universities

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Summary: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.

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  1. ncbi Development of a Web-based alcohol intervention for university students: processes and challenges
    Jonathan Hallett
    WA Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:31-9. 2009
  2. ncbi Education. Scientific teaching
    Jo Handelsman
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Science 304:521-2. 2004
  3. ncbi Cognitive-enhancing substance use at German universities: frequency, reasons and gender differences
    Stefanie Mache
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Free University and Humboldt University, Thielallee 69 73, 14195, Berlin, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 162:262-71. 2012
  4. ncbi Increased structure and active learning reduce the achievement gap in introductory biology
    David C Haak
    Department of Biology, Box 351800, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Science 332:1213-6. 2011
  5. pmc Substance use and its predictors among undergraduate medical students of Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia
    Wakgari Deressa
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 11:660. 2011
  6. ncbi The impact of depression on the academic productivity of university students
    Alketa Hysenbegasi
    Citigroup Market Monitor, 909 3rd Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 11120, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:145-51. 2005
  7. pmc Prevalence of substance use among college students in Eldoret, western Kenya
    Lukoye Atwoli
    Department of Mental Health, Moi University School of Medicine, PO Box 4606, Eldoret 30100, Kenya
    BMC Psychiatry 11:34. 2011
  8. pmc Brief intervention for heavy-drinking college students: 4-year follow-up and natural history
    J S Baer
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1310-6. 2001
  9. ncbi The prevalence and socio-demographic correlations of depression, anxiety and stress among a group of university students
    Nuran Bayram
    Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Dept of Econometrics, Uludag University, Gorukle, Bursa, Turkey
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:667-72. 2008
  10. pmc Understanding randomness and its impact on student learning: lessons learned from building the Biology Concept Inventory (BCI)
    Kathy Garvin-Doxas
    Center for Integrated Plasma Studies, and Developmental Biology Department, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    CBE Life Sci Educ 7:227-33. 2008

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  1. ncbi Development of a Web-based alcohol intervention for university students: processes and challenges
    Jonathan Hallett
    WA Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:31-9. 2009
    ..We describe the process of developing and implementing an electronic screening and brief intervention in a large university population...
  2. ncbi Education. Scientific teaching
    Jo Handelsman
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Science 304:521-2. 2004
  3. ncbi Cognitive-enhancing substance use at German universities: frequency, reasons and gender differences
    Stefanie Mache
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Free University and Humboldt University, Thielallee 69 73, 14195, Berlin, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 162:262-71. 2012
    ..Reasons associated with the use of these substances were explored. Moreover, gender differences were analyzed...
  4. ncbi Increased structure and active learning reduce the achievement gap in introductory biology
    David C Haak
    Department of Biology, Box 351800, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Science 332:1213-6. 2011
    ..These results support the Carnegie Hall hypothesis: Intensive practice, via active-learning exercises, has a disproportionate benefit for capable but poorly prepared students...
  5. pmc Substance use and its predictors among undergraduate medical students of Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia
    Wakgari Deressa
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 11:660. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of substance use and identify factors that influenced the behavior among undergraduate medical students of Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia...
  6. ncbi The impact of depression on the academic productivity of university students
    Alketa Hysenbegasi
    Citigroup Market Monitor, 909 3rd Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 11120, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 8:145-51. 2005
    ..While the prevalence of depression for this group is high and preparation for entry into the workplace is critical for these individuals, this relationship has not been adequately investigated...
  7. pmc Prevalence of substance use among college students in Eldoret, western Kenya
    Lukoye Atwoli
    Department of Mental Health, Moi University School of Medicine, PO Box 4606, Eldoret 30100, Kenya
    BMC Psychiatry 11:34. 2011
    ..This study therefore aimed to establish the prevalence and factors associated with drug use among university and college students in a low income country...
  8. pmc Brief intervention for heavy-drinking college students: 4-year follow-up and natural history
    J S Baer
    Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1310-6. 2001
    ..This study examined long-term response to an individual preventive intervention for high-risk college drinkers relative to the natural history of college drinking...
  9. ncbi The prevalence and socio-demographic correlations of depression, anxiety and stress among a group of university students
    Nuran Bayram
    Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Dept of Econometrics, Uludag University, Gorukle, Bursa, Turkey
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:667-72. 2008
    ..The mental health of university students is an area of increasing concern worldwide. The objective of this study is to examine the prevalence of depression, anxiety and stress among a group of Turkish university students...
  10. pmc Understanding randomness and its impact on student learning: lessons learned from building the Biology Concept Inventory (BCI)
    Kathy Garvin-Doxas
    Center for Integrated Plasma Studies, and Developmental Biology Department, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    CBE Life Sci Educ 7:227-33. 2008
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  11. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of proactive web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention for university students
    Kypros Kypri
    School of Medicine and Public Health, David Maddison Clinical Sciences Bldg, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales 2308, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 169:1508-14. 2009
    ..We tested the efficacy of a proactive Web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program...
  12. ncbi Psychological correlates of university students' academic performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Michelle Richardson
    Centre for Outcomes Research and Effectiveness CORE, Research Department of Clinical, Education and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, United Kingdom
    Psychol Bull 138:353-87. 2012
    ..Implications for future research, student assessment, and intervention design are discussed...
  13. ncbi Trends in college binge drinking during a period of increased prevention efforts. Findings from 4 Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study surveys: 1993-2001
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Health and Social Behavior at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Health 50:203-17. 2002
    ..Other significant changes included increases in immoderate drinking and harm among drinkers. More students lived in substance-free housing and encountered college educational efforts and sanctions resulting from their alcohol use...
  14. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of depression, anxiety, and suicidality among university students
    Daniel Eisenberg
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 South Observatory M3517 SPH II, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:534-42. 2007
    ..Campus communities reach over half of young adults and thus represent unique opportunities to address mental health issues in this important age group...
  15. ncbi Motives and perceived consequences of nonmedical ADHD medication use by college students: are students treating themselves for attention problems?
    David L Rabiner
    Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Atten Disord 13:259-70. 2009
    ..This study examines why college students without a prescription take ADHD medication, what they perceive the consequences of this to be, and whether attention problems are associated with this behavior...
