Seminars Archive

Wed Nov 08

It is about time: How time perspective is associated with health outcomes in adolescents

Zena Mello, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, San Francisco State University

  • Wednesday November 8, 2017 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Nov 01

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series - Dierker

Lisa Dierker, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Wesleyan University

  • Wednesday November 1, 2017 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Oct 25

“Stress, Psychopathology, & Addiction: Risk Processes in Daily Life”

Emily B. Ansell, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Science, Syracuse University

  • Wednesday October 25, 2017 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 27

"The SIESTA Research Program"

Douglas M. Teti, Ph.D. Professor of Human Development, Psychology, and Pediatrics Head, Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State University

  • Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 06

"Continuing to Advance High-Impact Prevention Science: Setting the Course in a Changing Landscape"

Stephanie Lanza, Ph.D. Director, Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, and C. Eugene Bennett Chair in Prevention Research, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 6, 2017 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 26

"An Introduction to the Community Data Roundtable"

Dan Warner, Ph.D., Executive Director, Community Data Roundtable

  • Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 12

"The Cultivation of Mindfulness and Compassion in College Students (and Ourselves)"

Kami Dvorakova, Bennett Pierce Fellow in Caring and Compassion, Penn State

  • Wednesday April 12, 2017 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 29

"We Are the Medicine: Human Development and Child Well Being in an Era of Ordinary Magic"

Christina Bethell, Ph.D., Professor of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

  • Wednesday March 29, 2017 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 22

"Opportunities for Faculty and Students: EPISCenter Research and Training"

Stephanie Bradley, Ph.D., Director, EPISCenter, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 22, 2017 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 15

"P-TRAN: Developing a Program of Transformative, Translational Neuroscience Research at Penn State"

Emma Rose, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor and Senior Research Associate, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 15, 2017 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 22

"Reducing Inequality in an Era of Alternative Facts: What Can Researchers and Research Funders Do?"

Adam Gamoran, Ph.D., President, W.T. Grant Foundation

  • Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 110 Henderson Building, The Living Center

Wed Feb 15

"College as a Hero's Journey"

Chris Uhl, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, and Faculty Affiliate, Huck Institute of the Life Sciences, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 15, 2017 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 311 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 08

"Brain Training: The Good, Bad, and Ugly"

Lesley Ross, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, and Faculty Affiliate, Center for Healthy Aging and Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 8, 2017 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Jan 25

"Improving Mental Health and School Performance in Urban Youth"

Tamar Mendelson, Ph.D., Dr. Ali and Rose Kawi Associate Professor of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

  • Wednesday January 25, 2017 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 132 HUB

Wed Nov 30

"Prevention Engineering for Population Behavioral Wellbeing: Evolving Our Futures"

Dennis Embry, Ph.D., Founder and Senior Scientist, Paxis Institute

  • Wednesday November 30, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Nov 16

"How the PRC is injecting innovation into my research program"

Jennie Noll, Ph.D., Director, Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday November 16, 2016 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 BBH/PRC conference room

Mon Nov 14

2016 mHealth challenge

  • Monday November 14, 2016 from 6:00 pm–7:30 pm
  • IST Cybertorium

Wed Nov 09

"Social Innovation and Human Centered Design: What is it and how does it relate to prevention science?"

Meg Small, Ph.D., Director of Social Innovation, and HUDDIL Director, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday November 9, 2016 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 BBH/PRC conference room

Oct 24 -to- 25

"Sleep Across the Life Course: Family Influences and Impacts," the 24th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues

  • Monday October 24, 2016 - Tuesday October 25, 2016
  • Nittany Lion Inn

Wed Oct 19

"Resilience to Adversity and the Early Origins of Disease"

Gene Brody, Ph.D., Founder and Director, Center for Family Research, and Regents' Professor of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia

  • Wednesday October 19, 2016 from 4:15 pm–5:15 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn, Alumni Lounge

Wed Oct 12

"The gPROSPER Study: Bringing Candidate Gene Research to an Adolescent Substance Misuse Prevention Intervention"

David Vandenbergh, Ph.D., Professor of Biobehavioral Health, and Bo Cleveland, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday October 12, 2016 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 BBH/PRC conference room

Oct 10 -to- 11

"Trauma Informed Schools: How Child Maltreatment Prevention, Detection, and Intervention can be Integrated into the School Setting"

  • Monday October 10, 2016 - Tuesday October 11, 2016
  • Nittany Lion Inn

Wed Sep 28

"Assessing and Enhancing the Generalizability of Randomized Trials to Target Populations"

Elizabeth A. Stuart, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Education and Professor of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

  • Wednesday September 28, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Thu Sep 22

"Scaling Up Evidence-Based Programs in Community Settings: Opportunities and Challenges"

Velma McBride Murry, Ph.D., Lois Autrey Betts Chair, Education and Human Development, Joe B. Wyatt Distinguished University Professor, and Professor of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbuilt University

  • Thursday September 22, 2016 from 4:15 pm–5:15 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn, Assembly Room

Wed Sep 21

"Maximizing the Impact of Your Research Through Communications"

Mary Ellen Miller, Communications Director, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 21, 2016 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 BBH/PRC conference room

Wed Sep 14

"Care and Compassion in Health and Human Development: Definitions, Framing Assumptions, Theory, and Research Directions"

Robert Roeser, Ph.D., Bennett Pierce Professor of Caring and Compassion, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, and Faculty Affiliate, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 14, 2016 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 BBH/PRC conference room

Wed May 04

Methodology Center/Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center Year-End Celebration and Poster Session

  • Wednesday May 4, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • HHD Atrium

Wed Apr 13

"Marijuana in the United States: The developmental pathways leading to and from initiation"

Scott Novak, Ph.D., Senior Developmental Epidemiologist, RTI International

  • Wednesday April 13, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Fri Apr 08

"Order and Disorder in the Emotional Brain"

Richard Davidson, Ph.D., William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, and Founder of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  • Friday April 8, 2016 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • Foster Auditorium

Thu Apr 07

"Well-being is a Skill: Perspectives from Affective and Contemplative Neuroscience"

Richard Davidson, Ph.D., William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, and Founder of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  • Thursday April 7, 2016 from 4:15 pm–5:15 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 06

"Caring Makes the World Go 'Round: A Fundamental Human Motivation"

Ofra Mayseless, Ph.D., Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

  • Wednesday April 6, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 30

"The Parent-Child Interaction: From Biology to Intervention"

Kristine Creavey, HDFS Pre-Doctoral Student

  • Wednesday March 30, 2016 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 BBH Building

Wed Mar 23

"'The Mediated Effect is Significant, So I'm Done, Right?' Thinking Critically about Testing and Interpreting Effects in Prevention Interventions"

Matthew Fritz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

  • Wednesday March 23, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 16

"Center for Complex Data to Knowledge in Drug Abuse and HIV Behavioral Science: What is it that we do over there on that new 4th floor?"

