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Apr. 23

Webinar on Prevention Interventions Features Collins

Dr. Collins

Dr. Linda M. Collins

The Office of Disease Prevention will host a Methods: Mind the Gap webinar with Dr. Linda M. Collins on optimization of prevention interventions using MOST. The event will take place on Tuesday, Apr. 23 at 3 p.m.

Collins will briefly describe the multiphase optimization strategy (MOST), an engineering-inspired methodological framework for optimizing and evaluating behavioral, biobehavioral and biomedical interventions. 

Collins is distinguished professor of human development and family studies at Pennsylvania State University. She is also director of the Methodology Center, an interdisciplinary research center devoted to the advancement and dissemination of quantitative methods for applications in drug abuse prevention and treatment, as well as other areas in the behavioral sciences. 

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