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Public Health researchers awarded $2.3 million R01 grant

Bradley Collins, PhD, associate professor,  and Stephen Lepore, PhD, professor, both from CPH's Department of Public Health,  received a $2.3 million R01 Research Project Grant from the National Cancer Institute for a study titled "Pediatrician Advice, Family Counseling, & SHS Reduction for Underserved Children".

Dr. Collins is the director of Temple's Health Behavior Research Clinic and Dr. Lepore is the director of the PhD program and the Social and Behavioral Health Interventions Laboratory. They will be co-PIs on this project.

Working with Beth Moughan, MD, Section Chief of the Department of Ambulatory Pediatrics at Temple University School of Medicine, they will develop a multilevel intervention strategy to reduce second-hand smoke exposure for medically-underserved children.

(Top left, Bradley Collins, PhD, bottom left, Stephen Lepore, PhD)

Posted:  March 12, 2012