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Jillian Strayhorn

PAMT Pre-doctoral Trainee

115 Health and Human Development Building


Jillian Strayhorn is a third-year doctoral student in Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State. She works with Linda Collins and David Vanness. Her research focuses on methods of optimizing behavioral and biobehavioral interventions. In particular, she studies the use of the multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) to optimize interventions that target multiple substance misuse outcomes. She can be found on Twitter @JillianStray.

The Prevention and Methodology Training Program (PAMT) program, funded by a T32 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, trains pre-and post-doctoral researchers in the integration of prevention science and statistical methodology for the behavioral sciences.