Belinda Borrelli, PhD
Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of Health Policy & Health Svcs Research

MA, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
PhD, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign



Dr. Belinda Borrelli, PhD is Professor and Director of Behavioral Science Research at Boston University, in the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She is also the PI and Lead Co-Director of BU's Mobile and Electronic Health-ARC. She is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Manchester, UK., and is Adjunct Professor at Brown University, at both the School of Public Health and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. Dr. Borrelli received her MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and completed her residency and fellowship training in Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at Brown University. She proceeded through the academic ranks at Brown University and became Full Professor there in 2009.

Dr. Borrelli is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in motivating behavior change, with over 100 peer-reviewed publications. She has held over 20 NIH grant awards as PI and Co-I, and numerous grant awards from other agencies and foundations. Over the past 20+ years, Prof. Borrelli’s research has focused on developing and testing treatments to motivate smoking cessation and secondhand smoke reduction, improving oral health and dietary behaviors, and promoting adherence to medications and treatment regimens for chronic diseases including sleep apnea, cystic fibrosis, and asthma. She specializes in integrating theory based treatments into public health contexts, and targeting underserved populations such as those with low income, inner city youth and adults, Latinos, people with mobility impairments, medically ill populations, older adults, and Native-Americans. Dr. Borrelli is also developing and testing mobile health platforms to initiate and sustain health behavior change.

Dr. Borrelli has served on grant review panels in the US, Europe, and the UK and is a Fellow of the American College of Reviewers. She served as an advisor to the NIH on treatment fidelity, for both NIDCR and NHLBI, and has published several invited articles on best practice guidelines that have been widely disseminated. She provided expert testimony to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on motivating health behavior change. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Borrelli is a member of several journal editorial boards. She has been Associate Editor or Senior Associate Editor at leading journals in psychology (Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology) and the most cited journal in addiction science (Addiction). She is Co-Editor of a special issue of Health Psychology on mHealth and eHealth interventions. She has taught Motivational Interviewing to health care practitioners in the US and abroad. She served as primary mentor to over 25 interns, post-docs, and NIH K award recipients.

Director
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Health Policy & Health Svcs Research
Behavioral Science Research Section

Visiting Professor
University of Manchester, UK School of Psychological Sciences
Centre for Health Psychology


Adjunct Professor
Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University & The Miriam Hospital
Psychiatry and Human Behavior


Adjunct Professor
Brown University School of Public Health
Behavioral and Social Sciences



2015 TEDMED: TEDMED Research Scholar
2015 Boston University, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine: Outstanding New Faculty Member
2014 Brown University School of Medicine: Teaching Award Nomination
2014-2015 Health Psychology: Invited Editor
2013 Brown University School of Medicine: Teaching Award Nomination
2013 University of Manchester, United Kingdom: Visiting Professor
2013-2014 American Psychological Association: Invited Member, Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology
2012 Fellow, The American Psychological Association
2012 Health Psychology: Fellow, Division 38
2011 Brown University School of Medicine: Teaching Award Nomination
2010 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology: Invited Editor
2010 Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation: Honorary Editorial Board
2010 Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): Invited Expert Testimony on Evidence-Based Health Behavior Interventions
2008 Psychology Research and Behaviour Management: Invited Member, Honorary Editorial Board
2007 Medscape: Editor's Top Pick (Psychiatry)
2007 Medscape: Most-Read Article of 2006
2006 Blue Cross/Blue Shield: Award for Improving Health Quality Outcomes
2002-2013 Invited Keynote Speaker and Grand Rounds Speaker
1998 Brown University School of Medicine: Teaching Award Nomination
1996 Lifespan/Brown University Consortium of Hospitals: Young Investigator Award
1996 Brown University School of Medicine: Postdoctoral Research Award, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
1996 Society of Behavioral Medicine: Presidential Research Citation Award
1993-1994 University of Illinois at Chicago, Graduate College: Fellowship Award
1992 University of Illinois at Chicago: Commendation from the Division of Clinical Psychology
1991 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society


Integrating Interactive Parent Text Messaging and Oral Health Guidelines into Pediatric Community Health Centers to Reduce Early Childhood Caries
09/18/2015 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
5UH2DE025492-02

School-based Asthma Care for Teens (SB-ACT)
09/01/2014 - 05/31/2017 (PI)
University of Rochester NIH NHLBI
R18HL116244

Tailored Treatment to enhance risk perception in sleep apnea
09/01/2014 - 03/31/2017 (PI)
National Jewish Health NIH NHLBI
5R01HL120693-03

Motivating Smokers with Mobility Impairments to Quit Smoking
09/01/2014 - 02/29/2016 (PI)
The Miriam Hospital NIH NCI
5R01CA137616-06




