Behavioral and Psychiatric Research

Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Program for Western Pennsylvania
Gary Fischer developed and evaluated the use of a web-based interactive behavioral lifestyle intervention to help people lose weight.

Provider-Targeted Behavioral Interventions to Prevent Unsafe Opioid Prescribing for Acute Non-Cancer Pain in Primary Care
With a PCORI grant, Gary Fischer has been assessing whether behavioral science-based interventions can “nudge” providers towards more evidence-based care for patients with acute non-cancer pain.

Violence and Mental Health
Jack Rozel studies attempts to predict violence, connections between mental illness and gun violence, and the impact of “active shooter training” on health and well-being.