Bethany Bray, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development and Outreach Director, The Methodology Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 16, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 24

"Cognitive and White Matter Impairments in Youth and Young Adults At Risk for Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders"

Ashley Acheson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

  • Wednesday February 24, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 17

"Towards Real-time Monitoring and Intervention using Wearable Technology"

Tim Brick, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 17, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 10

"Examining the Meaningful Sides of Media Experiences"

Mary Beth Oliver, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Communications, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 10, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Jan 27

"Moving from the Lab to the Field in Educational Research"

Laura Justice, Ph.D., Executive Director, Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, and EHE Distinguished Professor of Teaching and Learning Administration, Ohio State University

  • Wednesday January 27, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Jan 20

"Translational Neuroscience Perspectives on Substance Abuse Risk, Prevention and Treatment"

Emma Rose, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development and Senior Research Associate, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 20, 2016 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Dec 09

"Implementation Science in Action to Support Prevention Science: Practice, Evaluation, and Policy"

William Aldridge, Ph.D., Implementation Specialist and Investigator, FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Wednesday December 9, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Dec 02

"The Use of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to Develop Algorithms to Identify Providers with Unusual Prescribing Practices for Controlled Substances"

Chris Ringwalt, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE), Chapel Hill Center, and Senior Evaluator, Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Wednesday December 2, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Nov 18

"Telling the Stories of What Works in Education"

Steve Arnold, Ph.D., Co-Founder/Partner Emeritus, Polaris Partners, Seattle, WA

  • Wednesday November 18, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Nov 11

"Potential Product Standards for Reducing Nicotine in Cigarettes"

Eric Donny, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh

  • Wednesday November 11, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Thu Oct 29

"Improving Quality in Early Childhood Education in the Context of the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals"

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Ph.D., Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education, New York University

  • Thursday October 29, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Oct 14

"Supporting Evidence-based Prevention Policy & Practice: Integrative Analysis for Valuing Healthy Development"

Daniel Max Crowley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday October 14, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Oct 07

"Child Sexual Abuse: A Preventable Public Health Problem"

Elizabeth Letourneau, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director, Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

  • Wednesday October 7, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 16

"Is the Success of Problem Solving for Children with Math Disabilities Related to Working Memory Capacity?"

Lee Swanson, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Distinguished Professor, and Peloy Chair, Graduate School of Education, University of California at Riverside

  • Wednesday September 16, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 02

"A Transdisciplinary Program of Prevention Research with Translational Applications"

Diana Fishbein, Ph.D., Director of the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center and C. Eugene Chair in Prevention Research, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 2, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 29

"Showcasing Recent Prevention Research and Celebrating 2014 SPR Award Winners"

  • Wednesday April 29, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 22

"Brainstorming with the 2015 SPR Cup Team: May the P-Value Be Ever in Your Favor"

Society for Prevention Research Cup Team​

  • Wednesday April 22, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 312 BBH Building

Wed Apr 15

"Universal Interventions: Challenges and Insights in Fully Exploring Their Impacts"

Mark Greenberg, Ph.D., Edna Peterson Bennett Endowed Chair in Prevention Research, and Professor of Human Development and Psychology, Penn State

  • Wednesday April 15, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 08

"Social and Emotional Learning: Past, Present, and Future"

Celene Domitrovich, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, Emotional, and Learning), University of Illinois, Chicago; and Research Associate Professor of Health and Human Development, Penn State

  • Wednesday April 8, 2015 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • 312 BBH Building

Wed Apr 01

"Assessment and Treatment of Conduct Problems in Children: The Moderating Role of Callous-Unemotional Traits"

Dan Waschbusch, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Penn State Hershey Medical Center

  • Wednesday April 1, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 25

"Promoting School Readiness in Child Care Centers: The REDI-BKC Project"

Janet Welsh, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development, College of Health and Human Development; Karen Bierman, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director, Child Study Center, College of the Liberal Arts; and Claudia Mincemoyer, Ph.D., Professor of 4-H Youth Curriculum Development, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 25, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 18

"Challenges and Opportunities in the Assessment of Children's Social-Emotional Development"

Clark McKown, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Executive Director, Rush NeuroBehavioral Center, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

  • Wednesday March 18, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 25

"A Work in Progress: Integrating Positive Well-being into Family Process Models of Risk"

Greg Fosco, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, and Karl R. and Diane Wendle Fink Early Career Professor for the Study of Families, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 25, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 11

"The Intersection of Translational Research and Implementation Science: An Early Childhood Example"

Richard Fiene, Ph.D., Principal, Research Institute for Key Indicators, Middletown, PA

  • Wednesday February 11, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 04

"Collaborative Research Opportunities with Penn State's Center for Health Care and Policy Research"

Dennis Scanlon, Ph.D., Director, Center for Health Care and Policy Research, and Professor of Health Policy and Administration, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 4, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 312 BBH

Wed Jan 28

"Beyond ADHD Symptoms: Importance of Assessing and Treating Functional Impairments across Development"

George DuPaul, Ph.D., Professor of School Psychology, Lehigh University

  • Wednesday January 28, 2015 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Dec 03

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Ellis

Jesse Ellis, Administrative, Policy, and Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, Office of the County Executive, Fairfax County, Virginia

  • Wednesday December 3, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Nov 19

Showcasing Recent Prevention Research and Celebrating 2014 SPR Award Winners

  • Wednesday November 19, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Nov 05

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Riggs

Nate Riggs, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University

  • Wednesday November 5, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Thu Oct 23