  16. pmc Undergraduate research experiences support science career decisions and active learning
    David Lopatto
    Department of Psychology, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 50112, USA
    CBE Life Sci Educ 6:297-306. 2007
    ..The follow-up survey indicated that students reported gains in independence, intrinsic motivation to learn, and active participation in courses taken after the summer undergraduate research experience...
  17. ncbi Mental health problems and help-seeking behavior among college students
    Justin Hunt
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:3-10. 2010
    ..The purpose of this report is to review the research literature on college student mental health, while also drawing comparisons to the parallel literature on the broader adolescent and young adult populations...
  18. pmc Computer-based interventions for college drinking: a qualitative review
    Jennifer C Elliott
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, USA
    Addict Behav 33:994-1005. 2008
    ..In addition, possible moderators (e.g. baseline drinking patterns) and mediators (e.g. corrected drinking norms) have emerged. Limitations and areas for future research are discussed...
  19. pmc Individual-level interventions to reduce college student drinking: a meta-analytic review
    Kate B Carey
    Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244 2340, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2469-94. 2007
    ..Implications for future research include attention to maintenance of effects, and developing more efficacious interventions for at-risk college drinkers...
  20. ncbi Freshmen adaptation to university life: depressive symptoms, stress, and coping
    Rachael Dyson
    University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
    J Clin Psychol 62:1231-44. 2006
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  21. pmc Perceptions and behaviors related to hand hygiene for the prevention of H1N1 influenza transmission among Korean university students during the peak pandemic period
    Jae Hyun Park
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University College of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    BMC Infect Dis 10:222. 2010
    ..This study was performed to better assess the perceptions, motivating factors, and behaviors associated with the use of hand washing to prevent H1N1 influenza transmission during the peak pandemic period in Korea...
  22. pmc Food consumption frequency and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among students in three European countries
    Rafael T Mikolajczyk
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester GL2 9HW, UK
    Nutr J 8:31. 2009
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  23. ncbi The health of students in institutes of higher education: an important and neglected public health problem?
    S Stewart-Brown
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Institute of Health Sciences, Headington
    J Public Health Med 22:492-9. 2000
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  24. ncbi Childbearing, the desire to have children, and awareness about the impact of age on female fertility among Finnish university students
    Aira Virtala
    Finnish Student Health Service, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 16:108-15. 2011
    ..To describe Finnish university students' childbearing histories, desires concerning childbearing, and awareness regarding the impact of age on female fertility...
  25. pmc Effectiveness of a proactive mail-based alcohol Internet intervention for university students: dismantling the assessment and feedback components in a randomized controlled trial
    Preben Bendtsen
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Med Internet Res 14:e142. 2012
    ..Earlier feasibility trials by our group and others have examined effectiveness in simple parallel-groups designs...
  26. ncbi Internet-delivered physical activity intervention for college students with mental health disorders: a randomized pilot trial
    Emily L Mailey
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Psychol Health Med 15:646-59. 2010
    ..These results suggest that an internet-delivered physical activity intervention may be a promising approach to promoting physical activity among college students undergoing mental health counseling...
  27. ncbi Reducing the gender achievement gap in college science: a classroom study of values affirmation
    Akira Miyake
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA
    Science 330:1234-7. 2010
    ..Benefits were strongest for women who tended to endorse the stereotype that men do better than women in physics. A brief psychological intervention may be a promising way to address the gender gap in science performance and learning...
  28. pmc Understanding burnout according to individual differences: ongoing explanatory power evaluation of two models for measuring burnout types
    Jesús Montero-Marín
    Faculty of Health Sciences and Sports, University of Zaragoza, Huesca, Spain
    BMC Public Health 12:922. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate and to compare the explanatory power of both typological models, short and long, with the standard measurement...
  29. pmc Lifestyle and health among Spanish university students: differences by gender and academic discipline
    Verónica Varela-Mato
    Faculty of Education and Sports Science, University of Vigo, Xunqueira Campus, Pontevedra, Spain
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2728-41. 2012
    ..0001). The studied population was not very active (27.4%), especially women (OR = 0.45). Therefore, it seems that Spanish university students lead an unhealthy lifestyle, a situation which seems more conspicuous amongst females...
  30. ncbi New technologies to manage exam anxiety
    Alessandra Grassi
    Applied Technology for Neuro Psychology Lab, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 167:57-62. 2011
    ..Results showed that audio/video content induced a significant reduction in exam anxiety and an increase of relaxation in students, compared to the audio-only contents...
  31. pmc Assessing the psychometric properties of the Internet Addiction Test (IAT) in US college students
    Lauren A Jelenchick
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Psychiatry Res 196:296-301. 2012
    ..215 (70% response rate) undergraduate college students were recruited from two US universities to complete an online version of the IAT...
  32. ncbi Help-seeking and access to mental health care in a university student population
    Daniel Eisenberg
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 S Observatory Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 45:594-601. 2007
    ..University students represent an important population in which to study access to mental health care. Understanding their unmet needs will enhance efforts to prevent and treat mental disorders during a pivotal period in life...
  33. pmc Personalised normative feedback for preventing alcohol misuse in university students: Solomon three-group randomised controlled trial
    Maria T Moreira
    Instituto Superior de Saúde do Alto Ave, Povoa de Lanhoso, Braga, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e44120. 2012
    ..The objective of the trial was to assess the effectiveness of PNF with college students for the prevention of alcohol misuse...
  34. ncbi The fertility myth: Israeli students' knowledge regarding age-related fertility decline and late pregnancies in an era of assisted reproduction technology
    Yael Hashiloni-Dolev
    School of Government and Society, The Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo, Rabenu Yeruham St, POB 8401, 61083 Yaffo, Israel
    Hum Reprod 26:3045-53. 2011
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  35. pmc Depression and suicide ideation among students accessing campus health care
    Sara Mackenzie
    University of Washington, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:101-7. 2011
    ..With every 4th student reporting symptoms of depression and every 10th student having suicidal thoughts, such interventions are needed...
