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Lori Pbert, PhD

Research Focus - Development of Preventive Health Interventions Integrated into Clinical and Community Practice

  • Tobacco and obesity prevention and treatment
  • Health behavior change strategies for the prevention and management of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other chronic diseases
  • Design and evaluation of pragmatic, sustainable approaches to integrate preventive health interventions into clinical practice to inform evidence-based guidelines and best practices
  • Development of clinician-delivered preventive health intervention protocols
  • Establishment of clinical-community linkages and adjunct approaches to support clinic-based health promotion and disease prevention efforts

Representative Publication

Pbert L, Farber H, Horn K, et al. State-of-the-art office-based interventions to eliminate youth tobacco use: the past decade. Pediatrics. 2015;135(4):734-747.

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  • ‘Vaper to Vaper’ program to involve teens in getting peers to quit e-cigarettes
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    ‘Vaper to Vaper’ program to involve teens in getting peers to quit e-cigarettes

    Researchers from UMass Medical School are working to develop and test mobile technology involving peer messaging and coaching to help adolescents quit using e-cigarettes.

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  • Lori Pbert appointed to United States Preventive Services Task Force
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    Lori Pbert appointed to United States Preventive Services Task Force

    Lori Pbert, PhD, has been appointed a member of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, an independent, volunteer panel of national experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine that works to improve the health of all Americans.

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