Society for Prevention Research conference includes 22 PRC-affiliated presenters

skyline of Seattle, Washington

Discover the latest in prevention science at the Society for Prevention Research’s (SPR) annual meeting. Located in Seattle, Washington, the meeting will last from May 31 to June 3. Current and former PRC faculty and trainees will address a variety of themes, some of which include substance use and misuse, COVID-19, engaging with legislators, and developing technology-assisted interventions. In addition to attending in person, SPR is offering livestreamed events. Registration for both in-person and virtual events can be found on SPR’s website.  

Offering presentations, panel discussions, symposia, and more, the annual SPR meeting offers many programs, 22 of which include current and former PRC faculty and trainees. The list below includes a schedule of current PRC faculty and trainees who will present at the meeting. All times are listed in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).  

Tuesday, May 31:  

5:30 p.m. PDT

Daniel Petrie, Presenter
Self-Reported Anhedonia Modulates the Relationship Between Craving and Prefrontal Cortical Response to Natural Reward Cues Among Patients in Residential Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder  

Wednesday, June 1:  

10:15 a.m. PDT

Elizabeth Long, Symposium Organizer; Max Crowley, Discussant
Does Science Matter If No One Is Paying Attention?  

10:15 a.m. PDT

Jimikaye Courtney, Presenter
Intending to Drink or Not to Drink: Is That the Question?  

10:15 a.m. PDT

Jessica Pugel, Presenter  
“I Hope This Email Finds You Well”: Identifying the Legislators Who Engage with Science Emails    

10:35 a.m. PDT

Lawrie Green, Presenter  
Who Is Using Research Evidence When Writing Federal Legislation?  

10:55 a.m. PDT
Taylor Scott, Presenter
Improving Policymakers’ Use of Research in Public Discourse  

1:15 p.m. PDT

Isaac Rhew, Symposium Organizer; Stephanie T. Lanza, Discussant
Longer- and Shorter-Term Associations of Loneliness with Substance Use and Related Outcomes before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic  

1:55 p.m. PDT

Gregory M. Fosco, Presenter
Family Dynamics That Impact Parent and Child Adherence to Health Protective Behaviors during COVID-19: A One-Year, Intensive Longitudinal Analysis  

Thursday, June 2:  

10:15 a.m. PDT

Gregory M. Fosco, Panel Chair; Elizabeth Stormshak, Guillermo Prado, Mark Van Ryzin, Benjamin V. Hanrahan, Gregory M. Fosco, Discussants
Insights and Experiences in Translation: Developing Technology-Assisted and mHealth Interventions  

3:00 p.m. PDT

Lauren Supplee, Panel Chair; Ruben Parra-Cardona, Katrina Debnam, Beadsie Woo, Margaret Soukup, Sarah Meyer Chilenski, Mildred Johnson, Discussants
Visualizing Implementation with Equity at the Center  

3:00 p.m. PDT

Jochebed Gayles, Symposium Organizer; Francisco Villarruel, Discussant
Regional-Level Multi-Sector Collaborative Strategies to Support Broadscale Adoption of Prevention Science: A Deep Dive into Three Distinct Efforts  

3:00 p.m. PDT

Anna K. Hochgraf, Presenter
Body Dissatisfaction As a Novel Day-Level Risk Factor for Nicotine Vaping Among Young Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic  

3:00 p.m PDT

Aria Crump, Belinda E. Sims, Eve Reider, Panel Chairs; Richard Spoth, Mark T. Greenberg, J David Hawkins, Marion S. Forgatch, Patti Chamberlain, Daniel Shaw, Guillermo Prado, Discussants  
Remembering and Celebrating the Legacy of Liz Robertson  

3:20 p.m. PDT

Jochebed Gayles, Presenter  
Reflections on Coordinating a Statewide Interagency Cross-Systems Prevention Collaborative: Advancing Prevention through Prioritizing Broad Utilization, Funding, and Implementation Capacity for Primary Prevention  

3:20 p.m PDT

Rina D. Eiden, Presenter
Prenatal Substance Exposure, Early Life Adversity, and Parenting: Associations with Adolescent Stress Response  

3:20 p.m.  PDT

Muntasir Masum, Presenter  
Childhood Alcohol Use As a Robust Predictor of Binge Drinking in Late Adolescence in the Millennium Cohort Study  

6:30 p.m. PDT

Jennifer Frank, Presenter  

6:30 p.m. PDT

Tong Chen, Presenter  
Associations between Time Spent with Children and Parent Mental Health Outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic  

Friday, June 3:  

2:45 p.m. PDT

Max Crowley, Presenter  
Lawmakers’ Use of Scientific Evidence Can be Improved with a Policy Engagement Intervention  

2:45 p.m. PDT

Jessica Pugel, Symposium Organizer; Brittany Gay, Discussant  
Evaluating Implementation of the Research-to-Policy Collaboration: A Novel Method for Bridging Research and Policy  

3:05 p.m. PDT

Elizabeth Long, Presenter  
Outcomes from an RCT Evaluating the Impact of the Research-to-Policy Collaboration Model on Researchers  

SPR is an organization that works to advance prevention science within areas of social, physical, and mental health. SPR’s international and multi-disciplinary membership includes teams of scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy makers.