2014 Bennett Lecture- Philip A. Fisher

Philip A. Fisher, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon

  • Thursday October 23, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Thu Oct 23

2014 Bennett Lecture- Fisher

Philip A. Fisher, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon

  • Thursday October 23, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Oct 22

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Fisher

Philip A. Fisher, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon

  • Wednesday October 22, 2014 from 4:15 pm–5:15 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn, Alumni Lounge

Wed Oct 15

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Casey

BJ Casey, Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Psychobiology and Director, Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

  • Wednesday October 15, 2014 from 4:15 pm–5:15 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn Boardroom

Wed Oct 01

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Wadsworth

Martha Wadsworth, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Penn State

  • Wednesday October 1, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 24

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Lee

David Lee, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 24, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 17

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Dobia

Brenda Dobia, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Western Sydney

  • Wednesday September 17, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 03

"The Efficacy of a University Combined Parent-Child Training Program: Results from the Erlangen-Nuremberg Development and Prevention Study (ENDPS)"

Mark Stemmler, Ph.D., Professor of Psychological Assessment, Institute of Psychology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

  • Wednesday September 3, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 22 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 23

Seminar with the Prevention And Methodology Training (PAMT) Program Trainees

Prevention And Methodology Training (PAMT) Program Trainees

  • Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 09

"Adapted Learning to BREATHE Study Design: The Effect of Mindfulness Training on the Health, Well-being, and Interpersonal Relationship Quality of First-Year College Students"

Kamila Dvorakava, Ph.D. candidate, and Jacinda Li, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Human Development & Family Studies, and Moe Kishida, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Kinesiology, Penn State

  • Wednesday April 9, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 02

"Links between Adverse Childhood Events and Obesity in Youth"

Lori Francis, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State

  • Wednesday April 2, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 26

"The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Strategies toward Violence Prevention"

Kerry Anne McGeary, Ph.D., Senior Program Officer, Research and Evaluation Unit, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • Wednesday March 26, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 05

"Translating Basic Science on Child Maltreatment into Optimized Prevention and Intervention Technologies"

Chad Shenk, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 5, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 26

"Causal Mediation Analysis for Cluster-Randomized Trials: Effects of the Drug Resistance Strategy Intervention on Substance Use"

Donna Coffman, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Methodology Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 26, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 19

"Healthy Aging and Daily Life: Intersections and Opportunities"

Amy Lorek, Ph.D., Research and Outreach Associate, Center for Healthy Aging, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 19, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 12

"'THINK! Before You Hit Send!' . . . and Other Social Media and Internet Safety Messages that Adolescents Ignore: How Media Safety Prevention Efforts are Failing Our Children"

Jennie Noll, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, and Director of Research and Education, Penn State Network on Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Wednesday February 12, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Jan 29

"Alcohol Brief Counseling in the United States Air Force"

Erica Culler, Ph.D., Research & Evaluation Scientist, Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 29, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Jan 22

"Prevention into Practice: Sounds Offers Appealing Alternatives to Alcohol Use"

Misha Cleveland, Executive Director, "Sounds", State College, PA, and Michael Cleveland, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 22, 2014 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Thu Dec 12

"The Role of Culture in Prevention Science: Past Progress and Future Challenges"

Nancy Gonzales, Ph.D., ASU Foundation Professor and Director of the ASU Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University

  • Thursday December 12, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 110 Henderson/Bennett Pierce Living Center

Wed Dec 11

"Promoting School Engagement to Reduce Disparities for Mexican American Youth"

Nancy Gonzales, Ph.D., ASU Foundation Professor and DIrector of the ASU Prevention Research Center, Arizona State University

  • Wednesday December 11, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Nov 20

"What Do You Do with Entrepreneurship? Everything!"

Patricia G. Greene, Ph.D., Professor of and Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurship, Babson College, and Co-Founder of the Diana Project

  • Wednesday November 20, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Tue Nov 19

mHealth Challenge with the Colleges of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) and Health and Human Development (HHD)

  • Tuesday November 19, 2013 from 5:00 pm–8:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Nov 13

"The Future of Regression: Time-Varying Effect Models to Explore Historical and Developmental Shifts in Coefficients"

Stephanie Lanza, Ph.D., Sara Vasilenko, Ph.D., and Rebecca Evans-Polce, Ph.D., Methodology Center, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State

  • Wednesday November 13, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Oct 30

"CALM for Teachers: Yoga Anyone?"

Mark Greenberg, Ph.D., Edna Bennett Chair in Prevention Research and Professor of Human Development and Psychology, and Alexis Harris, Doctoral student in Human Development and Family Studies and TIES Pre-doctoral Fellow, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State

  • Wednesday October 30, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Oct 23

"The Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10–14: Research to Establish an Evidence Base and Support Dissemination Through the PROSPER Partnership-based Delivery Model"

Cleve Redmond, Ph.D., Associate Director, Partnerships in Prevention Science Institute, Iowa State University

  • Wednesday October 23, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Oct 16

"From Research to Practice and Practice to Research: Collaborating with Community Partners to Promote Health"

Melissa Tibbits, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Wednesday October 16, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Oct 09

"Working toward Realizing the Potential of Internet-based Prevention Programs: Results of the Children of Divorce – Coping with Divorce RCT"

Jesse Boring, Ph.D., Research Associate, Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday October 9, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Oct 02

"Women's Health Research in Low-Resource Settings: Testing the Effectiveness of WHO's Safe Childbirth Checklist"

Linda Fogarty, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, and Director of Monitoring Evaluation and Research, Jhpiego, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

  • Wednesday October 2, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 25

"The Evolution of an Online ATOD Intervention: From Conceptual Model to Scalable Intervention with an Eye toward Optimization"

David Wyrick, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Health Education, and Kelly Rulison, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Public Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

  • Wednesday September 25, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 18

"Profiling Parents and Deconstructing Depression: A Unique Combination of Latent Profile Analysis and Growth Mixture Modeling—Manuscript Development after the 2013 SPR Cup Competition"

Lauren Connell, M.S., and Brea Burger, M.S., MFT, doctoral students, Department of Biobehavioral Health and PAMT Pre-doctoral Fellows, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 18, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 11

"The Impact of Depressive Symptoms and Smoking on Bone Health in Adolescent Girls: Recent Findings and New Directions in Research"

