Janet L. Brody, Ph.D.

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Education & Training

Ph.D., 1995
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Clinical Psychology

Internship, 1994
UNM, VA Hospital, Albuquerque, NM
Clinical Psychology

M.S., 1990
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Clinical Psychology

M.S., 1981
California State University, Long Beach, CA
Industrial Psychology

B.A., 1980
Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
Psychology

Janet Brody is an ORI Research Scientist, a licensed clinical psychologist in New Mexico and Co-investigator of three NIDA funded clinical trials evaluating behavioral treatments for adolescent substance-use and depressive disorders. Dr. Brody recently completed as Principal Investigator for two NIH-funded grants (original and competing continuation) investigating ethical issues and family decision-making related to the participation of children and adolescents in pediatric asthma research (R01HL064677). She has also been co-investigator of an NIH-funded study examining vulnerability in informed consent for clinical trial participation of individuals with chronic and terminal illnesses. Since 1998, Dr. Brody has been the Clinical Director of ORI’s Center for Family and Adolescent Research (CFAR) in Albuquerque, providing oversight and direction of clinical interventions.

Current Projects

Building Outcomes with Observation Based Supervision: An FFT Effectiveness Trial

PROJECT PERIOD

09/30/10 - 06/30/16

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Michael Robbins, Holly Waldron

Co-Investigators
Janet Brody, Hyman Hops, Tim Ozechowski, Charles Turner

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Family Therapy via Video Teleconference for Substance-Abusing Rural Adolescents

PROJECT PERIOD

02/01/12 - 11/30/16

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Tim Ozechowski, Holly Waldron

Co-Investigators
Janet Brody, Hyman Hops

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Adaptation and Evaluation of a Family-Based Mindful Eating Intervention for Overweight Adolescents

FEAST for Living

PROJECT PERIOD

07/01/13 - 03/31/17

FUNDING AGENCY

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Jeanne Dalen

Co-Investigators
Janet Brody

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Family and Adolescent Motivational Incentives for Leveraging Youth

PROJECT PERIOD

07/15/12 - 04/30/17

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Not Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Michael Robbins

Co-Investigators
Janet Brody, Charles Turner, Holly Waldron

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Adolescent Substance Abuse: Progressive Treatment

PROJECT PERIOD

08/15/07 - 05/31/13

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Completed

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Holly Waldron

Co-Investigators
Janet Brody

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Sequenced vs Integrated Delivery of Treatment for Adolescent Depression and SUD

PROJECT PERIOD

09/30/07 - 06/30/13

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

CURRENT STATUS

Completed

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Paul Rohde

Co-Investigators
Janet Brody, Charles Turner, Holly Waldron, Susan Duncan

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Publications

Annett, R. D., Brody, J. L., Scherer, D. G., Turner, C. W., Dalen, J., & Raissy, H. (2016). A Randomized Study of a Method for Optimizing Adolescent Assent to Biomedical Research. AJOB Empirical Bioethics, 00-00. doi: 10.1080/23294515.2016.1251507

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Rohde, P., Turner, C. W., Waldron, H. B., Brody, J. L., & Jorgensen, J. (2016). Depression Change Profiles in Adolescents Treated for Comorbid Depression/Substance Abuse and Profile Membership Predictors. Journal Of Clinical Child And Adolescent Psychology: The Official Journal For The Society Of Clinical Child And Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53, 1-13.

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Dalen, J., Brody, J. L., Staples, J. K., & Sedillo, D. (2015). A Conceptual Framework for the Expansion of Behavioral Interventions for Youth Obesity: A Family-Based Mindful Eating Approach. Childhood Obesity, 11(5):577-84.

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Dalen, J., Brody, J. L., Staples, J. K., & Sedillo, D. (2015). A conceptual framework for the expansion of behavioral interventions for youth obesity: A family-based mindful eating approach. Childhood Obesity, 11, 577-584.

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Rohde, P., Waldron, H., Turner, C., Brody, J., & Jorgensen, J. (2014). Sequenced Versus Coordinated Treatment for Adolescents With Comorbid Depressive and Substance Use Disorders. Journal Of Consulting And Clinical Psychology,

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Brody, J.L., Dalen, J., Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G. & Turner, C. W. (2012). Conceptualizing the role of research literacy in advancing societal health. Journal of Health Psychology, 17(5); 724-30.

