Tracy M. Scull, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist 
She/Her/Hers
tscull@irtinc.us

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OVERVIEW

Dr. Scull is a Senior Research Scientist at iRT and holds a doctorate in Developmental Psychology from Duke University. She conducts basic and applied research related to child, adolescent, and family health, with a specific focus on understanding media influence on sexual health, relationships, and substance abuse. Dr. Scull has secured over 10 million dollars in federal funding for her research and has published in esteemed peer-reviewed journals such as Pediatrics, Developmental Psychology, and the Journal of American College Health. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, trying to keep up her French skills by listening to podcasts, and bingeing British TV shows.

BACKGROUND

Ph.D., 2004, Developmental Psychology, Duke University
M.A., 2001, Developmental Psychology, Duke University
B.A., 1998, (with College Honors), Psychology (minor French), Carnegie Mellon University

PUBLICATIONS

Scull, T. M., Malik, C. V., & Keefe, E. M. (2020). Determining the feasibility of an online, media mediation program for parents to improve parent-child sexual health communication. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 12(1), 13-25. https://doi.org/10.23860/JMLE-2020-12-1-2

Elmore, K. C., Scull, T. M., Malik, C. V., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2020). Rape myth acceptance reflects perceptions of media portrayals as similar to others, but not the self. Violence Against Women. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801220908335 

Scull, T. M., Malik, C. V., Morrison, A., & Keefe, E. (2020). Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a web-based comprehensive sexual health and media literacy education program for high school students. Trials, 21(1), 50.  https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2018.1549554 

Scull, T. M., Keefe, E. M., Kafka, J. M., Malik, C. V., Kupersmidt, J. B. (2020). The understudied half of undergraduates: Risky sexual behaviors among community college students. Journal of American College Health, 68(3), 302-312. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2018.1549554 

Scull, T. M. & Malik, C. V., Keefe, E. M., & Schoemann, A. (2019). Evaluating the short-term impact of Media Aware Parent, a web-based program for parents with the goal of adolescent sexual health promotion.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48, 1686-1706. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-019-01077-0 

Scull, T. M. & Malik, C. V. (June, 2019). Entertainment media and sexual socialization. In The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy.  Editors:  Hobbs, R. and Mihailidis, P. Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Scull, T. M., Kupersmidt, J. B., & Malik, C. V. (2018). Using media literacy education for adolescent sexual health promotion in middle school:  Randomized controlled trial of Media Aware. Journal of Health Communication:  International Perspectives, 23(12), 1051-1063. http://doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2018.1548669 

Scull, T. M., Malik, C. V., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2018). Understanding the unique role of media message processing in predicting adolescent sexual behavior intentions in the United States. Journal of Children and Media, 12(3), 258-274. http://doi.org/10.1080/17482798.2017.1403937 

Scull, T. M., Kupersmidt, J. B., Malik, C. V., & Keefe, E. (2018). Examining the effectiveness of mHealth media literacy education for sexual health promotion in older adolescents attending community college.  Journal of American College Health, 66(3), 165-177. http://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2017.1393822 

Scull, T. M., Kupersmidt, J. B., & Weatherholt, T. N. (2017). The effectiveness of online, family-based media literacy education for substance abuse prevention in elementary school children:  Study of the Media Detective Family Program. Journal of Community Psychology, 45(6), 796-809. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.21893 

Elmore, K., Scull, T. M., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2017). Media as a “super peer”:  How adolescents interpret media messages predicts their perceptions of alcohol and tobacco use norms. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 46, 376-387http://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-016-0609-9 

Scull, T. M., Malik, C. V., Kupersmidt, J. B., & Moallem, M. (2016). Rethinking sexuality education:  A web-based solution. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 2344-2348). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Scull, T. M., Ortiz, R., Shafer, A., Brown, J., Kupersmidt, J .B., & Suellentrop, K. (2015). Investigating how MTV’s 16 & Pregnant may be used as media literacy education with high-risk adolescents. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 7(2), 1-11. https://digitalcommons.uri.edu/jmle/vol7/iss2/1/ 

Parker, A. E., Kupersmidt, J. B., Mathis, E. T., Scull, T. M., Sims, C. (2014). The impact of mindfulness education on elementary school students:  Evaluation of the Master Mind program. Advances in School Mental Health, 7(3), 184-204. http://doi.org/10.1080/1754730X.2014.916497 

Scull, T. M., Malik, C. V., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2014). A media literacy education approach to teaching adolescents sexual health education.  Journal of Media Literacy Education, 6(1), 1-14.

