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Brecht, M.-L. & Grella, C. Mortality and cause of death over 25-years among opiate users: Comparisons by gender and ethnicity.  Poster presented at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Brecht, M.-L., & Hser, Y.  Longitudinal Analysis of drug use and treatment utilization -  issues, methods and examples.  Workshop given at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Campbell C.I., Chi F.W., Sterling S., & Weisner C.  Cannabis use among adolescents three years post chemical dependency treatment entry.  Presented at the Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness (JMATE), Washington, DC, March 25-27, 2008.

Campbell, C.I., Chi F.W., Sterling, S., & Weisner, C.  What components of a continuing care model relate to quality chemical dependency treatment over 5 years?  Poster at the Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference, Boston, MA, October 21, 2008.  

Chi F.W., Kaskutas L.A., Sterling S., Campbell C.I., & Weisner C.  Post-treatment 12-step involvement and 3-year outcomes among adolescents with substance use problems: Social support and religiosity as mediators. Presented at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Athens, GA, October 15-17, 2007.

Chi F.W., Sterling S., Campbell C.I., & Weisner C. Twelve-step participation at 5-year follow-up among a diverse sample of adolescents entering chemical dependency treatment. Presented at the Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness (JMATE), Washington, DC, March 25-27, 2008.

Chi, F.W. et al. Latent classes of alcohol use among adolescent substance use patients transitioning into young adulthood. Presented at the annual meeting of the Addiction Health Services Conference, Portland, Oregon, October 2013.

Du, J. et al. Use trajectories of amphetamine type stimulants in Shanghai, China. Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, SanJuan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Evans, E.  Factors associated with use of mental health services by mothers over 8 years after treatment for substance use disorders. Oral presentation given at the Substance Use Disorders Statewide Conference, California Department of Health CareServices, Costa Mesa, California, August 2014.

Evans, E.  START Follow-up Study Tracking and Locating Training Webinar. Webinar presented for the NIDA Clinical Trials Network  in order to prepare START Follow-up Study staff for the process of locating and re-contacting participants.

Evans, E. et al. Determinants of mortality among publicly-funded opioid substitution treatment clients in California, USA: 2006-2010. Presented at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Evans, E. et al. Factors associated with differential use of mental health services among women over 8 years after substance abuse treatment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Evans, E. Mortality Among Substance Abusing Mothers. Presented at the UCLA Community Health Sciences Department Roundtable in the School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, October 24, 2011.

Evans, E., Fan, J., & Hser, Y.  Weight change among long-term narcotic users.  Poster presented at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Fan, J., & Hser, Y.  Years of potential life lost and mortality among California drug abusers in treatment.  Poster presented at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Fosados, R., Evans, E., Hser, Y.  Ethnic disparities in treatment services utilization among Proposition 36 clients. Poster presented at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Grella, C.E.  A Life Course Perspective to Understanding Substance Use Outcomes: Findings from Longitudinal Cohort Studies. Presented during the Grand Rounds at Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam, February 2012.

Grella, C.E. & Hser, Y.I. Longitudinal Research on Drug Abuse:  Findings from ISAP Cohort Studies. Oral presentation given to international visitors from Vietnam at the Integrated Substance Abuse Program, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA, Los Angles, California, April 2012.

Grella, C.E. Gender differences in 30-year trajectories of heroin and other drug use and health outcomes. Oral presentation given for the UCLA School of Nursing course Nursing 203b, “Statistical Approaches for Complex Nursing Phenomena”, Los Angeles, California, May 2011.

Grella, C.E. Gender Differences in 30-year Trajectories of Heroin and Other Drug Use and Health Outcomes. Oral presentation given to the Gerontology Nursing Interest Group at the UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California, March 8, 2012. 

Grella, C.E. Gender differences in 30-year trajectories of heroin and other drug use and health outcomes. Oral presentation given at the annual meeting of theCollege on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Grella, C.E. Longitudinal recovery outcomes among individuals with substance dependence who do and do not seek help: Findings from a general population survey. Presented at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference, New York City, New York, October 2012.

Grella, C.E. Longitudinal Research on Recovery Outcomes among Women with Substance Use Disorders. Presented at the Working Conference on Sex/Gender/AToD at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 2012.

Grella, C.E. What difference does gender make in substance use? Presented at the Husson Institute for Continuing Health Care Education: Addiction and Recovery for Women, Bangor, Maine, September 2013.

Grella, C.E. Predictors of return to prison following participation in a re-entry program for substance-abusing women offenders.Presented at the American Society of Criminology meeting, Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 2006.

Grella, C.E., & Greenwell, L.  Treatment needs and treatment completion as predictors of return-to-prison following community treatment for substance-abusing female offenders.  Poster presented at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Grella, C.E., & Rodriguez, L.  Gender differences in lifetime experiences of intimate partner violence among individuals with a history of heroin dependence in a 25-year follow-up study.  Poster presentation at the 70th Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2008.

Grella, C.E., & Rodriguez, L. Gender differences in health status among opiate users in a 25-year follow-up study. Presented at the annual Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Little Rock, AK, October 24, 2006.

Grella, C.E., Karno, M., Warda, U., Niv, N., & Moore, A. Who seeks help for a substance use disorder and who does not in the NESARC?  Poster presentation at the 70th Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2008.

Hall, E., Li, L., & Grella, C.E. Trajectories of Accumulated Risk During the Transition from Middle Childhood to Early Adolescence and their Outcomes. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Tampa, Florida, February 2012.

