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Dr. Carey recently published a paper

Dr. Kate Carey and colleagues published paper entitled "Correcting Exaggerated Drinking Norms With a Mobile Message Delivery System: Selective Prevention With Heavy-Drinking First-Year College Students." They sent 10 weeks of daily text messages containing accurate campus drinking norms to first year college students.

Drs. Becker and Helseth have a new publication in the Substance Abuse Journal!

Congratulations to Sara Becker and Sarah Helseth on their new publication in Substance Abuse! Studying moderators of treatment outcome is important to help match patients to treatment.

Dr. van den Berg published a paper in the Journal of Adolescent Health

Dr. Jacob van den Berg just had a paper that published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, titled "Transmission Risk Among Youth Living With HIV in the U.S."  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32169529

Dr. Monnig presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Dr. Mollie Monnig presented a poster at the annual meeting of the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) on 3/9/2020. The presentation was titled "Alcohol Use Is Associated with Degradation of Brain White Matter in HIV Infection."

Dr. Carpenter presented at APPA in NYC

Congratulations to Ryan Carpenter who presented at APPA in NYC! He presented a poster on whether patients with chronic pain who use opioids as prescribed experienced craving in daily life (they did) and if more intense craving was associated with taking more opioids (it was). https://www.appassn.org/2020-program

Dr. Sara Becker was a plenary speaker at the Rosecrance Health Network Inaugural Adolescent Behavioral Health Symposium

Sara Becker was a plenary speaker on March 6th at the Rosecrance Health Network Inaugural Adolescent Behavioral Health Symposium. She shared the results of her NIDA-funded study testing a technology-assisted parenting intervention for adolescents in residential substance use treatment.  Results indicated that the intervention was acceptable, feasible, and effective for parents of teens in short-term residential treatment.

Drs. Patricia Cioe and Suzanne Colby presented at the American Lung Association in Providence RI

Drs. Patricia Cioe and Suzanne Colby were invited to present a talk entitled, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): A Brief Review of Completed Research Studies, to the Community Advisory Board of the Brown School of Public Health. The meeting was held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the American Lung Association in Providence RI.

Dr. Ahluwalia received a 2020 Research Seed Award from Brown University

Dr. Jasjit Ahliwalia, is a Co-investigator and winner of a Brown University 2020 Seed Award on research which will focus on the effect of a driver's license suspension on access to health care. Learn more about the research work.

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