This application seeks five years of additional funding for a post-doctoral training grant in prevention science as applied to the field of alcohol studies. The proposed program will be sponsored by the Prevention Research Center (PRC), an NIAAA National Alcohol Research Center located in Berkeley, California and by the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health (UCBSPH). Specifically, this training approach emphasizes the development of researchers trained in: (1) a greater knowledge of the nature of the etiology and consequences of alcohol abuse/dependence and alcohol-related problems relevant to prevention;(2) a broader understanding of the spectrum of prevention strategies and the science base underlying them;(3) a refined understanding of complex methodologies relevant to the study of prevention strategies;and (4) a greater sophistication in techniques associated with the evaluation of prevention programs, including better understanding of fidelity and applicability in diverse settings. PRC is uniquely qualified to provide this training program with the following specific aims: (1) to deliver a core curriculum that provides overall training and expertise in the conduct of research on alcohol and alcohol abuse in the form of a three-semester series of courses addressing basic issues in prevention science, general methodology in prevention science and advanced analytic issues;(2) to provide this training within a trans-disciplinary environment appropriate to prevention science through both formal and informal seminars structured around content and methodological areas and participation in projects in areas both within and outside the trainees'areas of expertise and interest;and (3) to facilitate the individual post-doctoral researcher's development of his/her own unique areas of expertise through intensive trainee mentorship, participation in a proposal writing practicum during the final year, and the development of a "five-year" research plan.
The training program delivers a core curriculum in research on alcohol and alcohol abuse addressing issues in prevention science, general methodology in prevention science, public health ethics and human subjects'protections within a trans-disciplinary environment appropriate to prevention science through both formal and informal seminars structured around content and methodological areas and participation in ongoing projects. Additionally, it facilitates the post-doctoral researcher's development of his/her own unique areas of expertise through mentorship and a proposal writing practicum.
|Lincoln, Martha (2016) Alcohol and drinking cultures in Vietnam: A review. Drug Alcohol Depend 159:1-8|
|Lewis, Kendra M; Vuchinich, Samuel; Ji, Peter et al. (2016) Effects of the Positive Action Program on Indicators of Positive Youth Development Among Urban Youth. Appl Dev Sci 20:16-28|
|Lincoln, Martha L; Ames, Genevieve M; Moore, Roland S (2016) Conducting Qualitative Research on Stigmatizing Conditions with Military Populations. Mil Behav Health 4:307-315|
|Oh, Hans Y; Koyanagi, Ai; Singh, Fiza et al. (2016) Is smoking tobacco associated with psychotic experiences across racial categories in the United States? Findings from the Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiological Surveys. Psychiatry Res 246:58-61|
|Bavarian, Niloofar; Lewis, Kendra M; Acock, Alan et al. (2016) Effects of a School-Based Social-Emotional and Character Development Program on Health Behaviors: A Matched-Pair, Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. J Prim Prev 37:87-105|
|Marzell, Miesha; Bavarian, Niloofar; Paschall, Mallie J et al. (2015) Party Characteristics, Drinking Settings, and College Students' Risk of Intoxication: A Multi-Campus Study. J Prim Prev 36:247-58|
|Bavarian, Niloofar; Flay, Brian R; Ketcham, Patricia L et al. (2015) The Illicit Use of Prescription Stimulants on College Campuses: A Theory-Guided Systematic Review. Health Educ Behav 42:719-29|
|Bavarian, Niloofar; Duncan, Robert; Lewis, Kendra M et al. (2015) Adolescent Substance Use Following Participation in a Universal Drug Prevention Program: Examining Relationships With Program Recall and Baseline Use Status. Subst Abus 36:359-67|
|Morrison, Christopher; Lee, Juliet P; Gruenewald, Paul J et al. (2015) A Critical Assessment of Bias in Survey Studies Using Location-Based Sampling to Recruit Patrons in Bars. Subst Use Misuse 50:1427-36|
|Marzell, Miesha; Morrison, Christopher; Mair, Christina et al. (2015) Examining Drinking Patterns and High-Risk Drinking Environments Among College Athletes at Different Competition Levels. J Drug Educ 45:5-16|
Showing the most recent 10 out of 34 publications