Lorah Dorn, Ph.D., Professor of Nursing, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 11, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Sep 11

"The Impact of Depressive Symptoms and Smoking on Bone Health in Adolescent Girls: Recent Findings and New Directions in Research"

Lorah Dorn, Ph.D., Professor of Nursing, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 11, 2013 from 12:00 am–12:00 am
  • 22 Biobehavioral Health Building / the Ruth Pike Auditorium

Wed May 01

"Presentations by Penn State PRC Society for Prevention Research Cup Team"

Brea Burger, Jiangxiu Zhou, Hye Jeong Choi, and Lauren Connell

  • Wednesday May 1, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 17

"PAMT Fellows' Presentations on Recent Work"

PAMT Fellows (Prevention And Methodology Training Program)

  • Wednesday April 17, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 10

"gPROSPER: Early Progress and Findings from a Genetically Informative Investigation of the PROSPER Prevention Project"

Bo Cleveland, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday April 10, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Apr 03

"Evidence2Success: Community Prevention Systems Version 3.0"

Sarah Chilenski, Ph.D., Research Associate, Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday April 3, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Mar 27

"Work, Family, Health Study: Testing a Workplace Intervention on Daily Stress and Family Processes"

Kelly Davis, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, and David Almeida, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development and Familiy Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 27, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 27

"Approaches to Improving Causal Inference for Mediation Models"

David Mackinnon, Ph.D., Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University

  • Wednesday February 27, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 20

"Pale and Sober: Reducing Problems Associated with High-Risk Drinking and UV Exposure"

Kimberly Mallett, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Health and Human Development, Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 20, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Feb 06

"Horizontal Fault Lines: Family-focused Prevention Targeting Coparenting Alliances and Sibling Relations"

Mark Feinberg, Ph.D., Research Professor of Health and Human Development, Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 6, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Jan 30

"From Bench Science to Systems Change: Reconciling Evidence-based Practice with Practice-based Evidence"

Brian Bumbarger, Director, and Stephanie Bradley, Evaluation Specialist, EPISCenter, Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 30, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Jan 23

"Teacher Management of Classroom Social Dynamics in Elementary School: Opportunities for Professional Development & Intervention"

Scott Gest, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 23, 2013 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Ruth Pike Auditorium, 022 Biobehavioral Health Building

Wed Nov 07

"Selected Policy-relevant Findings from the Pathways to Desistance Study"

Edward Mulvey, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

  • Wednesday November 7, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 31

"PROSPER: Lessons Learned About Evidence-Based Practice in the Real World"

Janet Welsh, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development, Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday October 31, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 24

Poster Session and Open House Featuring Research of the PAMT Fellows

  • Wednesday October 24, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
  • Methodology Center, 400 Calder Square II

Wed Oct 17

"Time-Oriented Data, Art and sYence (TODAY): Six Contemporary Mediums for Intervention"

Nilam Ram, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Psychology, Penn State

  • Wednesday October 17, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 10

"Evaluating the Adoption and Reach of Evidence-Based Practices in Maryland’s Department of Juvenile Services"

Jill Farrell, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, and Jennifer Mettrick, Evaluation Director, Institute for Innovation and Implementation, School of Social Work, University of Maryland

  • Wednesday October 10, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 26

"The New Electronic Proposal Internal Approval Form (ePIAF)"

Jerome "Boe" Itinger, Director of Grants & Contracts, and Donna Harkless, Associate Coordinator for Grants & Contracts, College of Health and Human Development; and David Gindhart, Director, Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS), Penn State

  • Wednesday September 26, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Mon Sep 17

"Roadmap for a More Effective Argument for Social Justice"

Richard Ross, Professor of Art, photographer, and researcher, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Monday September 17, 2012 from 3:30 pm–5:00 pm
  • Living Center

Wed Sep 12

"Imaging the Normative Development of Motivated Inhibitory Control and the Effects of Daily Smoking"

Charles F. Geier, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 12, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jun 13

"From Evidence to Influence and Action: Some Examples of How the Australian Institute of Family Sciences (AIFS) Contributes Policy Research, Assesses What Works, and Disseminates the Knowledge"

Alan Hayes, Ph.D., Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne, Australia

  • Wednesday June 13, 2012 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • S102 Henderson

Wed May 02

"Patterns and Predictors of Smoking Escalation in Adolescents"

Robin Mermelstein, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Health Research and Policy, and Professor of Psychology and Clinical Professor of Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Wednesday May 2, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Methodology Center

Wed Apr 25

"The Interlacing of Experiences, Behavior, and Biology in Daily Family Life"

Rena Repetti, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles

  • Wednesday April 25, 2012 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • Living Center

Wed Apr 18

3rd Annual Translational Research Poster Session

  • Wednesday April 18, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • EPISCenter (206 Towers)

Wed Apr 11

"Family Processes and Children's Self-Regulation"

Alysia Blandon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Penn State

  • Wednesday April 11, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Apr 04

"The Reading, Writing, Respect and Resolution Program: Impacts on Classroom-, Teacher-, and Child-level Outcomes in Elementary School, New Questions, and the Evolution of Practice"

Joshua L. Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Fordham University

  • Wednesday April 4, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Mar 28

"Make the Most of Your EMA Data: An Introduction to the Time-Varying Effect Model"

Stephanie Lanza, Ph.D., Scientific Director, Methodology Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 28, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Mar 21

"Applications of Mindfulness-based Interventions with People with Developmental Disabilities and Their Caregivers”

Nirbhay N. Singh, Ph.D., American Health and Wellness Institute, Raleigh, NC

  • Wednesday March 21, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Mar 14

"Examining Quality of Care and Outcomes in Group Homes for Youth"

Elizabeth M. Z. "Betsy" Farmer, Ph.D., Professor of Health Policy and Administration, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 14, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 29

"Primary Prevention of Obesity through Infancy-based Interventions"

Ian Paul, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine

  • Wednesday February 29, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 15

"Challenges to Scaling-Up Effective Prevention Programs: Getting from 'Lists' to Public Health Impact"

Brian Bumbarger, Director of the EPISCenter and Policy Research & Outreach Coordinator, Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 15, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 08

"Biopsychosocial Trajectories of Children with Dysregulated Fear"

Kristin Buss, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 8, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 01

"Parks and Recreation: Your Partner in Public Health”

Andrew Mowen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 1, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 25

"Assessing Readiness to Implement Social-Emotional Learning Interventions"

Shannon Wanless, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Applied Developmental Psychology Program, Department of Psychology in Education, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh

  • Wednesday January 25, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 18

"Evaluating the Impact of State-wide BMI Screening in Elementary Schools"

Lisa Bailey-Davis, Senior Instructor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine

  • Wednesday January 18, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 11

"Adaptation Process in School-based Substance Use Prevention"

Michael Hecht, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Communication Arts & Sciences, & Crime, Law, & Justice, and Michelle Miller-Day, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Arts & Sciences, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 11, 2012 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu Dec 08

"Youth Suicide Prevention Delivered by Peer Leaders: Can Teen Leaders Shift Norms and Increase Connectedness via Social Network Messaging?"

