School of Public Health

Clinical Trial / Intervention Design and Efficacy Evaluation

Clinical Trial Intervention Des Efficacy Eval3Intervention development and evaluation involve dynamic and iterative processes which can include conceptualizing and designing interventions, feasibility, pilot or efficacy testing, as well as full-scale effectiveness and implementation trials.


Businelle, M. S., Walters, S. T., Mun, E-Y., Kirchner, T. R., Hebert, E. T., & Li, X. (2020). Reducing drinking among people experiencing homelessness: protocol for the development and testing of a just-in-time adaptive intervention. JMIR Research Protocols, 9(4), e15610.

Chung, T., Bae, S. W., Mun, E.-Y., Suffoletto, B., Jang, S., & Dey, A. (2020). Mobile assessment of acute effects of marijuana on cognitive functioning in young adults: A pilot study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 8(3), e16240

Larimer, M. E., Witkiewitz, K., Schwebel, F. J., Lee, C. M., Lewis, M. A., Kilmer, J. R., Andersson, C., Johnsson, K., Dillworth, T., Fossos-Wong, N., Pace, T., Grazioli, V. S., & Berglund, M. (2021). An International Comparison of a Web-Based Personalized Feedback Intervention for Alcohol Use During the Transition out of High School in the United States and Sweden. Prevention Science, 22, 670-682. DOI: 10.1007/s11121-021-01231-w

Lee, C. M., Cadigan, J., Kilmer, J, Cronce, J., Suffoletto, B., Walter, T., Fleming, C., & Lewis, M. A. (2021). Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for Community College Students (BASICCS): Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Web-conferencing BASICCS and Supporting Automated Text Messages. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 35, 840-851. DOI: 10.1037/adb0000745

Lewis, M. A., Rhew, I. C., Fairlie, A. M., Swanson, A. Anderson, J. & Kaysen, D. L. (2019). Evaluating personalized feedback intervention framing with a randomized controlled trial to reduce young adult alcohol-related sexual risk taking. Prevention Science, 310-320.

Lewis, M. A., Patrick, M. E., Litt, D. M., Blayney, J. A., Atkins, D. C., Kim, T., Norris, J., George, W. H., & Larimer, M. E. (2014). Randomized controlled trial of a web-delivered personalized normative feedback intervention to reduce alcohol-related risky sexual behavior. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82, 429-440. 10.1037/a0035550 PMCID: PMC4029925

Lewis, M. A., Litt, D. M., Fairlie, A. M., Kilmer, J. R., Kannard, E., Resendiz, R., & Walker, T. (2022). Investigating Why and How Young Adults Utilize Protective Behavioral Strategies for Alcohol and Marijuana Use: Protocol for Developing a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 11, e37106.

Litt, D. M., Geusens, F., Seamster, A., & Lewis, M. A. (2022). A parent-based intervention for reducing high-risk social media cognitions, alcohol use, and negative consequences among adolescents: Protocol for a randomized controlled pilot study. JMIR Research Protocols, 11, e38543.

Mun, E.-Y., von Eye, A., & White, H. R. (2009). An SEM approach for the evaluation of intervention effects using pre-post-post designs. Structural Equation Modeling, 16(2), 315-337.

Walters, S. T., Ondersma, S. J., Ingersoll, K. S., Rodriguez, M., Lerch, J., Rossheim, M. E., & Taxman, F. S. (2014). MAPIT: Development of a web-based intervention targeting substance abuse treatment in the criminal justice system. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 46, 60-65.

Walters, S. T., Mun, E.-Y., Tan, Z., Luningham, J. M., Hebert, E., Oliver, J. A., & Businelle, M. S. (2022). Feasibility and preliminary effectiveness of a smartphone-based just-in-time adaptive

intervention for adults with alcohol misuse who are experiencing homelessness. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.