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Company Information:

Company Name: SOCIOMETRICS CORPORATION
City: LOS ALTOS
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.socio.com
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $8,165,601.00 63
SBIR Phase II $25,688,641.00 38

Award List:

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ILLUSTRATIVE MICROCOMPUTER DATA ARCHIVE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Carr , Principal Research Scientist
Award Amount: $50,000.00

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ILLUSTRATIVE MICROCOMPUTER DATA ARCHIV

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $50,000.00

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ILLUSTRATIVE MICROCOMPUTER DATA ARCHIVE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Carr , Principal Research Scientist
Award Amount: $412,156.00
Abstract:
Recent developments in electronic technology have the potential of radically impacting both the manner in which social science data are analyzed and the degree to which these data are utilized. the proposed project will take advantage of the dramatic decreases in cost and increases in accessibility… More

TRANSMITTING RESEARCH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT TEENS TO TEENS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J Card
Award Amount: $50,000.00

TRANSMITTING RESEARCH KNOWLEDGE ABOUT TEENS TO TEENS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J Card
Award Amount: $140,000.00
Abstract:
The rate of out-of-wedlock pregnancy and childbearing among u.s. teenagers is among the highest in the world. much is now known about the incidence, antecedents, and consequencesof the problem. yet there has been no systematic attempt to transmit such valuable research information to teenagers.this… More

ESTABLISHMENT OF A FAMILY DATA ARCHIVE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ESTABLISHMENT OF A FAMILY DATA ARCHIVE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $213,031.00
Abstract:
An archive of data from 20 to 40 of the best u.s. studies dealing with the demography of family and household structure and its effects on constituent individuals will be established. each data set in a primary archive will be made publicly available in the standard format developed by the data… More

SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL SOFTWARE AND TOOLKIT FOR SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC DATA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Timothy Reagan , Research Associate
Award Amount: $49,782.00

DEVELOPMENT OF A MICROCOMPUTER ARCHIVE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH ON AGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J Card
Award Amount: $50,000.00

DEVELOPMENT OF A MICROCOMPUTER ARCHIVE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH ON AGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J Card
Award Amount: $496,747.00
Abstract:
An archive of machine-readable data from u.s. studies dealing with social research on aging will be established. for each data set in the archive, three machine-readable files will be disseminated: the raw data, spss program statements to transform the raw data to an spss analysis file, and sas… More

ARCHIVE OF LONGITUDINAL DATA ON CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James Peterson
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The project will develop an archive of three kinds of products: (1) largely longitudinal behavioral datasets containing data on the status, causes, and consequences of children's mental health; (2) assessment tools used to measure and evaluate mental health in children and youth; and (3) specialized… More

DATA ARCHIVE ON MATERNAL DRUG ABUSE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josephina Card
Award Amount: $49,864.00

ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AIDS/STD DATA ARCHIVE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Card, Josefina J , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,954.00

SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL SOFTWARE AND TOOLKIT FOR SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC DATA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Timothy Reagan , Research Associate
Award Amount: $222,577.00
Abstract:
The proposed project responds to current growth of comercial opportunities in the sharing of sociodemographic research data. the project will develop two products. product 1 will be "search and retrieval software for topically focussed sociodemographic data archives". product 2 will be "search and… More

ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AIDS/STD DATA ARCHIVE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Card, Josefina J , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $499,326.00
Abstract:
The purpose of this contract is to develop a plan to identify and collect data and assemble a user-friendly aids and sexually transmitted disease (std) data archive to provide computer access to research data including social and behavioral variables relating to hiv/aids and stds. eventually, the… More

DATA ARCHIVE ON MATERNAL DRUG ABUSE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josephina Card
Award Amount: $324,984.00
Abstract:
The project will develop an archive of two kinds of products: (1) exemplary datasets containing up-to-date information on the incidence, antecedents, and consequences of drug abuse during the pre- and post-natal period; and (2)assessment tools used to measure such incidence, antecedents, and… More

Instrument Archive of Social Research on Aging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $49,494.00
Abstract:
This project will investigate the feasibility of producing a CD-ROM containing: (1) data collection instruments (self-administered questionnaires, interview protocols, protocols used to abstract medical/clinical records, etc.) used by leading studies in the field of social research on aging; and (2)… More