Peter Wyman, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

  • Thursday December 8, 2011 from 3:30 pm–4:45 pm
  • Bennett Pierce Living Center, 110 Henderson Building

Wed Dec 07

"Explaining Racial/Ethnic Differences in Initiation and Cessation of Cigarette Smoking"

Jonathan Foulds, Ph.D., Professor of Public Health Sciences & Psychiatry, and Cancer Control Program, Cancer Institute, Penn State College of Medicine

  • Wednesday December 7, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 30

"New Methods in Prevention and Treatment Research: Open House Poster Session at the Methodology Center"

  • Wednesday November 30, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 204 E. Calder Way, Suite 400

Mon Nov 14

“Randomized Experiments in Criminology: What Has Been Learned from Long-term Follow-ups?”

David Farrington, Ph.D., Professor of Psychological Criminology, Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University

  • Monday November 14, 2011 from 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
  • Pasquerilla Spiritual Center Memorial Lounge

Wed Nov 02

"Implementing Crime Prevention: Good Governance and a Science of Implementation"

Ross Homel, Ph.D., Foundation Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

  • Wednesday November 2, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu Oct 27

"Making a Public Health Approach to Parenting Support Really Work"

Matthew Sanders, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Parenting and Family Support Centre, University of Queensland

  • Thursday October 27, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn, Board Room

Wed Oct 19

"The Building of a Partnership Between Penn State and MADD for the National Implementation of the Power of Parents—It's Your Influence Program"

Rob Turrisi, Ph.D., Professor of Biobehavioral Health, and Lindsey Varvil-Weld, Doctoral Student, Department of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State, and Vicki Knox and Starrla Penick, MADD

  • Wednesday October 19, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 12

"The Role of Adversity in Shaping Children's Self-regulation: Drawing from Experimental and Nonexperimental Evidence"

C. Cybele Raver, Ph.D., Director, Institute of Human Development and Social Change, and Professor of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University

  • Wednesday October 12, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 28

"Long-term Results of School-based Preventive Programs—Just a Sweet Dream?"

Sigrun K. Ertesvåg, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Centre of Behavioural Research, University of Stavanger, Norway

  • Wednesday September 28, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 21

"Evaluating Evidence-based Programs Following Large-Scale Dissemination: A Case of the Nurse-Family Partnership"

David M. Rubin, M.D., M.S.C.E., Pediatrician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP); Senior Director, PolicyLab: Center to Bridge Research, Practice, and Policy; and Director, Research & Policy for Safe Place: Center for Child Protection & Health, CHOP, University of Pennsylvania

  • Wednesday September 21, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 14

"Bridging the Gap between the Dream and the Reality of Evidence-based Prevention: Issues of Implementation"

Linda Dusenbury, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist to CASEL, Chicago, IL

  • Wednesday September 14, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 07

"Emotion Coaching and Emotion Regulation as Protective Factors for Children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder"

Julie Dunsmore, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Wednesday September 7, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Apr 20

"Effectiveness of a Universal School-based Social Competence Program: The Role of Child Development and Economic Factors"

Tina Malti, Ph.D., Visiting Research Scientist, Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture, University of Maryland, and Senior Research Scientist, Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development, University of Zurich

  • Wednesday April 20, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Apr 13

"The Developmental Course of Disruptive Behavior Problems in At-Risk Youth: Current Findings and Future Directions"

Jaelyn Farris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Behavioral Sciences and Education, Penn State Harrisburg, and Assistant Research Director, Capital Area Early Childhood Research and Training Institute

  • Wednesday April 13, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Mon Apr 11

"Adolescent Obesity in a Social Context: The Role of Friendship Networks"

Kayla de la Haye, Ph.D., RAND Corporation

  • Monday April 11, 2011 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • S102 Henderson

Wed Apr 06

Type II Translation Poster Session

  • Wednesday April 6, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 206 Towers (EPISCenter offices)

Wed Mar 30

"Evidence-Based Interventions: Musings on Evidence, Meta- Analysis, and Programs for Juvenile Offenders"

Mark Lipsey, Ph.D., Director, Peabody Research Institute and Research Professor, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Vanderbilt University

  • Wednesday March 30, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Mar 23

"The Development of Children’s Self-Regulation within the Family"

Alysia Blandon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 23, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Mar 16

"Reframing the Dissemination Challenge: A Marketing & Distribution Perspective"

Matthew Kreuter, Ph.D., MPH, Adjunct Professor of Community Health in Biostatistics, Saint Louis University School of Public Health

  • Wednesday March 16, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Mar 02

"Methods for Evaluating Effectiveness of Implementation Strategies Using a Randomized Implementation Trial"

C. Hendricks Brown, Ph.D., Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Miami

  • Wednesday March 2, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 23

"Yoga as an Intervention for Mental Health within the High School Curriculum"

Sat Bir S. Khalsa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Neuroscientist, Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

  • Wednesday February 23, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 09

"Contemplative Observation in Mindful Teacher Education"

Richard Brown, Co-Chair, Department of Contemplative Education, Naropa University

  • Wednesday February 9, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 26

"Risk Factors for Recurring Mathematics Difficulties in Children"

Paul Morgan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 26, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 19

"A Healthy Dose of Culture Equals An Ounce of Prevention: Using Ethnography to Inform Intervention Design for Mexican Immigrant Farmworkers"

