Dr. Ho obtained her Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver. After spending close to a decade supporting CBITs faculty and staff in the areas of research implementation and Center operations, Dr. Ho is currently assessment supervisor and study psychologist for the Stepped Telemental Health Care Intervention for Depression Study (PI: Mohr). Dr. Ho’s primary interests involve improving the accessibility to mental health services and prevention programs in youth. She is especially interested in exploring new ways to achieve these goals, including how communications technology may be used to promote health and prevent mental illness.
Design and evaluation of a peer network to support adherence to a web-based intervention for adolescents.
Ho, J, Corden, ME, Caccamo, L, Tomasino, KN, Duffecy, J, Begale, M, & Mohr DC.
Internet Interventions. 2016; 6, 50-56. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2016.09.005
Interest in Behavioral and Psychological Treatments Delivered Face-to-Face, by Telephone, and by Internet
Mohr DC, Siddique J, Ho J, Duffecy J, Jin L, Fokuo JK.
Ann. Behav. Med. 2010; 40:89-98. doi: 10.1007/s12160-010-9203-7 [link]
Perceived Barriers to Psychological Treatments and Their Relationship to Depression
Mohr DC, Ho J, Baron KG, Lehman KA, Jin L, Reifler D.
Journal of Clinical Psychology. 2010; 66(4):394-409. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20659 [link]
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Depressed Primary Care Patients with Co-Occurring Problematic Alcohol Use: Effect of Telephone-Administered vs. Face-to-Face Treatment-A Secondary Analysis
Kalapatapu RK, Ho J, Cai X, Vinogradov S, Batki SL, Mohr DC.
Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. 2014 Jan;46(2):85-92.doi:10.1080/02791072.2013.876521.
Blood transcriptomic biomarkers in adult primary care patients with major depressive disorder undergoing cognitive behavioral therapy
Redei EE, Andrus BM, Kwasny MJ, Seok J, Cai X, Ho J, Mohr DC.
Transl Psychiatry 4: e442; doi:10.1038/tp.2014.66 [link]
Effect of telephone-administered vs face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy on adherence to therapy and depression outcomes among primary care patients: a randomized trial.
Mohr DC, Ho J, Duffecy J, Reifler D, Sokol L, Burns MN, et al.
JAMA. 2012;307(21):2278-85. doi: 10.1001/jama.2012.5588.
PubMed PMID: 22706833. [link]
A randomized controlled trial evaluating a manualized telecoaching protocol for improving adherence to a web-based intervention for the treatment of depression.
Mohr DC, Duffecy J, Ho J, Kwasny M, Cai X, Burns MN, Begale M.
PLoS ONE 8(8): e70086. 2013. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070086. [link]
Interest and Use of Mental Health and Specialty Behavioral Medicine Counseling in US Primary Care Patients.
Baron KG, Lattie E, Ho J, Mohr DC.
Int J Behav Med. 2013;20(1):69-76. doi: 10.1007/s12529-011-9211-4.
PubMed PMID: 22161149. [link]