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Paige Meredith Shaffer MPH

InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressMISSION Lab, Department of Psychiatry
365 Plantation Street, Biotech I
Worcester MA 01605
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    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United StatesBAPsychology
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United StatesMPHPublic Health
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    20212021 CPDD Early Career Investigator Awardee, CPDD
    2020Women & Sex/Gender Differences, Junior Investigator, CPDD , National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    2018Special Contribution to the Special Legislative Comm. on Behavioral health Promotion & Prevention, Massachusetts House of Representatives
    2017Innovation in Data Science Award, Massachusetts Digital Government Summit
    2017Commissioner's Citation of Recognition, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

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    1. Shaffer PM, Rodriguez CP, Gaba A, Byrne T, Casey SC, Harter J, Smelson D. Engaging vulnerable populations in drug treatment court: Six month outcomes from a co-occurring disorder wraparound intervention. Int J Law Psychiatry. 2021 Apr 14; 76:101700. PMID: 33864989.
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    2. Pinals DA, Gaba A, Shaffer PM, Andre MA, Smelson DA. Risk-need-responsivity and its application in behavioral health settings: A feasibility study of a treatment planning support tool. Behav Sci Law. 2021 Feb 10. PMID: 33569766.
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    3. Blonigen DM, Shaffer PM, Smith JS, Cucciare MA, Timko C, Smelson D, Blue-Howells J, Clark S, Rosenthal J. Recidivism Treatment for Justice-Involved Veterans: Evaluating Adoption and Sustainment of Moral Reconation Therapy in the US Veterans Health Administration. Adm Policy Ment Health. 2021 Jan 30. PMID: 33515346.
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    4. Shaffer, P. M., Smelson, D. A., Gaba, A., & Casey, S. C. . Integrating a Co-occurring Disorders Intervention in a Rural Drug Treatment Court: Preliminary 6-Month Outcomes and Policy Implications. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. 2020; 17(1).
    5. Smelson DA, Gaba A, Pressman K, Clary KM, Shaffer PM, Pinals DA. Embedding a Co-occurring Disorders Rehabilitation Intervention in Veterans Courts: A Pilot Study with Male Veterans. Community Ment Health J. 2020 Jan 31. PMID: 32006293.
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    6. Shaffer PM, Ladouceur R, Williams PM, Wiley RC, Blaszczynski A, Shaffer HJ. Correction to: Gambling Research and Funding Biases. J Gambl Stud. 2019 Aug 07. PMID: 31392623.
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    7. Shaffer PM, Ladouceur R, Williams PM, Wiley RC, Blaszczynski A, Shaffer HJ. Gambling Research and Funding Biases. J Gambl Stud. 2019 Jul 12. PMID: 31300931.
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    8. Ladouceur R, Shaffer P, Blaszczynski A, Shaffer HJ. Responsible Gambling Research and Industry Funding Biases. J Gambl Stud. 2019 Jun; 35(2):725-730. PMID: 30032352.
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    9. Gray HM, Shaffer PM, Nelson SE, Shaffer HJ. Changing Social Networks Among Homeless Individuals: A Prospective Evaluation of a Job- and Life-Skills Training Program. Community Ment Health J. 2016 10; 52(7):799-808. PMID: 25563486.
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    10. Shaffer, Paige. Helping more than your lungs: Smoking cessation and reductions in risk for mood/anxiety disorders and alcohol use disorders. 2014.
    11. Shaffer, Paige. Coping motives for drinking: The link between social anxiety and drinking problems. 2012.
    12. Shaffer, H. J., & Shaffer, P. M. (2014). Psychiatric epidemiology, nosology, and treatment: considering Internet Gambling. Psychiatric Annals,44(8), 371-378.
    13. Shaffer, P.M., Posada, C., Gaba, A., Smelson, D. (2021). Engaging Vulnerable Populations in Drug Treatment Court: Six Month Outcomes from a Co-Occurring Disorder Wraparound Intervention. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry.
    14. Ladouceur, R., Shaffer, H.J., Shaffer, P.M., Baillargeon, L., (in press). A Warning About Measurement and Methodological Issues Associated with Coronavirus Tracking and Evaluation Across Jurisdictions. Canada Communicable Disease Report (CCDR, Vol. 47 No. 6).
    15. Macia, K. S., Blonigen, D. M., Shaffer, P. M., Cloitre, M., & Smelson, D. A. (in press). Trauma-related differences in socio-emotional functioning predict housing and employment outcomes in homeless veterans. Social Science and Medicine. .
    16. Shaffer, P. M.,Gaba, A., Sprinckmoller, S.P., Starratt, E.L., Smelson, D.A. (2020). . Treatment Needs and Gender Differences Among Clients Entering a Rural Drug Treatment Court with a Co-Occurring Disorder. Drug Court Review.
    17. Shaffer, P. M.,& Shaffer, H. J. (2018). Reconsidering Addiction as a Syndrome: One Disorder with Multiple Expressions. In Pickard, H., & Ahmed, S. H. (Eds.). (2018).The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Science of Addiction. Routledge.
    18. Shaffer, H.J., & Shaffer, P.M.(2016). Behavioral Addiction. In H. Friedman (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Mental Health, second addition (Second ed., Vol. Volume 1, pp. 135-142). Waltham, MA: Academic Press.
    19. Clary, K. M., Shaffer, P. M.,Gaba, A., Pinals, D. A., & Smelson, D. (2019). Comparing the treatment needs of participants with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders in drug and veterans treatment courts.Journal of Substance Use, 1-7.
    20. Ladouceur, R., Shaffer, P. M.,Blaszczynski, A., & Shaffer, H. J. (In press). Brief report: Responsible gambling research and industry funding biases.Journal of Gambling Studies.
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