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Brian Bumbarger

Founding Director, EPISCenter; PRC Adjunct Faculty

Biography

Brian has been studying the dissemination and replication of evidence-based programs and community prevention coalitions for over a decade. In addition, Brian has been Principal Investigator of randomized
trials studying the effectiveness of low-cost interventions to improve the implementation quality of evidence-based programs and the efficacy of using of police officers in the delivery of school-based drug prevention. He also was involved in 10-year, multi-state PROSPER randomized trial testing the efficacy of the Land-Grant Cooperative Extension system as a mechanism for diffusing evidence-based programs, and a randomized trial on the adaptation of evidence-based programs for rural schools and communities. He is the founding director of the Penn State EPISCenter.

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Recent Publications

geUnderstanding process in group-based intervention delivery: Social network analysis and intra-entity variability methods as windows into the "Black Box"

Elreda, L., Coatsworth, J. D., Gest, S. D., Ram, N., & Bamburger, K. (2016). Understanding process in group-based intervention delivery: Social network analysis and intra-entity variability methods as windows into the "Black Box". Prevention Science, 17, 925-936.