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Co-Investigator, PI on Subcontract, Applying the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change to Stuttering Management Among Adolescents. (2014-2016). American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation. Principal Investigator: Patricia Zebrowski, University of Iowa. Awarded: $75,000. Subcontract Award: $35,000.
Co-Investigator, PI on Subcontract, A Computer Tailored Education Intervention to Increase Pursuit of Living Kidney Donation by African-Americans. (2011-2016). National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities & National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney diseases, 1R01DK088711-01A1. PI: Amy Waterman, Washington University Medical Center. Total Award: $2,837,617. Subcontract Award: $969,639.
Co-Investigator, URI subcontract to Yale University, Promoting Behavior Change to Increase Engagement in Advance Care Planning, (2011-2013). National Institute of Aging, R21 AG037791. PI Ė Fried, Yale University. Award: $372,302. Subcontract Award: $189,237.
Principal Investigator, Feasibility of Expert System to Promote African American Blood Donation for SCD (Sickle Cell Disease) (2009-2011). National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, 5R21HL92390-2. Awarded: $434,188
Signore, Amy. (Expected 2015). Piloting an Intervention to Provide Tailored Feedback on Health Behaviors to Adolescents in Pediatric Primary Care. Dissertation.
Sorensen, Donya. (2014). Predictors of Surrogate Involvement in Advance Care Planning Behaviors. Masterís Thesis Amoyal, Nicole. (2013). Moral Elevation and its Relation to the Altruistic Health Behavior of Becoming an Organ and Tissue Donor. Dissertation
Burditt, Caitlin. (2011). Application of the Transtheoretical Model to parent facilitation of healthy anxiety management in their children. Dissertation
Creeden (Blaney), Cerissa. (2009). Validation of the measures of the Transtheoretical model for exercise in and adult African American sample. Masterís Thesis
Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., Amoyal, N., Brick, L., Kessler, D., Burditt, C., Caltabiano, M., & Shaz, B. (In Press). Acceptability and Feasibility of a Culturally Tailored Internet-Delivered Intervention to Promote Blood Donation in Blacks. Health Promotion Practice.
Waterman, A.D., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., Peipert, J.D., Davis, L., Hyland, S., Schenk, E., & Amoyal, N. (2013). Measuring Kidney Patients' Motivation to Pursue Living Donor Kidney Transplant: Development of Stage of Change, Decisional Balance and Self-Efficacy Measures. Journal of Health Psychology. PMID: 24155194
Amoyal, N., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., Burditt, C., Kessler, D., & Shaz, B. (2013). Measuring the Processes of Change for Increasing Blood Donation in Black Adults.Transfusion, 53, 1280-1290. PMID: 22928841
Blaney, C., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., Redding, C.A., Rossi, J.S., Blissmer, B., Burditt, C., & Oatley, K. (2012). Validation of the measures of the transtheoretical model for exercise in an adult African American sample. American Journal of Health Promotion, 26, 317-326. PMID: 22548428
Fried, T.R., Redding, C.A., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., R. O’Leary, J. R., & Iannone, L. (2012). Promoting advance care planning as health behavior change: development of scales to assess decisional balance, medical and religious beliefs, and processes of change. Patient Education and Counseling, 86, 25-32. PMID: 21741194
Fried, T.R., Redding, C.A., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., R. O’Leary, J. R., & Iannone, L. (2010). Stages of Change for the Component Behaviors of Advance Care Planning.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58, 923-928. PMID: 21143441
Waterman, A., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., & Hyland, S. (2010). Kidney Patients’ Intention to Receive a Deceased Donor Transplant: Development of Stage of Change, Decisional Balance, and Self-Efficacy Measures. Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 436-445. PMID: 20348364
Blissmer, B., Prochaska, J.O., Velicer, W.F., Redding, C.A., Rossi, J.S., Greene, G.W., Paiva, A., & Robbins, M.L. (2010). Common Factors Predicting Long-Term Changes in Multiple Health Behaviors. Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 205-214. PMID: 19365718
Burditt, C., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., Velicer, W.F., Koblin, B., & Kessler, D. (2009). Motivation for Blood Donation among African Americans: Developing Measures for Stage of Change, Decisional and Efficacy Constructs. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 32, 429-42. PMID: 19365718
Hall, K.L., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., Knott, J.E., Harris, L., & Mattice, B. (2007). Donation Intentions among African American College Students: Decisional Balance and Self – Efficacy Measures. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 30, 483-495. PMID: 17674183
Mauriello, L.M., Rossi, J.S., Fava, J., Redding, C.A., Robbins, M.L., Prochaska J.O., & Meier, K.S. (2007). Assessment of the pros and cons of stress management among adolescents: Development and validation of a decisional balance measure. American Journal of Health Promotion, 22, 140-143. PMID: 18019890
Robbins, M.L., Levesque, D.A., Redding, C.A., Johnson, J.L., Prochaska, J.O., Rohr, M.S. & Peters, T.G. (2001). Assessing family members’ motivational readiness and decision making for consenting to cadaveric organ donation. Journal of Health Psychology, 6(5), 523-535. PMID: 22049451