In January, Dr. Patricia Cioe was first author for the manuscript, "Personalized feedback improves cardiovascular risk perception and physical activity levels in persons with HIV: results of a pilot randomized clinical trial" in AIDS Care Journal.
Meghan Gonsalves, ScM, current Neuroscience PhD student in Dr. Tara White's White Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, recently co-authored a study published in the British Journal of Clinical Psychology titled, "Development of a cognitive bias modification intervention for anxiety disorders in primary care" on February 25th, 2021.
Brown CAAS Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Jaquelina Contrera Avila, recently received a travel award to present her work with Drs. Jasjit Ahluwalia and Alexander Sokolovsky on "The effect of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic adversities on smoking abstinence among U.S.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Behavioral and Brain Sciences and Scientific Director of Alcohol Research Center on HIV (ARCH), Dr. Christopher Kahler, was invited, and accepted, to join the American Psychologist Editorial Board.
Dr. Lauren Micalizzi, Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, published, "A Sibling-comparison Study of Smoking During Pregnancy and Risk for Reading-related Problems" in Neurotoxicology and Teratology.
Key findings from the study were that exposure to smoking during pregnancy was associated with poorer performance on some, but not all reading-related skills assessed.
Brendan Jacka, PhD, Investigator in Epidemiology, recently published, "Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare access among patients receiving medication for opioid use disorder" in Drug and Alcohol Dependence along with co-authors, Dr. Sara Becker, Dr.
Dr. Rosemarie Martin's "COVID-19 Testing and Prevention in Correctional Settings" (3UG1DA050072-02S3, MPI) funded under the National Institutes of Health’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics-Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative prepares to ship 90,000 COVID-19 Ag Card rapid antigen test to correctional facilities in Minnesota, Washington State, Florida, and Rhode Island.
Brown CAAS Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. David G. Zelaya, was invited, and accepted, to join the editorial board for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity (PSOGD; 2021-2023).