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Research Awards

April 2020

  • Mustanski, Brian (Health Equity)
    Multilevel Influences on HIV and Substance Use in a YMSM cohort, National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Addington, Elizabeth (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Structural Connectivity of Positive and Negative Emotions: Secondary Analysis of the Human Connectome Project through the RDoC Lens, National Institute of Mental Health

March 2020

  • Wakschlag, Lauren (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Corbett Ryan-Northwestern-Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Infant Early Detection, Intervention and Prevention Project (the “Corbett Ryan Project”), Patrick G and Shirley W Ryan Foundation (via Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago)
  • Garcia, Sofia (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Supportive Oncology Collaborative for Adolescents and Young Adults, Coleman Foundation, Inc.

January 2020

  • Hirschhorn, Lisa (Health Equity)
    MONEMTUM 2C (Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services to Scale).. Subcontract to Harvard/Ariadne Labs, USAID

December 2019

  • Franklin, Patricia (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Defining Components of Physical Therapy Achieving Maximum Function after TKR, DePuy Synthes, Inc.
  • Griffith, James (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Decision aid for pediatric atopic dermatitis: Expanding on the AD Shared Decision Making tool to support children and parents, Pfizer Inc.
  • Peipert, John Devin (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    A Coproduced Symptom Monitoring Dashboard to Increase Shared Decision-Making in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Pfizer Inc.

November 2019

  • Phillips II, Gregory (Health Equity)
    Quality Management of HIV Prevention Services in Chicago, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (via Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Phillips II, Gregory (Health Equity)
    Center for the Evaluation of the Chicago HIV Services Portfolio, Health Resources and Services Administration (via Chicago Department of Public Health)

September 2019

  • Greene, George (Health Equity)
    Evaluation Center Extension to Evaluate PrEP Implementation and Data to Care Services, CDCP (via CDPH)
  • Wakschlag, Lauren (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Mapping Dimensional Aspects of Biobehavioral Threat Reactivity in Young, Violence-Exposed Children: Linkages to Fear, Distress, and Disruptive Behavior , NIMH (via UCONN Health Center)
  • Johnson, Rebecca (Health Equity)
    Engaging Community Media to disseminate PCOR CER evidence to underserved diverse communities , Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Mothers and Babies Training and Implementation Consultation , Prevent Child Abuse Virginia
  • Cella, David (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Northwestern University Clinical Outcome Assessment Team (NUCOAT), Food and Drug Administration
  • Cella, David (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Final Qualification Package for DDT COA #000079: PROMIS Physical Function in Oncology, Food and Drug Administration
  • Gershon, Richard (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    ECHO PRO Research Resource: A Developmentally-based Measurement Science Framework for Assessing Environmental Exposure and Child Health, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health
  • Griffith, James (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Adapted Cognitive Therapy for Women with Depression and Low Literacy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Lai, Jin-Shai (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Using Information Technology to Improve Outcomes for Children Living with Cancer, National Cancer Institute
  • Newcomb, Michael (Health Equity)
    Investigating the Influence of Alcohol Use and Partner Risk Heuristics on HIV Risk Behavior among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Voss, Joel (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Hippocampal Neural Correlates of Memory Enhancement Via Theta-Rhythmic Human Brain Stimulation Via Simultaneous TMS/fMRI, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Wakschlag, Lauren (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    2/2 Optimizing access, engagement and assessment to elucidate prenatal influences on neurodevelopment: The Brains Begin Before Birth(B4 ) Midwest Consortium, National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Gershon, Richard (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    NIH Infant and Toddler Toolbox, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Tegel, Karen Kaiser (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Qualification Plan Preparation to Support DDT COA #000069 PROMIS Fatigue Short Form for Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, Food and Drug Administration (via Critical Path Institute)
  • Schalet, Benjamin (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Collaborating Consortium of Cohorts Producing NIDA Opportunities (C3PNO) Supplement, National Institute on Drug Abuse (via University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Moskowitz, Judith (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    SAGE LEAF: Reducing Burden in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregivers through Positive Emotion Regulation and Virtual Support, National Institute on Aging (via BrightOutcome Inc.)
  • Moskowitz, Judith (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Supporting Treatment Adherence for Resilience and Thriving (START): A mHealth intervention to improve ART adherence for HIV-positive stimulant-using, National Institute on Drug Abuse (via University of Miami)

August 2019

  • Cella, David (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Evaluating Patient-Reported Outcomes Monitoring in Routine Care of Patients with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia for Increasing Adherence and Clinical Response to Therapy: The EMPATHY Pilot Study, National Cancer Institute
  • Mroczek, Dan (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Boston Early Adversity and Mortality Study (BEAMS): Linking administrative data to long-term longitudinal studies, National Institute on Aging
  • Phillips II, Gregory (Health Equity)
    Getting to Zero Illinois Data Dashboard, Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation (via AIDS Foundation of Chicago)
  • Rini, Christine (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Wake Forest NCORP Research Base, National Cancer Institute (via Wake Forest University Health Sciences)

