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Robert M. Weiler, PhD, MPH

Chair, Department of Global and Community Health

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Dr. Robert M. Weiler holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in health and safety education from Marshall University, a Master of Public Health, in community health education from the University of Tennessee, and a Doctor of Philosophy in education with a specialization in school health education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale) From 1984-1987, he served as the school health coordinator for Cumberland County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina (Fayetteville), and from 1991-1993 he was appointed visiting assistant professor of Human Services at George Mason University. In 1993, Dr. Weiler joined the faculty in the Department of Health Education & Behavior at the University of Florida. From 2003 to 2007 he served as the chair of the department and from 2012 – 2014 served as director of graduate programs. In 2014, Dr. Weiler was appointed professor with tenure and chair of the Department of Global and Community Health at George Mason University where he also serves as the Director of Public Health Institute.

Dr. Weiler’s research interests include needs assessment, survey research, program evaluation, school health policies and programs, adolescent health risk behaviors, and substance abuse prevention with emphasis on the nonmedical use of prescription drugs among adolescents and young adults. Dr. Weiler’s research has explored Florida’s school violence policies and programs and the role of school health instruction in preventing violence. He served as co-investigator for the first published study that confirmed the feasibility of collecting health risk behavior data using a web-delivered survey. A specialist in applied evaluation, he his regularly asked to conduct youth health behavior assessments for local school districts, providing them with a comprehensive overview of adolescent behaviors with recommendations for planning school health policies and health promotion programs.

Dr. Weiler has authored or co-authored more than 65 refereed articles and scientific papers in professional journals including Addiction Biology, Addictive Behaviors, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, Annals of Behavior Medicine, Health Education & Behavior, Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of School Health, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Public Health Reports, and Preventive Medicine. Moreover, he has presented more than 100 papers at national and international scientific meetings and conferences. He has served has co-investigator/evaluator on four NIH grants, and principal investigator on 13 state and private contracts, totaling more than $5.9 million.

Dr. Weiler is a founding member of the American Academy of Health Behavior, a member of the American Public Health Association, a member of the Society for Public Health Education, and is a Fellow of the American School Health Association. In 2002, Dr. Weiler received the prestigious University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship and in 2010 was a member of the inaugural class of University of Florida Sustainability Fellows. In August 2011, Dr. Weiler was awarded the Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Professorship to teach introductory epidemiology to undergraduates enrolled in the honors program at the University of Florida.

Degrees

PhD, Health Education, Southern Illinois University (1991)

MPH, Community Health Education, The University of Tennessee (1984)

BA, Health and Safety Education, Marshall University (1983)

Research

Research Interests

  • Adolescent Health Risk Behaviors
  • Applied Field Research Methods
  • Community Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation
  • Nonmedical Use of Prescription Drugs
  • Problem Drinking Behaviors and Injuries among College Students
  • School Health Policies and Programs

Publications

(† = student collaborations)

Rossheim ME, Stephenson CJ†, Thombs DL, Livingston MD, Walters ST, Suzuki A, Barry AE, Weiler RM. Characteristics of drinking events associated with heavy episodic drinking among 12 – to 17-year olds in the United States. Drug and Alcohol Dependence (submitted).

Boone EM†, Rossheim ME, Krall JR, Weiler RM (2017) .State helmet laws and helmet use among fatally injured moped riders in the United States, 2011-2012. Traffic Injury Prevention https://doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2017.1383604

Rossheim ME., Barry AE, Thombs DL, Weiler RM, Krall JR, Stephenson C†, Walters ST, Reed MB, Clapp JD, Suzuki S, Barnett TE, Cannell B. Factors associated with selfestimated breath alcohol concentration among bar patrons. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (in press).

Owens S†, Zullig KJ, Divin AL, Johnson ER†, Weiler RM, Haddox JD (2017). The association between nonmedical sse of prescription drugs and extreme weight control behaviors among adolescents. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 31(5), 560-569. https://doi.org/10.1037/adb0000296

Rossheim ME., Thombs DL, Gonzalez-Pons KM, Killion, JA, Clapp JD, Reed MB, Croff JM, Ruderman DE, Weiler RM (2016). Feeling no buzz or a slight buzz is common when legally drunk: results from alcohol field studies with U.S. college-aged adults. American Journal of Public Health, 106(10), 1761-2.

