LOUISE ROHRBACH

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prospective associations of social self-control with drug use among youth from regular and alternative high schools
    Pallav Pokhrel
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:22. 2007
  2. pmc One-year follow-up evaluation of the Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) dissemination trial
    Louise A Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Med 51:313-9. 2010
  3. pmc Fidelity of implementation in Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND): a comparison of classroom teachers and program specialists
    Louise A Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, 1000 S Fremont Ave, Unit 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Sci 8:125-32. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with adoption of evidence-based substance use prevention curricula in US school districts
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, 91803, USA
    Health Educ Res 20:514-26. 2005
  5. pmc The Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) dissemination trial: implementation fidelity and immediate outcomes
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Sci 11:77-88. 2010
  6. pmc Impact of hurricane Rita on adolescent substance use
    Louise A Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alahambra, CA 91802, USA
    Psychiatry 72:222-37. 2009
  7. pmc Dissemination of Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND): findings from a survey of program adopters
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    University of Southern California, Preventive Medicine, IPR, Alhambra, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:2551-66. 2010
  8. pmc One-year follow-up evaluation of Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND-4)
    Ping Sun
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, 100 S Fremont Avenue, Box 8, Room 4208, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Prev Med 47:438-42. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the fidelity of implementation of a school-based drug abuse prevention program: project toward no drug abuse (TND)
    Silvana Skara
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventinve Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Drug Educ 35:305-29. 2005
  10. pmc Short-term effects of Project EX-4: a classroom-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention program
    Ping Sun
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1000 South Fremont Avenue, Box 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Addict Behav 32:342-50. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Prospective associations of social self-control with drug use among youth from regular and alternative high schools
    Pallav Pokhrel
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:22. 2007
    ..In this study, we attempted to find out (a) whether lack of social self-control predicted drug use one year later, and (b) whether drug use at baseline predicted social self-control one year later...
  2. pmc One-year follow-up evaluation of the Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) dissemination trial
    Louise A Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Med 51:313-9. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Fidelity of implementation in Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND): a comparison of classroom teachers and program specialists
    Louise A Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, 1000 S Fremont Ave, Unit 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Sci 8:125-32. 2007
    ..These results suggest that motivated, trained classroom teachers can implement evidence-based prevention programs with fidelity and achieve immediate effects...
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with adoption of evidence-based substance use prevention curricula in US school districts
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, 91803, USA
    Health Educ Res 20:514-26. 2005
    ..State and federal agencies should increase their efforts to disseminate information about evidence-based programs, targeting in particular the district substance use prevention coordinator...
  5. pmc The Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) dissemination trial: implementation fidelity and immediate outcomes
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Prev Sci 11:77-88. 2010
    ..However, seven of the ten immediate student outcome measures showed no significant differences between the two training conditions. The implications of these findings for dissemination research and practice are discussed...
  6. pmc Impact of hurricane Rita on adolescent substance use
    Louise A Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alahambra, CA 91802, USA
    Psychiatry 72:222-37. 2009
    ..10). These findings suggest that increased substance use may be one of the behaviors that adolescents exhibit in reaction to exposure to hurricanes...
  7. pmc Dissemination of Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND): findings from a survey of program adopters
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    University of Southern California, Preventive Medicine, IPR, Alhambra, California, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:2551-66. 2010
    ..The limitations of the study, as well as the implications of the findings for future research and wide-scale prevention program dissemination, are discussed...
  8. pmc One-year follow-up evaluation of Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND-4)
    Ping Sun
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, 100 S Fremont Avenue, Box 8, Room 4208, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Prev Med 47:438-42. 2008
    ..Two theoretical content components of the program were examined to increase our understanding of the relative contribution of each to the effectiveness of the program...
  9. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the fidelity of implementation of a school-based drug abuse prevention program: project toward no drug abuse (TND)
    Silvana Skara
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventinve Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    J Drug Educ 35:305-29. 2005
    ..Further, our findings indicate that Project TND can be implemented effectively with low and high risk youth in a general environment as well as with high risk youth in a more specialized environment...
  10. pmc Short-term effects of Project EX-4: a classroom-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention program