Scull, T. M., Kupersmidt, J. B., & Erausquin, J. T. (2013). The impact of media-related cognitions on children’s substance use outcomes in the context of parental and peer substance use. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(5), 717-728. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-013-0012-8 

Kupersmidt, J. B., Scull, T. M., & Benson, J. W. (2012). Improving media message interpretation processing skills to promote healthy decision making about substance use:  The effects of the middle school Media Ready curriculum. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives, 17(5), 546-563.  https://doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2011.635769

Scull, T. M. & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2011). An evaluation of a media literacy program training workshop for late elementary school teachers. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2(3). 199-208.

Kupersmidt, J. B., Scull, T. M., & Austin, E. A. (2010). Media literacy education for elementary school substance use prevention:  Randomized efficacy study of Media Detective. Pediatrics, 126(3), 525-531.  https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2010-0068  

Scull, T. M., Kupersmidt, J. B., Parker, A. E., Elmore, K. C., & Benson, J. W. (2010). Media-related cognitions and adolescent substance use in the context of parental and peer influences. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39, 981-998. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-009-9455-3 

Barrett, T. M., Traupman, E., & Needham, A. (2008). Infants’ visual anticipation of object structure in grasp planning. Infant Behavior & Development, 31(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2007.05.004

Barrett, T. M. & Needham, A. (2008). Developmental differences in infants’ use of an object’s shape to grasp it securely. Developmental Psychobiology, 50, 97-106. https://doi.org/10.1002/dev.20280

Barrett, T. M., Davis, E. F., & Needham, A. (2007). Learning about tools in infancy. Developmental Psychology, 43(2), 352-368. https://doi.org/10.1037/0012-1649.43.2.352

Lewis, M. A., Kalinowski, C. T., Sterba, K. R., Barrett, T. M., & DeVellis, R. F. (2006). Interpersonal processes and vasculitis management. Arthritis Care & Research, 55(4), 670-675. https://doi.org/10.1002/art.22092

Needham, A., Barrett, T., & Peterman, K. (2002). A pick-me-up for infants’ exploratory skills: Early simulated experiences reaching for objects using ‘sticky mittens’ enhances young infants’ object exploration skills. Infant Behavior and Development, 25(3), 279-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0163-6383(02)00097-8

PRESENTATIONS

Invited Talks

Scull, T. M. (2019, December). Media Aware: An innovative, engaging, and effective approach to sexual health promotion for young adults. Presentation at the 5th annual Let’s End Campus Sexual Assault; Eastern Michigan University.

Scull, T. M. (2019, August). Media Detective: A creative approach to substance use prevention in elementary school. Presentation for the NC 21st Century Community Learning Centers Summer Institute, Guilford Tech Community College in Jamestown, NC.

Scull, T. M. (2017, June). The birds, the bees, and Kim Kardashian: Navigating sex and media with adolescents. Presentation for the NC School Health Training Center, Greenville, NC.

Scull, T. M. (2014). Challenges and strategies for evaluating prevention programming in rural areas. Presentation at the 16th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Scull, T. M. (2013). Media Ready Teacher Training Workshop. Presented to members of the Substance Free Youth (SFY) Community Coalition, Vancouver, WA.

Scull, T. M. (2012). Substance Abuse Prevention and Media Literacy Education. Workshop presented to the North Carolina Collaborative for Children, Youth, and Families, Chapel Hill, NC.

Scull, T. M. (2010). Media literacy for substance abuse prevention. Two-day training workshop presented to the North Carolina Summer School for Alcohol and Drug Studies, Wilmington, NC.

Scull, T. M. (2010). Media Ready Teacher Training Workshop. Presented to the Love, Faith, and Hope Coalition, Texarkana, AR.

Scull, T. M. (2009). Media Detective:  A new NIDA-funded media literacy substance abuse prevention program. Workshop presented at the Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America’s Mid-Year Training Institute:  Louisville, KY.

Barrett, T. M. & Kupersmidt, J. B. (February, 2008). Media literacy, substance abuse prevention programs for middle school students. Workshop presented at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Safe, Orderly, & Caring Schools Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Kupersmidt, J. B. & Barrett, T. M. (November, 2007). Media literacy substance abuse prevention programs for elementary and middle school-aged youth. Talk presented to the Prevention Team of the North Carolina Department of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services.

Wilson, J., Dawes, D., Markovits, L., Stern, R., Barrett, T. M., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (August 2006). Media literacy workshop: Media literacy and its role in preventing underage drinking. Presentation to the North Carolina Task Force, Raleigh, NC.