Rossheim ME, Thombs, DL, Weiler RM, Barry AE, Suzuki S, Walters ST, Barnett TE, Paxton RJ, Pealer LN, Cannel B (2016). Alcohol mixed with energy drink: Use may be a consequence of heavy drinking. Addictive Behavior, 57, 55-61 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.02.013

Johnson ER†, Weiler RM, Barnett TE, Pealer LN (2016). Extreme Weight Control Behaviors and Suicide Risk Among High School Students. Journal of School Health, 86(4), 281-287.

Aelion CM, …Weiler RM,… Ying J. (May 2016). The US Cancer Moonshot initiative. Lancet Oncology, Vol 17, e178-e180, www.thelancet.com/oncology, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(16)30054-7.

Alber JM†, Bernhardt JM, Weiler RM, Anderson-Lewis C, Miller DM, MacInnes J. (2015) Designing and Testing an Inventory for Measuring Social Media Competency of Certified Health Education Specialists. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17(9), e22. 

Rossheim ME, Weiler RM, Barnett TE, Suzuki S, Walters ST, Barry AE, Cannel B, Pealer LN, Moorhouse MD, Zhang Q, Thombs DL. (2015) Self-efficacy to Drive While Intoxicated: Insights into the Persistence of Alcohol Impaired Driving. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38(8), 1547-1554, https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.12795

Baheiraei A, Ahmadi F, Weiler RM, Khoori E, Rahimi F, Ghofranipour F. (2015). Health Concerns of Adolescents in Teharan, Iran. Int J Adolesc Med Health. https://doi.org/10.1515/ijamh-2015-0023

Soule EK†, Barnett TE, Curbow BA, Morrhouse MD, Weiler RM (2015). Hookah and Alcohol Use Among Young Adult Hookah Smokers: A Mixed-Methods Study. Am J Health Behav, 39(5): 665-673.  https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.39.5.8

Zullig KJ, Divin AL, Weiler RM, Haddox JD, Pealer LN (2015). Adolescent Nonmedical Use of Prescription Pain Relievers, Stimulants, and Depressants, and Suicide Risk. Substance Use and Misuse, 50(13), 1678-89. https://doi.org/10.3109/10826084.2015.1027931

Gardner A†, Barry AE, Chaney E, Dodd V, Weiler RM, Delise A† (2014). Covariates of Alcohol Consumption Among Career Firefighters. Occupational Medicine, 64(8), 580-582.

Lee C†, Segal R, Kimberline C, Smith WT, Weiler RM (2014). Reliability and validity for the measurement of moral disengagement in pharmacists. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 10(20), 297-312.

Lee C†, Segal R, Kimberline C, Smith WT, Weiler RM (2014). Pharmacists’ perspective on providing care when patients engage in unhealthy behaviors. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 54(2), 159-62.

Barry AE, Weiler RM, Dennis ME (March, 2014). Obvious intoxication” isn’t so obvious. Addictive Behaviors. [Online First: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.02.017].

Baheiraei A, Khoori E, Ahmadi F, Rahimi F, Ghofranipour F, Weiler RM (March, 2013). Psychometric Properties of the Adolescent Health Concerns Inventory: The Persian Version. Iran Journal of Psychiatry, 8(1), 28-36.

Largo-Wight E†, Chen WW, Dodd V, Weiler RM (2011). Healthy workplaces: The effects of nature contact at work on employee stress and health. Public Health Reports (Supplement Healthy People in Healthy Environments), 126(3), 1-13.

Largo-Wight, E†., Chen, W., Dodd, V., & Weiler, RM. (2011). The Nature Contact Questionnaire: A measure of healthy workplace exposure. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, & Rehabilitation, 40(4), 425-435.

Thombs DL, Rossheim M, Barnett TE, Weiler RM, Moorhouse MD, Coleman BA† (2011). Is there a misplaced focus on AmED? Associations between Caffeine Mixers and Bar Patron Intoxication. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 116, 31-36.

Werch, CE, Bian H, Carlson J, Moore MJ, DiClemente, CC, Huang I, Ames SC, Thombs D, Weiler RM, & Pokorny SB (2011). Brief integrative multiple behavior intervention effects and mediators for adolescents. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 34(1), 3-12.

