Selected Presentations

Operation: SAFETY project faculty, Gregory G. Homish, Lynn T. Kozlowski,  Kenneth E. Leonard and John Violanti, share their research findings via scholarly addresses and presentations at academic and professional conferences.

Below is a list of selected presentations. Numbers in parentheses indicate a trainee under Homish’s mentorship: (1) Postdoctoral fellow/medical resident; (2) PhD student; (3) MPH student.

  • Homish, D. L., Bartone, P.T., Hoopsick, R.A.(2), Vest, B.M., & Homish, G.G. (June 2018). Hardiness Protects Against Future Substance Use in US Army Reserve/National Guard Soldiers. Poster presented at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence 80th Annual Scientific Meeting. San Diego, CA. 
  • Homish, D. L., Bartone, P.T., Kulak, J. A(1), & Homish, G.G. (June 2018). Hardiness Protects Against Alcohol Use in US Army Reserve/National Guard Soldiers. Poster presented at the Research Society on Alcoholism 41st Annual Scientific Meeting.  San Diego, CA.
  • Homish, D.L., Hoopsick, R.A.(2),  Vest, B.M., Hostler, D., &  Homish, G.G. (November 2018). Comparison of Mental Health, Substance Use and Resiliency Factors Among Ever Deployed and Never Deployed US Army Reserve/National Guard Soldiers: Intervention Implications. Paper presented at the 146th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Vest BM, Hoopsick RA(2), Homish DL. & Homish GG. (November 2018). Impact of Mental Health on Educational Outcomes among Current and Former National Guard and Reserve Soldiers. Poster presentation. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo. San Diego, CA.
  • Kulak JA (1), Homish DL, Hoopsick RA (2), Fillo J (1), &  Homish GG. (November 2018). Does pain predict negative mental health outcomes over time among US Army Reserve/National Guard soldiers? Poster accepted for presentation at the 146th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. San Diego, CA.
  • Vest, B.M., Kulak, J.A.(1), Homish, D.L., & Homish, G.G. (April 2018) Factors Associated with Dual Use of VA and Civilian Healthcare Among US. National Guard and Reserve Soldiers. Poster presented at Translational Science, Washington, DC.
  • Anderson Goodell EM (2), Homish DL, & Homish GG. (April 2018). Effects of social support during and after deployment on hazardous alcohol use among Army Reserve and National Guard couples. Abstract accepted for paper presentation at 39th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.
  • Benson, K (3), Homish, D. L., & Homish, G. G. (April 2018) Identifying resiliency factors that protect against substance use among previously deployed soldiers. Poster accepted for presentation at the 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.
  • Vest BM, Kulak JA(1), Fillo J (1), Homish DL, & Homish GG. (April 2018) Attitudes and Preferences Towards Civilian Healthcare Among Reserve Soldiers. Poster accepted for presentation at the Society of Behavioral Medicine April 11- 14, 2018, New Orleans, LA.
  • Anderson Goodell E.M.(2), Homish, D.L., & Homish GG. (March 2017). Characteristics of Army Reserve families who use family readiness programs. Paper accepted for presentation at 38th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA.
  • Garcia-Cano, J., Homish, D.L., Cercone Heavey(2), S., & Homish, G.G. (March 2017) VA Trust among US Army Reserve/National Guard Soldiers with Substance Use or Mental Health Disorders. Poster presented at 38th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA.
  • Homish, D.L., Kozlowski, L.T., & Homish, G.G. (March 2017). Differences in Smoking Prevalence Among Current and Former US Soldiers. Poster presented at: 23rd Annual Meeting of Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco in Florence, Italy.
  • Ruch, A. (3), Barrick, C., Homish, G.G., Ecker, M., & Quattrin, T. (2013, May). "Enhancing Knowledge of Daycare Personnel on Healthy Weight and Nutrition Using Traditional and Web-Based Approaches.” Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC.
  • Bartone, P.T., Eid, J., Hystad, S.W., Jocoy, K., Johnsen, B.H., Brevik, J.I., & Homish, G.G. (May, 2013). Low psychological hardiness and avoidance coping predict alcohol abuse in the military. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.
  • Smith, P.H. 92), Kozlowski, L.T., & Homish, G.G. (March, 2013). Mental illness could account for sixty percent of tobacco withdrawal syndromes: Results from a representative, national sample in the U.S. Poster presented at the 19th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco annual conference, Boston, MA, 2013. 
  • Haibach, J. P. (2), Homish, G. G., & Giovino, G. A. (October, 2012). Is fruit and vegetable consumption associated with smoking and protective against smoking uptake in youth? Round table presentation for the 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Chopra, D.A. (1 and 3), Wheat, D., Griswold, K., & Homish, G.G. (February, 2012). Multifaceted Mental Health Peer Intervention: Experiences in Smoking Cessation. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Preventive Medicine, Orlando, FL.
  • Homish, G.G., Eiden, R.D., Leonard, K.E., & Kozlowski, L.T. (February, 2011). Social network influences on smoking during pregnancy. Poster presented at the 17th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Toronto, ON.
  • Eiden, R.D., Schuetze, P., & Homish, G.G. (February, 2011). Psychological functioning among low-income pregnant smokers.  Poster presented at the 17th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Toronto, ON.
  • Kozlowski, K.F., Homish, G.G., Alt, M., Piwowarczyk, S, & Donnelly, K.T., (November, 2010). Physical activity reductions in male veterans with traumatic brain injury. Poster presented at the 138th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.
  • Homish, G.G., Frazer, B.S., McCartan, D. & Billittier, A. (November, 2010). Emergency Mental Health: Lessons Learned from Flight 3407. Peer-reviewed oral presentation at the 138th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.
  • Homish, G.G., Smith, P.H.(2), Leonard, K.E., Cornelius, J.R., & Collins, R.L. (June, 2010). Alcohol use and smoking in the military: Findings from NESARC. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX.
  • Violanti, J.M., Slaven, J.E., Charles, L.E., Burchfiel, C.M., Andrew, M.E., & Homish, G.G. (June, 2010). Alcohol use among police: a descriptive analysis. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX.
  • Homish, G.G.,  Gonzalez, Y., Lozer, E., Blair, L. & Fabiano, J. (June, 2010). Attitudes and behaviors toward smoking cessation interventions by the dental team. Poster presented at the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Barrick, C., & Homish, G.G. (June, 2010). A comparison of two methods of technology transfer for substance abuse clinicians.  Poster presented at the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Homish, G.G.,  Eiden, R.D., Molnar, D., & Kozlowski, L.T. (February, 2010). Changes in smoking during pregnancy: social network influences. Poster presented at the 16th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Baltimore, MD.
  • Derrick, J.L. (1), Leonard, K.E., & Homish, G.G. (August, 2009). Perceived acceptance predicts partner valuing across nine years of marriage. Poster presented at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Homish, G.G., Rowe, D., Grier, N.L. (3), & Barrick, C. (September, 2009). Responding to a public health emergency: a resource tool to prepare responders. Peer-reviewed oral presentation at the Kansas Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Wichita, KS.
  • Leonard, K.E., & Homish, G.G. (June, 2009). The relation between health, heavy drinking, and alcohol problems: individual, partner, and relationship factors. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA.
  • Homish, G.G., Leonard, K.E., & Cornelius, J.R. (June, 2008). Predicting changes in smoking: individual, partner and relationship influences. Poster presented at the 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Barrick, C., & Homish, G.G. (June, 2008). Analytic Approach for Counselor Training Project with a Successive Cohort Design. Poster presented at the 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto.