Alphabetical Listing of ISAP Research Projects (2012-2014)

(Projects from July 2012 to June 2014. Project category is noted in parentheses. For summaries of projects within a category, click on project title.)

2012-2013 NIDA INVEST Research Fellowship for Bilal A. Salem, M.D. 2012 IAS-NIDA Fellowship Programme Support for Seyed Ramin Radfar (International Program)

2014-2015 NIDA INVEST Research Fellowship for Dr. Haifeng Jiang (Training)


A Comparison of Methadone Treatment Systems in California and British Columbia (Natural History, Treatment Process and Outcomes)

Aerobic Exercise to Improve Outcomes of Treatment for Methamphetamine Dependence (Clinical Trials of Treatments for SUDs)

An Empirical Investigation into Recovery from Illicit Drug Abuse Using Recurrent Event Analysis (Natural History, Treatment Process and Outcomes)

A Parenting Intervention for HIV+ Moms: The IMAGE Program (HIV-Related Behavioral Interventions)

A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Second Chance Program for Ex-Inmates (Criminal Justice)

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CALDAR Institute on Longitudinal Research Findings and Methods (Training)

California Addiction Training and Education Series (CATES) (Training)

Center for Advancing Longitudinal Drug Abuse Research (CALDAR) (Training)

Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services (HIV-Related Behavioral Interventions)

Cognitive Neuroscience of Decision Making in Recovery from Alcoholism (Training)

Computerized Psychosocial Treatment for Offenders with Substance Use Disorders (Criminal Justice)

Conference Series to Promote Global Health: Training and Education in the Prevention (International Program) and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and HIV in Asian/Pacific Island Populations (International Program)


Depot Pharmacotherapies for Opioid-Dependent Offenders: Outcomes and Costs (Criminal Justice)

Development of Childhood Obesity and High-risk Behavior Engagement in Adolescence (Substance Abuse Epidemiology)

Distinguished International Scientist Collaboration Award (DISCA) for Jiang Du, MD (International Program)

DOJ Second Chance Reentry Program for Adult Offenders with Co-Occurring Substance  Abuse and Mental Health Disorders (Evaluation Services)

Drug Demand Reduction Initiative for Iraq (International Program)

Drugged Driving National Data Resource (Consequences of Drug/Alcohol Use)

Drug/Medi-Cal (DMC) (Evaluation Services)

Drum-Assisted Recovery Therapy for Native Americans (Clinical Trials of Treatments for SUDs)

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Enhancing Follow-up Rates Through a Rechargeable Incentive Card (Evaluation Services)

Establishment of Harm Reduction Treatment Clinic in the Southern Suburbs of Beirut (Skoun Chiyah) (International Program)

Evaluation of HealthRight 360 Pregnant and Parenting Women’s Treatment Program (Evaluation Services)

Evaluation of Horizon’s Integrated AODA Treatment/HIV Services for Justice-Involved Women (Criminal Justice)

Evaluation of Illness Management & Recovery (IMR) Project at Substance Abuse Treatment Facility at Corcoran State Prison (Evaluation Services)

Evaluation of the BREAC Project for Women Probationers Sub-contract with UCLA ISAP and HealthRight 360 (Evaluation Services)

Evaluation of the Bridges to Housing Project (Evaluation Services)

Evaluation of the Homeless Co-Occurring Treatment Program (Evaluation Services)

Evaluation Proposal: Marsa Sexual Health Center, Beirut, Lebanon (International Program)

Evaluation, Training, and Technical Assistance for Substance Use Disorder Services Integration (Evaluation Services)


First 5 LA (Evaluation Services)


Integration of Substance Use Disorder Treatment with Primary Care in Preparation for Health Care Reform (Health Services)

ISAP-CDCR Interagency Agreement (CDCR Staff Development Training) (Training)

ISAP Training Program in Addiction Health Services Research (Training)

It Came from the North: Estimating the Production of Synthetic Drugs in Quebec, Canada (International Program)


Kern County Project CARE Evaluation (Evaluation Services)


Longitudinal Study of Maternal HIV on their Late Adolescent/Early Adult Children (HIV-Related Behavioral Interventions)

Los Angeles County, Department of Mental Health Co-Occurring Disorder Training Program (Training)

Los Angeles County Evaluation System (LACES): An Outcomes Reporting Program (Evaluation Services)

Los Angeles SBIRT Network (Training)


Maternal HIV: Multisite Trial to Assist Disclosure to Children (HIV-Related Behavioral Interventions)

Methamphetamine Abuse: Long-Term Trajectories, Correlates, Treatment Effects (Natural History, Treatment Process and Outcomes)

Motivational Interviewing and Culture for Urban Native American Youth (MICUNAY) (Clinical Trials of Treatments for SUDs)


Neurocognitive Mechanisms and Recovery from Addiction (Consequences of Drug/Alcohol Use)


Obesity and Substance Use: Identifying Pathways and Processes in Adolescence/Young Adulthood (Substance Abuse Epidemiology)

Orange County Health Care Agency – Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Training Program (Training)

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Pacific Coast Research Center of CJ-DATS2 (Criminal Justice)

Prenatal Methamphetamine Exposure and School Age Outcome (Consequences of Drug/Alcohol Use)


Quality of Life Outcomes in Prescription and Injection Opioid Dependence (Consequences of Drug/Alcohol Use)


Real-Time Assessment of Triggers and Coping Responses in China (International Program)


SAMHSA/BJA – Enhancing Drug Court Programs (Criminal Justice)

SAPC Medical Marijuana Survey (Consequences of Drug/Alcohol Use)

SBIRT for Substance Abuse in Mental Health Treatment Settings (Clinical Trials of Treatments for SUDs)

Strengthening the Circle (STC) Developmental Project (HIV-Related Behavioral Interventions)

Substance Abuse Research Consortium State Contract (Training)

Survey of Drug Use in Iraq (International Program)

Sustained-Release Methylphenidate for Management of Methamphetamine Use Disorders (Clinical Trials of Treatments for SUDs)

Systems Approach to Modeling of Drug Use Recovery (Substance Abuse Epidemiology)


The National Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network (Clinical Trials of Treatments for SUDs)

The Oral and Dental Consequences of Methamphetamine Use (Consequences of Drug/Alcohol Use)

The Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Training)

Time for Change Foundation’s Positive Futures (Evaluation Services)

TV-1380: A 12-week, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Once-Weekly Intra-Muscular Injections of TV-1380 (150 mg/week or 300 mg/week) as Treatment for Facilitation of Abstinence in Cocaine-Dependent Subjects (Clinical Trials of Treatments for SUDs)


UCLA-Cairo University Addiction Unit Research Training Program (International Program)

Using Incentives to Improve Parolee Participation and Retention in Community Treatment (Criminal Justice)


Vietnam HIV-Addiction Technology Transfer Center: VHATTC (Training)


“What is Recovery?” Recontact Project (Consequences of Drug/Alcohol Use)

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