Shedra Amy Snipes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 19, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 12

"The Role of a State-level Prevention Support System in Promoting High-Quality Implementation and Sustainability of Evidence-based Programs"

Brittany Rhoades, Ph.D., Research Associate and Evaluation Research Specialist, EPISCenter/Prevention Research Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 12, 2011 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu Dec 09

"The Effects of the MindUp Program on Elementary School Student’s Executive Functions, Well-Being, and Positive Social Behaviors: Findings From a Randomized Controlled Trial"

Kim Schonert-Reichl, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education and Coordinator, Human Development Learning and Culture (HLDC) Area, University of British Columbia

  • Thursday December 9, 2010 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • S102 Henderson

Wed Dec 01

"Effectiveness of a Universal School-based Social Competence Program: The Role of Child Development and Economic Factors"

Tina Malti, Ph.D., Visiting Research Scientist, Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture, University of Maryland, and Senior Research Scientist, Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development, University of Zurich

  • Wednesday December 1, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 17

"A Social Network Perspective on Efforts to Shift Peer Norms"

Scott Gest, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday November 17, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 10

"LEGACY Together: Strengthening Structure, Support, and Collective Efficacy in Afterschool Settings"

Emilie Phillips Smith, Ph.D., Director, Center for Diverse Families and Communities, and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday November 10, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu Nov 04

"Mobile Technologies to Diffuse Preventive Interventions Globally"

Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Ph.D., Bat-Yaacov Professor of Child Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences; Director, UCLA Global Center for Children and Families; and Director, UCLA Center for HIV Identification Prevention & Treatment Services (CHIPTS)

  • Thursday November 4, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn Ballrooms A & B

Wed Nov 03

"Disruptive Innovations for Scaling Prevention Science"

Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Ph.D., Bat-Yaacov Professor of Child Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences; Director, UCLA Institute Global Center for Children and Families; and Director, UCLA Center for HIV Identification Prevention & Treatment Services (CHIPTS)

  • Wednesday November 3, 2010 from 4:15 pm–5:15 pm
  • Nittany Lion Inn, Alumni Lounge

Wed Oct 06

"Optimized Behavioral Interventions: What Does Control Systems Engineering Have to Offer?"

Daniel Rivera, Ph.D., Professor of Chemical Engineering and Program Director, Control Systems Engineering Laboratory, Arizona State University

  • Wednesday October 6, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 29

"Good Behavior Game in Houston: A Partnership to Support Research from Effectiveness through Implementation"

Jeanne M. Poduska, Sc.D., Principal Research Scientist, and Deputy Director, Center for Integrating Education and Prevention Research in Schools, American Institutes for Research

  • Wednesday September 29, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 22

"Relating Community Views of Program Success to the Dissemination of Evidence-based Practice in Health Promotion"

Alice Hausman, Ph.D., MPH, Professor of Public Health, and Executive Director, Center for Preparedness Research, Education, and Practice, Temple University

  • Wednesday September 22, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 15

“Beyond the Parent-Child Dyad: New Preventive Interventions based on Family Systems Theory and Research”

Mark Feinberg, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Penn State Prevention Research Center

  • Wednesday September 15, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 08

"The Social Ecology of Infant Sleep: Maternal Depression, Bedtime and Nighttime Parenting, and Infant Sleep Disruption"

Douglas Teti, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development and Psychology, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 8, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Apr 28

"The FRIENDS Project: A Randomized Intervention Promoting Self-Regulation" and "Bringing Research to Practice: A Graduate Student's Perspective"

Stephanie Anzman (HDFS) and Julia Moore (HDFS), 2009-2010 Prevention Fellows

  • Wednesday April 28, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S102 Henderson

Wed Apr 14

“College Student Alcohol Use: Using Electronic Interventions to Minimize the ‘College Effect’”

John Hustad, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine

  • Wednesday April 14, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Apr 07

"Family Conflict and Mother-Infant Physiological Regulation"

Ginger Moore, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Penn State

  • Wednesday April 7, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Mar 31

“Structural Nested Mean Models for Assessing Time-varying Causal Effect Moderation”

Daniel Almirall, Ph.D., Research Investigator, Survey Research Center, Institute of Social Research, University of Michigan

  • Wednesday March 31, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Tue Mar 30

"The Prevention Research Center of Michigan's Speak to Your Health! Community Survey"

Daniel Kruger, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Prevention Research Center, University of Michigan

  • Tuesday March 30, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S102 Henderson

Wed Mar 17

"Alcohol, Dysregulation, and Adolescent Brain Development"

Duncan Clark, Ph.D., MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

  • Wednesday March 17, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • 108 Wartik

Wed Mar 17

"Creating a Common Language: From Strategy Development to Implementation of Evidence-based Practice"

Nick Axford, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Social Research Unit, Dartington, UK

  • Wednesday March 17, 2010 from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
  • S102 Henderson

Wed Mar 03

"Recent Findings from the National Head Start Impact Study"

Jennifer L. Brooks, Ph.D., Social Science Research Analyst, Division of Child and Family Development, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families

  • Wednesday March 3, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 17

“Student Voice in School Reform: Youth-Adult Partnerships in the Land of Edutopia”

Dana Mitra, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education Policy Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 17, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 10

"The Teaching Pyramid Model for Promoting Social Emotional Development and Preventing and Addressing Challenging Behavior in Preschool Children"

M. L. Hemmeter, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Special Education, Vanderbilt University

  • Wednesday February 10, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 03

"Are Callous Unemotional Traits a Useful Construct in Early Childhood?"

