Wayne State University

Current research

A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Culturally Specifically Latina Victim Service Program: The LAVIDA Partnership

Funder: Office on Violence Against Women
Principal Investigator: Debra Patterson
Co-Investigator: Stella Resko

Advanced Nursing Education Evaluation

Funder: Health Resouces & Services Administration
Principal Investigator: Linda George
Evaluator: Kim Jaffee

Biofeedback of Heart Rate Variability in Gambling Disorder: A Pilot Study

Funder: WSU RoBuST Seed Grant
Principal Investigator: Massil Benbouriche
Co-Prinicipal Investigators: Jamey Lister & Neha Gothe
Co-Investigator: David Ledgerwood & Stéphane Bouchard


Evaluation Consultation for MDCH Diversion Council Pilots

Funder: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Principal Investigator: Erin Comartin

Evaluation of Spaulding for Children's Critical Ongoing Resource Family Education

Funder: DHHS Administration on Children and Youth and Families Children's Bureau
Principal Investigator: Angelique Day
Co-Investigator: Debra Patterson

Evaluation of the Strategic Prevention Framework Grant

Funder: State of Michigan Bureau of Substance Abuse
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Agius

Injection Opioid Use among Black Patients at an Urban Methadone Clinic: An Evaluation of Risk/Protective Factors to Injection Status

Funder: Wayne State University UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program)
Principal Investigator: Joseph Urbiel
Faculty Mentor/Co-Investigator: Jamey Lister
Co-Investigators: Cynthia Arfken & Edward Mischel (School of Medicine)


Older Adults’ Experiences and Understandings of the Flint Water Crisis

Funder: McFarlan Charitable Corporation
Principal Investigators: Tam Perry & Jessica Robbins-Ruszkowski

Phase II: Flint Area Community Health & Environmental Partnership

Funder: State of Michigan
Principal Investigator: Joanne Sobeck
Co-Investigators: Joanne Smith-Darden, Poco Kernsmith, Tam PerrySusan Lebold

Psychosocial Characteristic Predictors of Short- and Long-Term Treatment Outcomes among Patients in an Urban Methadone Clinic

Funder: WSU Office of the Provost 
Principal Investigator: Jamey Lister
Co-Investigators: Mark Greenwald & David Ledgerwood (WSU School of Medicine) (for Office of the Provost)

Rutgers Violence Against Women Consortium

Funder: National Institue of Justice
Principal Investigator: Debra Patterson

State of Michigan Youth Treatment Implementation Grant Evaluation

Funder: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Agius


Training Nursing And Social Work Students To Become SBIRT Service Providers In Michigan

Funder: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Principal Investigators: Feleta Wilson, Umeika Stephens, & Cynthera McNeil (College of Nursing)
Collaborating Partner: Anwar Najor-Durack

Wayne County Community College: Youth in Transition: Independent Living Skills Coach for Training Eligible Youth (Community College)

Funder: Wayne County Community College District and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
Principal Investigator: Megan Piel

Wayne State University Foster Care and Higher Education Initiative

Funder: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Principal Investigators: Judith Wineman.

Wayne Together Child Welfare Learning And Leadership Collaborative

Funder: National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Principal Investigators: Anwar Najor-Durack & Joanne Sobeck

Additional Information: Wayne Together Child Welfare & Leadership Collaborative flyer

Youth Empowerment Solutions for Healthy Relationships: Engaging Youth to Prevent Sexual Violence

Funder: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Principal Investigators: Poco Kernsmith & Joanne Smith-Darden

State of Michigan Targeted Opioid Response Grant

Funder: State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
Principle Investigators: Elizabeth Agius & Stella Resko
Co-Investigators: Suzanne Brown & Jamey Lister

Wayne State University: Suicide Prevention Initiative Evaluation (CAPS)

Funder: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Kuentzel
Evaluators: Neva Nahan & Caitlin Brown