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Current Projects at ADAI

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute has a 35-year history of multidisciplinary research on alcohol and drug abuse, with funding from federal, state, local and private organizations. Papers and reports from our completed research are listed under ADAI Publications. See also a partial list of Completed Projects.

American Indians / Alaska Natives

  • Developing Research Capacity and Culturally Appropriate Research Methods: Community-Based Participatory Research Manual for Collaborative Research in Drug Abuse for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD
    National Institute on Drug Abuse National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • Native Pathways to Sobriety: Pacific Northwest Oral Life Histories.
    P.I.:Lisa Rey Thomas, PhD - Research Scientist
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (1R01DA029002-01)

  • Clinical and Health Services

  • ADATSA Five-Year Follow Up Study.
    P.I.:Bill Luchansky, PhD
    Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • ADATSA Integrated Outcome Database.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • ADATSA Treatment Outcome Evaluation (Project STOP).
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Alcohol Abuse in Urban Indian Adolescents and Women.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Alcohol Intervention in a Level-1 Trauma Center.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Director, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Alcohol Use and Decompression Sickness in Recreational Divers.
    P.I.:Barbara C. Leigh, PhD, MPH - Senior Research Scientist
    Alcohol Beverage Medical Research Foundation
  • Attrition while Awaiting Drug Treatment (Project START).
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Brief Intervention in Primary Care for Problem Drug Use and Abuse.
    P.I.:Peter Roy-Byrne, MD - Professor
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (5 R01 DA026014-03)

  • Brief Substance Abuse Treatment for Homeless Adolescents (STARRS).
    P.I.:John S. Baer, PhD - Research Associate Professor
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (R01DA015751)

  • Center for Neuroregulation in Alcohol Dependence (CENIAD).
    P.I.:Andrew J. Saxon, MD - Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (5P20AA017839-02)

  • Clinical Trials Network: Pacific Northwest (Washington) Node.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (DA013714)

  • Co-Occurring Disorders.
    P.I.:Gary B. Cox, PhD - Research Scientist
  • Combining Medications and Behavioral Interventions for Alcoholism.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U10AA011799)

  • Computer Modeling of Alcohol Services Research Data.
    P.I.:Gary B. Cox, PhD - Research Scientist
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Daily Self-Reports of Injection Drug Use and Risk.
    P.I.:Barbara C. Leigh, PhD, MPH - Senior Research Scientist
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (R21 DA021092)

  • Developing Research Capacity and Culturally Appropriate Research Methods: Community-Based Participatory Research Manual for Collaborative Research in Drug Abuse for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD
    National Institute on Drug Abuse National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • Development and Characteristics of the Managed Care Mental Health Care System in North Sound Regional Support Network.
    P.I.:Linda Brown, RN, PhD - Research Scientist
    Washington Institute for Mental Illness Research and Training
  • Disseminating Organizational SBI Services (DO-SBIS) at Trauma Centers..
    P.I.:Douglas Zatzick, MD - Professor
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (5 R01 AA016102-04)

  • Domestic Violence among Pregnant Substance Abusers.
    P.I.:Jeanette Norris, PhD - Senior Scientist
    Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Drinking Trajectories after Behavior Intervention: Assessing Mechanisms of Change.
    P.I.:Katie Witkiewitz, PhD - Research Scientist
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (R21 AA017137)

  • Evaluation of the Adolescent Treatment Enhancement Project.
    P.I.:Megan J. Rutherford, PhD - Research Scientist
    King County Mental Health, Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services Division
  • Evaluation of the Pierce County Alliance PROMETA Protocol.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD
    Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Evaluation Plan for Adolescent Detox.
    P.I.:Peggy L. Peterson, PhD, MPH - Research Scientist
    Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Increasing Post-Discharge Follow-up Among Hospitalized Smokers.
    P.I.:Kimber P. Richter, PhD, MPH - Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine & Public Health
    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (1 U01 HL105232-01)

  • Informing Dissemination of Behavior Therapies to Enhance HIV Care Among
    Substance Abusers
    .
    P.I.:Bryan Hartzler, PhD - Research Scientist
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA R03DA039719)

  • Integrating Behavioral Interventions in Substance Abuse Treatment.
    P.I.:Bryan Hartzler, PhD - Research Scientist
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA K23 DA025678A2)

  • Kitsap Outcome Evaluation.
    P.I.:Megan J. Rutherford, PhD
  • Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and Risks.
    P.I.:Michael Von Korff, ScD - Senior Scientific Investigator
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Matching Patients to Alcoholism Treatments: Seattle CRU.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Methadone Maintenance in Primary Care.
    P.I.:Joseph O. Merrill, MD
  • Mindful Awareness in Body-Oriented Therapy for Women's Substance Abuse Treatment: A Feasibility Study.
    P.I.:Cynthia Price, PhD - Research Assistant Professor
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (5 R21 DA024771-02)

  • Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention: Efficacy and Mechanisms.
    P.I.:G. Alan Marlatt, PhD - Professor
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (5R01DA025764-02)

  • Modeling Individual Heterogeneity in the Alcohol Relapse Process.
    P.I.:Katie Witkiewitz, PhD - Research Scientist
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (R03AA016322)

  • Motivational Enhancement to Reduce Risk of Street Youth.
    P.I.:Peggy L. Peterson, PhD, MPH - Research Scientist
  • National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network - Pacific Northwest Node.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (U10DA013714)