    Ping Sun
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1000 South Fremont Avenue, Box 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Addict Behav 32:342-50. 2007
    ..This fourth study adapts Project EX to the classroom context. This paper reports the findings based on pretest and posttest surveys conducted immediately prior and post-intervention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Translation in tobacco and drug abuse prevention research
    Mary Ann Pentz
    University of Southern California, Dept of Preventive Medicine, Alhambra, CA 91803, USA
    Eval Health Prof 29:246-71. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Six-month and one-year effects of project EX-4: a classroom-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention program
    Steve Sussman
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research and Departments of Preventive Medicine and Psychology, University of Southern California, USA
    Addict Behav 32:3005-14. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of a version of Project EX that was adapted for implementation in the classroom context (Project EX-4). This paper reports the program outcomes based on pretest, six-month, and one-year follow-up surveys...
  13. ncbi request reprint Peer influences and access to cigarettes as correlates of adolescent smoking: a cross-cultural comparison of Wuhan, China, and California
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Prev Med 34:476-84. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Political science, public policy, and drug use prevention
    Mary Ann Pentz
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California 91803, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1821-65. 2004
    ..Finally, examples are given of how this model might inform the other perspectives represented in this special issue on transdisciplinary drug abuse prevention research...
  15. pmc Independent evaluation of the California Tobacco Control Program: relationships between program exposure and outcomes, 1996-1998
    Louise Ann Rohrbach
    Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Alhambra, 91803, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:975-83. 2002
    ..This study sought to determine the effects of the California Tobacco Control Program on tobacco-related attitudes and behaviors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Smoking behavior among urban and rural Native American adolescents in California
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California School of Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Research, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:251-4. 2003
    ..This study used statewide data from California to examine the smoking behavior and related psychosocial risk factors among Native American adolescents living in urban and rural counties...
  17. ncbi request reprint Social network predictors of bullying and victimization
    Michele Mouttapa
    University of Southern California, Department of Preventive Medicine, USA
    Adolescence 39:315-35. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in HIV risk behaviors among young injectors and their social network members
    Susanne B Montgomery
    School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, California, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 28:453-75. 2002
    ..However, their propensity to practice protective behaviors may provide an opening for interventions to reduce their HIV risk and that of their social network members...
  19. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of effective substance use prevention curricula in U.S. middle schools
    Christopher L Ringwalt
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 3307, USA
    Prev Sci 3:257-65. 2002
    ..Prevention researchers and practitioners should work closely together to find ways to increase the proportion of schools implementing effective curricula...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of current practice in school-based substance use prevention programs with meta-analysis findings
    Susan T Ennett
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7440, USA
    Prev Sci 4:1-14. 2003
    ..The findings indicate that the transfer to practice of research knowledge about school-based substance use prevention programming has been limited...
  21. ncbi request reprint The principles of effectiveness: early awareness and plans for implementation in a national sample of public schools and their districts
    Ashley P Simons-Rudolph
    RTI International, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    J Sch Health 73:181-5. 2003
    ..Results suggest a need for greater communication about the principles to school districts, and in turn, a need for greater communication between district and school-level substance use prevention staff...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reasons for teachers' adaptation of substance use prevention curricula in schools with non-white student populations
    Christopher L Ringwalt
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 2812, USA
    Prev Sci 5:61-7. 2004
    ..We suggest that curriculum developers make a systematic effort to understand how teachers are adapting their curricula in high minority schools and incorporate these modifications, if found effective, into their curricula...
  23. ncbi request reprint Who's calling the shots? Decision-makers and the adoption of effective school-based substance use prevention curricula
    Chris Ringwalt
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 2812, USA
    J Drug Educ 34:19-31. 2004
    ..However, we did find some support for our hypothesis from our district-level informants, who indicated that community groups and advisory committees also play a modest role in the selection of such curricula...
  24. ncbi request reprint School-based smoking prevention research
    Steve Sussman
    J Adolesc Health 37:4; author reply 6-8. 2005

Research Grants6

  1. Impact of Louisiana Hurricanes on Adolescent Substance Abuse
    LOUISE ROHRBACH; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. The results of studies of this type may prove useful in the development of effective treatment and prevention programs for youth who have experienced the devastation of hurricanes. ..
  2. Diffusion of Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND)
    LOUISE ROHRBACH; Fiscal Year: 2007
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