Come see us at SPR!

April 11, 2011:

Society for Prevention Research (SPR)

Washington, DC, May 31-June 3, 2011

Dr. Linda Collins will be giving the presidential address for the conference: “Prevention in the 21st Century: Adapting Engineering Optimization Strategies to Create Leaner, Meaner, Better Interventions.”
The following talks will appear in the symposium, Innovations in Latent Class Analysis: New Approaches to Address Classic Questions, chaired by Bethany Bray:

  • SPR Presenters: Linda Collins, Stephanie Lanza, Runze Li, Donna Coffman, Shu Xu, Daniel Almirall, Mariya Shiyko, and Xianming Tan“Classify-Analyze Approaches in Latent Class Analysis: The Importance of Inclusive Modeling”: Bethany Bray, Stephanie Lanza, & Xianming Tan
  • “Latent Class Analysis with a Distal Outcome: Traditional and New Approaches”: Xianming Tan, Stephanie Lanza, & Bethany Bray
  • “Causal Inference in Latent Class Analysis”: Stephanie Lanza, Donna Coffman, Shu Xu, & Daniel Almirall

The following talks will appear in the symposium, Applications of Novel Methods for Analysis of Intensive Longitudinal Data in Studies on Drug Use, organized by Dr. Mariya Shiyko:

  • “Between-Group Differences in Temporal Dynamics of Negative Affect, Self-Confidence, and Smoking Urges in Short-Term Successful Quitters and Relapsers: Applications of the Model with Varying Effects (MOVE)”: Mariya Shiyko, Stephanie Lanza, Xianming Tan, Saul Shiffman, & Runze Li
  • “Effects of Beer Volume Tax on Alcohol-Related Mortality in 26 States from 1969 to 2004: An Application of a Varying Effects Model”: Mildred Maldonado-Molina, Xianming Tan, Stephanie Lanza, & Alexander Wagenaar
  • “Joint Modeling of HIV Disease Course and Survival: Effects of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use”: Stephanie Lanza, Xianming Tan, & Runze Li

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