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COBRE Conference 2013

 

BEHAVIOR CHANGE, HEALTH, AND HEALTH DISPARITIES

 

September 26-27, 2013

Burlington Hilton Hotel

Burlington, Vermont

 

Conference sponsored by the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health, University of Vermont, in collaboration with Brown University and the University of Kentucky.

 

THURSDAY 9/26/13

 

7:30-8:00 Continental Breakfast

 

8:00-8:10 Welcome

Stephen T. Higgins, PhD, Director, Vermont Center on Behavior and Health, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont

 

Philip A. Ades, MD, Associate Director, Vermont Center on Behavior and Health, Professor, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine

 

Overarching Purpose

Chair: Ira M. Bernstein, MD, Associate Dean for Research, Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine

 

8:15-8:40 Behavior change and reducing health disparities: Priorities of NIH and OBSSR.  Robert M. Kaplan, PhD, Director, NIH Office on Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

 

Chair: John R. Hughes, MD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Psychology, & Family Practice, University of Vermont

 

8:45-9:10 Tobacco use as an exemplar of what can be accomplished with behavior change: Challenges ahead.  Jack E. Henningfield, PhD, Vice President, Research & Health Policy, Pinney Associates, Professor, Division of Behavioral Biology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

PAPER SESSIONS

 

Basic Processes in the Science of Behavior Change

 

Chair: James J. Hudziak, MD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Pediatrics, Thomas M. Achenbach Chair in Developmental Psychopathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine

 

9:00-9:25 Resurgence and instrumental learning: Implications for changing health-related behavior.  Mark E. Bouton, PhD, Robert B. Lawson Green and Gold Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont

 

9:30-9:55 Basic principles fundamental to understanding and changing drug-maintained responding in the preclinical laboratory.  James H. Woods, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, University of Michigan

 

10:00-10:25 The role of rodents in the regulatory science of tobacco: Impact of behavioral history and smoke constituents on low dose nicotine self-administration.  Eric C. Donny, Associate Professor, Department of Pittsburgh

 

10:30-10:40 Break

 

10:45-11:10 Delay discounting, impulsivity, and executive functions in relation to addictions.  Warren K. Bickel, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

 

11:15-11:40 Behavioral and neurobiological predictors of adolescent cigarette smoking.  Hugh P. Garavan, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont

 

11:45-12:10 Executive functions and health outcomes in adults.  Peter A. Hall, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo

 

12:15-1:15 Lunch (provided)

 

Smoking Cessation and Other Addictions Treatment

 

Chair:  Brian Flynn, ScD, Director, Office of Health Promotion Research, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Vermont

 

1:15-1:40 Nicotine reduction as a strategy for reducing smoking prevalence: evidence from clinical trials.  Dorothy K. Hatsukami, PhD, Forster Family Professor in Cancer Prevention, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota

 

1:45-2:10 Lowering the nicotine content of cigarettes in smokers with serious mental illness.  Jennifer W. Tidey, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University and Behavioral Science, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 

 

2:15-2:40 Real-world attempts to stop/reduce tobacco or marijuana: Try, try, try again.  John R. Hughes, MD, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Psychology, & Family Practice, University of Vermont

 

2:45-2:55 Break

 

3:00-3:25 Modeling treatment interventions in the clinical laboratory.  Craig R. Rush, PhD, Departments of Behavioral Science and Psychology, University

 

3:30-3:55 Incentives for smoking cessation among pregnant women.  Stephen T. Higgins, PhD. Director, Vermont Center on Behavior and Health, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont

 

4:00-4:25 Incentives for smoking cessation among outpatients with co-morbid medical conditions.  Stacey C. Sigmon, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont

 

4:30-4:55 Incentives in treating illicit-drug addiction and training vocational skills among inner city, chronically unemployed intravenous drug users.  Kenneth Silverman, PhD, Professor, Division of Behavioral Biology, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

5:00-7:00 Dinner (on your own)

 

7:00-8:30 Poster Session

 

FRIDAY 9/27/13

7:30-8:00 Continental Breakfast

 

Smoking Cessation and Other Addictions Treatment (continued)

 

8:00-8:25 Combining incentives and behavior therapy in treating adolescent substance use disorders.  Alan J. Budney, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Exercise, Weight Loss, and Healthy Food Choices

 

Chair: Rachel Johnson, PhD, MPH, RD, Green and Gold Professor of Nutrition, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Vermont

 

8:30-8:55 Incentives in promoting healthy food choices among hospital employees.  Anne N. Thorndike, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

 

9:00-9:25 Exercise and weight loss in obese patients with coronary heart disease or metabolic syndrome.  Philip A. Ades, MD, Associate Director, Vermont Center on Behavior and Health, Professor, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont

 

9:30-9:55 Incentivizing children’s fruit and vegetable consumption.  Gregory J. Madden, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, Utah State University

 

10:00-10:10 Break

 

10:15-10:40 Internet-based weight loss interventions.  Jean Harvey-Berino, PhD, RD, Chair, Professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Vermont

 

Adherence to Medically Recommended Regimens

 

Chair:  Wendy Davis, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Director of Maternal Child Health, Vermont Health Department

 

10:45-11:10 Financial incentives to promote use of recommended contraceptives among opioid-dependent outpatients.  Sarah H. Heil, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Psychology, University of Vermont

 

11:15-11:40 Financial incentives to increase adherence among patients with comorbid drug dependence and HIV infection.  Maxine Stitzer, Professor, Division of Behavioral Biology, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

11:45-12:10 Financial incentives to increase adherence among adolescents with type 1 diabetes.  Catherine Stanger, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. 

 

12:15-1:10  Lunch (provided)

 

Importance of Behavior and Behavior Change to the Goals of Federal Health Agencies

 

1:15-2:10 Sherri Farr, PhD, Centers for Disease Control, Division of Reproductive Health; Jonathan King, PhD, National Institute on Aging, Division of Behavioral and Social Research; Cecelia McNamara Spitznas, PhD, Office of National Drug Control Policy; Allison C. Hoffman, PhD, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Tobacco Products, & National Institute on Drug Abuse

Concluding Comments

 

Chair: Stephen T. Higgins, PhD, Director, Vermont Center on Behavior and Health, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont

 

2:15-2:45 Comments on conference proceedings and future directions in the science of behavior, health, and health disparities.  George E. Bigelow, PhD, Professor, Division of Behavioral Biology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 

 

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