New Grants Reflect Breadth of ORI Research

Categories: New Grant Award


Type: News

Date Published: 07/23/2015

ORI's work is broad in scope, from basic research to understand the causes of human behavior, to applied research to develop programs to promote behavior change. The overarching goal of ORI's research program is to understand the factors that influence human behavior and health so as to improve the health and wellbeing of people of all ages.

ORI has recently received funding awards in several of our key research areas.

Fostering Social and Academic Success in School and Community Settings

An Investigation of Direct Instruction Spoken English for At-Risk English Learners - Barbara Gunn, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Alphabet Instruction Details for At-Risk Preschool Children - Patricia Vadasy, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Preschool First Step to Success: An Efficacy Replication Study - Ed Feil, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Efficacy of Enhanced First Step to Success Intervention for Tertiary-Level Students with Disruptive Behavior - John Seeley, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders

Food Marketing Vulnerability and Increased Risk for Weight Gain in Adolescents - Sonja Yokum, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Understanding and Preventing Substance Use

Relationship Dynamics and Young Adult Drug Use and Abuse - Tom Dishion, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Early Family Prevention of Adolescent Alcohol Drug Use and Psychopathology - Tom Dishion, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Development, Ecology, and Prevention of Adult Addictive Behavior - Tom Dishion, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Emergent Social Environments as Predictors of Recovery Resident Outcomes - John Light, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Understanding and Treating Depression

Depressed Mothers' Parenting of Adolescents: Social-cognitive & Neural Mechanisms - Lisa B. Sheeber, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Promoting Positive Youth Development through Healthy Communities

READY for WAGES: Research on Employment of Adjudicated Youth through Working at Gaining Social Skills Curriculum - Keith Smolkowski, Ph.D., Principal Investigator