Sent on behalf of Bettina Hoeppner
With the APA 2017 convention only 2.5 weeks away (August 3-6), I wanted to share with you a brochure we put together of the addiction-related programming taking place this year at APA. This program provides the integrated programs for Divisions 50 (Addiction) and 28 (Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse), and highlights the activities supported by two R13 grants (funded by NIAAA and NIDA) to disseminate state of the art addiction research to the community, and to foster the development of the next generation of addiction researchers.
Namely, these events are:
· Friday, August 4, 4:00-5:50pm - "Early Career Investigators Poster Session and Social Hour"
Location: Marriott Marquis, Salon 5
o NIAAA R13 Supported Poster Presenters (20 presenters)
o NIDA R13 Supported Poster Presenters (15 presenters)
o NIDA Invited Presenter (13 presenters)
· Saturday, August 5, 8:00-8:50 – Symposium: "Dissemination of Behavioral Treatments for Alcohol Use Disorder"
Location: Convention Center, Room 154B, street level
o Brian Kiluk: "Delivering Computer Based Training for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Alcohol Use Disorders"
o Amy Rubin: "From Efficacy to Effectiveness to Implementation: Reducing Risky Drinking via VetChange.org"
o Patrick Dulin: "Development and Dissemination of Step Away: A Smartphone App for Changing Drinking"
o Deborah Levesque: "Dissemination of Stage-Based Computer-Tailored Intervention and Text Messages for Risky Drinkers"
o Kathleen Carroll - discussant
· Sunday, August 6, 8:00-8:50 – Symposium: "Mechanisms of Behavior Change in Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment"
Location: Convention Center, Room 154A, street level
o Paul Stasiewicz: "Examining the impact of pretreatment changes in drinking on two mechanisms of behavior change"
o Sara Jo Nixon: "Neurobehavioral dysregulation: Are there implications for long-term behavioral change?"
o Kevin Hallgren: "Simulating Social Network Mechanisms of Change to Inform Alcohol Treatment and Prevention Strategies"
o JeeWon Cheong: "Longitudinal Behavioral Economic Change Processes in Natural Recovery from Alcohol Problems"
o Robert Huebner - discussant
If you are attending APA this year, I warmly invite you to join us for these exciting events! In fact, bring a colleague or six, and help us spread the word! We'd love to see you there.
Students and young investigators: next year, we are also planning on presenting a symposium on career development. If you have suggestions for specific topics you'd like to see covered, or specific speakers you would like to meet in this fashion, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking forward to seeing you in Washington D.C.!
All the best,
PI of R13 AA022858-04
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
5510 Nathan Shock Drive
Baltimore, MD 21224
BPRU Phone: (410) 550-2254
Fax: (410) 550-0030
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