Archive of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
We will test the feasibility of establishing an archive of the most promising teen pregnancy prevention programs that have been developed to date. Each program package will include everything needed to replicate the promising program: textbook, workbook, video, board game, an accompanying evaluation… More

Establishment of a Research Archive on Disability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Eric Lang
Award Amount: $49,975.00

Establishing a Stroke Data Archive

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kathryn Muller
Award Amount: $78,648.00
Abstract:
This project will explore the feasibility of establishing a stroke data archive consisting of the bestexisting data from stroke registries and stroke prevention studies. Phase I will involve: (1) identificationand recruitment of members of an Advisory Panel; (2) identification of candidate stroke… More

SOFTWARE TO DESIGN, DOCUMENT, AND PREPARE SOCIAL SCIENCE INSTRUMENTS AND DATA SETS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: James L Peterson
Award Amount: $64,880.00
Abstract:
The development and documentation of social science research instruments is time consuming and expensive. much of this work could be facilitated by software that automates such tasks as formatting, file mapping, codebook generation, error checking, and analysis file preparation, leaving the… More

Establishment of a Research Archive on Disability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Eric Lang
Award Amount: $498,165.00
Abstract:
The purpose is to facilitate access to the best data on the distribution and correlates of pathophysiology, impairment, functional, and societal limitation and disability within the U. S. population. During this Phase I feasibility study, the we will develop a Research Archive on Disability In the… More

American FAmily Data Center

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina Card
Award Amount: $80,991.00

Socionet--Online Access to Exemplary Social Science Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina Card
Award Amount: $80,991.00

Socionet--Online Access to Exemplary Social Science Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina Card
Award Amount: $748,158.00
Abstract:
Social science data sets have gown exponentially both in size and number over the last tenyears. However, easy access to these data sets by social scientists has lagged considerably. Ourobjective is to empower social scientists with the ability to search a wide universe of archived socialscience… More

American FAmily Data Center

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina Card
Award Amount: $438,867.00
Abstract:
This project will examine the feasibility of expanding Sociometrics' efforts in enhancing thepublic availability and dissemination of the best and most current data on the status and well-being ofAmerican families and children. The project has two specific aims: first, to update, expand, andaugment… More

Establishing a Contextual Data Archive

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James Peterson
Award Amount: $70,770.00

BEGINNING EXPLORATION IN SOCIAL SCEINCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Josefina Card
Award Amount: $64,348.00

Evaluating Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Establishing a Contextual Data Archive

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James Peterson
Award Amount: $748,224.00
Abstract:
To facilitate access to the best contextual data, we plan to develop a Contextual Data archive. Thecomprise three kinds of machine-readable materials: (1) the principal data sets with the potential fcontextual data; (2) research materials - a collection of key publications and documents relating… More

Evaluating Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $340,000.00
Abstract:
This project aims to create "a modular practitioner's workbook that will provide guidelines for theteenage pregnancy prevention programs (Solicitation)". The Phase I feasibility study will provide aTable of Contents for the entire workbook as well as illustrative prototype modules. Phase I will… More

ESTABLISHMENT OF A RESEARCH ARCHIVE ON DISABILITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $31,288.00

Establishment of a research archive on disability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $498,164.00

ARCHIVE EFFECTIVE YOUTH DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Niego, starr
Award Amount: $99,817.00

SOCIOMETRICS INSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Card, josefina j
Award Amount: $99,221.00

DATASET DEVELOPMENT SOFTWARE & FAMILY RESEARCH ITEM BANK

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peterson, james l
Award Amount: $99,834.00

DATASET DEVELOPMENT SOFTWARE & FAMILY RESEARCH ITEM BANK

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peterson, james l
Award Amount: $739,484.00

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Archive

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Niego, starr
Award Amount: $748,104.00

SBIR Phase I: Archive of Exemplary Behavioral Science Research Instruments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Josefina Card
Award Amount: $98,987.00

STATISTICS ON DEMAND: DATA ANALYSIS OVER THE INTERNET

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lang, Eric L
Award Amount: $99,340.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lang Eric L
Award Amount: $749,251.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Josefina Card
Award Amount: $399,922.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Card josefina j
Award Amount: $749,850.00

COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE DATA ARCHIVE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Eric L. Lang
Award Amount: $95,825.00
Abstract:
Not Available In this proposed effort, SYMVIONICS will leverage significant prior research to quickly baseline a PC-based work environment providing common real-time and post-mission display and analysis capabilities. Our approach has been proven under rigorous Air Force flight test support… More

CHILD WELL-BEING & POVERTY: STATISTICAL ABSTRACT & DATA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James L. Peterson
Award Amount: $98,782.00
Abstract:
Not Available Mine Warfare and Mine Countermeasure decision-makers have few in-situ observations, infrequent remotely sensed images with course resolution, and a limited ability to synthesize the different types of information into one analysis. Limited datasets do not provide warfighters with a… More

CHILD WELL-BEING & POVERTY: STATISTICAL ABSTRACT & DATA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James L. Peterson
Award Amount: $377,391.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: The project would create a large, comprehensive, and readily searchable collection of statistical data on child well being and poverty. This would provide easy access to critical information needed for basic and policy research, education, program planning and… More

CHILD WELL-BEING & POVERTY: STATISTICAL ABSTRACT & DATA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James L. Peterson
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: The project would create a large, comprehensive, and readily searchable collection of statistical data on child well being and poverty. This would provide easy access to critical information needed for basic and policy research, education, program planning and… More

Promoting Evaluation/Teaching/Research on AIDS (PETRA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $197,562.00
Abstract:
The proposed project will develop a set of three interrelated research- based : (1) an archive of exemplary behavioral and social research data an HIV/AIDS, (2) HIV/AIDS teaching modules for the university classroom, and (3) a Web-based learning center for promoting best practices in HIV/AIDS… More

VIRTUAL PROGRAM EVALUATION CONSULTANT (VPEC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shobana Raghupathy
Award Amount: $99,011.00
Abstract:
We propose to establish the feasibility and utility of developing the Virtual Program Evaluation Consultant (VPEC), an integrated web- based software application for the evaluation of HIV/AIDS prevention. To facilitate valid and reliable assessment of intervention impact, the VPEC will reduce many… More

Using State-of-the-Art Technology, Real-World Data, and Interesting Stories to Teach key math and Science concepts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Josefina Card
Award Amount: $75,000.00

COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE DATA ARCHIVE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James L. Peterson
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to foster evidence-based research in complementary and alternative medicine through the secondary analysis of scientifically sound CAM datasets. It will do this by facilitating access to, and statistical analysis of original… More

COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE DATA ARCHIVE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James L. Peterson
Award Amount: $749,932.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to foster evidence-based research in complementary and alternative medicine through the secondary analysis of scientifically sound CAM datasets. It will do this by facilitating access to, and statistical analysis of original… More

CULTURALLY COMPETENT/EFFECTIVE HIV/AIDS PREVENTION PROG.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $199,922.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of the present SBIR proposal is to explore the feasibility and utility of developing three new, innovative sets of resources: (1) an Evaluation Kit consisting of researcher-oriented instruments and guidelines for integrating cultural competence into… More

Virtual Practioner Evaluation Consultant

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shobana Raghupathy
Award Amount: $747,280.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Virtual Program Evaluation Consultant (VPEC) is an internet-based data collection and analysis tool that will assist small community-based organizations with minimal evaluation expertise, in conducting a scientific evaluation of their HIV/AIDS prevention… More

Development of Data Archiving Software for Public Use

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. Mckean
Award Amount: $183,506.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over the last 18 years, Sociometrics Corporation has produced seven topically focused data archives that embody the best research in a given substantive area. Each data archive is a planned collection with dataset acquisition guided by a National Advisory… More

Promoting Evaluation/Teaching/Research on AIDS (PETRA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The proposed project will develop a set of three interrelated research-based products: (1) an archive of exemplary behavioral and social research data on HIV/AIDS, (2) HIV/AIDS teaching modules for the university classroom, and (3) a Web-based learning center for promoting best practices in HIV/AIDS… More

Promoting Evaluation/Teaching/Research on AIDS (PETRA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $749,788.00
Abstract:
The proposed project will develop a set of three interrelated research-based products: (1) an archive of exemplary behavioral and social research data on HIV/AIDS, (2) HIV/AIDS teaching modules for the university classroom, and (3) a Web-based learning center for promoting best practices in HIV/AIDS… More

