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Jochebed Gayles

Evaluation Analyst; Assistant Research Professor

212 Towers Building

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Introduction & Projects

Jochebed Gayle's research and applied interests include the following:

1. Substantive: Broad focus on adolescent health and wellness in developmental and ecological contexts via: 1) identifying correlates and the longitudinal course of positive and negative functioning among adolescents; 2) examining the role of culture, family, and neighborhood contexts in youth risk behaviors; and 3) investigating physiological, behavioral and psychological correlates/indices of adolescent well-being.

2. Methodological: Focus on advanced modeling for examining complex and dynamic processes across developmental and real time, within multiple contexts.

3. Practical: Implementation and evaluation of family- and youth-centered prevention programs targeting adolescent health and well-being. Impact of translational research, bridging practice and policy to evidence-based research, for the promotion of youth and family well-being.

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