July 2019

  • Rini, Christine (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Giving and receiving: A reciprocal support writing intervention to reduce symptoms during stem cell transplant, National Cancer Institute
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Mothers and Babies Training and Technical Assistance, Health Resources and Services Administration (via Illinois Department of Human Services)

June 2019

  • Gershon, Richard (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Subproject for The Mobile Toolbox for Monitoring Cognitive Function, National Institute on Aging
  • Rini, Christine (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    North Carolina Clinical Genomic Evaluation by Next-gen Exome Sequencing 2, National Human Genome Research Institute (via University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Rini, Christine (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Exome Sequencing in Diverse Populations in Colorado & Oregon, National Human Genome Research Institute (via Kaiser Foundation Research Institute)

May 2019

  • Schalet, Ben (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    1Outcomes Measurements of Fracture Treatment: State of the Art Comprehensive Outcome Measurement in Extremity Fractures, AO Foundation (via Massachusetts General Hospital)

Febuary 2019

  • Addington, Elizabeth (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Internet-based Yoga Classes for Young Adult Cancer Survivors
  • Franklin, Patricia (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Comparative Effectiveness of Pulmonary Embolism Prevention after Hip and Knee Replacement (PEPPER): Balancing Safety and Effectiveness, PCORI (via MUSC)
  • Mroczek, Dan (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    The role of personality in cognitive aging and dementia, National Institute on Aging (via State University of New York at Stony Brook)
  • Franklin, Patricia (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Defining Components of Physical Therapy Achieving Maximum Function after TKR, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

January 2019

  • Franklin, Patricia (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Patient Osteoarthritis Careplan to Inform Optimal treatment, PCORI
  • Franklin,Patricia (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Influence of an expanded bundled payment program on patient-reported outcomes, episode-of-care costs, procedure volume, and safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (via University of Massachusetts Medical School)

October 2018

  • Cella, David (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Implementation and Evaluation of an Expanded Bilingual Electronic Symptom Management Program across a Multi-site, Fully-integrated Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Cella, David/Kho, Abel (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    A Chicago Center of Excellence in Learning Health Systems Research Training (ACCELERAT)
  • Garcia, Sofia (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Coleman 4R Patient Care Sequences for Cancer and Supportive Care
  • Gershon, Richard (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    The Mobile Toolbox for Monitoring Cognitive Function
  • Janulis, Patrick Francis (Health Equity)
    EpiModel 2.0: Integrated Network Models for HIV/STI Prevention Science
  • Nowinski, Cindy J (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    “NIH Toolbox” Design Consulting for Research Domain Criteria Field Test Battery
  • Yanez, Betina R (Health Equity)
    Development of OncoLink: A Web-Based irAE Monitoring Platform

September 2018

  • Bass, Michael (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Cognitive Assessment and Monitoring Platform For Inetgrative Research (CAMPFIRE II)
  • Gaiba, Francesca (Health Equity)
    Developing an HIV Prevention Intervention for Young MSM through Improved Parent-Child Communication’
  • Griffith, James W (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Dementia Screening Tools Subproject for SP0037886
  • Hauner, Katherina K (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Modulation of functional networks in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Penedo, Frank J (Health Equity)
    Culturally Adapted Cognitive Behavioral Stress and Self-Management (C-CBSM) Intervention for PC
  • Petitclerc, Amelie (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Diversity Supplement for Preventing the Intergenerational Transmission of Antisocial Behavior: Successful Child Socialization Strategies in At-Risk Families
  • Schalet, Benjamin David (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    IPA for Benjamin Schalet
  • Voss, Joel L (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Optimizing noninvasive modulation of prediction and episodic memory networks via cerebellar stimulation
  • Yount, Susan (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    The COPD Caregiver’s Toolkit: A Novel Resource for Supporting COPD Caregivers, Educating and Empowering Families Affected by COPD, and Improving the Quality of COPD Care Delivery

August 2018

  • Greene, George J (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Subproject for Evaluation Center Extension to Evaluate PrEP Implementation and Data to Care Services
  • Griffith, James W (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Diversity Supplement for Reducing Assessment Barriers for Patients with Low Literacy
  • Hirschhorn, Lisa (Health Equity)
    MNCH Country Exemplars Work, Data & Evidence
  • Moskowitz, Judith (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    LEAF 2.0: Randomized trial of a technology-based positive emotion intervention for informal caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease
  • Mroczek, Daniel K (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Assessing Openness to Usage of Biosimilars
  • Mustanski, Brian (Health Equity)
    Rural Cancer Prevention Center 2014-2019
  • Mustanski, Brian (Health Equity)
    A pragmatic trial of two strategies for implementing an effective eHealth HIV prevention program
  • Newcomb, Michael (Health Equity)
    Characterizing PrEP Adherence and Patterns of Use in a Diverse Community Cohort of Young Men
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Supporting Hands Mothers and Babies Training and Consultation
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    First 5 San Diego Mothers and Babies Training and Consultation
  • Graham, Andre Kass (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Testing Intervention Strategies for Addressing Obesity and Binge Eating