Promoting Culturally Competent HIV/AIDS Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $748,325.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will complete the development of a set of three interrelated research-based resources that will comprise the "Promoting Cultural Competence in HIV/AIDS Prevention" website: (1) Tool Box #1: Tools to Promote Culturally Competent Program… More

HIV/AIDS Prevention Practitioner Institute

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $246,503.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will investigate the feasibility and utility of establishing the Sociometrics HIV/AIDS Prevention Practitioner Institute (HAPPI). The Institute will train HIV/AIDS prevention practitioners on how to… More

Archive of Longitudinal Studies on Childhood Problem Beh

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jan L. Wallander
Award Amount: $196,761.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A significant portion of children display marked problem behaviors that interfere with their healthy development, such as psychiatric dysfunction, violence, delinquency, substance use, and premature sexual activity. There is general agreement that problem… More

Effective Treatments for Children's Emotional Disorders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jan L. Wallander
Award Amount: $199,925.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Treatments exist that have been empirically demonstrated to reduce anxiety, depression, and numerous psychosocial other emotional disorders in children and adolescents. However, a wide gap exists between clinical research and practice, such that empirically… More

KNOW THE RISK- AN INTERACTIVE HIV/AIDS INFOR & PERSONAL RISK ASSESS CNTR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Diana Dull, A
Award Amount: $99,906.00

KNOW THE RISK-AN INTERACTIVE HIV/AIDS INFO/PERSONAL RISK ASSESSMENT CTR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Diana Akers, D
Award Amount: $0.00

KNOW THE RISK-AN INTERACTIVE HIV/AIDS INFO/PERSONAL RISK ASSESSMENT CTR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Diana Akers, D
Award Amount: $359,156.00

Promoting Use of Effective Early Intervention Programs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jan L. Wallander
Award Amount: $235,043.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is now strong scientific support for the wide-spread implementation of proven, effective early intervention programs for children with, or at risk for, developmental disability. However, in practice, programs that lack demonstrated effectiveness are often… More

Communication Disorders Teaching Modules & Data Archive

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Julie Solomon
Award Amount: $193,537.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will investigate the feasibility of developing two innovative, research-based products designed to increase: physicians' and nurses' knowledge of behavioral and social consequences of hearing impairment and speech and language disorders (HISLD);… More

Psychological Tests and Assessment Online Resource

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jan L. Wallander
Award Amount: $268,469.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Psychological tests-whereby specific replicable procedures are applied to quantify behavior-are commonly used for the measurement of human behavior by numerous groups, such as in education, business and industry, legal system, hospitals and clinics, and research… More

Know the Risks: HIV/AIDS Over 50

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Diana Dullakers
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this SBIR Phase I project is to develop a theoretically informed, computer-based HIV/AIDS prevention tool called Know the Risks: HIV Over 50. The tool is intended to (a) provide critically needed HIV prevention resources to older adults; and (b)… More

Computer-Based HIV Prevention for African-American Women

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $267,876.00
Abstract:
PROJECT SUMMARY: While the overall HIV infection rates in the US have been remained relatively constant, disparities in rates between Whites and members of other racial/ethnic groups continue to grow. Several behavioral prevention interventions tailored for African-Americans have shown efficacy in… More

ACES: Abstinence and Contraception Education Storehouse

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $167,997.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Although sexual activity among U.S. high school-age students has declined over the last decade, U.S. teens remain at high risk of acquiring HIV and other STDs. Approximately 25% of sexually active teens contract an STD each year. An estimated half of all new HIV… More

Substance Abuse Prevention Evaluation Consultant

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shobana Raghupathy
Award Amount: $129,172.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Since the passage of the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) in 1986, funding for school-based drug use prevention programs has increased substantially. At the same time, there has been increasing emphasis on accountability by both government… More

Effective Treatments for Children's Disruptive Disorders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jan L. Wallander
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Numerous psychosocial treatments have been empirically demonstrated to reduce disruptive, attention, and other externalizing disorders in children and adolescents. However, a gap exists between clinical research and practice, such that empirically supported… More

Data Archive and Online Tools to Evaluate Welfare Reform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Thomas Wells
Award Amount: $191,347.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act overhauled the U.S. welfare system by eliminating the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program. In its place, the act created the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program,… More