  36. ncbi Prevention of depression in the college student population: a review of the literature
    Jenna L Buchanan
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 26:21-42. 2012
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  37. ncbi Electronic screening and brief intervention for risky drinking in Swedish university students--a randomized controlled trial
    Diana Stark Ekman
    Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Addict Behav 36:654-9. 2011
    ..The intervention group (IG) (n=80) received extensive normative feedback; the control group (CG) (n=78) received very brief feedback consisting of only three statements...
  38. ncbi Patterns and consequences of inadequate sleep in college students: substance use and motor vehicle accidents
    Daniel J Taylor
    Department of Psychology, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 76203 5017, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:610-2. 2010
    ..Future studies should focus on effective interventions for sleep in college students...
  39. ncbi Breast cancer: Awareness and risk factors in college-going younger age group women in Rajasthan
    Priyanka Yadav
    Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:319-22. 2010
    ..To determine awareness about breast cancer and its risk factors...
  40. pmc A survey of prelicensure pain curricula in health science faculties in Canadian universities
    J Watt-Watson
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 14:439-44. 2009
    The present exploratory, descriptive study aimed to determine the designated time for mandatory pain content in curricula of major Canadian universities for students in health science and veterinary programs before being licensed.
  41. ncbi Persistence of heavy drinking and ensuing consequences at heavy drinking colleges
    Toben F Nelson
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:726-34. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine drinking levels, related harms, and secondhand effects of alcohol use at heavy drinking colleges between 1993 and 2005 at colleges with high levels of drinking in 1993...
  42. ncbi Self-medication practices with antibiotics and antimalarials among Sudanese undergraduate university students
    Abdelmoneim I Awad
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1249-55. 2007
    ..In many developing countries, up to 60-80% of health problems are self-medicated...
  43. ncbi Travel health risk perceptions and prevention behaviors of US study abroad students
    Laurie B Hartjes
    University of Wisconsin Madison School of Nursing, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Travel Med 16:338-43. 2009
    ..This study investigated travel health risk perceptions and prevention behaviors to guide interventions that address the emerging health needs of US study abroad students...
  44. ncbi Me and my 400 friends: the anatomy of college students' Facebook networks, their communication patterns, and well-being
    Adriana M Manago
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Dev Psychol 48:369-80. 2012
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  45. ncbi Healthy lifestyle habits among Greek university students: differences by sex and faculty of study
    I Tirodimos
    Medical School, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    East Mediterr Health J 15:722-8. 2009
    ..Fewer medical students reported drinking alcohol and smoking than other students, but there was no difference concerning their eating habits...
  46. ncbi Non-pharmaceutical interventions during an outbreak of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus infection at a large public university, April-May 2009
    Tarissa Mitchell
    Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 52:S138-45. 2011
    ..Nearly one-half (46%) of student respondents, including 44.7% of those with ARI, attended social events. Results indicate a need for efforts to increase compliance with home isolation and social distancing measures...
  47. ncbi [Survey on knowledge, attitude, practice related to contraception among college students in Beijing]
    Yuan Zhong Zhou
    Institute of Family Planning, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 30:710-2. 2009
    ..To understand the current status and relative factors on knowledge, attitude, practice to contraception among college students in Beijing and to provide evidence for developing aimed contraceptive service and education in colleges...
  48. pmc Correlates of cigarette smoking among male college students in Karachi, Pakistan
    Shafquat Rozi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 7:312. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is important to understand the factors that might influence their smoking habit. Our study aims to assess the influence of factors that encourage college students to smoke cigarettes...
  49. pmc Vision and change in biology undergraduate education, a call for action--initial responses
    TERRY WOODIN
    National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA 22230, USA
    CBE Life Sci Educ 9:71-3. 2010
    ..2010): one that will advance biology undergraduate education so it truly reflects the discipline it serves...
  50. ncbi Weight loss practices and body weight perceptions among US college students
    Christopher M Wharton
    Department of Nutrition, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    J Am Coll Health 56:579-84. 2008
    ..The authors assessed associations between body weight perception and weight loss strategies...
  51. pmc A newer and broader definition of burnout: validation of the "Burnout Clinical Subtype Questionnaire (BCSQ-36)"
    Jesús Montero-Marín
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:302. 2010
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  52. ncbi Prevention programs for body image and eating disorders on University campuses: a review of large, controlled interventions
    Zali Yager
    Health Education and Human Movement, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Building A35, Sydney 2006, NSW, Australia
    Health Promot Int 23:173-89. 2008
    ..A newly designed program for Australian university students is described...
  53. ncbi Depression amongst Nigerian university students. Prevalence and sociodemographic correlates
    Abiodun O Adewuya
    Department of Mental Health, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa, Osun State, 233001, Nigeria
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:674-8. 2006
    ..This study aimed to estimate the prevalence and examine the socio-demographic correlates of depressive disorder among university students in Western Nigeria...
  54. ncbi The "freshman fifteen" (the "freshman five" actually): predictors and possible explanations
    Jill M Holm-Denoma
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, FL, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S3-9. 2008
    ..To conduct a prospective, longitudinal study examining weight fluctuation and its predictors before and during the first year of college...
  55. pmc Medical use, illicit use, and diversion of abusable prescription drugs
    Sean Esteban McCabe
    Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48105 2194, USA
    J Am Coll Health 54:269-78. 2006
    ..The authors provide evidence that prescription drug abuse is a problem among college students...
  56. ncbi Depressive symptoms, socio-economic background, sense of control, and cultural factors in university students from 23 countries
    Andrew Steptoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Int J Behav Med 14:97-107. 2007
    ..Personal circumstances, beliefs, and cultural factors may all contribute to depressive symptoms in this population...
  57. ncbi Transition to university and vigorous physical activity: implications for health and psychological well-being
    Steven R Bray
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Health 52:181-8. 2004
    ..Students who had become insufficiently active reported higher levels of fatigue and lower levels of vigor compared with those who continued to be active...
  58. ncbi Prevalence of cigarette smoking and khat chewing among Aden university medical students and their relationship to BP and body mass index
    Al Khader N Laswar
    Director General of Health Affairs, Aden, Associate Professor of Surgery, Aden, Yemen
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 20:862-6. 2009
    ..There was a weak positive correlation between BMI with SBP, MBP and frequency of Khat chewing...
