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Behavioral Ecological Model

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CBEACH conducts scientific investigations into the following broad areas:

  • Behavioral epidemiology: Determinants of health related behavior
  • Measurement: How to best measure behavioral and health outcomes
  • Interventions: How to change behavior to reduce or prevent disease or enhance wellness
    • Clinical
    • Community-based

CBEACH is funded extramurally via grants and contracts from:

  • Private foundations (eg. Robert Wood Johnson, etc)
  • California statewide (eg. Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program)
  • Federal (eg. National Institutes of Health)


The following topics are among those that have been studied through CBEACH. Projects are listed below in the most relevant category(ies).

Clicking on a project name will take you to a more detailed description of the project.

 

  • Alcohol/FAS
    • Healthy Mothers: Assessing and reducing alcohol consumption among Latina mothers using WIC services
      • Funding: Association of Schools of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control
       
  • Asthma
    • Project Zephyr: Reduction of passive smoking in asthmatic children: A clinical trial
      • Behavioral counseling for families recruited from allergy/asthma specialty clinics
    • Hijos Sanos: Reduction of passive smoking among asthmatic Latino children
      • Behavioral counseling for low income Latino families from the community
     
  • Cancer
    • Breast cancer study
     
  • Cystic Fibrosis
    • CF Exercise: Aerobic exercise in cystic fibrosis: a one-year intervention
    • CF Nutrition: Increased calorie consumption among children with CF
     
  • HIV/STD
 
  • Miscelleneous
     
  • Nutrition
    • CF Nutrition: Increased calorie consumption among children with CF
    • Project Hypp: Healthy Youth and Parents Program (Osteoporosis prevention)
     
  • Physical Activity
     
  • Tobacco
    • Best for Baby: Reduction of maternal ETS exposure among infants via pediatrician counseling
      • Funding: American Heart Association
    • Cigar study: Descriptive epidemiology and determinants of cigar use
      • Funding: Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (University of California)
    • ETS substudy: Collaborative study with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute of ETS interventions, measures
      • Funding: Collaborative substudy under RWJ foundation Smoke Free Families program
    • Healthy Babies (RWJ): Reduction of maternal ETS exposure among WIC infants
      • Funding: Robert Wood Johnson foundation, Smoke Free Families program
    • Healthy Babies (MCH): Clinic-based counseling for reduction of maternal ETS exposure among infants
      • Funding: Maternal & Child Health Bureau
    • Healthy Tots: WIC Families who Smoke: A Behavioral Counseling Study
      • Funding: Maternal & Child Health Bureau
    • Hijos Sanos: Reduction of passive smoking among asthmatic Latino children
      • Behavioral counseling for low income Latino families from the community
    • Project Zephyr: Reduction of passive smoking in asthmatic children: A clinical trial
      • Behavioral counseling for families recruited from allergy/asthma specialty clinics
    • Project Sirocco: ETS Reduction in high-risk preteens: A controlled trial
      • Behavioral counseling for high-risk 8-12 year-old youths
    • Project SanTiGua: Tobacco use & policies: San Diego Mexican American Residents
    • Smiles Plus: Clinician-initiated smoking prevention: A controlled trial
      • Minimal intervention counseling provided in 154 Southern California orthodontists' offices
     
  • Tuberculosis

 

Visit the Library for selected abstracts from these and other studies