The researchers highlighted below have been awarded at least one Behavioral Research Program-funded NIH grant. Read on to learn about their experiences as grantees.
Note: The views expressed here are those of the grantees only and do not represent any official position of the National Cancer Institute.
Health Behaviors Research Branch
- Butler Hospital/Alpert Medical School of Brown University
An important "ah-ha" moment came when discussing a colleague's work involving the pairing of brain stimulation with exposure-based behavioral treatment (an oft avoided therapy) to enhance adherence and improve outcomes among individuals with OCD. I thought, "Why couldn't the same approach be applied to vulnerable individuals who avoid or don't enjoy physical activity?"”
- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
My passion is helping cancer survivors understand what they can do in addition to conventional treatment to improve their quality and length of life through diet, physical activity, weight management, and integrative therapies.”
- CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
Behavior change, whether at the level of a community resident or policy-maker, is fundamental to improving individual and population health.”