Dr. Jonathan Bricker, PhD,is founder and leader of the Health And Behavioral Innovations in Technology (HABIT) Group. A licensed clinical psychologist, he is a Full Member (equivalent to Full Professor) in the Division of Public Health Sciences at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is also an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Member of the Graduate School Faculty at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. His research focuses on developing and testing innovative interventions for health behavior change, especially those delivered in technology platforms. He has been applying this expertise to smoking cessation and soon will be adding a focus on obesity. He has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on a variety of NIH research projects. Among his current research grants, he is PI for a total of $14 million in NIH grants for the “WebQuit”, "iCanQuit", and "TALK" study of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for adult smoking cessation, comparing Acceptance & Commitment Therapy with traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy via web, smartphone app, and telephone. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed research articles in major scientific journals. Currently, he serves as Senior Editor of the journal Addiction - the highest impact substance abuse journal and was recently a regular member of NIH Community-Level Health Promotion (CLHP) Study Section and Chair of the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) Study Section. Dr. Bricker received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Washington.