  59. ncbi The freshman weight gain phenomenon revisited
    Aaron P Crombie
    Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, College of Human Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    Nutr Rev 67:83-94. 2009
    ..7-3.1 kg, but among individuals who gained weight, the range was narrower, 3.1-3.4 kg. There may be specific groups of students with a greater predisposition for weight gain and future research should focus on identifying those groups...
  60. ncbi Illicit use of prescription stimulants among college students: prescription status, motives, theory of planned behaviour, knowledge and self-diagnostic tendencies
    Rachel Judson
    Department of Psychology, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:97-104. 2009
    ..Implications for future research and the need for interventions to provide aid to students who are at risk for using stimulant medications illicitly are discussed...
  61. pmc Suicide ideation among college students: a multivariate analysis
    Amelia M Arria
    Center for Substance Abuse Research, University of Maryland, College Park, 4321 Hartwick Rd, College Park, MD 20740, USA
    Arch Suicide Res 13:230-46. 2009
    ..Alcohol use disorder was also independently associated with suicide ideation, while parental conflict was not. Results highlight potential targets for early intervention among college students...
  62. ncbi Drinking at European universities? A review of students' alcohol use
    Matthias Wicki
    Swiss Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems SIPA, Research Department, PO Box 870, CH 1001 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Addict Behav 35:913-24. 2010
    ..The vast majority of these studies are based on US and Canadian samples...
  63. ncbi Relative efficacy of a brief motivational intervention for college student drinkers
    J G Murphy
    Department of Psychology, Auburn University, Alabama 36849 5214, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 15:373-9. 2001
    ..BASICS participants evaluated the intervention more favorably than did education participants. This study suggests that BASICS may be more efficacious than educational interventions for heavier drinking college students...
  64. ncbi Self-medication amongst university students of Karachi: prevalence, knowledge and attitudes
    Syed Nabeel Zafar
    Aga Khan University, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 58:214-7. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence, attitude and knowledge of self-medication amongst university students of Karachi, Pakistan...
  65. ncbi Disordered eating and the transition to college: a prospective study
    K D Vohs
    Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Moore Hall 6207, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 29:280-8. 2001
    ..A longitudinal study was conducted to examine whether the transition to college changed eating disorder symptoms and related attitudes...
  66. doi Inquiry-based and research-based laboratory pedagogies in undergraduate science
    Gabriela C Weaver
    Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
    Nat Chem Biol 4:577-80. 2008
  67. ncbi Trends in smoking, diet, physical exercise, and attitudes toward health in European university students from 13 countries, 1990-2000
    Andrew Steptoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Prev Med 35:97-104. 2002
    ..Smoking, diet, and physical exercise are key determinants of health. This study assessed changes over 10 years and their relationship to changes in health beliefs and risk awareness...
  68. ncbi Perceived stress, depression and food consumption frequency in the college students of China Seven Cities
    Chunhong Liu
    College of Food Science, South China Agricultural University, 510642 Guangzhou, China
    Physiol Behav 92:748-54. 2007
    ..The link between food consumption frequency, perceived stress and depression suggests that diet intervention may be considered a mediate strategy integrated in psychology prevention program among normal population of the college...
  69. ncbi Prevalence of pathological Internet use among university students and correlations with self-esteem, the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), and disinhibition
    Katie Niemz
    Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cyberpsychol Behav 8:562-70. 2005
    ..However, there was no significant difference in GHQ scores. These results are discussed in relation to the methodological shortcomings of research in the area as a whole...
  70. ncbi Enhancing social support, hardiness, and acculturation to improve mental health among Asian Indian international students
    Amar Kanekar
    University of Cincinnati, Ohio
    Int Q Community Health Educ 30:55-68. 2009
    ..Repeated measures ANOVA was done which showed significant improvement in mental health variable (F(1, 37) = 4.768, p < 0.05). Recommendations for replicating such interventions in other groups of international students are presented...
  71. ncbi Health promoting behaviours and lifestyle characteristics of students at seven universities in the UK
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Cent Eur J Public Health 19:197-204. 2011
    ..to assess a range of health behaviours and lifestyle characteristics of 3,706 undergraduate students from seven universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland...
  72. ncbi College student reactions to smoking bans in public, on campus and at home
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences ealth Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:106-18. 2011
    ..Participants reported concern about smokers' and bar/restaurant owners' rights, while acknowledging several benefits. Overall, 2-year college students and smokers (non-daily and daily) were less supportive of smoke-free policies...
  73. ncbi An eight-year report on the implementation of HACCP in a university canteen: impact on the microbiological quality of meals
    Andrea Osimani
    Universita Politecnica delle Marche, SAIFET, Ancona, Italy
    Int J Environ Health Res 21:120-32. 2011
    ..The microbiological results clearly demonstrated the success of the HACCP plan implementation, through a general improvement of the hygiene conditions of both meals and work surfaces...
  74. pmc Relationships between food consumption and living arrangements among university students in four European countries - a cross-sectional study
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Nutr J 11:28. 2012
    ..Food consumption may change especially if students are living away from home. We aimed to assess food consumption patterns among university students from four European countries and how they differ by their living arrangements...
  75. ncbi Teaching medical information retrieval and application courses in Chinese universities: a case study
    Adam W Clark
    Ian Potter Library, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Health Info Libr J 27:316-22. 2010
    ..In China, this has lead to the development of teaching departments within health science libraries and the appointment of full and part-time teacher librarians...
  76. ncbi Global health and the role of universities in the twenty-first century
    John H Bryant
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 25:311-21. 2011
    ..In middle-income and lower-income countries, universities are becoming more engaged with the communities in which they are located to try to solve the difficult problems ..
  77. ncbi Defining "smoker": college student attitudes and related smoking characteristics
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:963-9. 2010
    ..Less than half of college students who have smoked in the past month identify themselves as smokers. Thus, we examined (a) how college students define the term "smoker" and (b) how this definition impacts smoking behavior and attitudes...
