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DOM Ideas on Tap Research Mixer June 2, 2022

The Department of Medicine's Ideas on Tap Research Mixer spearheaded by the Scholarly Activities Council returned in person on June 2, 2022. CDIS Researchers Julie Bobitt, PhD and Kate Merrill, PhD presented their work in rapid fire presentations along with other researchers from the Department of Medicine. Dr. Bobitt presented on her work on Medical [...]

By |2022-06-15T09:49:35-05:00June 15th, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Harmonizing Implementation and Outcome Data Across HIV Prevention and Care Studies in Resource-Constrained Settings

Geri Donenberg, PhD, Kate Merrill, PhD and colleagues detail a rigorous, 2-year process to harmonize measures across the Prevention And Treatment through a Comprehensive Care Continuum for HIV-affected Adolescents in Resource Constrained Settings (PATC3H) consortium, consisting of eight federally-funded studies. They created a repository of measured constructs from each study, classified and selected constructs for [...]

By |2022-04-12T11:11:23-05:00April 12th, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Navigating intersecting public health crises: a qualitative study of people with opioid use disorders’ experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic

Monte Staton, PhD and colleagues explored the need for complementary qualitative research aimed at identifying how people with opioid use disorder (OUD) are understanding, experiencing, and navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. This study looked at semi-structured qualitative interviews with 25 individuals in Chicago, the majority of which had received methadone treatment during the pandemic. Thematic inductive [...]

By |2022-03-31T10:40:30-05:00March 25th, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Ashley Kendall – Best Poster in Implementation Science

Ashley Kendall, PhD and the Project AIM team won an award for the Best Poster in Implementation Science at the 2022 Midwest Clinical and Translational Research Meeting in Chicago, for the poster "Applying the EPIS Framework to Adapt and Implement a Meditation App to Reduce Risk Behaviors with Justice-Involved Youth on Probation."

By |2022-03-22T12:12:12-05:00March 22nd, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Self-Efficacy Among Caregivers of Children With Food Allergy: A Cohort Study

CDIS Faculty Affiliate, Andrea Pappalardo, MD and colleagues published findings on the self-efficacy among caregivers of children with food allergies. The study explored caregiver perceptions of how they cope and handle food allergy related events, as well as caregiver quality of life. In a diverse cohort of 365 caregivers, researchers found that greater self-efficacy was [...]

By |2022-03-10T15:09:00-06:00March 9th, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

CDIS Colloquium Series – Jaime Hughes, PhD

Implementation strategies for widespread scaling of evidence-based programs into an integrated healthcare system Thursday, April 21, 2022 1:00pm-2:30pm via Zoom Register in advance: https://go.uic.edu/CDIS_Colloquium_Apr22 Jaime M. Hughes, PhD, MPH, MSW Assistant Professor Department of Implementation Science Section on Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine Wake Forest School of Medicine A behavioral scientist turned implementation scientist, Dr. Hughes [...]

By |2022-02-22T14:39:17-06:00February 22nd, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

The Impact of COVID-19 Among Black Girls: A Social-Ecological Perspective

CDIS Faculty Affiliate, Natasha Crooks, PhD, RN, and colleagues explored the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Black girls' physical, psychological, and sexual development. Utilizing the social-ecological model findings revealed themes related to the individual-, interpersonal-, institutional-, and community-level changes that Black girls experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. Black adolescent girls need opportunities to discuss [...]

By |2022-02-25T08:54:57-06:00February 22nd, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Comparing the Sexual and Mental Health of Justice-involved Youth Across Gender and Sexual Orientation

CDIS Researchers examined the differences in sexual and mental health of justice-involved youth across gender and sexual orientation. The sample included 347 probation-involved youth recruited as part of PHAT Life, an HIV/STI, mental health, and substance use prevention program. The findings showed that, female and non-heterosexual youth were less likely than male and heterosexual youth [...]

By |2022-02-25T08:57:37-06:00February 20th, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Attitudes toward Homelessness Inventory: A psychometric analysis

Nyssa Snow-Hill, PhD evaluated the the psychometric properties of the Attitudes toward Homelessness Inventory (ATHI), a tool to measure the nature and change in attitudes toward homelessness. The results demonstrated that the four-factor solution suggested by the ATHI developers was the best fit for the data, but factor loadings and reliability coefficients were not sufficient [...]

By |2022-02-09T15:23:45-06:00February 5th, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Results of the Kigali Imbereheza Project

Geri Donenberg, PhD, and colleagues published findings from a two-arm randomized controlled trial comparing Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy enhanced to address HIV (TI-CBTe) to usual care (time-matched, long-standing, unstructured support groups) among youth living with HIV in Rwanda. TI-CBTe did not outperform usual care on ART adherence, possibly reflecting relatively high adherence at baseline, [...]

By |2022-02-09T15:19:35-06:00February 1st, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments
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