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.