Projects
7/15/2013 to 6/30/2015
The overall goal of the proposed program is to recruit Medicaid providers who qualify for the EHR PIP program (eligible providers or “EP”) and provide education and support to help these EPs achieve Meaningful use of CEHRT.  Research Themes:  Health ...

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Associate Professor
3/1/2014 to 8/31/2015
The objective of the Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN) is to produce infrastructure to support state-of-the-art patient-centered outcomes research in the Chicago area as part of the PCORI Clinical Data Research Network.   ...
12/1/2013 to 2/28/2015
The overall objective is to create a highly reliable instrument that precisely measures CRS-specific symptoms, function, and quality of life from the patient’s perspective. PI: Robert Schleimer, PhD Collaborating Investigators:  Abel N Kho, MD Duration of ...
9/1/2014 to 8/31/2017
The purpose of this study is to engage patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and relevant stakeholders to develop a patient-centered home-based exercise intervention that improves functional outcomes that are important to patients with PAD. ...

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Jeremiah Stamler Professor
5/15/2014 to 4/30/2016
The purpose of this study is to design a large, definitive randomized controlled trial of resveratrol therapy to improve lower extremity functioning and prevent mobility loss in the large and growing number of older people who are disabled by PAD.  ...

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Jeremiah Stamler Professor
6/15/2009 to 5/31/2015
The purpose of this study is to identify circulating biomarkers that consistently increase shortly before a coronary event, and determine whether they may identify persons at high risk for a near-term acute coronary event. This information is expected to ...

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Jeremiah Stamler Professor
1/1/2012 to 11/30/2015
The purpose of this study is to compare a moderate intensity physical activity program to a successful aging health education program in sedentary older persons who are at risk of disability.   PI: Marco Pahor, MD; Site PI: Mary M. McDermott, MD, PhD   ...
1/15/2014 to 12/31/2017
The purpose of this study is to integrate clinical, behavioral and genetic data in models to predict the heterogeneity in cardiopulmonary responsiveness to physical activity.   PI: Todd Manini, PhD; Site PI: Mary M. McDermott, MD/PhD Research Themes:  ...
8/8/2011 to 5/31/2015
The purpose of this study is to determine whether among men and women with PAD, the presence of lipid-rich necrotic core in the superficial femoral artery is associated with a higher rate of progression of atherosclerosis in both local and distant ...

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Jeremiah Stamler Professor
6/15/2012 to 3/14/2015
The purpose of this study is to conduct a 10 year longitudinal study in a representative population-based sample of 18,000 White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian men and women ages 35-84 at baseline to: a) evaluate various measures of subclinical ...

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