Michael Willoughby, Ph.D., Director of Statistics, FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina

  • Wednesday February 3, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 27

"Interpersonal Victimization and Help-seeking among Latino Women"

Chiara Sabina, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Sciences, Penn State Harrisburg

  • Wednesday January 27, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 20

"Educational Epidemiology: Applying a Public Health Model to Educational Issues and Policy-Making"

Craig Mason, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education and Applied Quantitative Methods, University of Maine

  • Wednesday January 20, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 13

"Type II Research Poster Session and Reception"

  • Wednesday January 13, 2010 from 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
  • Living Center

Wed Dec 02

"Promoting Science-based Approaches: Integrating Research to Practice Models and Community-Centered Models Using the Interactive Systems Framework (ISF)"

Abe Wandersman, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of South Carolina

  • Wednesday December 2, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 18

"Causal Inference for Mediation Analysis in Prevention Research"

Donna Coffman, Ph.D., Research Associate, Methodology Center, Penn State

  • Wednesday November 18, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu Nov 12

“Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviors"

G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington and Director, Addictive Behaviors Research Center

  • Thursday November 12, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Living Center, Henderson Building

Mon Nov 09

"The British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Surveys 1999-2007"

Tamsin Ford, MD, Clinical Training Fellow, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London

  • Monday November 9, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 04

"Evaluating a Brief Prevention Program for Parents for Improving Marital Conflict in Community Families"

Mark Cummings, Ph.D., Professor and Notre Dame Chair in Psychology, University of Notre Dame

  • Wednesday November 4, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 21

"Reflections from NIDA Prevention Services Research: Thinking about Implementation and Sustainability on the Front-End of Research"

Aleta Meyer, Ph.D., Health Scientist Administrator, Prevention Research Branch, National Institute on Drug Abuse

  • Wednesday October 21, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 14

"Testing Gene x Environment Hypotheses Using Longitudinal and Randomized Prevention Research Designs"

Gene Brody, Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia and Director, Center for Family Research

  • Wednesday October 14, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 23

"Tuning and Training Attention and Working Memory"

Amishi Jha, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

  • Wednesday September 23, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 09

"Innovative Approaches for Broadening the Reach and Appeal of Prevention"

Meg Small, Ph.D., Research Associate, Penn State Prevention Research Center

  • Wednesday September 9, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 02

"The Effects of Social and Emotional Learning: An Update of International Findings on the PATHS Curriculum"

Mark Greenberg, Ph.D., Director, Penn State Prevention Research Center and Edna Bennett Peterson Chair and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

  • Wednesday September 2, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Apr 29

"Experiences of the 2008-2009 Prevention Fellows"

Andrea Finley, Kristine Voegtline, Michelle Blocklin

  • Wednesday April 29, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S102 Henderson

Wed Apr 22

"African American and European American children in diverse elementary classrooms: Social integration, social status, and social behavior"

Philip Rodkin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Wednesday April 22, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Mar 25

"Are skills well-taught and do children learn them? Measuring implementer and child skills in the Rochester Resilience Project"

Wendi Cross, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology) and Pediatrics, and Co-Director, The Resilience Project, University of Rochester Medical School, and Peter Wyman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology), University of Rochester Medical School

  • Wednesday March 25, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Mar 04

"A social network perspective on substance use and the impact of school-based prevention programs"

Wayne Osgood, Ph.D., Professor of Crime, Law, and Justice and Sociology, Penn State, and Scott Gest, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday March 4, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 25

"FOCUS"

Janet Welsh, Ph.D., Research Associate, Penn State Prevention Research Center

  • Wednesday February 25, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 04

"Reducing educational inequities through intervention: Effects on children of a program aimed at parents' depression"

Pamela Morris, Ph.D., Director, Family Well-Being and Child Development Policy Area, MRDC

  • Wednesday February 4, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 21

"Preconceptional health promotion: The Central Pennsylvania Women's Health Study"

Marianne Hillemeier, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Health Policy and Administration and Demography, Penn State

  • Wednesday January 21, 2009 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Dec 10

"Learning to BREATHE: A universal mindfulness curriculum for adolescents"

Trish Broderick, Ph.D., Professor of Health, and Director, Stress Reduction Center, West Chester University

  • Wednesday December 10, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 19

"Prevention effects moderate the association of 5-HTTLPR and youth risk behavior initiation: GxE hypotheses tested via a randomized prevention design"

Gene Brody, Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia and Director, Center for Family Research

  • Wednesday November 19, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu Nov 13

"Social and Emotional Learning: Strategies to Improve the Lives of Millions of Children?"

Roger Weissberg, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education and President, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Thursday November 13, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 12

"Social and Emotional Learning: A dialogue about inputs, outputs, and mediators"

Roger Weissberg, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education and President, Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Wednesday November 12, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 05

"Lessons from the field: Challenges faced, successes achieved, and sustainability planning by coalitions implementing evidence-based prevention programs in the Community Youth Development Study"

Abby Fagan, Ph.D., University of South Carolina

  • Wednesday November 5, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 29

"Biosocial bases to antisocial behavior"

Adrian Raine, Ph.D., Richard Perry Professor, Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry, and Psychology, Jerry Lee Center of Criminology, University of Pennsylvania

  • Wednesday October 29, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 15

"Mindfulness-based approaches to enhancing social and emotional skills among educators"

Patricia Jennings, Ph.D., Research Associate, Penn State Prevention Research Center, and the Garrison Institute

  • Wednesday October 15, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 08

"Adapting health messages in community-based prevention research: The Keepin' it RURAL project"

Michael Hecht, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts Research and Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences and Crime, Law, and Justice, Penn State

  • Wednesday October 8, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 01

"Teacher practices that encourage socially-accepting classroom environments"

Amori Yee Mikami, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia

  • Wednesday October 1, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 24

"Factors affecting schools and other organizations' capacity to change"

Tonja Beck, Ph.D. candidate, Center for Behavioral Research, University of Stavanger

  • Wednesday September 24, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 17

"Attrition in longitudinal prevention intervention research: Some new thinking"

John Graham, Ph.D., Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday September 17, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 03

"Evaluation of TIP--The German PATHS after school curriculum based on the analyses of average causal effects"

Mark Stemmler, Ph.D., Professor of Psychological Methodology and Quality Management, Bielefeld University

  • Wednesday September 3, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Tue Jun 17

"Opportunities for Translational Research in an Extension-Led Dissemination of Prevention Programming"

Louise Parker, Ph.D., Director, Extension Family Programs and Family and Community, and Development Specialist, Department of Human Development, Washington State University; and Lauren Hill, Ph.D., Extension Prevention and Evaluation Specialist, Department of Human Development, University of Washington

  • Tuesday June 17, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Apr 23

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Domitrovich

Celene Domitrovich, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Penn State Prevention Research Center

