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Public Health researchers awarded $2.3 million R01 grant

Bradley Collins, PhD, associate professor,  and Stephen Lepore, PhD, professor, both from CHPSW's Department of Public Health,  received a $2.3 million R01 Research Project Grant from the National Cancer Institute for a study titled "Pediatrician Advice, Family Counseling, & SHS Reduction for Underserved Children".

Dr. Collins is the director of Temple's Health Behavior Research Clinic and Dr. Lepore is the director of the PhD program and the Social and Behavioral Health Interventions Laboratory. They will be co-PIs on this project.

Working with Beth Moughan, MD, Section Chief of the Department of Ambulatory Pediatrics at Temple University School of Medicine, they will develop a multilevel intervention strategy to reduce second-hand smoke exposure for medically-underserved children.

(Top left, Bradley Collins, PhD, bottom left, Stephen Lepore, PhD)

 

 

Other CHPSW Grants

Nadine Martin, PhD, CCC-SLP, received a $64,664 Diversity Supplement to her existing Exploratory/Development grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Dr. Martin is a professor in Temple’s department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Mark Salzer, PhD, director of Temple’s Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, and Rick Baron, Director of Knowledge Translation Activities for the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion, have received a $117,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to enhance training focused on employment for certified peer specialists in mental health. 

Brigid Lyons, an undergraduate student in Temple’s Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Therapeutic Recreation, received a $3,100 Creative Arts, Research And Scholarship grant. With Rhonda Nelson, PhD, CTRS, as her faculty mentor, she will study the physiological effects of a technology-based music-making program in skilled nursing residents. 

CONTRACTS

Mark Salzer, PhD, director of Temple’s Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, and Rick Baron, Director of Knowledge Translation Activities for the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion, have recently been awarded several contracts, including:

  • a $20,000 contract with the Maine Office of Mental Health Services to promote community inclusion in their state
  • a $20,000 contract with the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to promote employment of individuals with psychiatric disabilities
Mark Salzer, PhD,  and Temple University have entered into a business relationship with Elsevier Publishing and faculty from the University of Minnesota to develop an online training curriculum for frontline behavioral health providers.