Montana State researchers help advance sleep-aid device as part of $4.3 million project

MSU News Service | December 1, 2021

Soon, someone feeling the need for some extra Z’s may benefit from a wearable device that aids the brain in the biochemical cleansing that leaves a person feeling refreshed after a full night of sleep. The project comes in the wake of recent discoveries about the importance of the glymphatic system as explained in a popular TED Talk by project co-leader Jeffrey Iliff, PhD.

Final report: Harm Reduction in the Context of Social Distancing

Department news | November 30, 2021

Christine Lee, PhD, and Jennifer Cadigan, PhD, submitted their final report for the “Harm Reduction in the Context of Social Distancing: A Time-Sensitive COVID-19-related Personalized Normative Feedback Program Addressing High-risk Alcohol Use and Encouraging Engagement in Adaptive Coping and Social Behaviors” project.

New fellowship advances implementation science in education

Department news | November 30, 2021

The University of Washington Research Institute for Implementation Science in Education (RIISE) directed by Aaron Lyon, PhD, is a methods training program developing the implementation research workforce in education and improving education outcomes. The program is the first of its kind and reflects a collaborative, innovative effort to develop the implementation research workforce in education and improve educational and related outcomes.

OU researchers to lead public-private partnership aiding Oklahoma mothers struggling with substance use disorders

University of Oklahoma | November 30, 2021

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma are leading an effort to strengthen families in Oklahoma by implementing the Parent-Child Assistance Program, an award-winning, evidence-informed program developed at the University of Washington School of Medicine, that provides assistance to pregnant and parenting mothers struggling with addiction. Susan Stoner, PhD, director of the Washington State Parent-Child Assistance Program.