Lynn E. Fiellin

Yale

Lynn E. Fiellin

Yale

Biography

Lynn E. Fiellin, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale and at the Yale Child Study Center. She is Founder/Director of the play2PREVENT Lab at Yale and the new Yale Center for Health & Learning Games. She has received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the NIH, the BEST Foundation/Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, from Yale and from Dartmouth. With a five-year NIH grant, she and her team worked closely with Schell Games to develop and test an interactive mobile videogame, PlayForward: Elm City Stories, for the purpose of risk reduction and HIV prevention in young teens. She is focused on building collaborations between researchers, educators, commercial game developers, and community-based organizations to develop and rigorously testing innovative, effective, and targeted game interventions, tailored for specific populations and with the scientific data behind them to demonstrate that they work.