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PUBLICATION HIGHTLIGHTS

Introducing a real-time method for identifying the predictors of non-compliance with event-based reporting of tobacco use in ecological momentary assessment

Ashley Kendall, PhD recently published an article, "Introducing a real-time method for identifying the predictors of non-compliance with event-based reporting of tobacco use in ecological momentary assessment" in Annals of Behavioral Medicine. This study introduced a real-time method for identifying person- and moment-level predictors of failing to self-initiate tobacco event reports during ecological momentary assessment (EMA), and for capturing a large number of events that would have likely otherwise been [...]

January 5th, 2023|

Barriers to PrEP uptake among Black female adolescents and emerging adults

CDIS Faculty Affiliate, Natasha Crooks, PhD and colleagues published a paper, "Barriers to PrEP uptake among Black female adolescents and emerging adults" in Preventative Medicine Reports. The purpose of this paper is to understand the characteristics of age, race, gender, history, and medical mistrust as barriers to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake among Black female adolescents and emerging adults between the ages of 13-24 years in Chicago. The most commonly identified [...]

December 1st, 2022|

Facilitators and Barriers to Implementation and Sustainability of Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions in Early Childcare Settings: a Systematic Review

CDIS Faculty Affiliate, Angela Kong, PhD, MPH, RDN and colleagues published the "Facilitators and Barriers to Implementation and Sustainability of Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions in Early Childcare Settings: a Systematic Review" in Prevention Science. The purpose of this systematic review was to synthesize existing research on facilitators and barriers to implementation and sustainability of nutrition and physical activity interventions in early childcare settings targeting 2-5-year-old children, including considerations for equitable [...]

October 28th, 2022|

Feasibility Trial of a Mindfulness-based mHealth Intervention to Mitigate the Effects of Chronic Workplace Stress among Juvenile Justice Officers

Ashley Kendall, PhD has received funding from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health to conduct a Feasibility Trial of a Mindfulness-based mHealth Intervention to Mitigate the Effects of Chronic Workplace Stress among Juvenile Justice Officers. Juvenile justice officers (JJOs) face high chronic workplace stress. This stress is implicated in a constellation of adverse outcomes underpinned by emotion dysregulation: depression, anxiety, and workplace burnout. Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) target emotion [...]

September 12th, 2022|

The process of adapting a sexual health intervention for Black early adolescents: a stakeholder engagement approach

CDIS researchers recently published the process of adapting IMARA, a mother-daughter sexual and reproductive health intervention originally designed for Black adolescent girls aged 14-18 years to meet the needs of early adolescent girls ages 11-13 years. This process included three phases: (i) soliciting feedback from an expert panel and community advisory board; (ii) conducting focus groups with experienced research participants; and (iii) theater testing a new curriculum in the target [...]

August 2nd, 2022|

Identifying unique barriers to implementing rural emergency department-based peer services for opioid use disorder through qualitative comparison with urban sites

CDIS faculty, Monte Staton, PhD, CDIS faculty affiliate, Dennis Watson, PhD, and UIC Mile Square physician, Nicole Gastala, MD published their work on emergency department-based interventions for engaging patients presenting with opioid use disorder. Their study focused on addressing gaps in knowledge regarding implementation of emergency department-based peer support services in rural areas by comparing implementation of rural and urban programs that participated in Indiana's Recovery Coach and Peer Support [...]

July 25th, 2022|
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