Kari Kugler, Ph.D.

Recent Publications

Collins, L. M., & Kugler, K. C. (in press). Optimization of behavioral, biobehavioral, and biomedical interventions: Advanced topics. New York, NY: Springer.
Kugler, K. C., Guastaferro, K., Shenk, C. E., Beal, S. J., Zadzora, K. M., & Noll, J. G. (2018). The effect of substantiated and unsubstantiated investigations of child maltreatment and subsequent adolescent health. Child Abuse Negl. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.06.005
Rivera, P. M., Bray, B. C., Guastaferro, K., Kugler, K. C., & Noll, J. (2018). Linking patterns of substance use with sexual risk-taking among female adolescents with and without histories of maltreatment. Journal Of Adolescent Health, 62, 556-562. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.11.293
Savage, J. S., Rollins, B. Y., Kugler, K. C., Birch, L. L., & Marini, M. E. (2017). Development of a theory-based questionnaire to assess structure and control in parent feeding (SCPF). International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-017-0466-2
Moller, A. C., Merchant, G., Conroy, D. E., West, R., Hekler, E. B., Kugler, K. C., & Michie, S. (2017). Applying and advancing behavior change theories and techniques in the context of a digital health revolution: Proposals for more effectively realizing untapped potential. Journal Of Behavioral Medicine, 40(1), 85-98. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-016-9818-7
Kugler, K. C., Balantekin, K. N., Birch, L. L., & Savage, J. S. (2016). Application of the multiphase optimization strategy to a pilot study: an empirical example targeting obesity among children of low-income mothers. Bmc Public Health. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3850-y
Vasilenko, S. A., Kugler, K. C., & Rice, C. E. (2016). Timing of First Sexual Intercourse and Young Adult Health Outcomes. J Adolesc Health, 59(3), 291-7. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.04.019
Buscemi, J., E Janke, A., Kugler, K. C., Duffecy, J., Mielenz, T. J., St George, S. M., & Gorin, S. N. Sheinfel. (2016). Increasing the public health impact of evidence-based interventions in behavioral medicine: new approaches and future directions. J Behav Med. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-016-9773-3
Collins, L. M., Kugler, K. C., & Gwadz, M. V. (2016). Optimization of multicomponent behavioral and biobehavioral interventions for the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Aids And Behavior, Supp 1, 197-214. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-015-1145-4
Vasilenko, S. A., Kugler, K. C., Butera, N. M., & Lanza, S. T. (2015). Patterns of adolescent sexual behavior predicting young adult sexually transmitted infections: A latent class analysis approach. Archives Of Sexual Behavior, 44(3), 705-15. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-014-0258-6
Kugler, K. C., Vasilenko, S. A., Butera, N., & Coffman, D. L. (2015). Long-term consequences of early sexual initiation on young adult health: A causal inference approach. Journal Of Early Adolescence. http://doi.org/10.1177/0272431615620666
Vasilenko, S. A., Kugler, K. C., & Lanza, S. T. (2015). Latent classes of adolescent sexual and romantic relationship experiences: Implications for adult sexual health and relationship outcomes. J Sex Res, 1-12. http://doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2015.1065952
Collins, L. M., Dziak, J. J., Kugler, K. C., & Trail, J. B. (2014). Factorial experiments: Efficient tools for evaluation of intervention components. American Journal Of Preventive Medicine, 47, 498-504.
Collins, L. M., Trail, J. B., Kugler, K. C., Baker, T. B., Piper, M. E., & Mermelstein, R. J. (2014). Evaluating individual intervention components: making decisions based on the results of a factorial screening experiment. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 4, 238-251. http://doi.org/10.1007/s13142-013-0239-7