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Hooker, Stephanie A., PhD, MPH, MS uri icon
Research Associate

Positions

Other offices/titles: Clinical health psychologist

Joined the Institute: 2019

Education and training: MS, clinical psychology, Syracuse University; MPH, applied biostatistics, Colorado School of Public Health; PhD, clinical health psychology, University of Colorado at Denver; Postdoctoral fellowship in primary care behavioral health, University of Minnesota.

Overview/research interests: Health psychology, behavioral medicine, health behavior change and maintenance, brief theory-based interventions, physical activity, meaning and purpose in life, wellness, cardiovascular health, and behavioral sleep medicine.

Current research activities and funding:

  • Primary investigator on a pilot study funded by the National Center for Integrated Behavioral Health on a curriculum to teach primary care providers how to talk with patients about behavioral health and health behavior change concerns
  • Co-investigator on projects related to addressing loneliness and social isolation in primary care
  • Consultant on a Minnesota Department of Health-funded project on delivering medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in primary care
  • Co-investigator on National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded trial (PI: Rossom) of clinical decision support tool for primary care providers to identify, screen and treat patients with opioid use disorder

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