Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health

 

Welcome to the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health website! At the Institute, we are excited to offer student scholars a one-of-a-kind education and training program in translational research in adolescent behavioral health. Scholars of this Institute benefit from:

  • A team of mentors comprised of local community agency leaders, academic specialists, and national experts in the field of adolescent behavioral health,
  • Learning experiences provided from web based graduate courses and participation in the Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health,
  • Experience conducting a service-learning research project in a community-based setting relevant to alcohol and drug abuse, as well as other behavioral health issues in adolescents,
  • Exposure to the latest science and nationally recognized experts in alcohol and drug abuse, comorbidities, and translational science,
  • Funding for course credits and related program activities.

We look forward to sharing the work of our Institute Scholars!

Dr. Julie Baldwin, Multiple Principal Investigator
Dr. Bruce Lubotsky Levin, Multiple Principal Investigator & Curriculum Director
Dr. Tom Massey, Multiple Principal Investigator & Evaluation Director

Funding Information:

The Institute is funded through a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 5R25DA031103-04

News and Headlines
Institute encourages scholars to take action in adolescent behavioral health [VIDEO]
BayCare Group Conference 2014World Mental Health Day is October 10 Scholars of the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Institute) do more than submit research proposals addressing an adolescent behavioral health problem. They translate that research into action. The Institute, a joint program between the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health and the College […]
The Institute Welcomes Fourteen New Scholars!
The newest cohort of Institute Scholars showing their USF Bull PrideOn February 13, 2015, Institute faculty and staff welcomed the third cohort of Institute Scholars. Scholars attended an Institute Orientation where they learned about exciting opportunities available to them in the Graduate Certificate in Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health. Scholars are a diverse group representing community agencies as well as being graduate students in […]
Institute Scholars to Present Results of Service-Learning Research Projects
Institute Scholars 2014The second cohort of Institute Scholars is preparing to present the final results of its service-learning research projects nationally at the 28th annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health in Tampa on March 22-25. The Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health will have a special track at […]
Institute Scholars to Present Results of Service-Learning Research Projects
Conference LogoThe second cohort of Institute Scholars are preparing to present the final results of their service learning research projects at the national 28th Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health in Tampa on March 22-25, 2015. The Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Institute) will have a […]