Dr. Adachi-Mejia selected as Public Voices Fellow
HPRCD Principal Investigator Dr. Anna Adachi-Mejia has been selected as a 2019 Dartmouth Public Voices Fellow. The Fellowship, an initiative launched in partnership with The OpEd Project, is dedicated to increasing the impact of the nation's top scholars. The annual program is customized for up to 20 Dartmouth thought leaders to expand their thinking and amplify their expertise. Since its launch in 2012, fellows participating in the Dartmouth initiative have published more than 250 opinion pieces in print and digital media.
HPRCD Researcher featured in Contemporary Clinical Trials
HPRCD Core Research Project Co-Principal Investigator, Dr. Kelly Aschbrenner, was recently published in Contemporary Clinical Trials: Peer Support and Mobile Health Technology Targeting Obesity-Related Cardiovascular Risk in Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.
The goal of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a group lifestyle intervention compared (PeerFIT) to mobile lifestyle coaching with Basic Education in fitness and nutrition supported by a wearable Activity Tracking device (BEAT) in achieving clinically significant weight loss and improved cardiorespiratory fitness in young adults with serious mental illness (SMI).
HPRCD Topic Areas
Provide technical assistance.
Connect researchers with community organizations.
Study & implement evidence-based practices.
Mentoring early research career investigators.
Piloting health promotion coaching and mobile health interventions.
Partnering with: mental health provider organizations, primary care provider networks, state agencies, and community organizations.
Support for nationwide research including a study on implementation of integrated health promotion in 48 sites across the country.