Monday, March 28, 2011

EVENT NEWS: Dr. Michelle Miller-Day, Mar. 28

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Department of Communication Studies Presents:

Just say “NO”? :
Primary prevention of adolescent substance use via a communication-based prevention curriculum

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Dr. Michelle Miller-Day

Dr. Michelle Miller-Day is an Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences at Penn State.  Her research examines interpersonal and family communication variables related to problem behavior such as substance abuse and suicide.  The Pennsylvania State University’s Qualitative Research Group is organized under the direction of Dr. Miller-Day and she is currently the Principle Qualitative Investigator of a National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA] funded line of research—the Drug Resistance Strategies Project and has served as the primary qualitative methodologist for this research for the past 20 years. This work has developed one of the most successful evidence-based substance use prevention programs in the United States (see SAMSHA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Prevention and Practice).
Dr. Miller-Day is the author of 3 published books, numerous articles in professional journals such as the Journal of Family Communication, Journal of Applied Communication Research, and the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Dr. Miller-Day's research has been highlighted in the popular press in outlets such as Glamour Magazine and Redbook. Additionally, she has held leadership positions in both the Family Communication and Applied Communication Divisions of the National Communication Association.

Monday, March 28, 2011
4 p.m.—Argyros Forum, 209B

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