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color photograph of Jocelyn Stitt Q&A with Jocelyn Fenton Stitt, Program Director for Faculty Research Development

Jocelyn Fenton Stitt serves as an advocate for advancing research on gender or sexuality by finding funding sources and developing grant proposals. Learn more about Dr. Stitt and how she can help faculty members develop their research.

Substance Abuse Interdisciplinary Training Program

This training program connects predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers with faculty mentors to expand their work beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries in the field of substance abuse research.

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH)

This training program connects early-career scientists with faculty mentors. The goal is to support a cadre of new junior faculty scholars who will develop independent scientific careers addressing interdisciplinary women’s health concerns.

Remote Therapy for Alcohol and Dating Aggression in Non-College Emerging Adults

Dr. Epstein-Ngo is developing and pilot testing a targeted 8-session psychotherapeutic intervention to reduce alcohol misuse, associated dating aggression and mental health problems with high-risk 18-25 year-olds seeking emergency medical care. This intervention will be delivered by a remotely-located therapist via smartphone or other smart technology.

Longitudinal Changes in Recovery from Drug Use Disorders: A National Study

This research project is the first large-scale national study to examine longitudinal changes in substance-use recovery and relapse as a function of age, gender, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Findings from the study will help to establish the most effective standards of treatment for substance-use disorders.

Trajectories of Nonmedical Prescription Drug Misuse

Researchers examine the long-term effects of prescription drug misuse and subsequent development of other substance use disorders from adolescence to adulthood.

Philip Veliz in Sports Illustrated

Assistant Research Professor Philip Veliz was quoted by Sports Illustrated in a special report about heroin use among young male athletes:

Michelle Segar in the NYTimes

Director of the SHARP Center and IRWG Assistant Research Scientist Michelle Segar was interviewed by The New York Times about her new book on strategies for increasing physical activity.

Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy (SHARP) Center

SHARP is an internal research center which supports the study of gender-based issues in health, physical activity and sports.

Philip Veliz on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumble Physical Activity May Disguise Drug and Alcohol Abuse Among Student Athletes

Wondering how to select the best sport for your son or daughter?