July 2018

  • Cella, David (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Engaging high-need patients to produce scalable high-value health care
  • Garcia, Sofia F (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Expansion, Implementation & Evaluation of Electronic Health Record-Integrated Patient-Reported Symptom Screening in a Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Hirschhorn, Lisa (Health Equity)
    Implementation and Improvement Science Support at Last Mile Health
  • Victorson, David E (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Diversity Supplement: Creating and Optimizing Mindfulness Measures to Enhance and Normalize Clinical Evaluation (COMMENCE)
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Mothers and Babies Training and Technical Assistance
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Florida Statewide Mothers and Babies Training 2018-19

June 2018

  • Garcia, Sofia F (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    LivingWell Cancer Resources Center Impact Study
  • Ring, Melinda R (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    CANNABIDIOL IN PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT (BraveNet Coordinating Center)
  • Watson, Katie L (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Reproductive Ethics Scholarship
  • Yanez, Betina R (Health Equity)
    Development of OncoLink: A Technology-Assisted irAE Monitoring Platform
  • Yanez, Betina R (Health Equity)
    Feasibility of OncoMed to Improve Self-Management and Adherence to Oral Anticancer Medications

May 2018

  • Hirschhorn, Lisa (Health Equity)
    Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Implementation Center for HIV Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Mustanski, Brian (Health Equity)
    Summer Research Institute Supplement for: Multilevel Influences on HIV and Substance use in a YMSM Cohort
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Healthy Families Georgia Mothers and Babies Training
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Mothers and Babies Training

April 2018

  • Wu, Lisa Maria (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Systematic light exposure to prevent fatigue in prostate cancer patients
  • Wakschlag, Lauren S (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Diversity Supplement for Generating an Earlier Science of When to Worry: A Neurodevelopmental, Transactional Approach to Characterizing Irritability Patterns Beginning in Infancy
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Access Community Health Network Mothers and Babies Training Program

March 2018

  • Peipert, John Devin (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    UCLA Older Americans Independence Center (Administrative Supplement)
  • Petitclerc, Amelie (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Preventing the Intergenerational Transmission of Antisocial Behavior: Successful Child Socialization Strategies in At-Risk Families
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Evidence-informed Practices in Early Childhood Home Visiting: Prevention, Identification and Treatment of Substance Abuse in Families
  • Mustanski, Brian (Health Equity)
    Substance Use, Stress, and HIV Influences on Systemic Inflammation Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men
  • Wakschlag, Lauren S/Norton, Elizabeth (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    The When to Worry about Language Study (W2W-L): Joint consideration of developmental patterning and neural substrates for enhancing early identification of language impairment

Febuary 2018

  • Moreno, Patricia Ingrid (Health Equity)
    Character Growth following a Cancer Diagnosis: Prospectively Examining Measurement, Construct Validity, and a Dyadic Theoretical Model in Cancer Patients and Caregivers
  • Phillips ii, Gregory Lee (Health Equity)
    Strengthening the Infrastructure of the Evaluation Center
  • Yount, Susan (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Outcomes & Measurement Science
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Lake County Mothers and Babies Training

December 2017

  • Bridge, Donna Jo (Mechanisms of Health & Disease)
    Simultaneous eye tracking and hippocampal iEEG to identify oscillatory signals of memory retrieval and novelty detection in humans
  • Hahn, Elizabeth A (Health Equity)
    GDIT’s Defiense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) contract No. W91YTZ-13-C-015
  • Kaat, Aaron James (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Development of a standardized measure of social-communication abilities for children with neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Kaat, Aaron James (Outcomes & Measurement Science)
    Development of a Patient and Caregiver Reported Instrument of the Access to and Quality of Home Health Care for Children with Medical Complexity
  • Moskowitz, Judith (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Positive Affect Regulation as Adjuvant to Integrative Therapies for Chronic Pain: Development of the LARKSPUR Clinic-Based Intervention
  • Mustanski, Brian (Health Equity)
    Rural Cancer Prevention Center 2014-2019
  • Yanez, Betina R (Health Equity)
    A Mindfulness-Based e-Health Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence among Breast Cancer Survivors

November 2017

  • Victorson, David E (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    2017 Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) 14th Annual International Conference
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Mothers and Babies Infrastructure
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Solano County Mothers and Babies Training Program
  • Tandon, Darius (Lifespan Positive Health Promotion)
    Mothers and Babies Training for Shelby County Public Health
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