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ORI Mourns Passing of Tom Dishion, Ph.D.

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ORI joins colleagues worldwide in mourning the recent passing of ORI scientist & prevention science luminary Thomas J. Dishion, Ph.D.

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Some Calories More Harmful Than Others

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ORI senior scientist Eric Stice, Ph.D contributed to a position paper in Obesity Reviews warning that sugar-sweetened beverages clearly increase risk for chronic diseases.

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ORI Loses Long-time Colleague

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It is with great sadness that ORI announces the recent passing of esteemed ORI scientist & colleague Dean P. Inman, Ph.D.

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Marijuana Legalization and Youth Use

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Scientist Julie C. Rusby, Ph.D., and her team studied the impact of marijuana legalization in Oregon on marijuana use by young teens.

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High Use of Electronic Cigarettes seen in 8th-9th graders in Oregon

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An ORI study shows rates of  e-cigarette use among Oregon 8th & 9th graders is higher than national samples, and that e-cigarette use is closely linked with marijuana & other tobacco use. ...

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ORI Scientist Tony Biglan receives award from the Society for Advancement of Behavioral Analysis

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ORI senior scientist Tony Biglan, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2017 Award for Scientific Translation from the Society for Advancement of Behavioral Analysis (SABA).

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New Grant to study obesity treatment.

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Eric Stice and his team have received funding to test a computer-based brain training program to promote lasting weight loss in overweight individuals.

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Helping Teachers Help Children

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

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Matt Sanders presentation videos available to view.

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Video of Professor Matt Sanders, PhD, founder of the Triple P - Positive Parenting Program, speaking at ORI is available on our youtube channel.  

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ORI Funded to Develop Cloud-Based Behavioral Health Patient Portal

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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.

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