  • Native Pathways to Sobriety: Pacific Northwest Oral Life Histories.
    P.I.:Lisa Rey Thomas, PhD - Research Scientist
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (1R01DA029002-01)

  • Outcome Analyses of Persons in Chemical Dependency Treatment.
    P.I.:Brent L. Baxter, PhD - Research Scientist
    Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Pattern of Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Diagnoses among Drug Abusing/Dependent Participants.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Pioneer Center North Evaluation.
    P.I.:Gary B. Cox, PhD - Research Scientist
  • Preventing Addiction Related Suicide.
    P.I.:Richard Ries, MD - Professor
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (5 R21 DA026494-02)

  • Project COMBINE RTI.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD
    Research Triangle Institute
  • Re-Engagement in Evidence-Based Quitline Treatment for Low Income Smokers.
    P.I.:Beatriz H. Carlini, PhD, MPH - Research Scientist
    National Cancer Institute (5R21CA141568-02)

  • Reducing HIV/STD Risk Behaviors: A Research Study for Men in Drug Abuse Treatment.
    P.I.:Donald A. Calsyn, PhD - Chief, Outpatient Programs, Addiction Treatment Center, VA Puget Sound Affiliated Faculty Research, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, UW
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • The Role of Alcohol Consumption in Classifications of Alcohol Use Disorders: A Clinical Study.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD
    National Institute on Drug Abuse National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Screening Motivational Assessment and Referral to Treatment in Emergency Departments (SMART-ED): Evaluation of Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Booster Session for Drug Use Patients Presenting for Treatment in the Emergency Department.
    P.I.:Michael Bogenschutz, MD
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA-CTN-0047)

  • SSI Battelle.
    P.I.:Gary B. Cox, PhD
    Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • SSI Project Evaluation.
    P.I.:Gary B. Cox, PhD - Research Scientist
    Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Starting Treatment with Agonist Replacement Therapies.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director
    University of California, Los Angeles
  • Stimulant Abuser Groups to Engage in 12-Step (STAGE-12): Evaluation of a Combined Individual-Group Intervention to Reduce Stimulant and Other Drug Use by Increasing 12-Step Involvement.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Substance Use and Suicide in Street Youth.
    P.I.:Joshua A. Ginzler, PhD - Research Scientist
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (K01DA014685)

  • Technology-Enhanced Quitline Services to Prevent Smoking Relapse.
    P.I.:Anna M. McDaniel, PhD, RN, FAAN
    National Cancer Institute (5R01CA138936-02)

  • Treatment of At-Risk Drinkers in Primary Care.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Director, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Treatment Outcomes of DASA Clients.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • CTN (NIDA Clinical Trials Network)

  • Clinical Trials Network: Pacific Northwest (Washington) Node.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (DA013714)

  • Developing Research Capacity and Culturally Appropriate Research Methods: Community-Based Participatory Research Manual for Collaborative Research in Drug Abuse for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD
    National Institute on Drug Abuse National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network - Pacific Northwest Node.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (U10DA013714)

  • Pattern of Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Diagnoses among Drug Abusing/Dependent Participants.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Reducing HIV/STD Risk Behaviors: A Research Study for Men in Drug Abuse Treatment.
    P.I.:Donald A. Calsyn, PhD - Chief, Outpatient Programs, Addiction Treatment Center, VA Puget Sound Affiliated Faculty Research, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, UW
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • The Role of Alcohol Consumption in Classifications of Alcohol Use Disorders: A Clinical Study.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD
    National Institute on Drug Abuse National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Starting Treatment with Agonist Replacement Therapies.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Director
    University of California, Los Angeles
  • Stimulant Abuser Groups to Engage in 12-Step (STAGE-12): Evaluation of a Combined Individual-Group Intervention to Reduce Stimulant and Other Drug Use by Increasing 12-Step Involvement.
    P.I.:Dennis M. Donovan, PhD - Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Epidemiology and Drug Abuse Trends

  • Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and Risks.
    P.I.:Michael Von Korff, ScD - Senior Scientific Investigator
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Prevention Research

  • Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention: Efficacy and Mechanisms.
    P.I.:G. Alan Marlatt, PhD - Professor
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (5R01DA025764-02)

  • Preventing Addiction Related Suicide.
    P.I.:Richard Ries, MD - Professor
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (5 R21 DA026494-02)

  • Technology-Enhanced Quitline Services to Prevent Smoking Relapse.
    P.I.:Anna M. McDaniel, PhD, RN, FAAN
    National Cancer Institute (5R01CA138936-02)

  • Sexual Behavior and HIV Risk

  • Informing Dissemination of Behavior Therapies to Enhance HIV Care Among
    Substance Abusers
    .
    P.I.:Bryan Hartzler, PhD - Research Scientist
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA R03DA039719)

  • Tobacco Cessation

  • Increasing Post-Discharge Follow-up Among Hospitalized Smokers.
    P.I.:Kimber P. Richter, PhD, MPH - Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine & Public Health
    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (1 U01 HL105232-01)

  • Re-Engagement in Evidence-Based Quitline Treatment for Low Income Smokers.
    P.I.:Beatriz H. Carlini, PhD, MPH - Research Scientist
    National Cancer Institute (5R21CA141568-02)

  • Technology-Enhanced Quitline Services to Prevent Smoking Relapse.
    P.I.:Anna M. McDaniel, PhD, RN, FAAN
    National Cancer Institute (5R01CA138936-02)

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