Posters and Conference Papers

Scull, T.M., Keefe, E., & Malik, C.V. (2017, May). The birds, the bees, and Kim Kardashian:  Engaging and equipping parents to navigate sex and media with adolescents. Workshop presented at the SHIFT NC Annual Conference: Greensboro, NC.

Scull, T.M., Kupersmidt, J.B., & Keefe, E. (2016, October). A web-based media literacy education sexual health program for older adolescents. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Special Topics Meeting:  Technology and Media in Children’s Development, Irvine, CA.

Scull, T.M., Malik, C.V., & Keefe, E. (2016, May). Meeting the needs of older adolescents:  Relationship and sexual health promotion using media literacy education. Workshop presented at the SHIFT NC Annual Conference: Durham, NC.

Scull, T.M., Malik, C.V., & Kupersmidt, J.B. (2016, May). The unique influence of media-related cognitions on predictors of adolescent sexual behaviors. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA.

Scull, T.M. & Kupersmidt, J.B., & Weatherholt, T. (2016, May). Reducing health disparities in rural communities through an interactive, web-based family media literacy education program for substance abuse prevention. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA.

Parker, A.E., Kupersmidt, J.B., & Scull, T. M. (2016, May). Integrating mindfulness education in into the elementary school classroom. Poster presented at the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA.

Scull, T.M., Malik, C.V., Kupersmidt, J.B., & Moallem, M. (2016, March). Rethinking sexuality education:  A web-based solution. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Savannah, GA.

Scull, T.M., Kupersmidt, J.B., & Malik, C.V. (2016, March). An evaluation of a comprehensive sexual health media literacy education program for middle school students. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Adolescents Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, MD. 

Elmore, K., Scull, T.M., & Kupersmidt, J.B. (2016, March). Media as ‘Super Peer’: How adolescents interpret media messages predicts their perception of alcohol and tobacco use norms. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescents Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, MD. 

Scull, T.M., Malik, C.M., & Vuong, K. (2015, May). What’s media got to do with it? Addressing sexual health misinformation with media literacy education for adolescents. Workshop presented at the Annual Conference of the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Coalition of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.

Kupersmidt, J.B., Weatherholt, T., & Scull, T.M. (2014, September). Substance abuse prevention and media literacy education. Workshop presented at National Prevention Network Conference, Hartford, CT.

Kupersmidt, J.B. & Scull, T.M. (2014, April). An evaluation of Media Aware, a media literacy education substance abuse prevention program for high school students. Poster presented at The School District of Philadelphia’s Research, Policy, and Practice (R2P) Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Scull, T.M., Malik, C.V., & Kupersmidt, J.B. (2014, March). A media literacy education approach to teaching adolescents comprehensive sexual health education. Presented to the Society for Research on Adolescents Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX. 

Kupersmidt, J. B. & Scull, T. M. (2013). An evaluation of the effectiveness of media literacy education for substance abuse prevention in high school students. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA.

Parker, A. E., Kupersmidt, J. B., Mathis, E. T., Scull, T. M., & Sims, C. (April, 2012). Preliminary investigation of a mindfulness education, substance abuse prevention program for elementary school children. Poster presented at the International Symposia for Contemplative Studies, Denver, CO. 

Scull, T.M. & Kupersmidt, J.B. (2011). Children’s media-related and substance use cognitions in the context of parental and peer influences. Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Prevention Research: Washington, DC.

Ortiz, R., Scull, T., Brown, J.D., Shafer, A., Kupersmidt, J., & Suellentrop, K. (May 2011). 16 and pregnant: The effects of watching and discussing a reality television drama about the consequences of teen pregnancy. Health Communication Division, International Communication Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Shafer, A., Ortiz, R.R., Scull, T.M., Kupersmidt, J.B., & Brown, J.D. (March 2011). At-risk adolescents’ media diets and outcome expectancies influence intentions to refrain from sex and to avoid pregnancy. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Child Development, Montreal, Canada.

Scull, T.M., Kupersmidt, J.B., & Voegler-Lee, M.E. (2009). Everyday positive learning activities and mothers’ emotional functioning in relation to preschool outcomes:  A preliminary analysis. Poster presented at the Biennial Conference of the Society of Research in Child Development: Denver, CO.