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2016 Integrating Interactive Parent Text Messaging and Oral Health Guidelines into Pediatric Community Health Centers to Reduce Early Childhood Caries 5UH2DE025492-02
2015 Integrating Interactive Parent Text Messaging and Oral Health Guidelines into Pediatric Community Health Centers to Reduce Early Childhood Caries 1UH2DE025492-01
2014 Motivating Smokers with Mobility Impairments to Quit Smoking 5R01CA137616-06 5
2013 Motivating Smokers with Mobility Impairments to Quit Smoking 5R01CA137616-05 5
2012 Motivating Smokers with Mobility Impairments to Quit Smoking 5R01CA137616-04 5
2011 Motivating Smokers with Mobility Impairments to Quit Smoking 5R01CA137616-03 5
2010 Motivating Smokers with Mobility Impairments to Quit Smoking 5R01CA137616-02 5
2009 Motivating Smokers with Mobility Impairments to Quit Smoking 1R01CA137616-01A1 5
2009 Sustaining Cessation in Smokers With Kids With Asthma 5R01HL062165-09 14
2008 Sustaining Cessation in Smokers With Kids With Asthma 5R01HL062165-08 14
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  1. Eakin MN, Chung SE, Hoehn J, Borrelli B, Rand-Giovannetti D, Riekert KA. Development and validation of CF-Medication Beliefs Questionnaire: A mixed-methods approach. J Cyst Fibros. 2017 May 23. PMID: 28549609.
  2. Albino J, Tiwari T, Gansky SA, Henshaw MM, Barker JC, Brega AG, Gregorich SE, Heaton B, Batliner TS, Borrelli B, Geltman P, Kressin NR, Weintraub JA, Finlayson TL, Garcia RI. The basic research factors questionnaire for studying early childhood caries. BMC Oral Health. 2017 May 19; 17(1):83.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28526003.
  3. Singhal A, Borrelli B. Dental Disparities and Psychological Distress Among Mobility-Impaired Adults. Am J Prev Med. 2017 May; 52(5):645-652.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27989449; DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.10.025;.
  4. Garcia RI, Tiwari T, Ramos-Gomez F, Heaton B, Orozco M, Rasmussen M, Braun P, Henshaw M, Borrelli B, Albino J, Diamond C, Gebel C, Batliner TS, Barker JC, Gregorich S, Gansky SA. Retention strategies for health disparities preventive trials: findings from the Early Childhood Caries Collaborating Centers. J Public Health Dent. 2017 Dec; 77(1):63-77.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27759164; DOI: 10.1111/jphd.12182;.
  5. Bartlett YK, Gartland N, Wearden A, Armitage CJ, Borrelli B. "It''s my business, it''s my body, it''s my money": experiences of smokers who are not planning to quit in the next 30 days and their views about treatment options. BMC Public Health. 2016 Aug 04; 15:716. PMID: 27488047; PMCID: PMC4972968; DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3395-0;.
  6. Hoehn JL, Riekert KA, Borrelli B, Rand CS, Eakin MN. Barriers and motivators to reducing secondhand smoke exposure in African American families of head start children: a qualitative study. Health Educ Res. 2016 Aug; 31(4):450-64. PMID: 27329373; PMCID: PMC4945858; DOI: 10.1093/her/cyw028;.
  7. Borrelli B, McQuaid EL, Tooley EM, Busch AM, Hammond SK, Becker B, Dunsiger S. Motivating parents of kids with asthma to quit smoking: the effect of the teachable moment and increasing intervention intensity using a longitudinal randomized trial design. Addiction. 2016 Sep; 111(9):1646-55. PMID: 27184343; DOI: 10.1111/add.13389;.
  8. Borschuk AP, Everhart RS, Eakin MN, Rand-Giovannetti D, Borrelli B, Riekert KA. Disease disclosure in individuals with cystic fibrosis: Association with psychosocial and health outcomes. J Cyst Fibros. 2016 Sep; 15(5):696-702. PMID: 26996270; DOI: 10.1016/j.jcf.2016.02.011;.
  9. Clawson AH, Borrelli B, McQuaid EL, Dunsiger S. The role of caregiver social support, depressed mood, and perceived stress in changes in pediatric secondhand smoke exposure and asthma functional morbidity following an asthma exacerbation. Health Psychol. 2016 Jun; 35(6):541-51. PMID: 26867039; PMCID: PMC4868653; DOI: 10.1037/hea0000318;.
  10. Jassal MS, Riekert KA, Borrelli B, Rand CS, Eakin MN. Cost Analysis of Motivational Interviewing and Preschool Education for Secondhand Smoke Exposures. Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 Jul; 18(7):1656-64. PMID: 26802112; DOI: 10.1093/ntr/ntw001;.
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