Thombs DL, O’Mara RJ†, Hou W, Wagenaar AC, Dong HJ, Dong H-J, Merves ML, Golderger BA, Weiler RM, Dodd VJ, Clapp JD. (2010) 5-HTTLPR Geneotype and Associations with Intoxication and Intention to Drive: Results from a Field Study of Bar Patrons. Addiction Biology, 16, 133-141.

Delise T†, Werch CE, Bian H, Wong AH†, Weiler RM (2010). Relationship between Frequency and Intensity of Physical Activity and Health Behaviors of Adolescents. Journal of School Health, 134-140.

Werch CE, Moore MJ, Bian H, DiClemente CC, Huang I, Ames SC, Thombs, DL, Weiler RM, Pokorny SB (2010). Are Effects From a Brief Multiple Behavior Intervention for College Sustained Over Time? Preventive Medicine, 50, 30-34.

Thombs DL, O’Mara RJ†, Tsukamoto M†, Rossheim ME†, Weiler RM, Merves ML, Goldberger BA. (2010) Event-Level Analyses of Energy Drink Consumption and Alcohol Intoxication in Bar Patrons. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 325-330.

O’Mara RJ†, Thombs DL, Wagenaar AC, Rossheim ME†, Merves ML, Wei H, Dodd V, Pokorny SB, Weiler RM, & Goldberger BA (2009). Alcohol Price and Intoxication in College Bars. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33(11), 1973-1980.

Morris MM†, Weiler RM, Haddox JD. (2009) Development and Reliability of Items Measuring the Nonmedical Use of Prescription Drugs for the Youth Behavior Survey: Results From an Initial Pilot Test. Journal of School Health, 79(11), 554-560.

Reingle J†, Thombs DL, Weiler RM, Dodd VJ, O’mara R†, Pokorny S. (2009). An Exploratory Study of Bar and Nightclub Expectancies. Journal of American College Health, 57(6), 629-637.

Thombs DL, O’Mara R†, Dodd VJ, Merves M, Weiler RM, Goldberger BA, Pokorny SB, Moore C, Reingle J†, Gullet S† (2009). Event-specific analyses of poly-drug abuse and concomitant risk behaviors in a college bar district in Florida. Journal of American College Health, 57(6), 575-585.

Thombs DL, O’Mara R†, Dodd VJ, Hou W, Merves M, Weiler RM, Pokorny SB, Goldberger BA, Werch C. (2009). A field study of bar-sponsored drink specials and their association with patron expenditures, drinking behavior, and intoxication. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 70(2), 206-214.

Werch C, Moore MJ, Bian H, DiClemente, C., Ames, S, Weiler, RM, Thombs D, Pokorny SB, Huang, I. (2008) Efficacy of a brief image-based multiple behavior intervention for college students. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 36(2), 149-157.

Werch, C., Bian, H., Moore, M.J., Ames, S., DiClemente, C., Weiler, R.M. (2007). Brief Multiple Behavior Interventions in a College Student Health Care Clinic. Journal of Adolescent Health, 41, 577-585.

Morris, MC†, Cline, R.J.W., Weiler, R.M., Broadway, CS† (2006). Prescription Drug Abuse Information in D.A.R.E. Journal of Drug Education, 36(1), 33-45.

Weiler, R.M., & Pigg, R.M. (2004). The school health portfolio system: A new tool for planning and evaluating coordinated school health programs. Journal of School Health, 74(9), 359-364.

Howard, E.M†., & Weiler, R.M. (2003). Development of a scale to assess the appropriateness of curricula materials for diverse populations. Journal of Health Education, 34(3), 141-145.

Pealer, L.N., & Weiler R.M. (2003). Guidelines for designing a web-based college health risk behaviors surveillance system: Lessons learned from the University of Florida health risk behavior survey. Health Promotion Practice, 4(2), 171-179.

Weiler, R.M., Pigg, R.M., & McDermott, R.J. (2003). Evaluation of the Florida Coordinated School Health Program Pilot Schools Project. Journal of School Health, 73(1), 3-8. 

