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, 1R21HL092390. Awarded: $434,188.
Co-Investigator, Treatment Goals at the End of Life. (2006-2009). National Institute of Aging. Awarded: $1,533,812. Principal Investigator: Terri R. Fried.
Co-Investigator, Maintenance in Multiple Behaviors with Emphasis on Aging. (2006-2010). National Institute of Aging, R01 AG024490. Awarded: $738,000. Principal Investigator: James O. Prochaska.
Principal Investigator, Community and Tailored Expert System Interventions to Increase Organ Donation Intent Among African Americans (2004-2007). Awarded: $ 1,078,385. Health Resources and Services Administration, Division of Transplantation.
Graduate Student Research
Creeden, C. (2009).Validation of the measures of the transtheoretical model for exercise in and adult African American sample. Masters Thesis
Doucet, J. (2009).Qualitative examination of satisfaction with three expert system interventions to reduce cancer. Doctoral Dissertation
Burditt, C. (2008).Motivation for blood donation among African Americans: developing measures for decisional and efficacy constructs. Masters Thesis
Blaney, C., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., Redding, C.A., Rossi, J.S., Blissmer, B., Burditt, C., & Oatley, K. (In press). Validation of the measures of the transtheoretical model for exercise in an adult African American sample. American Journal of Health Promotion.
Fried, T.R., Redding, C.A., Robbins, M.L., Paiva, A., R. O'Leary, J. R., & Iannone, L. (In Press). Stages of Change for the Component Behaviors of Advance Care Planning. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Keller, S., Bölting, K., Kaluza, G., Schulz, K-H., Ewers, H., Robbins, M.L., & Basler, H. D. (2004). Conditions for organ donation readiness [Original title: Bedingungen der Bereitschaft zur Organspende.] Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie, 12, 75-84.
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.