Dallas Swendeman, PhD, MPH, is an applied social and behavioral scientist whose work focuses on multi-level interventions at the intersection of empowerment, prevention, self-management and mobile and social media technologies. Dr. Swendeman has training in psychological and medical anthropology, sociology, organizational studies, epidemiology, and community health sciences (public health). He has led and supported projects developing, testing, adapting and scaling up interventions focused on HIV prevention and substance abuse for populations such as sex workers and persons living with HIV. His work explores mixed-methods research and context-sensing mobile technologies, as well as mobile applications to support home community health workers to address support, and for sex workers around prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. His work has been conducted with community-based partners in the U.S., India, and South Africa.