Schmoyer M†., Weiler, R.M., & McDermott, R.J. (2003). A profile and annotated bibliography of selected scholarly works of Robert S. Gold. International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 6:25-33.

Seabert, D.M†., Pigg, R.M., Weiler, R.M., Behar-Horenstein, L.S., Miller, D.M., & Varnes, J.W. (2002) The influence of preservice instruction in health education methods on the health content taught by elementary teachers in Indiana. Journal of School Health, 72(10), 422-428.

Connaughton A.†, Weiler, R.M., & Connaughton, D. (2001). Medical students’ exercise prescription competence as perceived by deans and directors of medical education in the United States. Public Health Reports, 116(3), 226-234.

Pealer L.N., Weiler R.M., Pigg R.M., Jr., Miller D., & Dorman S.M. (2000). The feasibility of a Web-based surveillance system to collect health risk behavior data from college students. Health Education and Behavior, 28(5), 547-559.

Weiler R.M., & Pigg R.M., Jr. (2000). An evaluation of client satisfaction with training programs and technical assistance provided by Florida’s Coordinated School Health Program Office. Journal of School Health, 70(9), 361-367.

Weiler, R.M., & Pealer, L.N. (2000). The SiteLegend: A strategy for providing website documentation for health related information. Journal of School Health, 70(4), 148-152.

Pealer, L.N., & Weiler, R.M. (2000). Web-based health survey research: A primer. American Journal of Health Behavior, 24(1), 69-72.

Moore, M.J., Pealer, L.N., Weiler, R.M., & Seabert, D.M†. (1999). Candidate qualifications preferred by search committee chairpersons for entry-level tenure track positions at research I/II institutions and non-research I/II institutions. Journal of Health Education, 30(5), 297-302.

Weiler, R.M., Dorman, S.M., & Pealer, L.N. (1999). The Florida school violence policies and programs study. Journal of School Health, 69(7), 273-279.

Weiler, R.M. (1999). Olfaction and taste. Journal of Health Education, 30(1), 52-53. 

Weiler, R.M. (1998). Home health care workers' attitudes toward the elderly. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 17(1), 1-13.

Weiler, R.M. (1998). Developing fact sheets. Journal of Health Education, 29(1), 46-50.

Weiler, R.M. (1997). Forward. Twenty-year subject and author index. American Journal of Health Behavior, 21(1), 403.

Weiler, R.M. (1997). Adolescents’ perceptions of health concerns: An exploratory study among rural Midwestern youth. Health Education & Behavior, 24(3), 287-299.

Weiler, R.M. (1996). Creating a virtual materials and resources index for health education using the World Wide Web. Journal of School Health, 66(6), 205-209.

Weiler, R.M. (1996). Donald N. Boydston: A legacy of leadership. IAHPERD Journal, 45-48.

Weiler, R.M. (1996). Applying teaching techniques and teaching ideas in methods preparation courses. Journal of Health Education, 27(1), 43-45.

Weiler, R.M. (1995). Violence: An annotated bibliography of selected publications and resources. Educational Psychology Review, 7(1), 125-134.

Weiler, R.M., & Dorman, S. M. (1995). The role of school health instruction in the prevention of violence. Educational Psychology Review, 7(1), 69-91.

Weiler, R.M. (1995). Determining consensus: Applying Kendall's coefficient of concordance. Health Values: The Journal of Health Behavior, Education & Promotion, 19(2), 53-56.

Weiler, R.M., & Kittleson, M. (1994). Perceptions of adolescent health status as expressed by adolescents, teachers, and parents. Wellness Perspectives: Research, Theory, and Research, 10(4), 50-62.

Weiler, R.M., Sliepcevich, E. M., & Sarvela, P.D. (1994). Adolescents' concerns as reported by adolescents, teachers, and parents. Health Values: The Journal of Health Behavior, Education & Promotion, 18(2), 50-62.

Weiler, R.M., Sliepcevich, E. M., & Sarvela, P.D. (1993). The development of the adolescent health concerns inventory. Health Education Quarterly, 20(4), 569-583.

Weiler, R.M., & Sarvela, P. D. (1993). The attitudes toward the elderly questionnaire. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 14(1), 113-123.