  • Wednesday April 23, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Apr 09

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Stice

Eric Stice, Ph.D., Oregon Research Institute

  • Wednesday April 9, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 27

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Feinberg

Mark Feinberg, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Penn State Prevention Research Center

  • Wednesday February 27, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Feb 06

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Smith

Rachel A. Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication Arts & Sciences, Penn State

  • Wednesday February 6, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 30

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Kendziora

Kimberly Kendziora, Ph.D., Principal Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research

  • Wednesday January 30, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 23

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Flanagan

Connie Flanagan, Ph.D., Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education, Pennsylvania State University

  • Wednesday January 23, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Jan 16

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Ialongo

Nick Ialongo, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomsberg School of Public Health

  • Wednesday January 16, 2008 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Dec 05

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Roeser

Robert Roeser, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Child Development, Tufts University

  • Wednesday December 5, 2007 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 14

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Heyman

Rick Heyman, Ph.D., Research Professor of Psychology, SUNY Stony Brook

  • Wednesday November 14, 2007 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 31

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Crean

Hugh Crean, Ph.D., Research Associate, Clinical and Social Psychology, University of Rochester

  • Wednesday October 31, 2007 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu Oct 25

"The Family Check Up: Intervention model and effects for children and adolescents"

Thomas Dishion, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of Research, Child and Family Center, University of Oregon

  • Thursday October 25, 2007 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • The Living Center, Henderson Building

Wed Oct 10

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Black

Sally Black, Ph.D., St. Josephs University

  • Wednesday October 10, 2007 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Oct 03

"Understanding the alcohol-sexual victimization link: Substantive findings and lessons learned from the Women 2000 Study"

Maria Testa, Ph.D., RIA senior research scientist, adjunct associate professor, School of Social Work, and research associate professor, SUNY Buffalo Department of Psychology

  • Wednesday October 3, 2007 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 26

"Preventing substance abuse during the transition to high school" and "Prevention substance abuse during the transition to college"

Helene Raskin White, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, and Valerie Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor of Sociology, Rutgers University

  • Wednesday September 26, 2007 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 05

Prevention Scientist Seminar Series- Greenberg

Mark Greenberg, Ph.D., Director, Penn State Prevention Research Center

  • Wednesday September 5, 2007 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu May 10

"Society for Prevention Research Annual Conference Practice Talks"

Assorted Speakers

  • Thursday May 10, 2007 from 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
  • Methodology Center at 204 E. Calder Way, Suite 400

Thu Apr 12

"The Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST)"

Linda Collins, Department of HDFS, Methodology Center, Penn State

  • Thursday April 12, 2007 from 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
  • Methodology Center at 204 E. Calder Way, Suite 400

Thu Mar 29

"Group Randomized Experiments Using Fractional Factorial Designs"

Linda Collins, Department of HDFS, Methodology Center, Penn State

  • Thursday March 29, 2007 from 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
  • Methodology Center at 204 E. Calder Way, Suite 400

Thu Mar 22

"The Effect of a Tiered Benefit and Safety Incentive on Hospital Admissions: Evidence from Stated and Revealed Preference Data"

Dennis Scanlon, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, Penn State

  • Thursday March 22, 2007 from 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
  • Methodology Center at 204 E. Calder Way, Suite 400

Thu Feb 22

"Coming of Age Across America: Local Conditions, Substance Use and Risky Sexual Behavior of Adolescents"

Diane McLaughlin and Tasha Snyder, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Penn State

  • Thursday February 22, 2007 from 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
  • Methodology Center at 204 E. Calder Way, Suite 400

Thu Feb 01

"Unpacking the Relationship Between Adolescent Employment and Antisocial Behavior: A Matched Samples Comparison"

Daniel Nagin, Heinz School of Public Policy, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Thursday February 1, 2007 from 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
  • Methodology Center at 204 E. Calder Way, Suite 400

Thu Jan 25

"Modeling Longitudinal Turnover in Substance Abuse Treatment Group with Rolling Admissions: A Latent Class Pattern Mixture Approach"

Antonio Morgan-Lopez, Substance Abuse Epidemiology, Prevention, and Risk (SAEPR) Program, RTI International

  • Thursday January 25, 2007 from 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
  • Methodology Center at 204 E. Calder Way, Suite 400

Wed Dec 06

"The epidemiology of children's alcohol consumption"

John Donovan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Epidemiology, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

  • Wednesday December 6, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 29

"Opportunities and challenges for drug abuse prevention research at NIDA"

Wilson Compton, M.D., Director, Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH

  • Wednesday November 29, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Living Center, 110 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 15

"Advancing the evidence base on residential treatment for youth"

Elizabeth M. Z. Farmer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Health Policy and Administration, Penn State

  • Wednesday November 15, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 08

"Examining the first years of the Harrisburg Preschool Program"

Heather Warren, Ph.D., George Mason University

  • Wednesday November 8, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Nov 01

"The matched crossover design in clinical trials"

Vern Chinchilli, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and Chair, Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine

  • Wednesday November 1, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Thu Oct 12

"Community-based prevention: From effectiveness to diffusion trials (and back again)"

Mary Ann Pentz, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Prevention Research Dept of Preventive Medicine University of Southern California

  • Thursday October 12, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Living Center, 110 Henderson Bldg

Wed Oct 04

"Family care interventions: Past problems and new approaches"

Steven Zarit, Ph.D., Head and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State

  • Wednesday October 4, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 27

"Experiencing time pressure in adolescence: When does being busy translate into stress?"

Roger Mannell, Ph.D., Dean, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo

  • Wednesday September 27, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 20

"Integrating prevention science and methodology: Research initiatives of the PAMT post-doctoral fellows"

Donna Coffman, Ph.D., Rob Petrin, Ph.D., and Michael Cleveland, Ph.D., PAMT Post-doctoral Fellows, Penn State Prevention Research Center and Methodology Center

  • Wednesday September 20, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 13

"The companion curriculum: Connecting Head Start parents and teachers to promote early learning and development"

Julia Mendez, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Temple University

  • Wednesday September 13, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building

Wed Sep 06

"Prevention research and policy making: Can we be relevant to the real world?"

Mark Greenberg, Ph.D., Director, Penn State Prevention Research Center

  • Wednesday September 6, 2006 from 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • S209 Henderson Building