Online Program

Recent methodological developments in substance use research

Monday, November 2, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session looks at the methodological challenges faced by substance abuse researchers based on type of substance abused (alcohol or tobacco) and the population studied (military v young people v general population). Potential solutions to the challenges will be presented.
Session Objectives: Describe challenges faced by alcohol researchers in initiating research with Army Posts and surrounding communities Identify the advantages and disadvantages associated with collecting data via RDD telephone and opt-in web panel Identify the misclassification errors associated with self-reports of smoking Identify types of mixed methods approaches currently being employed in tobacco control research with young people
Duane McBride, PhD, MA

Data Fusion: Assessing the Feasibility of Combining Alcohol Data Collected via Probability and Non-probability Samples   
Randy ZuWallack, MS, Thomas K. Greenfield, PhD, James Dayton, MBA, Katherine J. Karriker-Jaffe, PhD and Naomi Freedner-Maguire, MPH
A Systematic Review of Mixed Methods Research in Tobacco Control with Youth and Young Adults   
Craig S. Fryer, DrPH, MPH, Elizabeth L. Seaman, MHS, Rachael S. Clark, MS and Vicki L. Plano Clark, PhD
Leveraging Open Data to Connect Stakeholders to Disparate Data: State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System Update   
Allison MacNeil, MPH, Brandon Kenemer, MPH, Kisha-Ann S. Williams, MPH, CHES, Nishika Vidanage, MPH, MA and Gabrielle R. Promoff, MA

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Applied Public Health Statistics, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)