Dr. La Guardia is a behavior scientist, clinical psychologist, and educator with 20+ years experience promoting motivational approaches to health behavior change, management of chronic illness (e.g., overweight/obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, MSK), and improving mental health. She is also an expert in Self-Determination Theory (SDT), one of the leading psychological theories on motivation. In her work she has designed, implemented, and evaluated large scale health behavior interventions (‘live’, web-based, mobile health) and her work brings practical solutions for implementing best healthcare practices within employee and community populations. Currently, she is Director of Clinical Product & Behavior Science at Omada Health, Inc. In her role she leads strategic vision and application of evidence-based best practices in behavior science to develop products and care team interventions for lifestyle behavior change, chronic disease management, and mental health management.