  78. ncbi [Quality of life according to self-perceived weight, weight control behaviors, and gender among adolescent university students in Mexico]
    Carlos Alejandro Hidalgo-Rasmussen
    Universidad de Guadalajara, Ciudad Guzmán, Mexico
    Cad Saude Publica 27:67-77. 2011
    ..9% were women, 19.4% worked, and 99.2% were single. An online self-administered questionnaire was used that included the perceptual module of the YQOL-R and seven items on body weight, adapted from YRBS 2007...
  79. ncbi Peer effects and the freshman 15: evidence from a natural experiment
    Olga Yakusheva
    Department of Economics, Marquette University, PO Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 9:119-32. 2011
    ..In particular, we find evidence that this effect may be through influences in eating, exercise, and use of weight loss supplements...
  80. ncbi Lifestyle factors and other health measures in a Canadian university community
    Emilie Pérusse-Lachance
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of Kinesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 35:498-506. 2010
    ..Although most of the lifestyle factors and health measures examined are similar across groups and genders, some differences call for the development of health-promotion programs with specific targeting strategies...
  81. ncbi Health-promoting behaviors and psychosocial well-being of university students in Hong Kong
    Regina L T Lee
    School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Public Health Nurs 22:209-20. 2005
    ....
  82. pmc Belief system, meaningfulness, and psychopathology associated with suicidality among Chinese college students: a cross-sectional survey
    Jiubo Zhao
    Department of Psychology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou Dadao North Road 1838, Guangzhou, China
    BMC Public Health 12:668. 2012
    ..The present study investigated the effects of political and religious belief on suicidality with meaningfulness and psychopathology as potential mediators in a large representative sample of Chinese college students...
  83. ncbi Family planning, fertility awareness and knowledge about Italian legislation on assisted reproduction among Italian academic students
    Valentina Rovei
    Reproductive Medicine and IVF Unit, Department of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Torino, St Anna Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 20:873-9. 2010
    ..It was observed that young people consider parenthood an important part of their life, but knowledge about human fertility and legal rules regulating assisted reproduction is rather poor, regardless of sex and type of education...
  84. ncbi Disinhibited characteristics and binge drinking among university student drinkers
    Scott R Carlson
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Addict Behav 35:242-51. 2010
    Binge drinking is a major problem at North American universities. Disinhibited traits have provided insight on other patterns of alcohol involvement, but less is known about how they relate to bingeing...
  85. ncbi Association of sleep hygiene-related factors and sleep quality among university students in Hong Kong
    Lorna K P Suen
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:180-5. 2010
    ..To examine whether sleep hygiene-related factors are associated with sleep quality among university students...
  86. pmc The effect of drink price and next-day responsibilities on college student drinking: a behavioral economic analysis
    Jessica R Skidmore
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 25:57-68. 2011
    ..The results suggest that increasing drink prices and morning academic requirements may be useful in preventing heavy drinking among college students...
  87. pmc Substance use patterns among first-year college students: secondary effects of a combined alcohol intervention
    Joel R Grossbard
    University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:384-90. 2010
    ..Clinical implications and future research directions are considered...
  88. ncbi Prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome and its relationship with psychological stress status in Chinese university students
    Lei Shen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Union Hospital of Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1885-90. 2009
    ..The aims of the present study were to investigate the prevalence and pattern of symptoms of IBS and its relationship with psychological stress status in Chinese university students...
  89. pmc Is the health and wellbeing of university students associated with their academic performance? Cross sectional findings from the United Kingdom
    Walid El Ansari
    Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Care, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:509-27. 2010
    ..Comprehensive health promotion programmes may have the potential to influence relevant predictors of educational achievement in university students...
  90. ncbi Smoker self-identification versus recent smoking among college students
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    Am J Prev Med 36:333-6. 2009
    ..This analysis aimed to determine: (1) the correlates of denying being a smoker among students reporting smoking in the past 30 days and (2) if denying this label was related to not attempting to quit smoking in the past 12 months...
  91. pmc Condom use in heavy drinking college students: the importance of always using condoms
    Heather E Certain
    Department of Hospital Medicine, Meriter Health Services, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Coll Health 58:187-94. 2009
    ..The authors examined whether alcohol use decreased condom use...
  92. ncbi Locus of control and self-efficacy: potential mediators of stress, illness, and utilization of health services in college students
    Angela Roddenberry
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 41:353-70. 2010
    ....
  93. pmc Experience of sexual coercion and risky sexual behavior among Ugandan university students
    Anette Agardh
    Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:527. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the association between the experience of sexual coercion and risky sexual behavior among university students of both sexes in Uganda...
  94. ncbi Gender-specific misperceptions of college student drinking norms
    Melissa A Lewis
    Department of Psychology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105 5075, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:334-9. 2004
    ..Results suggest that interventions incorporating normative feedback should be framed differently for women than for men...
  95. ncbi Applying indigenous community-based participatory research principles to partnership development in health disparities research
    Suzanne Christopher
    Montana State University, Bozeman 59717, USA
    Fam Community Health 34:246-55. 2011
    ..This article provides detailed examples of how these principles are applied to the projects and discusses the overarching and interrelated emergent themes of sharing power and building trust...
  96. ncbi Self-medication among healthcare and non-healthcare students at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Zalika Klemenc-Ketis
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical School, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Med Princ Pract 19:395-401. 2010
    ..To determine the incidence of self-medication among University of Ljubljana students and the effect of the type of curriculum on the pattern of self-medication...
  97. pmc Bioinformatics and the undergraduate curriculum essay
    MARK MALONEY
    Department of Biology, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA 30314 4399, USA
    CBE Life Sci Educ 9:172-4. 2010
    ..The rapid rise of bioinformatics as a new discipline has challenged many colleges and universities to keep current with their curricula, often in the face of static or dwindling resources...
  98. ncbi Feasibility of an email-based electronic screening and brief intervention (e-SBI) to college students in Sweden
    Preben Bendtsen
    Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, S 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Addict Behav 31:777-87. 2006
    ..The e-SBI with normative feedback was simple to administer and has the potential to be used repeatedly and on a large scale with minimum effort in terms of cost and time...
