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Marshfield Research Foundation: Blueprint for Childhood Agricultural Injury Prevention Knowledge translation Project

The main goals of this project are to study the short- and long-term economic impacts of injuries to children on farms and to examine children's exposures to hazards in management intensive grazing systems for dairy production.

Co-Investigator: S. Gallagher

 

NIH: The Green Project

The proposed intervention seeks to improve the quality of foods brought to school from home by taking advantage of a natural synergy between healthy eating and eco-friendly behaviors to increase motivation to adopt healthy eating behaviors.

Co-Investigator: S. Koch-Weser

 

NIAID (Harvard CFAR): Improving Antiretroviral Medication Adherence among HIV-Infected Youth

The goal of this study is to develop and conduct a pilot RCT of a technology enhanced behavioral intervention to improve HIV medication adherence among HIV-infected youth.

Co-Investigator:  M. Skeer

 

NIH: A Brief Substance Use Preventive Intervention for Parents of Pre-Adolescents

The aim of this project is to test the acceptability, feasibility, and preliminary efficacy of a brief, gender specific substance use preventive intervention for parents of pre-adolescents (aged 9-12) that focuses on communication, monitoring, and eating regular family meals with their children.

Principal Investigator:  M. Skeer

 

Tufts CTSI Pilot Studies Program: Developing an instrument to measure family meals in relation to the prevention of adolescent risk

The purpose of this study is to conduct qualitative interviews with parents and youth to develop parent and child versions of an instrument to measure family meals.

Principal Investigator:  M. Skeer

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