Recent Research Projects
Current External Grants:
2) South Jersey Institute for Population Health: Improving Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Retention After Release From Incarceration
3) Bloomberg/ Johns Hopkins: Beyond the Barriers: A qualitative assessment of successful facilitators of buprenorphine adoption by emergency medicine physicians
Current Internal Grants:
(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) Behavioral Economics of Physical Activity: This project utilizes a novel quantitative approach, purchasing task approach to understanding how individuals value different intensities of physical activity.
2) Development of a novel risk assessment tool for evaluating health decision making
3) Performative activism: qualitative research to develop an operational definition of “performative activism” followed by a brief training to see if individuals can learn to discriminate performative from non-performative (i.e., supportive) acts.
4) Drinking to Cope during Covid-19 stay-at-home orders: Examining how the stay-at-home orders during early months of Covid-19 are related to reinforcer pathology and drinking to cope.