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GRANT FUNDING in place and GRANT SUBMISSIONS UNDER REVIEW
as of DeLuca's termination from Smithers, 7/2000

Posted circa 2001; Revised 12/2/2004: [www.doctordeluca.com/Documents/GRANTS .htm]

See also: Growth & Development of Smithers Treatment Center, 1990 - 1998 by Alex DeLuca, M.D., 1998

1)  Feb '01 - Feb '03
NIDA-sponsored 3-year RO-1 Award:  “Group Motivational Intervention in Drug Abuse Treatment”, (1 RO1-DA12209)
Principal Investigator: Stephen Magura, Ph.D. NDRI
Co-Investigator: Jeffrey Foote, Ph.D. Smithers
Funding level: 

$1,000,000 

(% division with NDRI to be established)
Abstract:
Random assignment study conducted at the Roosevelt Hospital site of Smithers with 255 patients. Volunteers recruited in the Evaluation Unit will be assigned to either: 1) brief, 4 session group motivational treatment, followed by admission to standard outpatient treatment or 2) direct admission to standard outpatient treatment. Testing the hypothesis that motivational intervention prior to beginning formal treatment will enhance engagement, retention, and drug reduction-related outcomes.
2) Oct '99 - Oct '02
SAMHSA-sponsored 3-year RO-1 Award: “Facilitating Substance Abuse Treatment for HIV+ Patients”, (1 KD1-TI12018-01)
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Foote, Ph.D. Smithers
Co-Investigator: Hannah Wolfe, M.D. SLRHC HIV Center
Co-Investigator: Stephen Magura, Ph.D. NDRI
Funding level: 

$1,402,000.00 

 
Abstract:
Collaborative (Smithers and Samuels/HIV Center) random assignment study conducted at both St. Luke’s and Roosevelt  Hospital Samuels/HIV Center sites with 500 patients. Substance abusing patients in these clinics will be recruited and assigned to either: 1) 10 session group motivational treatment, followed by referral to Smithers (both sites) for formal substance abuse treatment or 2) direct referral to Smithers for formal substance abuse treatment. Testing the hypothesis that providing a “motivational ramp” (10 session treatment) to HIV+ patients in a clinic setting will lead to better engagement in further services than will referral alone.
3) 08/97– 08/00:
NIAAA-sponsored 3-year RO-1 Award: “Levels of Care and Outcomes in Alcoholism Treatment,”(1 RO1 AA10863)
Principal Investigator: Stephen Magura, Ph.D. NDRI
Co-Investigator: Jeffrey Foote, Ph.D. Smithers
Funding level: 

$1,400,000

(through NDRI)
Abstract:
Criteria evaluation study conducted at the Roosevelt Hospital site of Smithers with 300 patients. Volunteers recruited in the Evaluation Unit have been followed for 1 year post evaluation to determine the validity of the American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement criteria, currently used on a national level to determine appropriate level of care. The study examines outcomes for those placed in ASAM- recommended levels vs. those “mismatched” to a level of care not recommended by ASAM criteria.

GRANT SUBMISSIONS UNDER REVIEW: 

1) submitted: 01/10/00  
SAMHSA-sponsored 3-year RO-1: “Group Motivational Intervention College Binge Drinking” -- for review date: 06/00 
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Foote, Ph.D. Smithers
Co-Investigator: Frederick Rotgers, Psy.D. Smithers
Funding level: 

$956,000

Smithers
Abstract:
Collaborative (Smithers and Fordham University) random assignment study with 450 students at Fordham University Bronx campus. Volunteers will be recruited at the Health Service Center of the campus, screened for binge drinking, and randomly assigned to one of three groups: 1) 4 session Group Motivational Intervention, 2) 4 session Group Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention, or 3) referral to 12-step groups. Proposes to test the utility of a brief drinking screen in a University health setting, and the efficacy of a motivational approach on campus with binge drinkers.
2) submitted 10/01/99: 
NIAAA-sponsored 2-year RO-3: “Self-Determination, Autonomy and review date: 03/00 Treatment Motivation”  for review date: 06/00 
Principal Investigator: Frederick Rotgers, Psy.D. Smithers
Co-Investigator: Jeffrey Foote, Ph.D. Smithers
Funding level: 

$147,900

Smithers
Abstract:
Study to be conducted at the Roosevelt Hospital Smithers site with 300 patients (150 male and female outpatients, 150 male and female rehab patients), designed to compare measures of motivation for treatment and behavior change. We will also be examining which measures of motivation are best related to treatment outcomes such as retention in treatment, substance use in treatment, and commitment to treatment goals.
 

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