  99. ncbi The RealU online cessation intervention for college smokers: a randomized controlled trial
    Lawrence C An
    University of Minnesota, Department of Internal Medicine, 717 Delaware Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Prev Med 47:194-9. 2008
    ..To determine the efficacy of providing online cessation intervention for college smokers...
  100. ncbi An interactive web-based method of outreach to college students at risk for suicide
    Ann Haas
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP, New York, NY 10005, USA
    J Am Coll Health 57:15-22. 2008
    ..From 2002 to 2005, the authors tested an interactive, Web-based method to encourage college students at risk for suicide to seek treatment...
  101. ncbi Differences in health complaints among university students from three European countries
    C Stock
    School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Germany
    Prev Med 37:535-43. 2003
    ..The purpose of this research was to assess the prevalence of somatic and psychosomatic health complaints in a cross-national population of university students and to study risk factors associated with health complaints...

Research Grants74

  1. Comparative Resistance Exercise Effects on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain, Functional I
    KEVIN ROBERT VINCENT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..this study is to determine if ERX will reduce knee pain in older adults (using the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC Score) more than CRX or CON...
  2. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HUMAN GENETICS PUBLIC HEALTH GENETICS FELLOWSHIP
    Joann A Boughman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..under PA 04059, which has trained four fellows who have achieved successful placements in organizations and universities to utilized their expanded skills...
  3. Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Virology Association
    Joel Rovnak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in a venue that promotes collaboration among students, post-doctoral researchers and faculty members from universities and federal institutions...
  4. A multicenter clinical trial of allopurinol to prevent GFR loss in T1D
    S MICHAEL MAUER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Early Renal Function Loss in Diabetes) Consortium including investigators from the Joslin Diabetes Center, the Universities of Minnesota, Colorado, Toronto, and Michigan, and the Steno Diabetes Center in Denmark...
  5. MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
    Quentin J Baca; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and 12 graduate students and 4 of the 5 students listed have tenure track faculty positions at research universities. The mentor has also been a Co-director of the Harvard MD-PhD program...
  6. Design of a Multicenter Clinical Trial of Allopurinol to Prevent GFR Loss in T1D
    S MICHAEL MAUER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..loss in T1D, we have established a consortium that includes investigators from the Joslin Diabetes Center, the Universities of Minnesota, Colorado, Toronto, and Michigan, and the Steno Diabetes Center...
  7. Resolving the role of nicotine-mediated phosphorylation on pancreatic fibrosis
    Joao A Paulo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..funded via the NIH and industry and his former post-docs and students have acquired positions at high-ranking universities and biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies. As a member of Dr...
  8. Inhibiting EGFR and ER pathways in NSCLC
    Edward B Garon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is one of the world's leading research and teaching universities, conducting a full spectrum of research in basic and clinical science...
  9. Bioengineering of Novel Synthetic Lipid-Peptide Lung Surfactants
    Robert H Notter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..BRP team with expertise in bioengineering, physics, chemistry, biology, and medicine is assembled at three universities: the University of Rochester (primary institution), LA Biomedical Research Institute/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center,..
  10. Laser Spinning Disc Confocal System for live-cell and live-organism microscopy
    Martha C Soto; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..RELEVANCE: The addition of a laser spinning disc confocal microscopy system for the researchers at two adjacent universities on a shared campus, Rutgers University and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, will allow these scientists to ..
  11. Acupuncture for Aromatase Inhibitor-Related Arthralgias in Breast Cancer Patients
    Dawn Hershman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..joint pain/stiffness and functional status via self administered questionnaires (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis (WOMAC), Modified Score for the Assessment and Quantification of Chronic Rheumatoid Affections ..
  12. PERL: A multicenter clinical trial of allopurinol to prevent GFR loss in T1D
    S MICHAEL MAUER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Early Renal Function Loss in Diabetes) Consortium including investigators from Joslin Diabetes Center, the Universities of Minnesota, Colorado, Toronto, and Michigan, Northwestern University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, ..
  13. Delivery of biologically active nucleic acids to epidermal cells
    ROGER L contact KASPAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In recent years, Stanford and Yale Universities pumped more than $3 billion into their local economies...
  14. Role of FoxO1 in Lipid Metabolism
    REBECCA ANNE HAEUSLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The productivity on campus is reflected in its ranking as #11 among universities, colleges, and private institutions in federal research funding...
  15. 3D Single Fiber Endoscope for Minimally Invasive Surgeries
    Jason Geng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..project, based on our strong collaborations and partnership with leading researchers/clinicians in multiple universities and hospitals...
  16. Study of Energy and Aging
    Steven Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Participants will be recruited and examined by experienced research centers at the Universities of Pittsburgh, Wake Forest and Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and the study will be coordinated by the San ..
  17. Risk of Cancer in Incidental Findings Identified on Ultrasound Imaging
    Rebecca Smith-Bindman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and director of the Universities'Radiology Outcomes Research Lab...
  18. Modulation of PPAR-gamma phosphorylation at S273 regulates insulin sensitivity
    ALEXANDER BANKS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..He has performed postdoctoral training at Columbia and Harvard Universities and has experience in the study of mammalian physiologic response to aging, obesity, and diabetes...
  19. Fogarty Global Health Fellows Coordinating Center
    CHARLES MICHAEL VAN DER HORST; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..students from Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Veterinary Medicine at our 4 universities and around the US...
  20. INFECTIOUS DISEASE AND BASIC MICROBIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS
    Marcia B Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Sixty hold the rank of assistant professor or higher at 52 colleges, universities and medical schools around the world. An additional 36 have taken positions as scientists in industry...
  21. Defining the role of mast cells during influenza A virus infection
    Joshua J Obar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Additionally, faculty members at both my current and future universities provide a sound network of knowledge which will be invaluable for the successfully completion of the proposed ..
  22. A national screening test for hearing, administered by telephone.
    Charles S Watson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to be a valid screening test in extensive clinical testing and (2) it is made available by a consortium of two universities and a test- development company, none of which have any financial connections to the hearing aid industry and ..
