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

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, behavioral sleep medicine, and opioid use disorder.

Current research activities and funding:
•  Principal investigator on an R21 funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to develop a theory and meaning-based mHealth intervention to increase physical activity in adults in midlife
•  Site PI on a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)-funded multi-site clinical trial examining the long-term effectiveness and safety of the anti-obesity drug phentermine
•  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
•  Principal investigator on a supplement to examine the impact of a training to reduce primary care clinician’s stigma towards people with opioid use disorder
•  Co-investigator on a Minnesota Department of Human Services-funded project on delivering medication-assisted treatment and adjunctive behavioral interventions for opioid use disorder in primary care
•  Co-investigator on a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)-funded trial (PI: O’Connor) of a clinical decision support tool to encourage active weight management for patients with Type 2 Diabetes
•  Co-investigator and stakeholder engagement team member on PCORI-funded study (MPI: O’Connor and Neugebauer) examining the effectiveness of medications for Type 2 diabetes

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