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Research Contracts, Grants, and NIH Funding

2023-25

The International Center for Responsible Gaming (ICRG)

Behavioral risks, harms, and correlates of sports betting among young adults: Short

and long-term associations from bi-weekly repeated assessments.

Principal Investigator

$175,000

2022-24          

APA & CDC: Psychological Science Addressing COVID-19 Pandemic Priorities

Development and testing of a personalized normative feedback intervention for vaccine hesitancy. (CDC prime award number: 6NU87PS004366-03-02)

Principal Investigator (Multiple PI: Anna Jaffe)

$250,000.

 

2022-23          

Social Norms & Skills Training: Motivating Campus Change – Supplement NOSI on Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Populations

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Co-Investigator (Mary Larimer, P.I.)

$388,750.

 

2020-22          

COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Impacts on Longitudinal Trajectories of Alcohol, Marijuana, and Simultaneous Use and Mental Health among Young Adults (R01AA027496-02S1)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and Office of the Director.

Co-Investigator (Christine Lee, P.I.)

 

2020-23          

Social Norms & Skills Training: Motivating Campus Change (R01 AA012547)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Co-Investigator (Mary Larimer, P.I.)

 

2020-22          

Predictors and Consequences of Young Adult Marijuana Use and Concurrent and Simultaneous Alcohol Use: Month to Month Variation Across 24 Consecutive Months (R01AA027496)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Co-Investigator (Christine Lee, P.I.)

 

2020-21          

Intensive Daily Measurement of Simultaneous Alcohol and Marijuana Use in a High-Risk Community Sample of Young Adults: Impacts on Acute and Longer-Term Use and Consequences (R01 AA025037)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Co-Investigator (Christine Lee, P.I.)

 

 

2020-21          

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute – Small Grants Program        

Trending Norms Messaging to Reduce Heavy Alcohol Use Behavior Among College Students: Testing Proof-of-Concept for a Brief Online Intervention.

Principal Investigator.

$12,435

 

2019-20          

NIH Predoctoral Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F31 AA027685)

Employing longitudinal and social network analyses to examine how interacting small group norms influence college student alcohol use.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Principal Investigator (Impact Score = 11)

 

2019-20          

NCAA Graduate Student Research Grant Program

Staying ahead of the curve: A dynamic norms approach to reduce alcohol use intentions and behaviors in student-athletes

National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Principal Investigator

 

2018-19          

Prevention and Methodology Training Fellowship (T32 DA017629)

NIH – National Institute on Drug Abuse.

 Predoctoral Fellow – Traineeship (Linda Collins, P.I.)

 

2018-20          

Center for Rural Pennsylvania                                                                                           

Exploring disparities in school sport participation in rural Pennsylvania

Co-Investigator (M. Blair Evans, P.I.)

 

2018-20          

US Lacrosse Foundation

Team Talk: Developing & Evaluating a Peer-Based Mental Health Intervention in Youth Lacrosse

Co-Investigator (M. Blair Evans, P.I.)

$29,916

 

2018-19          

NASPSPA Graduate Student Research Grant Award

Team drinking norms and student-athletes’ alcohol use: A longitudinal investigation of the directionality and moderators on this association.

North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.

Principal Investigator

$3,000

 

2017-18          

Pre-Doctoral Training Fellowship in Translational Science (TL1 TR002016)

NIH – National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Predoctoral Fellow – Traineeship (Gail Thomas, P.I.)

 

2017-18          

NCAA Graduate Student Research Grant Program

Everyone Else Is Doing It:  Predicting Susceptibility to Peer Influence in NCAA Student Athletes

Principal Investigator

 

2017               

Summer Translational Science Fellowship (UL1 TR002014)

NIH – National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Predoctoral Fellow – Traineeship (Gail Thomas, P.I.)

 

Grants Under Review

 

Efficacy of brief interventions to reduce comorbid alcohol and cannabis misuse and sleep impairment in young adults (R01)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Co-Investigator (Mary Larimer, P.I.)