  23. LTQ Orbitrap XL ETD Mass Spectrometer
    Haining Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Currently, there is no LTQ Orbitrap/ETD mass spectrometer at UK or any universities in the Commonwealth of Kentucky...
  24. Dopamine and the Role of Anterior Cingulate Cortex in Executive Processes
    Benjamin Y Hayden; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Three post-docs in the lab have gone on to tenure-track positions at research universities. Duke itself is a top- ranked research institution that offers world-class experts and an open, collaborative ..
  25. Discontinuing NSAIDs in Veterans with Knee Osteoarthritis
    Liana Fraenkel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..test for between-group differences in knee pain measured using the well-validated Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (primary outcome) at 4 and 16 weeks...
  26. RISK FACTORS AS PREDICTORS OF ECTOPIC PREGNANCY
    Kurt T Barnhart; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..collection of serum, form The University of Pennsylvania Medical Center to include to two other centers (The Universities of Miami and Southern California) using a modified existing electronic database that chronicles the clinical ..
  27. Mechanisms of Action of UmuD in Regulating DNA Damage-Induced Genes in a umuC Def
    Janelle M Hare; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of (i) supporting meritorious research, (ii) strengthening the research environment of non-research intensive universities, and (iii) engaging undergraduate students in biomedical research...
  28. Brain Development, Behavior and Cognition in Pre- and Postnatal Cocaine Exposure
    Tamara Duckworth Warner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This multidisciplinary project brings together investigators from three universities with expertise in neuropsychology, imaging, neuroanatomy, prenatal drug abuse research, and statistics...
  29. Tulane-Xavier Minority Training in International Health
    Richard A Oberhelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Each year, program directors and research mentors from both universities select 10 students from both universities, including 7 undergraduates and 3 graduate or medical students, to ..
  30. HIV-induced 5-Lipoxygenase: Role in HIV-related Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    KRISTI MICHELLE PORTER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..that well-qualified and passionate teachers and professors remain a staple in today's schools and universities. These academic faculty members play a critical role in inspiring our youth to become the next generation of ..
  31. Vermont Center on Behavior and Health
    Stephen T Higgins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..departments and colleges within UVM, (b) with key Vermont community healthcare leaders, and (c) with other universities, including two from IDeA states (Brown University and University of Kentucky)...
  32. Tailoring a HIV prevention intervention for college-aged black women
    Rasheeta Chandler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..My primary institution, University of South Florida, is one of the nation's top 63 public research universities and one of only 25 public research universities nationwide with very high research activity that is designated ..
  33. Global Health Partnership at UCSD and SDSU
    Steffanie Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Teams of researchers at our universities have a history of working together...
  34. Iron reduction by phlebotomy for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes
    Donald A McClain; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It will be a collaborative effort among the members of the Southwest/MountainWest CTSA Consortium, the Universities of Utah (parent site), Colorado, and New Mexico...
  35. Research Training on Chronic Lung Diseases in Southern Africa
    Thomas G Robins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to achieve these objectives include: a) fully supporting 12 doctoral students enrolled in 4 South African universities including tuition, stipend, direct support of dissertation research, and a 4-month intensive program of study ..
  36. Gut Circadian Clock and Melatonin Dynamics Following Major Thermal Injury
    Walid M Al Ghoul; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Keshavarzian and Turek groups (Rush and Northwestern Universities) provided strong evidence for a link between circadian molecular clock machinery and inflammation-related gut ..
  37. Hispanic Community Children's Health Study of Latino Youth SOL-Youth
    Krista M Perreira; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Research Design: Researchers from five universities will recruit a sample of 1,600 boys and girls ages 8 to 14 with at least one parent participating in the ..
  38. Changes in brain function during adolescence and risk for depression in girls
    KATHRYN ELIZABETH KEENAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Environment: This proposal involves a multi-institutional investigation at the Universities of Chicago, Pittsburgh, and California-Davis...
  39. 2013 International Meeting on the Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Viruses
    Shuping Tong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a permanent home for the meeting and making its staff available for publicizing the meeting, especially to universities with large numbers of underrepresented minorities...
  40. A Targeted Approach to Increasing American Indian Tissue and Organ Donation
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In this project, we will mount a multi-pronged program on ESRD and organ donation at 7 Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) in the Pacific Northwest and Northern Plains...
  41. Exploring Sarcoma Metastatic Potential
    KURT RICHARD WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Dr. Weiss has trained at some of the most prestigious clinical centers in North America including the Universities of Pittsburgh Toronto. Besides these clinical accomplishments, Dr...
  42. Research Training in Mental Health Services and Systems
    Joseph P Morrissey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Program (TP) in Mental Health Services and Systems Research co-sponsored by the two leading public and private universities in the southeastern United States-the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University-that are ..
  43. Integrative Cancer Nanoscience and Microsystems (IC-NSMS) Training Center
    Janet M Oliver; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..UNM's materials science research has been recognized by the ISI through the ranking of top 5 universities in impact of materials science papers (1996-2000) and top 10 papers in materials science in citation impact (..
  44. Costimulatory Mechanisms of Autoimmunity (Composite)
    David A Hafler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These goals will be accomplished with four Projects from Harvard and Cambridge Universities with an Administrative Core...
  45. Optimizing Maternal-Child Health in Kenya
    ASOK ANTONY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..construct consisting of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Moi University, and a consortium of North American Universities-with faculty who have expertise and a track record of disciplinary research involving Behavioral &Social ..
  46. 2010 Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Viruses Meeting
    Adam Zlotnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..meeting since 2005, making its staff available for organizing the meeting and publicizing it, especially to universities with large numbers of underrepresented minorities...
  47. Analysis of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Inclusion Biogenesis
    Douglas Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..exposing undergraduates to research;and 3) strengthening the research environment in non-research intensive universities. The general goal of this research is to elucidate the mechanism of polyhydroxyalkanoate inclusion biogenesis...
  48. Caloric restriction, exercise, and glucoregulation in humans
    Edward P Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..ENVIRONMENT: My affiliations with two universities will provide an excellent setting for my career development...
