Emily Alton, MA, a 2020 graduate of Rhode Island College, with a MA in Psychology, has joined CAAS as a new Research Assistant. Emily will be working in Dr. Patricia Cioe's lab on Project Preload, a clinical trial examining the efficacy of starting nicotine replacement therapy prior to quit date in smokers with HIV. She will also be working in Dr. Christopher Kahler's lab on the ReACH-3 project.
The Project RAVEN team is happy to welcome Jake Tempchin, their new Senior Research Assistant, to CAAS and Brown. Jake is a recent graduate of the Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences master’s program at The Graduate Center CUNY and also recently earned an advanced certificate in Comparative Effectiveness & Implementation Research Training from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
Grace Kim, a Brown University undergraduate student, finished her SPRINT/UTRA summer internship with Dr. Sarah Helseth by presenting a virtual poster at the 2021 Summer Research Symposium. Her work described caregivers perceptions of mobile health (mHealth) apps to reduce cannabis use among justice-involved youth.
In a new paper, Dr. Tara White and Meg Gonsalves propose that human rights are deeply rooted in human brain science, which provides a novel evidentiary base informing the universality, scope, and content of human rights and their relationship to human dignity.
Congratulations to Dr. Arryn Guy, current CAAS Postdoctoral Fellow, for being selected to receive a Loan Repayment Program award from the Clinical through the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism!