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Medicare Supports Lifestyle Changes for Preventing Diabetes

Intensive lifestyle changes focusing on diet, physical activity, & social support have proved successful in preventing Type 2 diabetes. DHHS announced in April that Medicare will now support such...

Family Alcohol Use Focus of New Grant

1 in 5 Americans will develop an alcohol use disorder during their lifetime. ORI has received funding to study how risks for alcohol abuse are transmitted in families.

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Jeff GauJeff Gau, M.S., a senior data analyst, began work at ORI in 1993 as a research programmer for the Depression Research Group, working primarily on research projects associated with the longitudinal Oregon Adolescent Depression Project (OADP). A Co-Investigator on a recently funded grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Jeff has extensive experience in the analysis of prospective data in the context of epidemiological studies, quasi-experimental designs, randomized clinical trials, and group randomized clinical trials. Most recently, Jeff has expanded his analytic skills to include program evaluation with local and state agencies.