Research Projects

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Recent Research Projects

Current External Grants:

1) NIH R34DA052920: Re-Connect: Personalized, Non-Monetary Rewards for Smoking Cessation

2) South Jersey Institute for Population Health: Improving Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Retention After Release From Incarceration (more info coming soon)

3) Bloomberg/ Johns Hopkins: Beyond the Barriers: A qualitative assessment of successful facilitators of buprenorphine adoption by emergency medicine physicians (more info coming soon)

Current Internal Grants:

Camden Health Research Initiative Projects

(1) CM + MOUD: Increasing adherence with medications for opioid use disorder

(2) CM + ACT: Mobile smoking cessation intervention among individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia spectrum disorder

(3) Project VAPE: Exploring vaping dependence among three distinct patient populations

Current Graduate Student Projects:

1) Evaluation of a Web-Based Behavioral Activation Intervention for Co-Occurring Depression and Drinking to Cope During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Development of an Internet-delivered intervention based on behavioral activation for depression and informed by operant theory of addiction to reduce alcohol use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2) Drug Purchasing Study: This project utilizes a quantitative approach to examine drug taking behavior and the reinforcing properties of prescription stimulant medications in college students using a hypothetical purchasing task.

Past NIH-funded Grants

Up From The Ashes 


Incentives for Internet-based Blood Glucose Testing in Adolescent Type 1 Diabetes