Scull, T. M., & Kupersmidt, J. B. (2008). Media Detective:  A new evidence-based, elementary school, media literacy, substance abuse prevention program. Paper presented at the 21st Annual National Prevention Network Prevention Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Kupersmidt, J. B. & Scull, T. M. (2008). Media Ready:  A new evidence-based, middle school, media literacy, substance abuse prevention program. Paper presented at the 21st Annual National Prevention Network Prevention Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Barrett, T. M., Kupersmidt, J. B., Benson, J.W., & Elmore, K.C. (2008). Exploration of mediators and moderators of a media literacy, substance abuse prevention program for middle school students. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence Conference, Chicago, IL.

Barrett, T. M., Kupersmidt, J.B., Elmore, K.C., & Benson, J.W. (2008). Further exploration of media influence on adolescents’ moral beliefs and intentions surrounding substance use. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence Conference, Chicago, IL.

Parker, A., Barrett, T. M., Parker, J.G., Kupersmidt, J.B., Stelter, R.L., & Parker, K. (2008). Adolescent characteristics and parental protective behaviors surrounding alcohol use in high- and low-risk environments. Poster presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence Conference, Chicago, IL.

Barrett, T. M., Kupersmidt, J. B., Benson, J.W., & Elmore, K.C. (2007). Evaluation of the North Carolina middle school, media literacy, substance abuse prevention project. Poster presented at the first Research Summit of the Alliance for a Media Literate America, St. Louis, MO.

Kupersmidt, J. B., Barrett, T. M., Elmore, K.C., & Benson, J.W. (2007). Preliminary Findings from the Evaluation of the Elementary Media Literacy, Substance Abuse Prevention Project. Paper presented at the first Research Summit of the Alliance for a Media Literate America, St. Louis, MO.

SPONSORED PROJECTS

Federal Grants and Contracts

Current

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Mechanisms of Media Literacy Education for Promoting Relationship Health in Older Adolescents. R01HD099134 (PI:  Tracy M. Scull; Co-I: Christina Malik; Co-I: Janis Kupersmidt) 4/6/2020-3/31/2025. The purpose of this project is to conduct a three-arm randomized control trial with older adolescents (i.e., ages 18-19) attending community college to isolate the effects of media literacy education on sexual and relationship health outcomes and to examine the trajectory of media literacy education effects on sexual and relationship health over time.

National Institute of Nursing Research. Web-based Resource for Children and Adolescents about Clinical Research. R44NR019565 (Co-PI: Alison E. Parker; Co-PI: Tracy M. Scull). 3/19/2020 – 7/31/2022. The purpose is to develop and evaluate a web-based resource to educate adolescents about participating in pediatric clinical trials. 

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Web-Based High School Media Literacy for Healthy Relationships. R44HD088254 (PI: Tracy M. Scull; Co-I: Christina Malik) 9/26/2018-5/31/2021. The purpose of this Phase II grant is to complete the development of a self-paced, highly interactive web-based program designed to provide high school-aged youth with comprehensive sexual health education using a media literacy education framework. An RCT will examine the effects of the program on adolescents’ media- and health-related outcomes.

Completed

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Parent-Teen Communication to Resist Unhealthy Media Messages. R44HD082968 (PI: Tracy M. Scull; Co-I: Christina Malik) 4/1/2017-7/31/2019. The purpose of this Phase II grant is to finish the development of and evaluate the efficacy of Media Aware Parent, a self-paced program designed to provide parents with media mediation skills, sexual health knowledge, and practice in parent-adolescent communication through a highly interactive web application. 

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Web-based resource for youth about clinical research. HHSN268201400051C (Co-PI:  Tracy M. Scull; Co-PI:  Alison Parker) 12/01/2016–10/30/18. The major goals of this Phase II contract are to finish the development of and evaluate the efficacy of an interactive and developmentally appropriate web-based resource for children (aged 8-14) to learn about clinical research. 

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Web-based High School Media Literacy for Healthy Relationships. R43HD088254 (PI: Tracy M. Scull; Co-I: Christina V. Malik) 9/26/2016-8/31/2018. The purpose of this Phase I grant was to develop and test the feasibility of a self-paced, highly interactive web-based program designed to provide high school-aged youth with comprehensive sexual health education using a media literacy education framework. 

National Foundation for Youth contract to Eckerd Kids – subcontract to innovation Research & Training (iRT). Evaluation of the Eckerd Fostering Education Initiative (FEI). (Co-PI:  Tracy M. Scull; Co-PI:  Janis Kupersmidt) 10/01/2016-1/31/2018. The purpose of this subcontract was to conduct a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the FEI, which is an initiative to provide educational support for youth in foster care.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Parent-Teen Communication to Resist Unhealthy Media Messages. R43HD082968 (PI: Tracy M. Scull; Co-I: Christina V. Malik) 9/23/2015-9/22/2016. The purpose of this Phase I grant was to develop and test the feasibility of Media Aware Parent, a self-paced program designed to provide parents with media mediation skills, sexual health knowledge, and practice in parent-adolescent communication through a highly interactive web application.

