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  • RAG members presented five papers at the Intelligent Virtual Agents conference in Los Angeles, 9/20-23, 2016.
  • RAG receives NIH R01 grant to develop agents for palliative care, April, 2016.
  • Virtual Nurse system  licensed to Telerent Corp, October, 2015.
  • RAG received a NSF grant to develop co-presenter agents for scientific presentations, 7/13, 2015.
  • Three new research grants Spring 2015!
    1. Atrial Fibrillation Advisor (Doris Duke Foundation).
    2. Self-care promotion for individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
    3. Co-Presenter Agent for Presenting Empirical Research Findings (Northeastern Provost Grant).
  • Co-presenter Agent (DynamicDuo) was presented at the CHI conference in Seoul, 4/18-23, 2015.
  • Northeastern University hosted the Intelligent Virtual Agents conference , Aug 27-29, 2014. [News report]
  • Four new research grants, Spring 2014!
    1. Mindfulness Training to Address Chronic Pain and Depression (PCORI).
    2. Preconception Care (Kellogg Foundation).
    3. Brief Screening and Counseling for Alcohol Abuse in Outpatient Care (Veteran's Administration).
    4. Family History-taking for Genetics Counseling (National Human Genome Research Institute ).
  • Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, received a demonstration of the Virtual Nurse from Carolyn Clancy, Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality on Oct 9, 2009 Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services


The Relational Agents Group is a research laboratory in the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University