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Waldron, H. B., Brody, J. L., Robbins, M. S. & Alexander, J. F. (in press). Functional Family Therapy for Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. Encyclopedia of Addictive Behaviors.

Waldron, H. B., Brody, J., & Turner, C. W. (in press). Group therapy for adolescent substance use disorders. In N. Jainchill (Ed.), Understanding and treating adolescent substance use disorders. Kingston , NJ : Civic Research Institute, Inc.

Brody, J. L., Turner C. T. Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G., & Dalen, J., (2012). Predicting adolescent asthma research participation decisions from a structural equations model of protocol factors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51(3);252-8.

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Brody J.L., Scherer, D. G., Annett, R. D., Turner, C. W. (in press). The presumption of benefit in clinical research with children and adolescents. Clinical Investigation.

Hops, H., Ozechowski T. J. Waldron, H.  B., Davis, B., Turner, C. W., Brody, J. L., & Barrera, M. (2011). Adolescent Health-Risk Sexual Behaviors: Effects of a Drug Abuse Intervention Aids and Behavior, 15(8), 1664-1676.

Dalen, J., Annett, R.D. & Brody, J.L. (2010). Factors influencing pediatricians’ willingness to refer patients to clinical research studies. Journal of Clinical Trials, (2); 23–28.

Dalen, J., Annett, R.D., Brody, J.L., & Perryman, M.L. (2010).  Influences upon pediatricians’ willingness to refer patients to clinical research.  Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials, 2, 23–28.

Annett, R., Turner, C., Brody, J.L., Sedillo, D. & Dalen, J.  (2010) Using Structural Equations Modeling to understand adolescent and parent perceptions of asthma quality of life. Pediatric Psychology, 35(8), 870-882.

Brody, J. L., Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G., Turner, C., & Dalen, J. (2009).  Enrolling adolescents in asthma research: Adolescent, parent and physician influence in the decision-making process. Journal of Asthma. 46,5,492-497.

Waldron, H.B., & Brody, J.L. (2009). Functional Family Therapy for Adolescent Substance Use Disorders. In J Weisz and A Kazdin (eds.) Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents, 2nd. Ed.

Flicker, S., Turner, C. W., Waldron, H. B., Brody, J. L., & Ozechowski, T. J. (2008). Ethnic background, therapeutic alliance, and treatment retention in functional family therapy with adolescents who abuse substances. Journal of Family Psychology, Vol 22(1), pp. 167-170.

Flicker, S. M., Waldron, H. B., Turner, C. W., Brody, J., Hops., H. (2008). Ethnic matching and treatment outcome with Hispanic and Anglo substance-abusing adolescents in family therapy. Journal of Family Psychology, 22(3), 439-447.

Scherer, D.G., Annett, R.D., &  Brody, J.L. (2007).  Ethical issues in adolescent and parent informed consent for pediatric asthma research participation. Journal of Asthma, 44:7. 489-496.

Roberts, L. W., Warner, T. D., Dunn, L. B., Brody, J. L., Green Hammond, K. A., and Roberts, B. (2007). Shaping medical students’ attitudes toward ethically important aspects of clinical research: Results of a randomized, controlled educational intervention. Ethics and Behavior; 17(1): 19-50

Brody, J.L., Scherer, D. G., Annett, R. D., Turner, C. & Dalen, J. (2006). Family and physician influence on asthma research-participation decisions for adolescents:  The effects of adolescent gender and research risk. Pediatrics, 11(2): e356-62.

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Brody, J. L., Annett, R. D. Scherer, D. G., Perryman M. L., Cofrin, K.M. W. (2005) Comparisons of adolescent and parent willingness to participate in minimal and above minimal risk pediatric asthma research protocols. Journal of Adolescent Health, 37 (3), pp. 229-235.

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Scherer, D. G., Brody J. L., Annett, R. D., Hetter, J.(Dalen), Roberts, L., Cofrin, K. (2005) Financial Compensation to Adolescents for Participation in Biomedical Research: Adolescent and Parent Perspectives in Seven Studies. Journal of Pediatrics, 146 (4) 552-558.

Roberts, L. W., Warner, T. D., Green Hammond, K., Brody, J.L., Kaminsky, A. & Roberts, B. (2005) Teaching medical students to discern ethical problems in human clinical research studies. Academic Medicine, 80 (10), pp. 925-930.

Annett, R. D., Brody, J. L., Scherer, D. G., & Perkett, E. A. (2004) Perceived risk associated with asthma research procedures among children, parents and pediatricians. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 114 (5), pp.1138-1145.

