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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Robert Booth, PhD 
        Robert E. Booth, PhD

 

ARTS Project SAFE
Phone:  303-315-0960
Email:  Dr. Booth

Recent Publications

 

Robert E. Booth, PhD

Professor


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Instructor, University of Colorado, Boulder. Principal Evaluator, Problem-Drinking Felon Program, Southwest Denver Community Health Mental Health Center. Principal Evaluator, Hospital Improvement Project III, Fort Logan Mental Health Center, Denver, 1974 - 1976    

Director of Research and Evaluation, Southwest Denver Community Mental Health Center, Denver 1975 - 1977    

Director of Research and Evaluation, Colorado Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Denver, 1976 - 1987    

Director of Institutional Research (80%) and Research Coordinator for Project Safe (20%), University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, 1987 - 1990    

Assistant Professor (1990-1995); Associate Professor (1995-1999); Professor (2000-present) Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1990 - present

 

Honors:

Assistant Editor: Journal of Drug Issues, 1995 - present; Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 2004 -

Member, NIH AIDS Behavioral Research Review Group (NIDA J), 1995 - 1997 

Member, NIH AIDS and Related Research Review Group (AARR7), 1998 - 2000    

Member Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council, 1998 - 2002    

Member, Behavior and Social Consequences of HIV (BSCH) Review Group, 2003 – 2008  

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PUBLICATIONS

Grants and Contracts:

Ongoing Research Support

NIH/NIDA 2R01 DA09832-11, Booth (PI), 7/15/95-6/30/12

Intervention to Reduce Injection Drug Use

The goal of this study is to assess the relative effectiveness of three intervention strategies in reducing HIV-related risk behavior and facilitating entrance into substance abuse treatment. 

Role: PI

 

NIH/NIDA 5R01 DA017620-05, Booth (PI),  9/30/03-6/30/08

Interventions with HIV+ and HIV- IDUs in Ukraine

This study is designed to assess the relative effectiveness of HIV testing and counseling alone compared to testing and counseling combined with street outreach interventions in reducing HIV-related risk behaviors.  The project will take place in three Ukraine citing, Kiev, Odessa and Makeevka/Donetsk.

Role: PI

 

NIH/NIDA 5R01DA016994-05, Booth (PI), 9/1/03-8/31/08

Reducing HIV/HCV Risks Comparing Two Interventions

The goal of this study is to assess a peer-led intervention model compared to an intervention that stresses individual risk assessments in reducing HIV-related risk behaviors.

Role: PI 

 

NIH/NIDA 3R01DA016994-05S1, Booth (PI), 7/5/07-6/30/08

Reducing HIV/HCV Risks Comparing Two Interventions.

The major goal of this supplement is recruit methamphetamine injectors and provide the same interventions as the parent grant (compare a peer-driven intervention to a risk reduction intervention) to see how the interventions relate to HIV-related risk taking behaviors among Intravenous Drug Users. 

Role: PI

 

Completed Research Support (since 2005)

NIH/NIDA 5R21DA021522-02, Corsi (PI), 5/10/06-3/31/08

Reduction of HIV Risk and Drug Use among Out-of-Treatment Methamphetamine Users

The major goal of this grant is to induce methamphetamine users to reduce their HIV risk behaviors and drug use.

Role: Co-Investigator

 

NIH/NIDA R01 DA017620-03S1, 7/01/05-6/30/07 

Interventions with HIV+ and HIV- IDUs in Ukraine

The overall goal of this administrative supplement application is to initiate a pilot study designed to compare the relative effectiveness of two interventions in reducing HIV-related risk behaviors among IDUs in two Ukraine cities (Simferopol and Nikolayev).

Role:  PI

 

NIH/NIDA 5R01DA09832-07A1, 8/1/02-05/31/05

A Supplemental Application to Assess Interventions to Reduce Injection Drug Use

The major goal of this grant is to recruit African-American IDUs and compare three different interventions, including motivational interviewing, risk reduction and case management, to see what facilitates treatment entry and reduction of HIV risk behaviors.

Role: PI

 

NIH/NIDA U10DA13716-03, Riggs (PI), 9/30/00-8/31/05

Rocky Mountain Regional Clinical Trials Node

This project is intended to conduct studies of behavioral, pharmacological, and integrated behavioral and pharmacological treatment inventions of therapeutic effect in rigorous, multisite clinical trials to determine effectiveness across a broad range of community-based treatment settings and diversified patient populations.

Role: Co-Investigator

 

 
Publications (out of 150+)