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Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: Family and Medical Couneling Service, Inc.
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: CDC
This project will take a community- based participatory research approach to understanding decreasing STI/HIV outreach, testing, prevention counseling, and contact tracing and referral around Prince Georges County, which suffers from remarkably high rates of primary Syphilis, HIV, and AIDS in stark...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This project will build on the growing collaboration between the SPH, the Prince George's County Health Department and the City of Seat Pleasant to link community health needs with resources and address the border issues that exacerbate area disenfranchisement. With the goal of reducing health...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Boekeloo, Bradley O.
Sponsor: Strategic Community Services, Inc. (via SAMHSA)
Principal Investigator(s): 
Borzekowski, Dina
Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University
This project will involve the creation of two to three original videos, each around two to three minutes in length, that will feature edited clips of Brazilian children between the ages of 6 to 9 talking about their perceptions of current cigarette advertising, packaging, and warning labels. The...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Borzekowski, Dina
Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University
This project will focus on the analysis and write-up of already collected data from a 2013 study that used ecological momentary assessment (EMA) to examine the social and environmental cues encouraging and discouraging tobacco use in India and Bangladesh. Data involved a baseline survey and 10 days...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Borzekowski, Dina
Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University
Principal Investigator(s): 
Borzekowski, Dina
Sponsor: The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop (via Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation)
The purpose of this project is to examine the perception and effects of a Sesame Workshop multi-media intervention to improve water hygiene and reduce diarrheal disease among vulnerable youth in Bangladesh, India, and Nigeria. There are two parts of this project: A pilot study phase, which uses...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Bradley Hatfield
Sponsor: Lockheed Martin
The University of Maryland will collect a data set to assess and determine the test-retest reliability of within-subject cognitive load measures. The data collection will incorporate a repeated-measures protocol (1 practice session + 4 testing sessions) to determine how many sessions of collection...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Braun, Bonnie
Sponsor: University of Massachusetts (via USDA NIFA)
Principal Investigator(s): 
Brit Irene Saksvig, Ph.D.
Sponsor: NIH - NIMHD (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities)
Building on the work of the Commission on Paternal Involvement in Pregnancy Outcomes, the project team conducts 18 focus groups with African American/Black male residents of Washington, DC from three categories: young men age 15-24 years; men age 25-35 years of age; and men 36 years and older...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Butler, James
Sponsor: NIH - NCI (National Cancer Institute)
This project engages African American public housing residents, a population that experiences elevated smoking rates, in developing smoking cessation interventions. Most cessation studies have been cross sectional, have failed to impact smoking rates, and have ignored cultural norms and lacked...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Carter-Pokras, Olivia Denise
Sponsor: University of Amsterdam
The overall aim of this project is to develop an overarching faculty development program for faculty staff as well as educational leaders, that develops design principles to implement cultural competency in the curriculum. To realize that, competent faculty staff is needed as well as a facilitating...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Carter-Pokras, Olivia Denise
Sponsor: NIH - NIMHD (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities)
This project will support an annual meeting of the National Consortium for Multicultural Education for Health Professionals (the Consortium), enhance the collaborative network, and optimize the Consortiums impact. Funded in 2004 by NHLBI/NIH as a competitive five-year training award program (K07),...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Chae, Hui Woong David
Sponsor: NIH - NIA (National Institute on Aging)
The purpose of this project is to gain a broad foundation of knowledge on psychobiological stress pathways, and more in-depth knowledge on telomere maintenance and function. Training is designed to facilitate the integration of biomarkers of inflammation, endocrine stress markers, and leukocyte...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Chae, Hui Woong David
Sponsor: NIH - NIAMS (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)
The objective of this project is to contribute to scientific knowledge on how psychosocial factors salient in the lives of African American women contribute to accelerated declines in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in this population. To extensively examine this relationship, we will conduct a...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Chen, Jie
Sponsor: CTI - Clinical Trial and Consulting Services
Principal Investigator(s): 
Chen, Jie
Sponsor: CTI - Clinical Trial and Consulting Services
Principal Investigator(s): 
Cheryl Holt
Sponsor: University of California - Berkeley
Coordinate activities which involve improving/advancing the teaching about religion and spirituality (R/S) as possible health factors in the public health teaching/curriculum at our local SPH, with special emphasis on: • Phase 1: Working with various relevant UMD SPH faculty to identify how content...

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