Kaminsky, A., Roberts, L. W., Brody, J. L., (2003). Influences upon willingness to participate in schizophrenia research: An analysis of narrative data from 63 people with schizophrenia. Ethics and Behavior, 13 (3): 279-302.

Brody, J. L., Scherer, D. G., Annett, R. D., Pearson-Bish, M. (2003). Voluntary assent in biomedical research with adolescents: A comparison of parent and adolescent views. Ethics and Behavior, 13 (1) 79-95.

Roberts, L. W., Warner, T. D., Brody, J. L., Nguyen, K., Roberts, B. B. (2003) What is ethically important in clinical research? A preliminary study of attitudes of 73 psychiatric faculty and residents. Schizophrenia Bulletin 29 (3): 607-613.

Roberts, L.W., Warner, T.D., Brody, J. L, Roberts B.B., Lauriello, J., Lyketsos, C. (2002) Wash-outs and Placebos: Schizophrenia Patients’ and Psychiatrist Ratings of Hypothetical Schizophrenia Research Protocols: Assessment of Harm Potential and Factors Influencing Participation Decisions. American Journal of Psychiatry, 159, 573-584.

Roberts, L.W. Geppert, C. A., & Brody, J. L. (2001). A framework for considering the ethical aspects of psychiatric research protocols, Comprehensive Psychiatry, 42, 351-363.

Waldron, H. B., Slesnick, N., Brody, J. L., Turner, C. W., & Peterson, T. R. (2001). Four-and seven-month treatment outcomes for adolescent substance-abusing youth. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 69, 802-813.

Waldron, H. B., Brody, J. L., & Slesnick, N. (2001). Integrated behavioral and family therapy for adolescent substance abuse, In P.M. Monti, S. M. Colby, and T. A. O’Leary (Eds.) Adolescents, alcohol, and substance abuse: Reaching teens through brief interventions (pp. 216-243). New York: Guilford.

Roberts, L.W., Warner, T., Brody, J. L., Monaghan, P., Smrka, J., Nguyen, K., Kaminsky, A., Battaglia, J., Brems, M., Johnson, M. and Speier, T. (2001). Stigma, Ethics and the Frontier: Challenges in caring for people with serious illnesses in Alaska and New Mexico. Arctic Research in the United States, 15:2-13.

Waldron, H. B., Slesnick, N., Brody, J. L., Turner, C. W., & Peterson, T. R. (2001). Treatment outcomes for adolescent substance abuse at 4- and 7-month assessments. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 69, 802-813.

Brody, J. L., & Waldron, H. B. (2000). Ethical issues in research on the treatment of adolescent substance abuse disorders. Addictive Behaviors, 25, 217-227.

Brody, J. L., Gluck, J. P., & Aragon, A. S. (2000). Participants understanding of the process of psychological research: Debriefing. Ethics and Behavior, 10(1), 13-25.

Roberts, L. W., Warner T. D., & Brody, J. L. (2000). Perspectives of schizophrenia patients and psychiatrists regarding ethical aspects of research participation. American Journal of Psychiatry, 157, 67-74.

Roberts, L.W., Brody, J. L., Warner, T.D., Horwitz, R. & Roberts, B. (1999).  Impacts on biomedical research. in D. Bennaham (Ed.) Managed Health Care. Ohio: Pilgrim Press.

Brody, J. L., Gluck, J. P., & Aragon, A. S. (1997).  Participants' understanding of the process of psychological research: Informed consent. Ethics and Behavior, 7, 285-298.

Brody, J. L. (1992). Comment on Maxwell and Delaney. Journal of  the American Statistical Association, 87, 57.

Experience

2003-present

Research Scientist,

Oregon Research Institute, Eugene Oregon. (Albuquerque Office).

 

2009-present

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics,

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

 

2003–2009

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics,

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

 

2003-Present

Clinical Director, Center for Family and Adolescent Research,

Oregon Research Institute.

 

1999-2003

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

University of New Mexico.

 

March 2001- May 2003

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry,

University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

 

1995-2002

Clinical Director, Center for Family and Adolescent Research,

Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico.

 

2002-2005

Senior Research Associate,

University of New Mexico Health Science Center Institute for Ethics.

 

1998-2001

Associate Director, Psychiatric Empirical Ethics Group Department of Psychiatry,

University of New Mexico.