play2PREVENT Lab, Yale University
Lab Founder and Director/Associate Professor of Medicine
Lynn E. Fiellin, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Yale. Her research is focused on developing and testing novel intervention models to promote health and reduce risk in vulnerable populations. She has received funding from the NIH as well as the Robert Johnson Foundation. Most recently, she has been awarded a five-year grant from the NIH to develop and test an interactive video game for the purpose of risk reduction and HIV prevention in young teens. With this project she founded and now directs the play2PREVENT™ (p2P) Lab at Yale, which is a member of the White House’s Academic Consortium for Games for Impact. P2P builds collaborations and partnerships between researchers, educators, videogame developers, and community based organizations with the goal of developing and rigorously testing innovative effective and targeted interventions for risk reduction and prevention in youth and young adults.