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Faculty

                    Colleen Halliday-Boykins, Ph.D.
                    Jason E. Chapman, Ph.D.
                    Phillippe B. Cunningham, Ph.D.
                    Scott W. Henggeler, Ph.D.
                    Cristina Lopez, Ph.D.
                    Michael McCart, Ph.D.
                    Jeff Randall, Ph.D.
                    Melisa D. Rowland, MD

Cindy M. Schaeffer, Ph.D.
Sonja K. Schoenwald, Ph.D.
Ashli J. Sheidow, Ph.D.
Michael D. Sweat, Ph.D.
Cynthia C. Swenson, Ph.D.
Kristyn Zajac, Ph.D.
Dr. Jason Chapman
 Jason E. Chapman, Ph.D.
 Assistant Professor
 E-mail: chapmaja@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Jason E. Chapman

Projects as Principal Investigator:
- Measuring and Improving Supervisor Adherence and Competence

Projects as Co-Investigator:
Stage II Research on Outpatient Treatment for Adolescents with Comorbidity
Adapting MST to Address Transmission Risk Behaviors in HIV+ Young People
  -  Enhancing Juvenile Drug Court Outcomes with EBPs
-  Therapist Training Interventions to Implement an EBT for Adolescents
-  Leading Innovations for Neighborhoods, Kids, and Schools (LINKS)

 

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Dr. Phillippe Cunningham
 Phillippe B. Cunningham, Ph.D.
 Professor
 E-mail: cunninpb@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Phillippe B. Cunningham

Projects as Principal Investigator:
Midtreatment Implementation Problems in EBT for Youth
- MST-Adaption: Concept Cooperation Project

- Adherence to IDDM Regimen in Urban Youth
- Multisystemic Therapy to Reduce Health Disparities in Adolescents with Asthma
- Interventionist Procedures for Adherence to Weight Loss Recommendations in
Black Adolescents

Projects as Co-Investigator:
- Building a Framework to Address Teen Sexting Behaviors                                   
- Adapting MST to Address Transmission Risk Behaviors in HIV+ Young People 

 

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Dr. Halliday-Boykins
 Colleen A. Halliday-Boykins, Ph.D.
 Research Assistant Professor
 E-mail: hallidca@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: 

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Dr. Scott Henggeler
 Scott W. Henggeler, Ph.D.

 Professor

 Family Services Research Center
 E-mail: henggesw@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Scott W. Henggeler
Projects as Principal Investigator:
-  Enhancing Juvenile Drug Court Outcomes with EBPs
-  Therapist Training Interventions to Implement an EBT for Adolescents
-  Vocational Outcomes for Youth w/ Substance Abuse Problems & High HIV Risk

Projects as Co-Investigator:
Stage II Research on Outpatient Treatment for Adolescents with Comorbidity
Adaptation of Multisystemic Therapy for Transition-Age Youth

 

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Dr. Scott Henggeler
 Cristina Lopez, Ph.D.

 Instructor

 Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
 E-mail: lopezcm@musc.edu
 Faculty Page:
Projects as Principal Investigator:


Projects as Co-Investigator:

 

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 Michael McCart, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Family Services Research Center 
Assistant Professor
 E-mail: mccartm@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Michael McCart

Projects as Principal Investigator:
Psychological First Aid for Victims of Crime
-  Augmentation of Exposure Therapy with D-Cycloserine for Pediatric PTSD
-  Reducing High-Risk Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents Presenting to the Peds Dept

Projects as Co-Investigator:
Vocational Supports for Emerging Adults
Stage II Research on Outpatient Treatment for Adolescents with Comorbidity
Targeting HIV Risk Behaviors in Juvenile Drug Court-Involved Youth
Adaptation of Multisystemic Therapy for Transition-Age Youth
                             -  Enhancing Juvenile Drug Court Outcomes with EBPs

 

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Dr. Jeff Randall
 Jeff Randall, Ph.D.
 Assistant Professor
 E-mail: randallj@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Jeff Randall

 

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 Melisa D. Rowland, MD
 Associate Professor
 E-mail: rowlandm@musc.edu
 Faculty Page:Melisa Rowland 

Projects as Principal Investigator:
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  MST-CM Implementation for NY ACS Project
-  MST-Psychiatric Teams/Robin Hood Foundation

Projects as Co-Investigator:
- Therapist Training Interventions to Implement an EBT for Adolescents

 

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 Cindy M. Schaeffer, Ph.D.
 Associate Professor
 E-mail: schaeffc@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Cindy M. Schaeffer
Projects as Principal Investigator:
-  Family-Based Treatment for Parental Substance Abuse and Child Maltreatment
-  Rigorous Evaluation of the BlueSky Continuum of EBT in NY City
-  Adolescent Sexual Risk Behavior Interventions

 

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Dr. Sonja Schoenwald
 Sonja K. Schoenwald, Ph.D.
 Professor
 E-mail: schoensk@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Sonja K.Schoenwald
Projects as Principal Investigator:
Youth Outcomes of BlueSky in NY
-  Center to Promote Schools as the Context for Urban Children's Mental Health
-  Rady's Childrens Hospital San Diego flow down NIMH Advanced Center to Improve Pediatric Mental Health Care
-  Measuring and Improving Supervisor Adherence and Competence

-  Implementation Methods Research Group (IMRG)
-  Leading Innovations for Neighborhoods, Kids, and Schools (LINKS)

 

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Dr. Ashli Sheidow
 Ashli J. Sheidow, Ph.D.
 Associate Professor
 E-mail: sheidoaj@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Ashli J. Sheidow

Projects as Principal Investigator:
Learning and Working During the Transition to Adulthood
-  Online Training Support System for Community-Based Substance Abuse Agencies

Vocational Supports for Emerging Adults
Stage II Research on Outpatient Treatment for Adolescents with Comorbidity
Motivational Enhancement Therapy for Retention of Emerging Adults
Adaptation of Multisystemic Therapy for Transition-Age Youth

Projects as Co-Investigator:
- Leading Innovations for Neighborhoods, Kids, and Schools (LINKS)
- Reducing High-Risk Sexual Behavior Among Adolescents Presenting to the Peds Dept
- Therapist Training Interventions to Implement an EBT for Adolescents
- Targeting HIV Risk Behaviors in Juvenile Drug Court-Involved Youth

 

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 Michael D. Sweat, Ph.D.
Director, Family Services Research Center
Director, Center for Global Initiatives
Professor
 E-mail: sweatm@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Michael D. Sweat
Projects as Principal Investigator:
HIV Prevention Program Research and Evaluation
-  Evaluating a Combination of Prevention Interventions to Reduce HIV-1 Transmission in Tanzania's Iringa Region
-  Phase II RCT of Comprehensive Triaged HIV Prevention: Tanzania

Synthesizing HIV Behavioral Intervention Effectiveness in Developing Countries

 

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Dr. Cynthia Swenson
 Cynthia C. Swenson, Ph.D.
 Professor
 Family Services Research Center
 E-mail: swensocc@musc.edu
 Faculty Page: Cindy C. Swenson
Projects as Principal Investigator:
-  Family-Based Treatment for Parental Substance Abuse and Child Maltreatment
-  MST Model with Child Maltreatment
-  Project OKURASE

 

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 Kristyn Zajac, Ph.D.
 Assistant Professor
 E-mail: zajac@musc.edu
 Faculty Page:
Projects as Principal Investigator:
Violence Exposure, Mental Health, & Parenting Efficacy Among Teen Mothers

Projects as Co-Investigator:
Vocational Supports for Emerging Adults

 

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