Team Members                             

Research Projects 

                 

mHealth                               

Publications

      

News

Contact Us                 

Active Research Projects 

For more information on any our projects contact us at 405-271-1803 

Link2Care (R01MD010733)

 

PIs: Michael Businelle & Jennifer Reingle Gonzalez


This 3-armed NIH R01 is a randomized clinical trial that will use an innovative smartphone application to identify and address barriers that prevent recently incarcerated homeless adults from obtaining available case management, crisis management, substance abuse, and mental health services. For study updates, visit the study's ResearchGate page here.

Phoenix 

PI: Michael Businelle  

This pilot study (N=150) is a 3-armed randomized controlled smoking cessation induction trial that will determine the initial utility of a novel smartphone based intervention compared with an attention control group among smokers who are not ready to quit. 

Smart-T 3 (R01CA221819)

PI: Michael Businelle

This NCI R01 randomized clinical trial (N=450) will compare the longer-term effects of the Smart-T smoking cessation app with the free and publicly available NCI QuitGuide smoking cessation app (Aim 1). The second aim of the proposed study will determine if Smart-T messages that are tailored to address key smoking lapse risk variables in real-time (i.e., urge, stress, cigarette availability, cessation motivation) reduce participant ratings of these lapse risk variables compared with similar situations that do not receive this tailored content (QuitGuide group). For more information, visit the study's ResearchGate page here.

Smart-T Alcohol (R34AA024584)

PIs: Michael Businelle & Scott Walters 

This 2 phase NIH Funded R34 aims to develop and test a “just in time” adaptive intervention to reduce alcohol use in homeless men and women. Phase I utilizes smartphones and passive sensing technologies to monitor geolocation, psychosocial variables (e.g., stress, affect, urge to drink), and alcohol use (SCRAM). Phase II will use this information to provide tailored treatment messages that anticipate and intervene to prevent drinking and heavy drinking. For more information, visit the study's ResearchGate page here.

Smoking Cessation for American Indians with Diabetes 

​Investigators: Jennifer Vidrine, Darla Kendzor, Damon Vidrine, Michael Businelle 

The purpose of this pilot study is to identify factors that predict smoking lapse among smokers who attend a Choctaw Nation Hospital Diabetes Clinic.

 Research Projects Starting Soon

Persist

PI: Michael Businelle

This pilot randomized controlled trial ( N=60) will assess the initial feasibility of a phone-delivered intervention for anxiety and depressive symptoms among cancer patients that are receiving active radiation treatments.

Completed Research Projects

Smart-T2

PI: Michael Businelle

The primary long-term objective of this research is to reduce smoking relapse through the use of automated mobile smoking cessation interventions that tailor content in real-time based upon currently present symptoms. The primary short-term objective of this pilot study is to determine the initial utility of a novel smartphone based smoking cessation intervention compared with standard in-person smoking cessation clinic care and a free smoking cessation application. For more information, visit the study's ResearchGate page here.

Anxiety Sensitivity: M-ICART 

PIs: Michael Businelle, Michael Zvolensky, & Julia Buckner

The purpose of this pilot project is to translate our previously tested Integrated Cannabis and Anxiety Reduction Treatment [ICART] into a novel, mobile intervention for Cannabis Use Disorders. 

Anxiety Sensitivity: MASP

PIs: Michael Businelle & Michael Zvolensky 

The purpose of this pilot study is to feasibility test a novel, mobile intervention for smokers with high anxiety sensitivity (AS). This Mobile Anxiety Sensitivity Program for Smoking (MASP) integrates interoceptive exposure, emotion regulation, cognitive restructuring, and psychoeducation exercises developed from our past work in conjunction with standard smoking cessation strategies and nicotine replacement therapy. 

​Advance II

PI: Michael Businelle

The primary objective of this study is to gain a better understanding of the prevalence of physical and mental health issues among homeless adults in Oklahoma City. The secondary objective is to identify risk and protective factors that have an impact on health behavior and health behavior change in this understudied and underserved population. This information will improve understanding of the health needs of this marginalized group and will provide guidance to our future intervention work with homeless Oklahomans. For more information, visit the study's ResearchGate study page here.

​Advance

PI: Michael Businelle

The primary objective of this project was to examine homeless individuals’ attitudes and beliefs about partial and full smoking bans at a local shelter before and after a partial smoking ban is implemented and to examine the short-term consequences of this ban. The secondary objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of modifiable cancer risk factors among a sample of homeless individuals. For more information, visit the study's ResearchGate study page here.

Smart-T

PIs: Michael Businelle & Darla Kendzor

This study will determine if low SES increases the odds of relapse through a number of hypothesized mechanisms. This work is innovative because it will explore mediational pathways between SES and smoking cessation among individuals of varying racial/ethnic backgrounds from two distinct samples, using both traditional (questionnaire) and state-of-the-science real-time assessment methodology. This information was used to develop a new smart phone–based smoking cessation treatment that assesses relapse risk in real time and automatically intervenes to reduce risk.

Prevail

PIs: Michael Businelle & Darla Kendzor

The primary objectives of this study were: 1) to evaluate the efficacy of an adjunctive contingency management intervention for smokers of low socioeconomic status participating in a smoking cessation program at an urban safety net clinic (Parkland Tobacco Cessation Clinic), and 2) to identify barriers to smoking cessation and predictors of relapse in this population. For more information, visit the study's ResearchGate study page here.

Aspire

PI: Michael Businelle

 

The primary objectives of this pilot project were to: 1) determine if ecological momentary assessment (EMA) methodology could be used to identify predictors of and barriers to successful smoking cessation in treatment seeking homeless smokers, and 2) determine if an adjunctive contingency management treatment component (i.e., small financial incentives for biologically confirmed abstinence) would increase abstinence relative to usual care in this population. For more information, visit the study's ResearchGate study page here.