Golfo Tzilos Wernette and Team Awarded R01, $3M Grant to study the reduction of substance use and sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy


Congratulations to Core Faculty Golfo Tzilos Wernette and co-investigators Caron Zlotnick, Rebecca Cunningham, Ananda Sen, Lisa Prosser, and Okeoma Mmeje on their recent $3M R01 5-year grant from Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the NICHD to study the effects of a technology-delivered brief intervention to reduce alcohol and drug use (including opiates) and sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) during pregnancy. The smartphone and computer-based intervention, Health Check-up for Expectant Moms (HCEM) aims at reducing sexually transmitted infections and substance use during pregnancy.

Read more in a U-M Family Medicine news article here.

Click here to access the article abstract on PubMed.