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Archive Update/Augmentation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $246,180.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Trends in HIV infection and prevention are changing. Although a growing number of prevention efforts have demonstrated efficacy, women and people of color still represent a disproportionate percentage of HIV- positive persons. While prevention has until recently… More

HIV/AIDS Prevention Practitioner Institute

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $917,166.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will complete development and field testing of the HIV Prevention Professional Institute (HPPI), a multimedia, multimodal course series designed to increase HIV prevention practitioners' capacity to use social science research-based skills… More

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Archive for Developing Countries (HAPPA-DEV)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $241,839.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Research has shown that HIV/AIDS prevention programs can have a significant impact on reducing HIV risk behaviors among adults and youth in the U.S. Sociometrics has made several dozen of the most promising U.S. HIV/AID S prevention programs publicly available… More

HIV Prevention Information for Teens Online

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tamara J. Kuhn
Award Amount: $99,611.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this SBIR Phase I project entitled Sexual Health Information for Teens Online (SHIFT-Online) is to develop and distribute research-based products via the web to increase adolescents' sexual health knowled ge and increase refusal and negotiation… More

Archive of Public Use Data on Aging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shobana Raghupathy
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In response to the National Institute on Aging (NIA) request for applications to develop user-friendly mechanisms that facilitate secondary analysis of complex longitudinal or population-based surveys on adult health an d aging, Sociometrics proposes to create a… More

Effective Treatments for Children's Emotional Disorders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jan L. Wallander
Award Amount: $750,003.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Numerous psychosocial treatments have been empirically demonstrated to reduce anxiety, depression, and other internalizing disorders in childhood. However, such empirically supported treatment (EST) programs are not as widely implemented in mental care as… More

Know the Risks: Alcohol and Older Adults

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Diana Dullakers
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this SBIR Phase I project is to develop a computer-based alcohol use screening and education tool called Know the Risks: Alcohol and Older Adults. This user-friendly tool will assess alcohol use and provi de educational content about the… More

HIV/AIDS Training, Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Centers (HATTIE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $272,565.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): With NIH funding over the last couple of decades, Sociometrics has developed research-based resources aimed at empowering health professionals to: (1) replicate efficacious programs for preventing HIV/AIDS, sexually tra nsmitted infections, and adolescent… More

ACES: Abstinence and Contraception Education Storehouse

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $814,903.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Although the U.S. teen pregnancy rate has declined significantly over the last decade, it remains higher than that of many other industrialized countries and U.S. teens remain at high risk of acquiring HIV and other STI s. A number of behavioral interventions for… More

Know the Risks: HIV/AIDS Over 50

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of the proposed SBIR Phase II project is to complete the development and testing of a computer- based HIV/AIDS prevention tool called Know the Risks: HIV Over 50 (KTR/50). The tool will provide critically ne eded HIV prevention and sexual health… More

Substance Abuse Prevention Evaluation Consultant

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shobana Raghupathy
Award Amount: $773,175.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Since the passage of the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) in 1986, funding for school-based drug use and violence prevention programs has increased substantially from both public and private agenc ies. At the same time, there has been… More

Psychological Tests and Assessment Online Resource

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tamara J. Kuhn
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Psychological tests - whereby specific replicable procedures are applied to quantify behavior - are commonly used for the measurement of human behavior by numerous groups, such as in education, business and industry, le gal system, hospitals and clinics, and… More

Archive of Public Use Data on Aging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shobana Raghupathy
Award Amount: $757,815.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In response to the National Institute on Aging (NIA) request for applications to develop user-friendly mechanisms that facilitate secondary analysis of complex longitudinal or population-based surveys on adult health an d aging, Sociometrics proposes to create a… More

Computer-Based HIV Prevention Interventions for African-American Women

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $854,911.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Women of color, particularly African American women, are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. African American women account for 66% of estimated AIDS cases among women, aged 13 and older, diagnosed in 2005, but onl y 12% of the U.S. population of women.… More

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Archive Update/Augmentation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $845,465.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Trends in HIV infection and prevention are changing. Although a growing number of prevention efforts have demonstrated efficacy, positive intervention effects have not been as evident among the populations currently at greatest risk, particularly women and… More

Promoting Use of Effective Early Intervention Programs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Holly M. Kreider
Award Amount: $1,078,591.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is now strong scientific support for the widespread implementation of proven, effective early intervention programs for young children with, or at risk for, developmental disability. However, in practice, programs that lack demonstrated effectiveness are… More

