Was it something you ate?

The College of Nursing is part of a multidisciplinary research team that is using smartphone technology to track foodborne illness.

For 10 days, research participants will track and photograph their daily food intake. If they encounter any gastrointestinal illness during that time they can report it with an app called iEpi.

Wanda Martin, faculty member in the College of Nursing, said that tech-savvy students will be recruited for the study.

"Students are a good target population," she said, "as most have smartphones and frequently use them for data sharing and communication."

Read more on the College of Nursing website.
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