Weiler, R.M. (1992). The congruence of adolescent health concerns as expressed by adolescents, their teachers, and their parents. Journal of Health Education, 23(6), 381-382.

Weiler, R.M., & Sarvela, P. D. (1991). Rural home health care workers' attitudes toward the elderly: A replication study. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 12(4), 71-80.

Weiler, R.M. (1991). The epidemiology of malignant melanoma: Implications for health education. Eta Sigma Gamma Monograph Series, 9(1), 35-41.

Weiler, R.M., & Russell, C.T. (1991). Aging among Native Americans: A past and present perspective. The Eta Sigma Gamman, 22(2), 23-28.

Weiler, R.M. (1991). Now that the information age is upon us, are liberal arts programs frills in the public schools? College Student Journal, 25(2), 211-214.

Weiler, R.M. (1990). Ideas about improving university teaching: A graduate student's perspective. College Student Journal, 23(4), 290-293.

Weiler, R.M, Robertson, J., Gimenez, S., Ferro, M., Boudreaux, D†., & Bernstein, F. (1989). Attitudes toward the elderly: An assessment of rural community health workers. The Eta Sigma Gamman, 20(2), 10-12.

Weiler, R.M. (1989). Planning for elementary school health instruction: The skills handbook approach. NCAHPERD, 25(1), 17-19.

Grants

Extramural Funding

Bernhardt JM, Barnett TE, Weiler RM. Playing for Life Two: Leveraging Expert Teen Advice for Tobacco Prevention and Health Promotion through Games. U.S. Food and Drug Administration / Ogilvy, September 1, 2013 – March 25, 2015. $148,185 (Direct Costs) / $68,059.32 (Indirect Costs), $216,244.39 (Total Award). Co-Invesigator.

Weiler, RM. (2010). An Evaluation of the Test-Retest Reliability of Prescription Drug Use Items Designed For the Centers’ for Disease Control and Prevention Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Purdue Pharma LP, November 8, 2010 – December 30, 2012, $134, 887 (Direct Costs)/$58, 387 (Indirect Costs), $193,274 (Total Award). Principal Investigator.

Werch CE, Bian, H, Huang IC, Thombs D, Webb F, Weiler RM, Ames S, Moore M, Albarracin D, DiClemente C, Gibbons F. (2009). Multiple Behavior SBIRT Model on Drug Abuse Among Emerging Adults in Primary Care. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), August 15, 2009 – July 31, 2011, $752,211 (Direct Costs)/$174,397 (Indirect Costs), $926,607 (Total Award). Co-Investigator.

Werch, CE, Ames, SC, Bian, H, DiClemente, CC, Huang IC, Moore, MJ, Thombs, D, and Weiler, RM (2007). Brief Integrative Alcohol Interventions for Adolescents. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), June 5, 2007 – May 31, 2012, $1, 946,053 (Direct Costs)/$762,980 (Indirect Costs), $2,709,034 (Total Award). Co-Investigator.

Werch, C.E. (Principal Investigator), Ames, S.C. (Co-Investigator), Dewey, R. (Co-Investigator), DiClemente, C.C., (Co-Investigator), Moore, M.J. (Co-Investigator), Schroeder, D. (Statistical Consultant), Webb, F.J., (Co-Investigator), Weiler, RM. (Co-Investigator). Brief Integrative Alcohol Interventions for Adolescents, National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, May 1, 2005 - April 30, 2010, $461,733 (Direct Costs) / $671,822 (Total Award).

Werch, C.E. (Principal Investigator), DiClemente, C.C., (Co-Investigator), Moore, M.J. (Co-Investigator), Brown C.H. (Statistical Consultant), Weiler, RM. (Co-Investigator). Randomized Trial of a Stage-Based Primary Care Program, National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, September 1, 2004 - April 30, 2005, $289,589 (Direct Costs) / $421,352 (Total Award).

Weiler, R.M. (Principal Investigator) Content Analysis of Prescription Drug Information Contained in Health Education Materials and the Development of the Painfully Obvious Teacher’s Resource Guide, Purdue Pharma, L.P., Stamford, CT, $187,768, October 4, 2004.

Weiler, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Pigg, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator) A Proposal for Evaluating the Coordinated School Health Program Pilot Schools Initiative, Award #3, Coordinated School Health Program Office, Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, FL, $10,327.26, November 14, 2000.

