The Project CHOICES Efficacy Study Group acknowledges the following team members who were responsible for this report: Primary Investigators: Louise Floyd (Chair), Mark Sobell, Mary Velasquez, Karen Ingersoll, Mary Nettleman. Co-PIs and Investigators: Linda Carter Sobell, Patricia Dolan Mullen, Sherry Ceperich, Kirk von Sternberg, Burt Bolton, and Kenneth Johnson. Data Coordinating Center: Bradley Skarpness, Jyothi Nagaraja, and Elizabeth Stone. We thank Sangeeta Argrawal and Owen Devine, who provided statistical consultation; Johnni Hutcherson, Treana Johnson-James, and Yvette Dominique, who assisted in manuscript preparation; and Coleen Boyle, who provided scientific input and ongoing support for the study.
The complete Project CHOICES Efficacy Study Group: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA: Jon Baio, EdS, Shahul Ebrahim, MD, MPH, R. Louise Floyd, DSN, Jorge Rosenthal, PhD, and Jasjeet S. Sidhu, MD, MPH. Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale FL: Burt G. Bolton, MS, G. Stephen Bowen, MD, MPH, Liane Dornheim, PhD, Kenneth E. Johnson, DO, Ian T. Kravitz, MS, Linda C. Sobell, PhD, ABPP, and Mark B. Sobell, PhD, ABPP. University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center, Houston TX: Joseph P. Carbonari, EdD, Raul Carvajal, MPH, A. Gaye Cummins, MA, Patricia Dolan Mullen, DrPH, Kirk von Sternberg, PhD, and Mary Marden Velasquez, PhD. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA: Joseph Borzelleca, Jr., MD, Sherry D. Ceperich, PhD, Karen S. Ingersoll, PhD, Mary Q. Lewis, MS, Sally Brocksen, PhD, Wendy Klein, MD, and Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS. Battelle Institute: Bradley Skarpness, PhD, Jyothi Nagaraja, MS, and Yvette Dominique, MS. University of Nebraska Medical Center: Sangeeta Argrawal, MS. Drs. Floyd, Sidhu, M. Sobell, L. Sobell, Velasquez, Mullen, Ingersoll, Nettleman, Ceperich, and Mr. Biao served as the primary and coprimary investigators. Interviews were conducted or facilitated at Nova Southeastern University by Rose Ajimatanrareje, Maryse Aupont, Lisa Gonzales, Elizabeth Goodwin, Heather Proctor, Elizabeth Pulliam, Monica Roy, Lisa Smith. Special thanks go to the Nova Southeastern University’s Women Health Center directed by Dr. Kenneth Johnson and the North Broward Hospital District’s primary care clinics for valuable participation in the recruitment of our participants into Project CHOICES. The University of Texas-Houston site acknowledges the assistance of Casey Barton, Carla Garza, Sonya Gonzales-Adams, Kelly Jamison, Chau Pham, Donna Rochon, and Danielle Sorelle-Miner (recruitment, data collection, and follow-up); Matiko Bivins, Stacey Bourland, Mary Elijah, and Nanette Stephens (therapists); Kimberly Lopez and Nancy Meyers (family planning education and services); Kathie Rickman, Michael Seale, and Caroline Zorn-Pickens (coordination at the Door to Recovery, the Harris County Jail, and the Houston Recovery Campus, respectively). Virginia Commonwealth University interviews were conducted by Mary Q. Lewis, and interventions were conducted by Kimberly Karanda, Mary Lee Magee, Jill Clarida, Jessye Cohen, and Tawana Olds. Data was managed by Kristina Hash and Sally Brocksen. VCU investigators thank the staff of the VCU Medical Center OB/GYN clinic for their facilitation of recruitment for the study. Disclaimer
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; ID: CDC-NCBDDD-3271.
Funding for this study was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.