Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute

Tanja Laschober PhD

Dr. Laschober’s current research concentrates on HIV prevention and treatment, with an emphasis on people with substance use disorders and men who have sex with men (MSM). She is the National Project Director of CTN Protocol 0082—Implementation Survey of PrEP and Opioid Use Related Services in STI Clinics and MSM-Centered Community Based Organizations (CBOs).

Her previous research has focused on the adoption, implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practices (e.g., behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy) and workforce development (e.g., turnover, performance, clinical supervision) in substance use disorder treatment programs.

Dr. Laschober also has a keen interest in research designs and methodology; working with cross-sectional and longitudinal data; and using advanced statistical methods to analyze complex data.

Titles

Research Scientist

Education

PhD, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri - Columbia
MS, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri – Columbia
BS, Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University – Altoona

Research Interests

  • Human development across the life course (e.g., sociological, psychological, mental, and behavioral well-being)
  • Adoption, implementation, and sustainability of evidence-based practices
  • Substance use, misuse, abuse, and treatment
  • HIV prevention and treatment
  • Program evaluation; effectiveness of interventions
  • Workforce development (e.g., employee performance, turnover, work-life balance, mentor-mentee relationships)