Completed Projects: Dr. Nigg as Principal Investigator
R34-DE022272-01 (PI, Multiple PIs)
09/01/11 - 08/31/13
Mino’aka-Integrating Social, Behavioral, & Preventive Sciences to Reduce Children’s Caries
To improve the oral health and reduce disparities of children in Hawaii, we are implementing an effective school-based caries prevention program that leverages social networks to effect social change.
Specifically, the objetives of this project are to develop a Manual of Procedures (MOPs) to carry out social network analysis, targeted behavior change, dental examination and prevention, and impact assessment of a pilot study on oral health of at-risk children.
Testing the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change
07/01/2007 – 06/30/2008
Testing the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change.
Supplemental funding to investigate the influence of the objective environment on the mechanisms of behavior change from the parent grant.