Dr. Janicke: The Pediatric Psychology Lab

The main goal of the lab is working to understand the relationship between pediatric child health, behavior, and psychosocial functioning. The primary focus of current research is the prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity and types 2 diabetes. Past and ongoing research has also included studies involving HIV, sleep apnea, inflammatory bowel disease, sickle cell disease, healthcare utilization, and medical treatment adherence.

Active Grant Funding

8/1/2018

-7/31/2023

Title:

Acceptance-Based Therapy Weight Loss Interventions for
Adolescents: A Pilot, Randomized Controlled Trial

Role: Primary Mentor (Awarded to Michelle Cardel, PhD) (K01HL141535-01)
Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Costs: $782,234
Description: This K01 provides training to support Dr. Cardel toward a career as an independent research scientist focused on the development of effective obesity interventions in youth. It will include the development and examination of an Acceptance-Based Behavioral Intervention tailored to address weight management for adolescents with obesity.

7/1/2018

-6/30/2019

Title:

Development of a Nurse-Delivered Mobile Health Intervention for Children with Asthma and Obesity 

Role: Multiple Principal Investigators (David Fedele, Robert Lucero, & David Janicke)
Source: Shands Quasi Endowment Fund
Costs: $128,500

5/1/2018

-11/30/2019

Title:

Grip Strength as a Proxy Measures of Health Status in Children

Role: Co-Investigator (PI – Orit Schetman)
Source: UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute Clinical Pilot Award
Costs: $19,636

Completed Grant Funding

 9/1/2014

 -8/31/2017

 Title:

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Improving Sleep in Overweight and Obese Youth

 Role:  Multiple Principal Investigator (David Janicke & Christina McCrae)
 Source:  National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
 Costs:  $384,321
 Description: This randomized controlled trial examines the efficacy of a family-based cognitive behavioral sleep intervention (CBTcs) to improve sleep in obese and overweight children, as well as track the corresponding changes in dietary intake and physical activity.

 4/1/2015

 -3/31/2017

 Title:

AIM2ACT: Applying Interactive Mobile health to Asthma Care in Teens

 Role:  Co-Investigator (PI – David Fedele)
 Source:  National Institute Child and Human Development
 Costs:  $310,913
 Description: This study examines the development and pilot testing of a mHealth application to improve asthma self-management for adolescents with asthma.

 9/1/2015

 -8/31/2018

 Title:

OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium

 Role:  Co_Investigator (PI – Betsy Shenkman)
 Source:  Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
 Costs:  $7,918,176
 Description: A statewide partnership among the University of Florida, University of Miami, Florida State University, health care systems, health plans, providers and patients to support patient-centered health care research throughout Florida and the country.

 2/1/2016

 -1/31/2018

 Title:

PCORnet Obesity Observational Study: Short- and Long-term Effects of Antibiotics on Childhood Growth

 Role: OneFlorida Site PI (Principal Investigator – Matthew Gillman, MD, Christopher Forrest, MD, PhD, & Douglas Lunsford)
 Source:  Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
 Costs:  $4,449,112
 Description: The aims of this study are to assess the effects of different types, timing, and amount of antibiotic use in the first two years of life with BMI and obesity at ages 5 & 10 years and growth trajectories to age 5 years.

4/1/2014

-3/31/2018

 Title:

Rural Lifestyle Eating and Activity Program (Rural LEAP)

Role: Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator – Michael G. Perri, PhD)
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Costs: $3,742,808
Description:

This project will evaluate the effectiveness of differing contacts for group of weight management interventions on weight change and metabolic factors for adults in underserved rural communities.

Aug.2009-

Dec.2013

Title:

Extension Family Lifestyle Intervention Project (E-FLIP for Kids)

Role: Principal Investigator
Source: Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
Costs: $2,661,164
Description: The goal of this study to evaluate the impacts of parent-only and family-based behavioral lifestyle interventions delivered through USDA Cooperative Extension Service offices on long-term health outcomes for overweight children and their parents in medically underserved rural communities

July 2008-

June.2010

Title:

An Investigation of a Group, Family-Based Weight Management Program versus Clinic-Based Treatment as Usual for Children in the Florida Medicaid System

Role: Principal Investigator
Source: State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration
Costs: $218,904

Jan.2008-

July 2009

Title:

Family Lifesytle Intervention Project (FLIP for Kids)

Role: Principal Investigator
Source: University of Florida, College of Publich Health and Health Professions: PHHP Model Program Demonstration Project
Costs: $50,000

Sept.2005-

Aug.2008

Title:

Sensible Treatment of Obesity in Rural Youth – STORY

Role: Principal Investigator
Source: National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
Costs: $435,363

Jan.2007-

June.2008

Title:

A Prospective Investigation of the Impact of Weight Status and Psychosocial Factors on Health Care Utilization

Role: Principal Investigator
Source: State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration
Costs: $64,600

Oct.2004-

Sept.2007

Title:

Treatment of Obesity in Underserved Rural Settings (TOURS)

Role: Co-Investigator
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Sept.2005-

Sept.2006

Title:

Relationships Between Psychosocial Functioning and Health Service Use in Children and Adolescents with Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes

Role: Principal Investigator
Source: State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration
Costs: $38,000

July 2004-

Dec.2005

Title:

Project TORY- Treatment of Obesity in Rural Youth

Role: Principal Investigator
Source: University of Florida: Institute for Child and Adolescent Research and Evaluation