  49. Reducing Health Disparities through Transformation of the Learning Environment
    P Preston Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Conference invitees will include faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges, especially those with bridge programs, university faculty with affiliations and ..
  50. Center for Endometrial Biology and Endometriosis
    Hugh S Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..for the establishment of a Specialized Cooperative Center in Reproductive Research at Yale and Vanderbilt Universities to be named "The Center for Endometrial Biology and Endometriosis...
  51. Urinary Biomarkers in Biopsy Defined Early Nephropathy in Types 1 and 2 Diabetes
    S MICHAEL MAUER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Together, this consortium [Universities of Minnesota (U of MN) and Padova, Italy, and the Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch of NIDDK] ..
  52. MSU Clinical Center Animal Facility HVAC Upgrade
    Joseph R Haywood; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Total enrollment for 2009- 2010 exceeded 47,200, making MSU one of the ten largest universities in the United States.
  53. 3-Dimensional Imaging of Biomaterials on the Nanoscale with Mass Spectrometry
    Nicholas Winograd; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Five different collaborators from three Universities are involved in this effort, a situation made possible by the unique cryogenic sample handling associated with ..
  54. HITCH: A Study of HPV Transmission in Young Couples
    Eduardo L Franco; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HITCH's population consists of young (aged 18-24) women attending McGill and Concordia universities and neighboring junior colleges in Montreal and their male partners...
  55. Gender, Harassment and Drinking among College Students
    Kathleen M Rospenda; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to survey 3,000 incoming college freshman aged 18 or older from six Illinois universities and colleges (2- and 4-year;public and private;urban and rural) using a web-based questionnaire at 6 time ..
  56. Building Partnerships to Enhance Health and Health Care Delivery in Alabama and G
    RUEBEN CLIFTON WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..society, social and faith-based networks, as well as research faculty from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The proposed conference is intended to be the first of a series of annual conferences, convened under the ..
  57. Enhancing Control of Pulmonary Disease Through Spirometry: Project COPD
    Min J Joo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..at Chicago, the largest institution of higher learning in the Chicago, IL area and one of the leading research universities in the United States. Through the university and her section, Dr...
  58. Hydrodynamic Chirality: A novel method for chiral separation and analysis
    Osman Kibar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With more researchers, companies and universities able to afford chiral analysis and isolation, the pace of chiral drug study, discovery and commercialization is ..
  59. Orbitrap Elite Mass Spectrometer for Chromatin Biology and Epigenetics Research
    Benjamin A Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..there are over 60 NIH-funded faculty members in the Epigenetics Program spanning 7 different Philadelphia area universities, and this instrument will initially support the research of 11 major and 7 minor users with over 40 active NIH ..
  60. 1/2-Preventing Eating Disorders and Reducing Comorbidity
    CBARR BARR TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In order to further illustrate our ability to disseminate a low-cost program to universities, we plan to implement and examine the sensitivity and specificity of an Internet-based screen to identify women ..
  61. 2/2-Preventing Eating Disorders and Reducing Comorbidity
    DENISE ELLA WILFLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In order to further illustrate our ability to disseminate a low-cost program to universities, we plan to implement and examine the sensitivity and specificity of an Internet-based screen to identify women ..
  62. Western Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Dise
    David H Walker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..BSL-4 laboratories, two vaccine development centers, two DOE national laboratories, 13 participating medical universities, three participating veterinary schools, and four institutions with aerobiology expertise to translate their ..
  63. MULTIDISCIPLINARY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TRAINING
    David Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..have students in Albany from these countries, supported by other funds, and are responding to requests from universities in these countries to be included...
  64. Frontiers in Developmental Biology: Concepts, Techniques and Model Organisms
    Eric Wieschaus; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..14 responded) indicated that this kind of short course filled the gap between the formal training at the universities and the broader research opportunities found in the "real world...
  65. LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE SYMPOSIA SERIES
    James Wyche; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Alliance, administered from Brown University, consists of a group of thirteen East coast research and teaching universities and ten historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) working together to "improve the environment for ..
  66. Building a Joint International IRB for Moi University and Indiana University
    ERIC MARK MESLIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..new international IRB will be responsible for reviewing and approving proposals undertaken jointly by these two universities or their partners in East Africa...
  67. EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    John Blake; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We are also encouraging collaborative efforts with investigators from other universities and from within state and federal agencies who are engaged in biomedical research...
  68. Afro-Caribbean Consortium on viral and environmental risk factors for cancer
    Camille Ragin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..studies related to cancer in immigrant populations have been conducted by faculty at Colombia and Long Island Universities. The investigators involved in these studies have had various conversations regarding the feasibility of ..
  69. Center of Predictive Medicine for Biodefense
    MANUAL MARTINEZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..researchersat Uof L who focus on biothreat and emerging infectious diseases at U of L and will also serve other universities in the region through the Ohio Valley Affiliates for Life Sciences (OVALS), an organization dedicated to ..
  70. RENOVATION OF NINTH FLOOR OF BURNETT-WOMACK
    WILLIAM ROPER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    UNC-CH now ranks fifth among the nation's public universities (US News & World Report, 2002). In Fiscal Year 2001, UNC-CH received a record $438 million in external funding...
  71. Morgan State University-Public Health Program-CAM Research Training Program (Inst
    YVONNE LAFAYETTE BRONNER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..CAM research training program will use outreach to partners, the network of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and the Consortium of African American Public Health Programs as ..
  72. NAPRTCS CLINICAL TRIALS IN PRIMARY & REPEAT TRANSPLANTS
    William Harmon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..projects, is a joint effort of 44 centers of the NAPRTCS and its two core laboratories of Cornell and Harvard Universities. Project I is entitled "Steroid withdrawal (SW) post- transplantation (PT)" and has 4 specific aims...
  73. Blueprints for Transforming Research at UIC College of Dentistry
    Christine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The College is part of the 560-acre Illinois Medical District, which comprises four major medical centers, two universities, and forty other health care, education, and research institutions...
  74. BRAIN REPERFUSION--EIF-2A, INSULIN, & PROTEIN SYNTHESIS
    Jonathon Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..5% of all U.S. colleges and universities by the Carnegie Classification "Research University I...