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Milagra Tyler

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Contact Info

Office Location: 
1600 Millrace, Ste 106
Phone: 
(541) 346-4755
Faculty
Senior Research Assistant 1 and Project Coordinator
Education: 
M.A., 1999, Oregon State University, Elementary Education
B.A., 1992, Southern Oregon University, Psychology
Research and Outreach Unit(s): 

Milagra S. Tyler, M.A., is a Senior Research Assistant and Project Coordinator in Prevention Science Institute. She has helped develop and evaluate a number of eHealth interventions, with a primary focus on content creation, information architecture, and user engagement. Current projects include Family Check-up Online, skills training for partners of alcoholics, smoking cessation via mHealth (apps), and postpartum depression amelioration using desktop and mobile devices.  Along with her role at the University of Oregon, Milagra remains a project coordinator at Oregon Research Institute, and works on special projects for Oregon Research Behavioral Intervention Strategies.

Publications: 

Milgrom, J., Danaher, B. G., Gemmill, A. W., Holt, S., Holt, C. J., Seeley, J. R., Tyler, M. S., Ross, J., Ericksen, J. (2016). Internet cognitive-behavioural therapy for women with postnatal depression: A randomized controlled trial of MumMoodBooster. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(3):e54, PMID: 26952645; PMCID: 4802107.

Danaher, B. G., Brendryen, H., Seeley, J. R., Tyler, M. S., & Woolley, T. (2015). From black box to toolbox: Outlining device functionality, engagement activities, and the pervasive information architecture of mHealth interventions. Internet Interventions, 2(1):91-101. PMID: 25750862; PMCID: 4346786.

Danaher, B. G., Severson, H. H., Crowley, R., van Meter, N., Tyler, M. S., Widdop, C., Lichtenstein, E., & Ebbert, J. O. (2015). Randomized controlled trial examining the adjunctive use of nicotine lozenges with MyLastDip: An eHealth smokeless tobacco cessation intervention. Internet Interventions, 2(1):69-76.

Danaher, B. G., Milgrom, J., Seeley, J. R., Stuart, S., Schembri, C., Tyler, M. S., Ericksen, J., Lester, W., Gemmill, A. W., Kosty, D. B., & Lewinsohn, P. (2013). MomMoodBooster web-based intervention for postpartum depression: Feasibility trial results. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15(11), e242. doi:10.2196/jmir.2876. PMID: 24191345; PMCID: 3841354.

Danaher, B. G., Severson, H. H., Andrews, J. A., Tyler, M. S., Lichtenstein, E., Woolley, T. G., & Seeley, J. R. (2013). Randomized controlled trial of MyLastDip: A Web-based smokeless tobacco cessation program for chewers ages 14-25. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 15(9), 1502-1510. PMID: 23410803; PMCID: 3741058.

Danaher, B. G., Dresser, J., Shaw, T., Severson, H. H., Tyler, M. S., Maxwell, E. D., & Christiansen, S. M. (2012). Development and process evaluation of a web-based responsible beverage service training program. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 7(1), 41. PMID: 22999419; PMCID: 3598669.

Danaher, B. G., Milgrom, J., Seeley, J. R., Stuart, S., Schembri, C., Tyler, M. S., Ericksen, J., Lester, W., Gemmill, A. W., & Lewinsohn, P. (2012) Web-based intervention for postpartum depression: Formative research and design of the MomMoodBooster program. JMIR Research Protocols, 1(2), e18. PMID: 23612274; PMCID: 3626158.

Research: 

R0AA024118              Rychtarik & Danaher (MPIs)                                          9/1/16 – 5/31/21
eHealth Coping Skills Training and Coach Support for Women Whose Partner Has a Drinking Problem. The aims of this project are to develop and experimentally test a Web-based version of StopSpinningMyWheels, an empirically tested coping skills training program. We will randomly assign 450 women with an AUD partner to one of three conditions: Web StopSpinningMyWheels plus coach support calls, Web StopSpinningMyWheels without coach support, or a Usual Web Comparison condition that presents a compilation of free Web information. Role: Senior Research Assistant and Project Coordinator.

R01DA037628              Seeley & Stormshak (MPIs)                                          03/01/15 – 01/31/20
Prevention of Substance Use in At-risk Students: A Family-centered Web Program. The aims of this project are to develop and experimentally evaluate a web/mobile version of the Family Check-Up intervention for reduction of youth risk behavior and substance use. Role: Senior Research Assistant.

R01CA172205             Danaher & Seeley (MPIs)                                              1/1/13 – 8/31/18
Web and Mobile Smoking Cessation Interventions. We use a 2-arm RCT in which adult smokers who want to quit are randomized to a Smartphone or a Web-Only smoking cessation intervention. Both conditions use similar best-practices core content that is interactive and tailored. Role: Senior Research Assistant and Project Coordinator.