Research: Technology-assisted and self-help interventions for risk behavior change.
As Associate Director of the Smoking Research Program, and Director of the Greater Rochester Area Tobacco Cessation Center, Dr. McIntosh is currently involved with the study of stop-smoking interventions with various populations and the training of physicians and other medical professionals in guideline-based nicotine dependence interventions. He is currently Principal Investigator of a randomized controlled trial funded by the National Cancer Institute entitled, "Web Assisted Tobacco Interventions with Community College Students." His is also currently co-investigator of a study of the use of Telemedicine. He was recently Site Principal Investigator of an inner-city neighborhood improvement program. He is co-investigator for a randomized controlled trial for smoking cessation in the Dominican Republic. He has previously been co-investigator on an obesity prevention project in large worksites, and Site Principal Investigator for a study of smoking cessation education in Medical Schools. He is a founding Co-Chair of WATI (Web-Assisted Tobacco Interventions), an ongoing series of international workshops funded by the National Cancer Institute, Health Canada, and the American Legacy Foundation. Finally, Dr. McIntosh is Course Director of a required 4th Year Medical School course in Community Health Improvement.
McIntosh S, Johnson T, Wall AF, Prokhorov AV, Calabro KS, Ververs D, Assibey-Mensah V, Ossip DJ. "Recruitment of Community College Students Into a Web-Assisted Tobacco Intervention Study." JMIR research protocols. 2017 May 8; 6(5):e79. Epub 2017 May 08.
Leischow SJ, Okamoto J, McIntosh S, Ossip DJ, Lando HA. "Network analysis of global tobacco control collaboration: data from the World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH)." BMC public health. 2017 Apr 20; 17(1):338. Epub 2017 Apr 20.
McIntosh S; Pérez-Ramos J; David T; Demment MM; Avendaño E; Ossip DJ; Dye T. "A globally networked hybrid approach to public health capacity training for maternal health professionals in low and middle income countries." Global Health Research and Policy. 2017; 2(1): 8.
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