Hamilton-Brown, A., & Grella, C.  Gender differences in older heroin users.  Poster presented at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Herbeck, D., Mouttapa, M., & Murphy, D. A.  A longitudinal study of pre-sexual risk behaviors and substance use among adolescents whose mothers are HIV positive.  Poster presented at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Hser, Y., Huang, Y., & Anglin, M.D.  Trajectories of heroin addiction:  Growth mixture modeling results based on a 33-year follow-up study.  Oral presentation given at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Hser, Y.I. Drug Use Trajectories:  Conceptualization, Study Design, and Data Analysis. Workshop presented and sponsored by the Children and Family Research Center at the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, December 2012.

Hser, Y.I. et al. Mobile interventions based on ecological momentary assessment (EMA): Perspectives of patients and providers in China, Taiwan, and the United States. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Hser, Y.I. Follow-up study of substance-abusing mothers and their children Presented as part of the 2014 UCLA Seminars in Addiction Psychiatry Course 434, Los Angeles, California, March 2013.

Hser, Y.I. Long term course of opioid addiction. Presented as part of the 2014 UCLA Seminars in Addiction Psychiatry Course 434, Los Angeles, California, May 13 2014.

Hser, Y.I. Longitudinal Drug Abuse Research: Examples of Studies, Analyses, and Implications. Presented at the Joint Biostatistics AIDS Seminar and CCH/HSRC/CHIPTS Methods Core Seminar, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, May 15 2012.

Hser, Y.I. Longitudinal Drug Abuse Research: Examples of Studies, Analyses, & Implications. Lecture presented to students at the Department of Social Work at the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, December 2012.

Hser, Y.I. Longitudinal Research on Addiction. Presented to Taiwan Food and Drug Administration, Taipei, Taiwan, July 2012.

Hser, Y.I. Mobile interventions based on ecological momentary assessment (EMA): Perspectives of patients and providers in China, Taiwan, and the United States. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the College on Problems ofDrug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Hser, Y.I. Recovery from heroin addiction: Findings based on a 33-year follow-up study of heroin addicts. Oral presentation given at the annual meeting of the College onProblems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Hser, Y.I. Research Methods in Behavioral and Social Research. Workshop presented at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China, Summer 2011.

Hser, Y.I. Substance abuse prevention and treatment: family and youth. Keynote given at the drug forum sponsored by the Children and Family Research Center of the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, December 2012.

Kadooka, A. Teen girls and boys of treated substance-abusing mothers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of theCollege on Problems of Drug Dependence,San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Lan, Y. HCV genotype distribution among injection drug users in Taiwan. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Lanza, H.I., Huang, D., Murphy, D.A., & Hser, Y.I. A Latent Class Analysis of Parenting Style in Early Adolescence:  Prediction to Sexual Risk-taking in Mid-adolescence. Presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, March 2012.

Liang, L.J. Trajectories of minority group careers: theoretical and data analysis issues. Workshop presented at the Summer Training Program of the Interdisciplinary Research Training Institute (IRTI) on Hispanic Drug Abuse, Los Angeles, California, June 2012.

Murphy, D.A. Children United with Buddies (CUB):  An intervention for children aware of maternal HIV status. Presented to the Integrated Substance Abuse Program, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA, Los Angeles, California. 

Murphy, D.A. Consequences of Methamphetamine Use. Oral presentation given to international visitors from Vietnam at the Integrated Substance Abuse Program, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, April 2012.

Murphy, D.A. Disclosure. Results of the Teaching, Raising, and Communicating with Kids (TRACK) Study. Address given to the Pediatric HIV/ AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network, Bethesda, Maryland, November 2011.

Murphy, D.A. Teaching, raising, and communicating with kids (TRACK): A disclosure intervention for HIV-positive mothers with young children. Presented at the University of Washington CFAR, Seattle, Washington, October 2012.

Murphy, D.A. The Effects of Stress on Parenting and Related Child Outcomes in Families Living with HIV. Webinar presented for University of California, Berkeley’s National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center Teleconference Series, Berkeley, California, August 2011.

Murphy, D.A. The Teaching, Raising, and Communicating with Kids (TRACK) disclosure program. Training presented for the Pediatric HIV AIDS Consortium (PHACS)/Baylor University site, Waco, Texas.

Niv, N., & Hser, Y.  Service needs, utilization, and outcomes of women in women-only and mixed-gender drug abuse treatment programs.  Poster presented at the 68th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, Arizona, June 2006.

Nosyk, B. The causal effect of opioid substitution treatment on highly active antiretroviral treatment adherence. Oral presentation given at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Prendergast, M., Shafer, M.S., & and The CJDATS Assessment. Improving best practices in assessment and services planning: Organizational process improvement intervention. Presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, November 2011.

Rawson, R.A. Advances in Psychiatry and Addiction” Presented at the 1st International Psychiatry Symposium at the Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia, October 2011.

Rawson, R.A. Substance Use Disorders Treatment under Health Care Reform. Training presented at the Eden Area Multiservice Center, Hayward, CA, October 2011.

Rawson, R.A. Your Future Practice: Ingredients of Health Care Reform. Presented at CSAM Addiction Medicine State of the Art 2011 conference, Long Beach, California, October 2011. 

Schulte, M.T. Developing ecological momentary intervention (EMI) content for relapse prevention. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the College of Problems on Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 2014.

Sterling S., Chi F.W., Weisner C., & Campbell C.I.  Three-year substance use and mental health outcomes among adolescents entering chemical dependency treatment: the role of continuing care.  Presented at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Athens, GA, October 15-17, 2007.

Weisner, C. Preparing for change: Emerging models for integrated healthcare delivery. Oral presentation given at the NIDA SBIRT Regional CTN Dissemination Workshop, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2014.

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