Emily Tanner-Smith Research

Last updated February 9, 2024

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Brief Substance Use Interventions in General Healthcare Settings:  Understanding Variability in Effects
Funding period: 2017–2020
PI: Dr. Emily Tanner-Smith
Funded by: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Grant number: R01 DA043589
Aims are to conduct an individual participant data meta-analysis to examine variability in the effective-ness of brief substance use interventions delivered in general healthcare settings. 

Estimating Comparative Effectiveness of Alcohol Interventions for Young Adults
Funding period: 2018–2022
Subaward PI: Dr. Emily Tanner-Smith (PI: Eun-Young Mun, University of North Texas Health Science Center)
Funded by: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Grant number: R01 AA019511
Aims are to conduct a multivariate meta-analysis to examine the comparative effectiveness of brief alcohol interventions for adolescents and young adults. 

Initiative to Develop and Test Guidelines for Juvenile Drug Courts 
Funding period: 2017–2019
Subaward PI: Dr. Emily Tanner-Smith (PI Roger Jarjoura, American Institutes for Research)
Funded by: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Grant number: 2014-DC-BX-K001
Aims are to develop, disseminate, and evaluate the effectiveness of new evidence-based guidelines to improve juvenile drug treatment court practices. 

Nashville Longitudinal Study of Youth Safety and Well-Being
Funding period: 2017–2021
Subaward PI: Dr. Emily Tanner-Smith (PI Maury Nation, Vanderbilt University)
Funded by: National Institute of Justice
Grant number: 2016-CK-BX-K002
Aims are to compile a multilevel longitudinal dataset to examine individual, school, and neighborhood factors that affect the well-being of students attending Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. 

What Works Clearinghouse Statistics, Website, and Training (WWC-SWAT)
Funding period: 2018–2023
Subaward PI: Dr. Emily Tanner-Smith (Co-PIs Jack Buckley, Larry Hedges, Jeff Valentine, American Institutes for Research)
Funded by: US Department of Education
Grant number: 91990018C0019
Aims are to support the training, certification, and statistical and methodological guidance efforts of the U.S. Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse.