Building a Motivational-Interviewing Conversational Agent (MintBot) for Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination among People with Multiple Sclerosis

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  • Jessie Chin

Individuals with multiple sclerosis are likely to be hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine due to their compromised health condition. This project aims to develop an accessible, generalizable and efficient digital health solution for promoting COVID-19 vaccination among vulnerable populations, such as people with disabilities.



  • Personnel include Suma Bhat, Chung-Yu Chiu, Jared Rogers, and Brian Laird.

Funding Agencies

  • Jump ARCHES, 2021 – $74,992.00