Dr. MacMaster's research interests center on the intersection of substance use and HIV/AIDS; and have focused specifically on the development of culturally appropriate interventions to overcome barriers to service access for underserved and incarcerated populations.
The Expanded Care Coordination Through the Use of Health Information Technology in Rural Tennessee
Collaborative project to provide computer supported substance use and mental health treatment engagement in Campbell and Sevier Counties. SAMHSA/Center for Substance Abuse Treatment grant # TI023823. Total approved funds: $840,000 over 3 years.
E-Therapy for Rural Tennessee
Collaborative project to provide computer supported substance use and mental health treatment. SAMHSA/Center for Substance Abuse Treatment grant # TI023379. Total approved funds: $1,200,000 over 3 years.
Primary Prevention with Minority Adolescents
Co-Investigator, 2010-present, project initially funded in 2008
Collaborative project Boys and Girls Clubs of Knoxville, Tennessee to provide substance use and HIV prevention. SAMHSA/Center for Substance Abuse Prevention grant # SP014909. Total approved funds: $1,670,000 over 5 years.
HIV/AIDS Primary Prevention Program with Caribbean Youth
Collaborative project to provide treatment access to substance users at risk for HIV/AIDS in the U.S. Virgin Islands. SAMHSA/Center for Substance Abuse Treatment grant # TI019740. Total approved funds: $2,000,000 over 5 years.
Shared Governance and Academic Freedom: A Study in Faculty and Student Interaction
Co-Principal Investigator 2009-present
International collaborative project funded by the Mexican Government's Secretrariat de Educacion Publica (SEP). Total approved funding 450,000 pesos over 3 years.
Chancellor's Award to Pursue External Funding in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Applied Social Sciences
Principal Investigator, 2007-2008
Research Development Award funded by the Chancellor's Office. Total approved funds: $6,000 for 1 year.
A Pilot Study of Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors Among Young Adults of African Descent in South Africa and the United States
Co-Principal Investigator, 2005-2006
College of Social Work Research and Development Award. Total approved funds: $8,500 for 1 year.
Service Access and HIV/AIDS Risk Behaviors of Female Methamphetamine Users in Rural Appalachia
Principal Investigator, 2005-2007
Research award funded by the Silberman Fund, New York Community Trust. Total approved funds: $30,000 for 2 years.
Using Computers to Screen and Provide Brief Interventions for Underage Alcohol/Substance Abuse on College Campuses
Co-Principal Investigator, 2005-2008
Developed computer based outreach and intervention program for at-risk undergraduate students. SAMHSA/CSAT grant #TI-17175. Total approved funds: $1,143,930 over 3 years.
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