Leah Jacobs

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Past Funding

National Institute of Justice, National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism,

Research Methodology

Community- Participatory Research, Grounded Theory Research, Longitudinal Research, Meta- Research, Program Evaluation, Psychometrics/Scale Development, Qualitative, Quantitative, Secondary Data Analysis,

Data Collection

Analysis of administrative data, Focus Groups, In-depth interviews, Integrating primary and secondary data across multiple data sources,

Qualitative Analysis

Analytic Induction, Descriptive Statistics,

Quantitative Analysis

Correlation & Association, Cox proportional hazards (multi-variate time-to-event), Frailty (multi-level time-to-event), Hypothesis Testing, Logistic Regression, Mixed Effects Logistic Regression, Multivariate Multiple Regression, Poisson Regression, Spatial Analysis,

Analytic Programs

ArcGIS, Atlas, Dedoose, R, Stata,

Familiarity with data sizes

0-1,000, 1,000-10,000,

Research Content

Criminal Justice, Substance-Related/Addictive Disorders, Severe and persistent mental illness, Juvenile Justice, Neighborhood effects,