Working under Drs. Gary Bennett and Dori Steinberg, Jamiyla provides high-level administrative management and support for programmatic development of center studies and programs at the Duke Global Digital Health Science Center. In addition, she directs a large-scale NIH funded study -- Charge -- that is testing how to best to optimize a text messaging for weight loss. Other projects at the center include a pragmatic trial testing a digital health intervention in primary care and the use of digital health to improve diet quality. Prior to joining DGHI, Jamiyla was a research health science specialist at the Health Sciences Research and Development department of the Durham VAMC. She received a bachelor's degree at UNC-Chapel Hill in Exercise and Sport Science with a biology minor and her master's degree in physical education and health from NCCU.
Something interesting most people don't know about me is that I was born and raised in Brooklyn NY. I am still working on my southern charm
Favorite activity/hobby outside of work is traveling to places with clear blue water%u2014which is odd since I hate fish. At least I can see them coming!