Publications and SODP teams will guide you through the process of translating your digital psychiatry projects into impactful publications.

Our panelists include experts in the field of digital psychiatry:

  • John Torous, SODP co-founder and JMIR Mental Health editor-in-chief, will delve into the essential elements that contribute to a robust paper during the peer review process. 
  • Charlotte Blease, JMIR Mental Health editorial board member and accomplished author, will share practical tips on writing papers with speed and clarity. 
  • Taiane de Azevedo Cardoso, scientific editor at JMIR Publications, will provide valuable guidance on assessing a manuscript for suitability and offer tips for authors to enhance their work during peer review rounds.

Date: December 18, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM EST

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Don't miss this opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and take the next step towards successful publication!


John Torous, MD, MBI, Co-Founder, Society of Digital Psychiatry

Dr Torous is the director of the Digital Psychiatry division in the Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, an affiliated teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where he also serves as a staff psychiatrist and academic faculty. He has a background in electrical engineering and computer sciences, he earned his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley before pursuing medical school at UC San Diego. Dr Torous completed his psychiatry residency, fellowship in clinical informatics, and master's degree in biomedical informatics at Harvard. He actively investigates the potential of mobile mental health technologies for psychiatry and has published over 75 peer-reviewed articles and 5 book chapters on the subject. Dr Torous serves as the editor-in-chief of JMIR Mental Health, leads the American Psychiatric Association's work group on the evaluation of smartphone apps, and is an advisor to the smartphone mood study within the NIH's one-million-person All of Us research program.

Charlotte Blease, PhD

Dr Blease is a philosopher and interdisciplinary health care researcher at the

Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden, and a research

affiliate at Digital Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA. Prior to this,

she was based at Harvard Medical School for 5 years and has held academic posts in the

United Kingdom, Ireland, and Germany. She has a diverse publication portfolio of more than 120 peer-reviewed journal papers and book chapters, ranging across digital health, clinical ethics, philosophy of medicine, and psychology. Among her research expertise is assessing patient online record access and surveys on clinicians’ views about the impact of artificial intelligence on their jobs. Next year, her co-edited book on the “Nocebo Effect” will be published (Mayo Clinic Press). She is also writing a book about the psychology of the medical appointment, and the potential for artificial intelligence to help address inherent human limitations with delivering health care (Yale University Press).

Taiane de Azevedo Cardoso, PhD, Scientific Editor, JMIR Publications

Dr Cardoso is a scientific editor at JMIR Publications. She is a clinical psychologist and has completed her master’s degree and PhD in health and behavior in Brazil. She worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at McMaster University, Canada, from 2018 to 2023, conducting studies in the field of mood disorders. Dr Carodoso has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles on the topic. Recently, she was ranked among the top 1% researchers in the field of bipolar disorder, according to Expertscape.