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Dr. Zac Imel receives National Institute of Drug Abuse grant award

Zac Imel

Dr. Zachery E. Imel in the Department of Educational Psychology, along with consortium Universities in California and Washington, has received a three-year $742K grant award from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA).  The NIDA/R34 grant will allow the researchers to apply linguistic processing approaches to develop and test the feasibility of an initial technology for coding a central component of Motivational Interviewing (MI) – provider empathy and its specific behavioral indicators.

Congratulations to Dr. Imel and his colleagues!

Dr. Imel’s lab website,

Last Updated: 8/26/21