National Institute on Drug Abuse. Media Literacy for Sexual Health in Older Adolescents. R21DA035665 (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 9/15/2012-8/31/2016. The purpose of this grant is to develop and test the feasibility of a brief web-based media literacy education intervention to reduce risky sexual practices (e.g., intoxicated sex, unprotected sex, sex with multiple partners, sexual violence) in community college students. 

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Middle School Media Literacy for Reproductive Health – Phase II. R44HD061193 (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 9/25/2012-7/31/2016. The purpose of this Phase II grant is to develop and evaluate a sexual health media literacy education program for middle school students. 

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Web-based resource for youth about clinical research. HHSN268201400051C (Co-PI:  Tracy M. Scull; Co-PI:  Alison Parker) 9/01/2014–2/29/16. The major goals of this Phase I contract are to develop and determine the technical feasibility of an interactive and developmentally appropriate web-based resource for children (aged 8-14) to learn about clinical research. 

National Institute on Drug Abuse. Web-based media literacy parent training for substance use prevention in rural locations. HHSN271201200031C (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 9/14/12-3/31/15. The purpose of this Phase II contract is to complete the development and evaluation of a web-based media literacy education program for substance abuse prevention for families with elementary school-aged children living in rural areas.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Service to Science Award. Building evaluation capacity for evidence-based interventions (Media Detective Parent Night). (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 1/01/13-12/31/13. Awards are intended to help “grow the field” of evidence-based interventions by affording programs the opportunity to build their evaluation capacity and demonstrate stronger evidence of effectiveness.  The proposed evaluation enhancement is the completion of a pilot study to collect preliminary data on the effectiveness of the program.

National Institute on Drug Abuse. Substance use prevention media literacy high school curriculum. R44 DA018495-02A1 (PI:  Kupersmidt, Co-I:  Tracy M. Barrett/Scull) 4/01/08-12/31/13. The major goal of this Phase II project is to complete the creation and conduct a randomized trial of the effectiveness of substance abuse prevention, media literacy curriculum for use with high school students

National Institute on Drug Abuse. Web-based media literacy parent training for substance use prevention in rural locations. HHSN271201100011C (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 7/28/11-1/28/12.

The purpose of this Phase I contract is to translate an in-person media literacy workshop for parents of elementary school students into a web-based program.  The goal is to increase the accessibility of substance abuse prevention programming for families living in rural areas.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Middle school media literacy for reproductive health. R43HD061193 (PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 9/25/09-4/24/11. The purpose of this Phase I grant is to create a middle school media literacy program for reproductive health focusing on romantic relationships, adolescent pregnancy prevention, and the prevention of STIs.

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. Evaluation of ‘16 and Pregnant’. (Co-PI:  Tracy M. Scull) 10/1/09-6/30/10. The purpose of this contract is to evaluate whether watching and discussing three episodes of the TV show ‘16 and Pregnant’ changes adolescents’ attitudes and cognitions surrounding teen pregnancy and pregnancy prevention. 

National Institute on Drug Abuse. Media literacy substance abuse prevention parent training. R43DA024477 (PI:  Tracy M. Barrett/Scull) 7/01/08-12/31/09. The major goal of this Phase I project is to create and evaluate the feasibility of a media literacy education, substance abuse prevention program for parents.

HONORS & AWARDS

Ad Hoc Journal Reviewer

Preventive Medicine
American Journal of Sexuality Education
Journal of American College Health
Journal of Health Communication
Journal of Adolescence
Journal of Adolescent Health
Journal of Primary Prevention
Journal of Technology in Human Services
Child Development
Pediatrics

Ad Hoc Grant Reviewer

2021           NICHD/NIH Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2021/05 ZHD1 DSR-N (02)

2020          NIH Psychosocial Development, Risk and Prevention Grant Study Section (PDRP)

2017           NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant Study Section  (HIV/AIDS Innovative Research Applications ZRG1 AARR-G 10)

2016           NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant Study Section  (HIV/AIDS Innovative Research Applications ZRG1 AARR-G 10)

2015           NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant Study Section  (Behavioral and Social Consequences of HIV/AIDS SRG ZRG1 BSCH)

2011           NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant Study Section  (Biobehavioral and Behavioral Processes ZRG1 BBBP-V 10)