This goal of this project was to identify and train community coalitions in low capacity, high need areas across New Mexico to implement environmental prevention strategies to address underage alcohol use, binge drinking, and prescription drug misuse. As part of this project, PIRE provided extensive training and technical assistance to coalitions to help them build […]
The goal of this project was to evaluate the functioning of the New Mexico State Epidemiological Workgroup, identify strengths and weaknesses, and provide training and technical assistance to ensure that the workgroup met the goals established in the New Mexico Five-year statewide prevention plan.
(Subcontract) Using the Strategic Prevention Framework, this project assesses local prescription opioid and underage drinking-related problems, and identifies and evaluates appropriate environmental strategies to prevent underage drinking and prescription opioid misuse in the City of Portales and in Roosevelt county.
(Subcontract) Evaluate the City of Portales / Roosevelt County DWI Task Force activities, create a framework for ongoing evaluation including tools and instruments such as logic model, data dashboard, & evaluation plan.
PIRE was contracted to develop a formalized plan for implementing an AmeriCorps program within the City of Santa Fe. This program was integrated with Connect, a systems-change program that screens for and addresses unmet social determinants of health with the goal of impacting emergency department and jail use for Santa Fe residents. The final AmeriCorps […]
CONNECT, based on the Accountable Health Community (AHC) model developed by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), is a systems-change model to address the social determinants of health of Santa Fe county residents. It mobilizes Navigators housed in a range of service agencies who can connect community members to services and resources across […]
Funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism grant number R01AA014750, this R01 grant, extended the observation period of a cohort of first-time driving while impaired (DWI) offenders to 15 years. Subjects were first observed when they were court-mandated to undergo screening. For this project, we are located and interviewed over 1000 of […]
(Subcontract to RAND Corporation) The problem of inadequate physical activity is extensive, and it affects over 50% of the population. Dr. Lapham served site PI for a 5-site national study to evaluate an assessment, Systematic Observation of Play and Recreation in Communities (SOPARC) to assess physical activity in parks using systematic momentary time sampling. This […]
This Phase II, randomzied, double-blind, multicenter trial investigated the use of vigabatrin as a treatment for cocaine dependence.
The objective of this Phase 2, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, multi-center study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of nepicastat in improving the proportion of subjects who achieve abstinence from cocaine and reducing cocaine use in subjects with DSM-IV cocaine dependence.