Kristin Heron, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Eating behaviors and body image in young women, men, sexual minorities (LGBT populations), and racial minorities; physical activity assessment and intervention; ecological momentary assessment (EMA) and intervention (EMI); mobile technology; other health behaviors as they apply to EMA/EMI
Abby Braitman Ph.D.
Research Interests: Risky health behaviors among emerging adults; the etiology of heavy episodic drinking; developing techniques to strengthen and extend effects for interventions directed at harm reduction; identifying technology-based techniques easily adoptable at institutions for mass implementation; socio-cognitive influencers, and how changes in drinking influence and are influenced by social networks and romantic partnerships; quantitative methods
Matt Henson Ph.D.
Research Interests: Personality antecedents of adolescent and young adult risky health behaviors (e.g., substance use and risky sex); Moderators and mediators of substance use intervention efficacy; Assessment, modeling, and behavioral consequences of a sensation seeking personality; Complex modeling of longitudinal data; Applications of Item Response Theory (IRT) to substance use behaviors; The application of mixture detection to latent variable models