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A new generation of tobacco users?

ORI scientists Erika Westling and Herb Severson recieved funding to study the use of E-cigarettes among middle school students.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Helping Teachers Help Children

ORI receives funding to develop web-based version of evidence-based tool for improving social & academic outcomes for children.

Categories: New Grant Award

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ORI Funded to Develop Cloud-Based Behavioral Health Patient Portal

Tim Ozechowski, Ph.D., and team will develop a web-based patient exchange portal that will provide individual treatment support while maintaining security, efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Family Alcohol Use Focus of New Grant

1 in 5 Americans will develop an alcohol use disorder during their lifetime. ORI has received funding to study how risks for alcohol abuse are transmitted in families.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Preventing Substance Use in Middle School

A key factor contributing to substance use in adolescence is peer rejection. ORI scientist Mark Van Ryzin, Ph.D., has received research funding to investigate ways to prevent this.

Categories: New Grant Award

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New Grants Reflect Breadth of ORI Research

From the effect of TV food commercials on teens' weight gain to genetic analysis of adult addictive behavior, newly funded grants reflect the breadth of ORI's research programs.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Reducing Nicotine Content in Cigarettes

Does reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes result in lower levels of addiction? In a unique study Herb Severson, Ph.D., and his team study the effects of smoking reduced nicotine cigarettes.

Categories: New Grant Award

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New project to evaluate internet adaptation of parent and teacher training.

ORI scientists Edward Feil and Betsy Davis received funding from the US Department of Education for this 4 year study.

Categories: New Grant Award

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ORI scientist Anthony Biglan receives new funding.

In a unique collaboration with Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) ORI researchers are analyzing the implementation of prevention practices targeting young children statewide.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Is Tai Chi Program Cost-Effective in Preventing Falls?

ORI scientist Fuzhong Li, Ph.D., has received a grant to study the cost-effectiveness of his successful fall-prevention program Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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