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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): 
Amelia Arria
Sponsor: Partnership for a Drug-Free America Inc.
This project is designed to evaluate the Parent Support Network (PSN), which uses peer-to-peer coaching of parents who are currently struggling with the experience of having a substance-using child.
Principal Investigator(s): 
Arria, Amelia
Sponsor: NIH - NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
This project seeks to understand the risk factors associated with the onset and continuation of drug use during and after college, and to describe the long-term academic, social, and behavioral consequences of drug use among a longitudinal cohort of college students. The investigators followed a...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Arria, Amelia
Sponsor: University of Maryland School of Medicine (via NIH - NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse))
A continuation of the LONGitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN), this project will address the long-term impacts of childhood maltreatment on young adult behavior, answering key questions about psychosocial and behavioral outcomes of maltreatment during the transition in adulthood...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Arria, Amelia
Sponsor: Treatment Research Institute (via Betty Ford Institute)
This project will evaluate the Betty Ford Childrens Programs, assessing children and their caregivers in the three locations where the Childrens Program is currently operational (Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, and Rancho Mirage, CA). Children and their caregivers will be assessed using a web-based survey...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Arria, Amelia
Sponsor: University of Maryland, Baltimore (via STMD - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene)
This project will accomplish three main objectives: 1) Systematically review and summarize the extant research literature on gambling among college students and other young adults 2) Present the results of analyses of already existing longitudinal data from the NIDA-funded College Life Study (CLS)...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Arria, Amelia
Sponsor: University of Maryland, Baltimore
This project focuses on understanding gambling behaviors in young adulthood, with specific emphasis on their relationship with excessive drinking, substance abuse, and mental health problems. The report resulting from this project will accomplish three main objectives: Systematically review and...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Arria, Amelia
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
The Collaborative was founded to help Maryland colleges address the problem of excessive drinking and its consequences in their communities. Colleges and universities participating in the Collaborative are provided with technical assistance in identifying and implementing evidence-based...
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): 
Beck, Kenneth H.
Sponsor: STMD - State Highway Administration
Principal Investigator(s): 
Beck, Kenneth H.
Sponsor: STMD - State Highway Administration
The Motor Carrier Project researches and investigates problems and potential countermeasures related to driver behavior and their consequences for commercial vehicle drivers (i.e., truck and bus drivers) and the general public. The objectives are as follows: Manage all aspects of special projects...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Bernat, Debra
Sponsor: NIH - NCI (National Cancer Institute)
Individuals living in rural areas suffer disproportionately from tobacco use and tobacco-related illness, with national and state-level surveys consistently showing higher prevalence rates of both youth and adult tobacco use in rural areas, compared to metropolitan areas. The aims of this project...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley
Sponsor: Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHi) (via Kaiser Permanente Southern California)
To conduct an HIV outreach and care linkage project in Prince George's County. Community Health Workers (CHWs) will be stationed at various Health Care Service providers in the County. The project team will make contact with persons in the community known to be HIV infected but not in regular care...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley
Sponsor: Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHi)
The purpose of this project is to oversee the surveys of HIV clients and follow-up clinical data to analyze whether the program increases re-engagement with medical care. To conduct an HIV outreach and care linkage project in Prince George's County. Community Health Workers (CHWs) will be stationed...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: STMD - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (via CDC )
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: NIH - NIGMS (National Institute of General Medical Sciences)
This project looks to address the significant underrepresentation of biomedical and behavioral researchers (BBR) from minority and underserved communities, a disparity that limits innovation and the application of research to address the needs of underserved communities. Youth from such communities...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHi) (via Kaiser Permanente Southern California)
The Institute for Public Health Innovations conducts an HIV outreach and care linkage project within Prince George's County that will station Community Health Workers (CHWs) at various Health Care Service providers in the County. The CHWs will make contact with persons in the community known to be...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University (via CDC)
The purpose of this program is to create a National Network of Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)/Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC). The Prevention Training Centers (PTCs) will provide high-quality curriculum development, training and training assistance for the...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: Greater Baden Medical Services, Inc. (via Consumer Health Foundation)

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