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Research Studies, Publications, and Projects

Current Clinical Trials and Studies

  • Head Injuries in the College Population.  IRB-HSR #2069.  PI:  Jessica Simmons MD
  • Physiological and Psychological Changes Following Sport Concussion.  IRB-HSR #17960 (in collaboration with Samuel R. Walton Curry School of Education) PI:  Jacob Resch Ph.D
  • Student Health Research Database IRB-HSR# 17141.  PI:  Christopher Holstege MD
  • College Health Surveillance Network IRB-HSR# 18454.  PI:  Christopher Holstege MD

Pending Clinical Trials

  • Magnesium and Ribloflavin Treatment for Post-Concussion Headache.  IRB-HSR #12780.  PI:  Stephanie Hartman MD

Past Clinical Trials

  • Clinical Performance of the Diassess Influenza A and B Test.  IRB-HSR #19476 (in collaboration with the Emergency Medicine Research Office).  PI:  Mark Sochar MD
  • A Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging Study of Quadrivalent HPV Virus-like Particle (VLP) Vaccine in 16-23 year old Women.  Sponsor:  Merck & Co., Inc. 2001-2004.  IRB-HSR # 8945.  FDA approved for administration as Gardasil Vaccine. PI:  Christine Peterson MD

Current Projects

  • Project 1:  Alcohol intoxication among students presenting to the University hospital emergency department (ED)
  • Project 2:  Developing a risk screening algorithm for alcohol and other substance abuse among UVA students – a data linkage study
  • Project :  Determinants, patterns, and costs of service utilization at the UVA Student Health Center
  • Project 4: MHealth intervention to prevent alcohol and substance abuse for high risk students attending the University Student Health Center clinic

Publications

  1. Nobles AL, Curtis BA, Ngo DA, Vardell E, Holstege CP. Health insurance literacy: A mixed methods study of college students.  J Am Coll Health. 2018 Jul 6:1-37. 
  2. Ngo DA, Ait-Daoud N, Rege SV, Holstege C. (2018). Validity of diagnostic coding of alcohol intoxication associated with student university hospital emergency department visits. Addiction Medicine. J Addict Med. 2018 Jun 28.
  3. Ngo DA, Rege SV, Ait-Daoud N, Holstege CP.  Trends in incidence and risk markers of student emergency department visits with alcohol intoxication in a U.S. public university-A longitudinal data linkage study.  Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Jul 1;188:341-347
  4. Ngo DA, Ait-Daoud N, Rege SV, Ding C, Gallion L, Davis S. et al. (2018). Differentials and trends in emergency department visits due to alcohol intoxication and co-occurring conditions among students in a U.S. public university. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 183: 89-95. 
  5. Vakkalanka JP, King JD, Holstege CP.  Abuse, misuse, and suicidal substance use by children on school property.  Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2015;53(9):901-7.

 

Regional/National/International Meeting Presentations

  1. Ngo DA, Rege S, Ait-Daoud N, Holstege CP. Trends and Risk Markers of Emergency Department Visits with Alcohol Intoxication Among Students in a Public University—a Longitudinal Data Linkage Study.  Journal of Medical Toxicology 2018;14:17. Presented at the ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting - Washington, DC.  April, 2018.
  2. Ngo DA, Rege S, Ait-Daoud N, Holstege CP. Drinking Among High-Risk Students Receiving the Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention in a Public University in the USA.  Journal of Medical Toxicology 2018;14:17. Presented at the ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting - Washington, DC.  April, 2018. 
  3. Holstege CP, Ngo DA, Rege S, Ait-Daoud N..  Trends and risk markers of emergency department visits with alcohol intoxication among students in a public university – A longitudinal data linkage study. European Psychiatry (supplement) 2018;49. 26th European Congress of Psychiatry (European Psychiatric Association - EPA).  Nice, France.  March 2018.
  4. Holstege CP, Ngo DA, Rege S, Ait-Daoud N.  Drinking among high risk students receiving the brief alcohol screening and intervention in a U.S. public universityEuropean Psychiatry (supplement) 2018;49. 26th European Congress of Psychiatry (European Psychiatric Association - EPA).  Nice, France.  March 2018.
  5. Ngo DA, Holstege CP, Rege S. Ding C, Miley L, Rege S. Validity of code-based recording of alcohol intoxication among college students presenting to a university hospital emergency department.  Ann Emerg Med 2017;70(4):S69-70.  American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum.  Washington, DC.  October, 2017
  6. Ngo DA, Holstege CP, Ait-daoud N, Ding C, Miley L. Trends in alcohol intoxication among students presenting to a university hospital emergency department using code-based records.   North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology.  Clin Tox 2017;55(7):791.  Vancouver, Canada.  October, 2017. 
  7. Nobles AL*, Ngo DA, Curtis B, Holstege CP. Health Insurance Literacy Among College Students.  American College Health Association Annual Meeting.  San Antonio, TX.  2017.
  8. Ngo DA*, Tolley W, Holstege CP. Trends In and Risk Markers of Sexually Transmitted Infections in University Students in the United States – Findings from the College Health Surveillance NetworkAmerican College Health Association Annual Meeting.  San Antonio, TX.  2017.
  9. Torbey S*, Robinson DM, Vakkalanka P, Holstege CP, Thomson JA. A Silent Epidemic: Suicidality in the College Student Population. American Academy of Children and Adolescent Psychiatry 63rd Annual Meeting. New York City, New York, 2016.
  10. Blevins D*, Vakkalanka P, Robinson D, Khanna, SK, Ait-Daoud Tiouririne N, Holstege CP. Impact of Substance Abuse Discharge Recommendation Compliance on ED Readmission Rate in a College Population. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, 2016.
  11. Torbey S*, Robinson DM, Vakkalanka P, Holstege CP, Thomson JA. Suicide crisis on campus: Suicide attempts and ideation in the collegiate population evaluated in the emergency department. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia, 2016.
  12. Vakkalanka P. Rusek N, Holstege CP. Student Health Center Response to a Crisis on Campus. American College Health Association Annual Meeting.  San Francisco, CA.  2016. 
  13. Vakkalanka JP, Ait-Daoud Tiouririne N, Blevins D, Robinson D, Khanna S, Holstege CP*.  The Epidemiology of Alcohol and Substance-Related Emergency Department Admissions within a University Population.  Clinical Toxicology (publication pending).  NACCT. San Francisco, CA.  2015.
  14. Vakkalanka JP, King J*, Holstege CP.  Intentional exposures on school property reported to US Poison Centers.  Clinical Toxicology 2015;53(4):242.  EAPCCT. St. Julian's, Malta. 2015.
  15. Blevins D, Khanna S, Vakkalanka P, Holstege CP, Ait-Daoud, N.  Prevalence and Impact of Substance and Alcohol Misuse on College Students Presenting to the Emergency Department and Evaluation of Practical Referrals.  168th American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting.  Toronto, Canada.  2015.