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Replication and Adaptation (HAPPRA) Online Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $297,067.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase I project will investigate the feasibility and utility of creating an HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Replication and Adaptation Online Professional Development Resource (HAPPRA). HAPPRA will provide: (1) an overview course covering program… More

Developing Computer-Based STI/HIV Prevention Interventions for Hispanic Women

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Diana Dullakers
Award Amount: $297,053.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Latinas are disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In 2006, Latinas 13 and older accounted for 13% of the US female population but 16% of the estimated AIDS cases that year. That same year, the AIDS case rate for Latinas was nearly six times the… More

Adapting the SISTA/SIHLE/WILLOW HIV Prevention Trilogy for Black Men Who Have Sex

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Charles H. Klein
Award Amount: $240,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Black men who have sex with men (MSM) have been disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States. Yet, there are very few scientifically demonstrated effective HIV prevention interventions targe ting Black MSM. This SBIR Phase I project… More

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Archive for Developing Countries (HAPPA-DEV)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card
Award Amount: $743,924.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Research has shown that HIV/AIDS behavioral prevention programs can have a significant impact on reducing HIV risk behaviors among adults and youth (CDC, 2008a; Kelly and Kalichman, 2002; Kirby, 2001; Lyles et al., 2007 ). Recent advances in HIV prevention… More

Promoting Positive Development through Efficacious After School Programs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shayna Cunningham
Award Amount: $249,994.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Out-of-school time (OST) programs have been shown to have positive effects on young people's cognitive, social-emotional, behavioral, and physical health outcomes (e.g., Durlak and Weissberg, 2007; Lauer, Akiba, Wilkers on, Apthorp, Snow, and Martin-Glenn, 2006;… More

Developing Computer-Based STI/HIV Prevention Interventions for Hispanic Women

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tamara J. Kuhn – 650-949-3282
Award Amount: $993,791.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT Latinas have been disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic. Nearly 19% of women living with HIV/AIDS are Latina, even though Latinas constitute only 16% of US women, and HIV/AIDS is the fourth leading cause of death in Latinas aged 35-44. In 2006, Latinas… More

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Replication and Adaptation (HAPPRA) Online Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Josefina J. Card – 650-383-6278
Award Amount: $1,500,780.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A large body of research has demonstrated the effectiveness of behavioral interventions in reducing HIV risk in diverse populations. Yet, despite the utility of program replication kits and other science-based HIV prevention resources, the process of… More

Psychological Screening Instruments for Older Adults in Medical Settings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tamara J. Kuhn – 650-949-3282
Award Amount: $149,861.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is substantive evidence of significant psychiatric illness among primary care patients, including older adults, mainly in anxiety and depressive disorders (Mitchell et al., 2009) and a marked proportion of primarycare patients with behavioral and mental… More

Teen Bullying Prevention across Place and Digital Space: The TOTAL Approach

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Carmela G. Lomonaco – 650-383-6268
Award Amount: $283,399.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Bullying is a continuum of destructive behavior, which can lead to depression, anxiety, and the third largest cause of teen mortality in the United States-suicide. In all its forms, bullying affects millions of young people in the U.S. every year (Nansel et al.… More

Make an IMPACT: A Culturally Sensitive Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Carmela G. Lomonaco – 650-383-6268
Award Amount: $268,178.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Intimate partner violence (IPV) occurs in alarming numbers in the United States with nearly 25 percent of women and more than 7 percent of men reporting that they have been raped and/or physically assaulted by an intimate partner at some point in their life… More

Development of Pro-SELEX Aptamer Selection Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Shobana Raghupathy – 650-383-6258
Award Amount: $305,526.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Native youth ages 15-24 residing in IHS service areas and is the third leading cause of death of children aged 10-14 years. Exacerbated by factors such as extreme poverty, substance abuse and inadequate mental… More

Adapting the SiSTA/SiHLE/WiLLOW Prevention Trilogy for Black Men

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tamara J. Kuhn – 650-949-3282
Award Amount: $1,459,235.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Adapting the SISTA/SiHLE/WiLLOW HIV Prevention Trilogy for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) Black men who have sex with men (MSM) have been disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic. Yet, there are very few scientifically… More