Weiler, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Pigg, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), A Proposal for Evaluating the Coordinated School Health Program Pilot Schools Initiative, Award #2, Coordinated School Health Program Office, Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, FL, $53,354.35, February 29, 2000.

Weiler, R.M. (Principal Investigator), 1999 Sarasota Youth Risk Behavior Survey, The School Board of Sarasota County, FL, $5,280, April 15, 1999.

Weiler, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Pigg, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), A Proposal for Evaluating the Coordinated School Health Program Pilot Schools Initiative, Award #1, Coordinated School Health Program Office, Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, FL, $110,359, November 30, 1998.

Chen, W.W. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Weiler, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), Rural Chronic Disease Prevention Project Evaluation Consultation, Hamilton County Health Department, Hamilton County, FL, $3,000, October 1, 1998.

Weiler, R.M. (Principal Investigator), Monroe County Schools Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition, $4,910, June 30, 1998.

Weiler, R.M. (Principal Investigator), 1996-1997 Sarasota Youth Risk Behavior Survey Analysis, The School Board of Sarasota County, Florida, $7,680, March 11, 1997.

Varnes, J.W. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Weiler, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), Sunshine State Accomplished Practices for Health Education, Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, FL, $12,500, December 13, 1996.

Weiler, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Dorman, S.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), Munroe Regional Medical Center Worksite Health Promotion Project, Munroe Regional Health Systems, Inc., Ocala, FL, $10,696, December 9, 1996.

Weiler, R.M. (Co-Principal Investigator), Family Life Unit/Curriculum Project, Cumberland County Community Foundation, Cumberland County Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, Inc., Fayetteville, NC, $4,000, July 1, 1986 to December 31, 1987.

Weiler, R. M. (Principal Investigator), Cumberland County Substance Abuse Prevention Project,Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Cumberland County School Health Education Advisory Committee, Fayetteville, NC, $125,639, July 1, 1986 to June 30, 1987.

Intramural Funding

Thombs, D.L. (Principal Investigator), Dodd, V.J. (Co-Investigator), Weiler, R.M. (Co-Investigator), Pokorny, B.S. (Co-Investigator), & O’Mara, R (Co-Investigator and Project Coordinator). (2008). A Field Assessment of Patrons Exiting College Bars. Discretionary Funds, University of Florida Office of the President, $6,888, April 1, 2008 B December 31, 2008.

Thombs, D.L. (Principal Investigator), Dong, H.J. (Co-Investigator), Wagenaar, A.C. (Co-Investigator), Weiler, R.M. (Co-Investigator), Hou, W. (Co-Investigator), Goldberger, B.A. (Co-Investigator), & O’Mara, R (Co-Investigator and Project Coordinator). (2008). A Gene-Environment Investigation of Nighttime Drinking at College Bars. Research Opportunity Incentive Seed Fund, University of Florida Office of Research, $43,361, May 1, 2008 - December 31, 2008.

Sheu, J.J., Weiler, R.M. Knowledge of Vocabulary Used on Over-the-Counter Drugs Among Supermarket Shoppers. Research Opportunity Fund, College of Health and Human Performance, University of Florida, $7500, Spring 2005.

Weiler, R.M. Addictive and Health Behaviors Research Institute. Provost’s Office, University of Florida, $294,131, May 2004.

Human Performance, Office of the Dean, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, $999.97, Fall 1999.

Dorman, S.M. & Weiler R.M. Growing Healthy, Instructional Development Award, College of Health and Human Performance, Office of the Dean, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, $1,000, March 1999.

Weiler, R.M. Instructional Development Award, College of Health and Human Performance, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, $499.95, Spring 1995.

Weiler R.M., & Dorman, S.M. Instructional Development Award, College of Health and Human Performance, Office of the Dean, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, $888.90, Spring 1994.

Honors & Awards

Fellow, 2018, American Academy of Health Behavior

Phi Kappa Phi, 2016, George Mason University

Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Professor, 2011, University Honors Program, University of Florida

UF Sustainability Fellow, 2010, University of Florida

Fellow, 2002, American School Health Association

University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship, 2002, University of Florida

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