Prevention of alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, and sexual risk behaviors. Technology-based interventions and secondary prevention programs for individuals who experienced sexual assault.
Dr. Amanda Gilmore is a clinical psychologist and an assistant professor in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development and the department of Health Policy & Behavioral Sciences in the School of Public Health. She is also affiliated with the Department of Psychology and the Center for Research on Interpersonal Violence. Dr. Gilmore’s research interests primarily focus on the development and testing of (1) integrated prevention programs for alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, and sexual risk behaviors among high-risk groups including adolescents, college students and service members, (2) innovative technology-based interventions to improve the rate of treatment access and decrease treatment drop-out among underserved populations; and (3) secondary prevention programs for individuals who experienced recent sexual assault. She is also interested in the acute effects of alcohol on sexual decision-making and the development of sexual assault prevention programs that can be effective in real-world settings.