Funded Pilot Studies

Cohort 3 Pilot Studies


PI: Yui Matsuda, PhD, APHM-BC, MPH

Title: Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Miami

Study Title: Examining Maternal Psychological Distress, Trauma and Family Conflict as Moderators of Outcomes for Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

 

 

PI: Yue Pan, PhD

Title: Research Assistant Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Study Title: Venezuelan Immigrants HIV Care Outcomes in Miami (VIVO-Miami)

 

 

PI: Dayana Rojas, PhD, MPH

Title: Manager, Research Support, AHF, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Study Title: The Effects of the Social Determinants of Health on HIV Viral Load in Miami-Dade County, FL

 

 

PI: Sara M. StGeorge, PhD

Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Study Title: Web-Based Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management for Latino GBM Living with HIV and Cancer

 

 

 

Cohort 2 Pilot Studies

 

PI: Claudia Martinez, MD
Primary Mentor: Barry Hurwitz, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Cardiology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Study Title: DNA Methylation and Cardiovascular Risk in Latinos Living with and without Cocaine Use

Abstract: https://claro.fiu.edu/2020/01/09/claudia-martinez-md/

 

 

PI: Roger McIntosh, PhD
Primary Mentor: Gail Ironson, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Miami

Study Title: Psychoneuroimmunological Outcomes Associated with a Culturally Adapted Written Emotional Disclosure Intervention in Traumatized Hispanic/Latina Women Living with HIV

Abstract: https://claro.fiu.edu/2020/01/09/roger-mcintosh-phd/

 

PI: Kathryn Nowotny, PhD
Primary Mentor: Bryan Page, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Miami

Study Title: Minority Stress and Sexual Identity across the Life Course of Mexican-American Women Who Have Sex with Women and Men: An examination of Stressful Life Events, Social Support and Substance Use

Abstract: https://claro.fiu.edu/2020/01/09/kathryn-nowotny-phd/

 

PI: Sara M. StGeorge, PhD

Focus: Obesity, cancer, parenting, family-based digital interventions, health disparities 
Title: Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Study Title: Web-Based Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management for Latino GBM living with HIV and Cancer

Abstract: https://claro.fiu.edu/2020/01/09/julia-seay-phd/

 

 

Cohort 1 Pilot Studies

PI: Audrey Harkness, PhD
Primary Mentor: Steven A. Safren, PhD
Title: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Study Title: Syndemic barriers and facilitators to engagement in HIV-prevention and behavioral health services for Latino MSM in Miami
Abstract: https://claro.fiu.edu/2020/01/09/audrey-harkness-phd/

 

PI: Daniel E. Jimenez, PhD
Primary Mentor: Deborah J. Weiss, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Study Title: Preventing Cardiometabolic Disease in HIV-Infected Latino Men through a Culturally-Tailored Health Promotion Intervention
Abstract: https://claro.fiu.edu/2020/01/09/daniel-e-jimenez-phd/

 

 

PI: Karina Gattamorta, PhD
Primary Mentor: Daniel Santisteban, PhD
Title: Research Associate Professor, UM School of Nursing and Health Studies

Study Title: Feasibility and Acceptability of the Family Acceptance Project among Hispanic Families
Abstract: https://claro.fiu.edu/2020/01/09/karina-gattamorta-phd/

 

PI: Mariano J. Kanamori, PhD
Primary Mentor: Adam Carrico, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Study Title: PROGRESO-II: Developing and Pre-testing a PrEP Intervention to Promote Latina Seasonal Farmworkers’ Progress in the PrEP Cascade
Abstract: https://claro.fiu.edu/2020/01/09/mariano-j-kanamori-phd/

 

PI: Yannine Estrada, PhD
Primary Mentor: Victoria Behar-Zusman, PhD
Title: Assistant Scientist, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Study Title: Development of eHealth intervention prototypes to prevent drug use and sexual risk behaviors among Hispanic adolescents
Abstract: https://claro.fiu.edu/2020/01/09/yannine-estrada-phd/

 

 

 

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