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Wilson Palacios

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Wilson R. Palacios, Ph.D.Associate Professor and Master's Program Director

Research Interests

Substance Abuse & Addictions Hidden Populations Qualitative Research Methods

Education

  • Ph D: Sociology, (1996), University of Miami - Coral Gables Florida
  • MA: Sociology , (1993), University of Miami - Coral Gables Florida
  • BA: Criminal Justice , (1991), University of Miami - Coral Gables Florida

Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of the University of South Florida’s 2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. (2013), Teaching - College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, University of South Florida
  • Recipient of National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR): NIDA Clinical Research Scholar: 2012-2013. (2012) - National Institutes of Health- National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Travel Grant Awarded for: “Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Quantitative & Qualitative Data for Elucidating Health Disparities” Submitted for the 2011 National Hispanic Science Network, (NHSN) Conference; Miami, FL. August 24-August 27, 2011. NHSN is a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) professional research organization (2011) - National Hispanic Science Network, (NHSN) Conference
  • Recipient of National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR): NIDA Clinical Research Scholar: 2010-2012. (2010) - National Institutes of Health - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Travel Grant Awarded for: “Narrative Data Mining: Applying a Transdisciplinary Framework.” Submitted for the 2010 National Hispanic Science Network, (NHSN) Conference; New Orleans, LA (2010) - National Hispanic Science Network, (NHSN)
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Special Populations Research Development Seminar Series, Research Development for the Career Scientist. Invited Participant. (2010) - National Institutes of Health - National Institute on Drug Abuse

Publications

  • Palacios, W.R. (School of Criminology) (2016) "Prescription Drug Use,"
  • Palacios, W.R. (School of Criminology) (2016) "Prescription Drug Use among Juveniles,"
  • Palacios, W., Miller, J. (2015) "Qualitative Research in Criminology," Transaction Publishers
  • Pfeifer, H.L., Alarid, L.F., Sims, B.A., Palacios, W. (2014) "Improving the Quality of Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meetings: Where do we go from here?," Journal of Criminal Justice Education 25:3 pp. 259-274
  • Heimer, R., Barbour, R., Palacios, W., Nichols, L.G., Grau, L.E. (2014) "Associations between injection risk and community disadvantage among suburban injection drug users in southwestern Connecticut, USA," AIDS and Behavior 18:3 pp. 452-463