Diann Gaalema, Ph.D., is the first author on a new paper, “Financial Incentives to Increase Cardiac Rehabilitation Participation Among Low-Socioeconomic Status Patients”, which is featured in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), which ranks as one of the highest impact journals on cardiovascular disease. Most recently, the American College of Cardiology featured Dr. Gaalema’s research in their CV News Digest!
A new paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine on the "Association of Cumulative Socioeconomic and Health-related Disadvantage with Disparities in Smoking Prevalence in the United States, 2008-2017", is a collaborative effort of the USC and UVM TCORS with Adam Leventhal, PhD (USC TCORS) as lead author and Stephen Higgins, PhD, as co-author.
One of our postdoctoral fellows, Maria Parker, PhD, has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Indiana University’s School of Public Health. Congratulations, Dr. Parker!
Associate Professor, Andrea Villanti, PhD, MPH, participated in the University of Vermont (UVM) Community Medical School seminar series and spoke on the implications of non-combustible tobacco use. Her lecture titled, "Vaping, JUULing and E-cigarettes: Public Health Implications", is available to watch, here!
VCBH TCORS Postdoctoral Fellow, Maria Parker, PhD, receives a the highly competitive 2019 CPDD Travel Award for Early Career Investigators. Congratulations, Dr. Parker!
VCBH Director, Stephen Higgins, PhD, gave the inaugural lecture at the new University of Kansas Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment. This Center, newly established in 2018, is directed and co-directed by Richard Yi, PhD, and Tera Fazzino, PhD, both of whom are post and predoctoral graduates of our T32 training program.