Medicalworks, Inc.

Santa Barbara, CA 93109

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 6
Total Value of Awards $813K
First Award Date 09/30/94
Most Recent Award Date 07/01/03

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Kelmar Cheryl M Kelmar 6

6 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/01/03 - 06/30/05

DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): The proposed SBIR Phase II application is to develop and test Buddies OnLine, an Internet multi-player game for adolescent smoking cessation. Approximately 60-70% of adolescent smokers express a desire to quit, but the majority is not successful. The Buddies program is designed to provide social support a...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/15/02 - 06/30/03

DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): The proposed SBIR Phase II application is to develop and test Buddies OnLine, an Internet multi-player game for adolescent smoking cessation. Approximately 60-70% of adolescent smokers express a desire to quit, but the majority is not successful. The Buddies program is designed to provide social support a...

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Buddies Online

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 04/12/99 - 09/07/99

DESCRIPTION: (adapted from the applicant's abstract) Medical Works' "Buddies Online" is timely and unique. Cessation programs have had difficulty in recruiting young people, maintaining attendance, and have had high relapse rates among the few quitters. The 1994 Surgeon General's report pointed to the need fo...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/97 - 02/28/99

Up to a million teenagers become smokers annually (USDHHS, 1989) making cigarettes the most frequently used addictive substance on a daily basis by high school students (USDHHS, 1989). It is estimated that over four (4) million adolescents are regular smokers in this country constituting a significant potential...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/96 - 08/31/97

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/94 - 03/29/95

Statistics demonstrates that 90% of all smokers cement their smoking addiction by the age of 19, and 60% are hooked by age 16 (9). Since tobacco use is a precursor of other substance use (3,7), tobacco cessation interventions may prove to impact other serious issues affecting today's adolescents. Animation combined with video can be a powerful...