Geospatial Exposure to Point-of-Sale Tobacco: Real-time craving and smoking-cessation outcomes

submitted by: tomkirchner
Background: Little is known about the factors that drive the association between point-of-sale marketing and behavior, because methods that directly link individual-level use outcomes to real-world point-of-sale exposure are only now beginning to be developed. Purpose: Daily outcomes during smoking cessation were examined as a function of both real-time geospatial exposure to point-of-sale tobacco (POST) and subjective craving to smoke. Methods: Continuous individual geospatial location data...
Authors: Thomas Kirchner, Jennifer Cantrell, Andrew Anesetti-Rothermel, Ollie Ganz, Donna Vallone, David Abrams

The Abductive Approach to Research: Illustration from an Organizational Communication Study

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the seminar on "The Abductive Approach to Research: Illustration from an Organizational Communication Study" by Dr. Jean Saludadez, Assistant Professor Professor and Vice-Chancellor for Finance and Administration, UP Open University on 29 August 2013 during the DEVCOM 299 Seminar Series at the CDC Drama Studio, UPLB, College, Laguna.

08-22-2013 Greg Talavara and Sheila Castañeda

submitted by: ucsd_idash
Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 Partnership for Epidemiological Research in Hispanic/Latinos: Research Literacy to Consent to Bio-behavioral Longitudinal Research Greg Talavera San Diego State University Sheila Castañeda San Diego State University Abstract: This project targets participants in the Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS) / Study of Latinos (SOL) through the San Diego Field Center. HCHS/SOL is a prospective, population-based, cohort study designed to examine risk...

8-16-2013 Samantha Kleinberg, iDASH External Webinar

submitted by: ucsd_idash
Data Driven Causal Inference in Multiple Medical Systems Date: Fri Aug 16, 2013 Host: Samantha Kleinberg Stevens Institute of Technology ABSTRACT One of the key problems we face with the accumulation of massive datasets is the transformation of data to actionable, causal, knowledge. Electronic health records enable us to conduct research on the same population that is being treated, but these data vary widely in quality, quantity, and structure. In order to know whether algorithms can...

August 6, 2013 - Jane Burns, Jihoon Kim; Special Webinar

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Privacy Preserving Analytics for Kawasaki Disease in African-Americans Jane Burns UCSD Jihoon Kim UCSD Abstract: Preserving research subject privacy while accelerating discovery through inter-institutional collaborations remains a challenge. Genotype data itself is considered an identifiable code similar to a social security number or fingerprint, so individual-level data cannot be shared while still preserving privacy. Collaborations between countries are further restricted by...

Aug 2, 2013: Special Webinar; Elena Martinez and Ian Komenaka

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Informed Consent for Biospecimen Collection and Data Sharing among Low-income, Uninsured and Underinsured Women: Is it a Matter of Trust? Elena Martinez Moores Cancer Center Ian Komenaka Maricopa Medical Center Abstract: Little is known about willingness of individuals from underserved populations to participate in biospecimen collection and data sharing, and whether participation varies according to the individual who is attempting to obtain informed consent from patients for such...