 

The social construction of drinking events among young adults: The interplay of anticipated versus unanticipated drinking events, situational context, drinking motives, and affective states (R01)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Co-Investigator (Anne Fairlie, P.I.)

 

MHealth intervention for young adult alcohol use during the transition to adulthood (R01)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Co-Investigator (Christine Lee, P.I.)
 

Behavioral risks, harms, and correlates of sports betting among young adults: Short- and long-term associations from biweekly repeated assessments.

International Center for Responsible Gaming (ICRG).

Principal Investigator

 

Proof-of-concept for a social norms approach to reducing gambling-related harms of speculative trading among young adults.

Royalty Research Fund.

Principal Investigator

 

 

 

Research Contracts and Other External Research Support

 

2022               

Washington State Board of Education Climate Survey                       

Washington State Board of Education

Co-Investigator (Jason Kilmer, P.I.)

 $99,921

 

2021-23          

Washington State Health Care Authority (SAMHSA), 1265-62496 TO#13, “COVID-19 Check-In with Yourself Program”.   

Co-Investigator (Christine Lee, P.I.)

 $300,000

 

2021-22          

COVID-19 Student Survey: Impacts & Implications on Student Learning and Well-Being

 Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)

Co-Investigator (Jason Kilmer, P.I.)

$250,000

 

2021-22          

StressCheck: Improving Voluntary Engagement for PTSD Treatment Among Soldiers.

 Department of Defense

 Sub-Contract Co-Investigator (Deb Kaysen & Denise Walker, P.I.s).

 

2022               

HOPE: Identifying and Leveraging Positive Community Norms – The Montana Institute

 Principal Investigator (eFA #: FA210336/A176377)

$11,392

 

2021-24          

Student Health Promotion - University of Colorado Student Health Center

Principal Investigator.

                       

2021-24           

Chestnut Health Systems/Bloomington Normal Community Campus Coalition (working w/ Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Heartland Community College)

 Principal Investigator

 

 

2020-22          

State of Washington COVID Student Assessment

Department of Health and Washington State Healthcare Authority

Co-Investigator: Survey Development and Primary Analyst. (Jason Kilmer, P.I.)

$126,409.       

 

2017               

Les Mills International (Research Contract)

Groupness perceptions within fitness groups

Co-Investigator. (M. Blair Evans, P.I.)

 

 

Unfunded Grant Proposals

 

NIH National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (R01 AA030270)

Dynamic norms feedback as an innovative brief intervention to reduce young adults’ alcohol use and negative consequences.

Principal Investigator (Impact Score = 55).

$2,195,619.00.

 

NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (DP5 DE030722)

Leveraging social networks and normative feedback for improving adherence to COVID preventive behavioral guidelines among young adults.

Principal Investigator (Impact Score = 46)

$1,866,000.00.

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Awards and Acknowledgments

2019        Enoch Gordis Research Recognition Award – Research Society on Alcoholism.

2019        Top Student Poster Award – Society for Prevention Research 

2019        National Graduate Student Writing Award - American Kinesiology Association. .

2019        Student Merit Award (Travel Funding) - Research Society on Alcoholism

2019        Outstanding Student Paper AwardNorth American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.

2019        PSU Graduate Student Exhibition – Research Poster Competition: Third Prize

2018        Top Student Poster Award – Society for Prevention Research 


2018        Travel Award – Society for Prevention Research


2018        Pre-doctoral TL1 Poster Presentation Award – Translational Science Meeting 


2018        PSU Graduate Student Exhibition – Research Poster Competition: Second Prize


2017        PSU Graduate Student Development Endowment Award


2017        Noll Laboratory W. L. Kenney R21 Travel Grant ($1,500)


2017        PSU Kinesiology Department - Excellence in Graduate Recruitment Award ($2,000)


2016        Outstanding Student Paper Award - 23rd Annual Symposium on Research in Psychiatry, Psychology, and Behavioral Science. Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH. 

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