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Principal Investigator(s): 
He, Xin
Sponsor:
Statistical analysis and interpretation will be used to understand the epidemiology of oral human Papillomavirus infection, to gain insight into the underlying reasons for incidence trends, and to facilitate public health interventions. Aims include: identifying factors which independently increase...
Principal Investigator(s): 
He, Xin
Sponsor: Ohio State University (via NIH - NHLBI (National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute))
This project will test the theory that monthly loss of iron through menses is protective against atherosclerosis, or plaque buildup in arteries, among women. Women tend to develop plaque buildup, which causes heart attacks, strokes, and other complications that make heart and vascular disease the...
Principal Investigator(s): 
He, Xin
Sponsor: University of Maryland Baltimore (via NIH - NIAID (National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases))
The aims of this project are: 1) Effect of Vitamin D on recurrent BV: The objective of this trial is to evaluate the effect of high-dose vitamin D supplementation on BV recurrence. This randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blinded trial enrolled 118 women with symptomatic BV (clinicaltrials.gov...
Principal Investigator(s): 
He, Xin
Sponsor: Ohio State University (via NIH - NHLBI (National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute))
Progress in treating pulmonary and other complications of striated muscle deterioration in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) patients has made cardiomyopathy a leading cause of mortality. Limited ambulation due to skeletal muscle weakness in DMD often masks typical symptoms seen in other...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Hofferth, Sandra L.
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
The Social Observatories Coordinating Network (SOCN) will assist NSF in the planning and development of a set of observatories that will transform the social, behavioral, and economic sciences. These observatories will address questions of central interest to the field, focusing on the themes of...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Hofferth, Sandra L.
Sponsor: NIH - NICHD (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
This purpose of this project is to integrate, document and disseminate individual-level data on how people allocate their time. The first phase of the project, focused on data from the American Time Use Survey (ATUS), is on schedule to accomplish all of it's goals. The second phase of the project...
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): 
Holt, Cheryl L.
Sponsor: NIH - NCI (National Cancer Institute)
This project aims to understand more about the ways in which religious involvement is associated with cancer risk, prevention, and screening behaviors in a national cohort of 3,300 African Americans. These relationships will be examined over a period of time, using data from baseline, 4-year, and 6...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Holt, Cheryl L.
Sponsor: American Cancer Society (ACS)
This project developed and is testing the efficacy of a spiritually-based cancer communication intervention aimed at educating African American men in church settings on informed decision making (IDM) for prostate cancer screening. The intervention consists of a series of four group educational...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Holt, Cheryl L.
Sponsor: American Cancer Society (ACS)
The objective of this project is to develop and evaluate a spiritually-based educational intervention for IDM for prostate cancer screening, to be delivered to African American men in church settings. Spiritually-based interventions can be developed using important spiritual themes to frame the...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Hongjie Liu, Ph.D.
Sponsor: University of Maryland-Baltimore
Dr. Hongjie Liu uses the Social Ecologic Model to explore individual, network, and environmental factors that determine engagement in HIV treatment and the HIV prevention cascade as well as to inform study design and questionnaire development. Dr. Liu provides input on the study manual, helps to...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Hongjie, Liu
Sponsor: University of Maryland Baltimore (via NIH - NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health))
The objective of this project is to evaluate the efficacy of an HIV intervention. The study includes three aims: To evaluate Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) as a recruitment tool, define barriers to HCT and service engagement and quantify acceptability of test and treat Measure the impact of the...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Horowitz, Alice
Sponsor: DentaQuest Foundation
Mom and Me Cavity Free is a program for pregnant women and their children. The overall goal of the program is to prevent tooth decay resulting in the 5 year old cavity free. This program starts before the child is born and includes the coordination of critical evidence-based preventive services...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Horowitz, Alice
Sponsor: Dental Trade Alliance Foundation
The purpose of this project is to develop two oral health passports to assist low income gravid women and women who have children 6 years of age and younger make appropriate choices regarding their own oral health and that of their children. The first passport will focus on the mother’s oral health...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Horowitz, Alice Munkhoff
Sponsor: Dental Trade Alliance Foundation
Principal Investigator(s): 
Horowitz, Alice Munkhoff
Sponsor: American Dental Association
Principal Investigator(s): 
Horowitz, Alice Munkhoff
Sponsor: DentaQuest Foundation
Principal Investigator(s): 
Horowitz, Alice Munkhoff
Sponsor: DentaQuest Foundation
This project aims to improve knowledge, understanding, and practices regarding tooth decay prevention among pregnant women, women with young children and health care providers including physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists, and dental hygienists. It will develop and implement interventions...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Julia R. Steinberg
Sponsor: NIH-National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Sixty-eight percent of pregnancies among women ages 18-24 are unintended, and approximately one quarter of U.S. women in this age group have had a depressive episode in the past year. Much research at the intersection of psychology and reproductive health has focused on depression as an outcome of...

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