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Principal Investigator(s): 
Aldoory, Linda
Sponsor: Atlantic General Hospital
The Horowitz Center for Health Literacy will be collaborating with Atlantic General Hospital in developing health literacy standards and integrated K-8 curriculum options for Worchester County Public Schools. This project consists of designing implementation strategies and activities for the school...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Amelia Arria
Sponsor: NIH-National Institute on Drug Abuse
Alcohol, tobacco, nonmedical prescription drug use, and illicit drug use and related problems, which can have major consequences for personal health and safety. The focus of this application is on a potentially new risk factor for problematic ATOD use, namely, energy drinks. Energy drinks and shots...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Beck, Kenneth
Sponsor: STMD - Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (via U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration)
The University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) in partnership with the National Study Center, University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB), and the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) conducts an evaluation of the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort (SPIDRE). Specifically,...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Clark, Pamela I.
Sponsor: NIH - NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
The Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act will characterize a variety of nicotine/tobacco products and the impact of variations in those products on human behavior and exposure. The project will study three specific...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Holt, Cheryl L.
Sponsor: NIH - NCI (National Cancer Institute)
The aim of this project is to determine an optimal implementation strategy using a set of evidence-based interventions that aim to increase early detection of breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer among African Americans. The project compares two approaches to peer Community Health Advisor...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Holt, Cheryl L.
Sponsor: NIH - NCI (National Cancer Institute)
African Americans suffer a disproportionate burden of incidence and mortality for breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer. Community-based approaches have been increasing in the effort to raise awareness and early detection. However, such interventions typically become evidence-based and then fail...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Zanjani, Faika
Sponsor: NIH - NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
The purpose of this project is to promote prescription drug safety (PDS) within rural communities through education and alcohol consumption reduction. The project aims are: (1) Obtain community insights about Prescription Drug Safety, to examine rural resources/barriers, which will inform the...