Projects
6/1/2010 to 5/31/2015
  With funding from the NIDDK (R18 DK083941), the Intervening in Diabetes for Healthy Eating, Activity, and Linkages To Healthcare (IDH) study is designed to evaluate the reach, effectiveness, costs, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a clinical ...

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Professor of Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Public Health
7/1/2011 to 7/31/2015
The mapping of the human genome has enabled new exploration of how genetic variations contribute to health and disease. To better realize this promise, researchers must now determine ways in which genetic make-up gives some individuals a greater chance of ...
10/1/2013 to 8/31/2015
Pilot and Feasibility studies grant. The goal of this study is to understand the preferences of people with pre-diabetes and of primary care providers (PCP) towards intensive lifestyle intervention and metformin therapy in T2DM prevention PI: Marshall ...

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Associate Professor
1/1/2014 to 12/31/2017
The overall goal of this project is to investigate network structures and sociocultural drivers of CVD risk factors in the Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) study, an existing population-based cohort study on risk ...

Principal Investigator: 

Associate Professor
9/8/2014 to 9/7/2017
The goal of this study is to pilot-test a culturally-salient physical activity intervention, using a randomized design, among underserved, overweight/obese SA women at high risk for developing DM. Research Themes:  Community Health Reducing Disparities ...

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Associate Professor
9/1/2013 to 8/31/2015
The goal of the project is to evaluate the reach, reach-effectiveness, and maintenance of changes in health of patients who are offered a community-based lifestyle intervention. Research Themes:  Community Health Reducing Disparities Clinical Research ...

Principal Investigator: 

Professor of Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Public Health
5/1/2014 to 4/30/2017
The overall goal of this K23 proposal is to train Matthew J. O’Brien, MD, MSc for a career as an independent investigator in obesity and diabetes prevention, with a specific focus on Latinas—a demographic group at high risk for these related disorders. ...

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Assistant Professor
8/1/2012 to 12/31/2014
  This project seeks to examine whether one's educational background impacts the effectiveness of treatments to prevent diabetes. Using publicly available data from the Diabetes Prevention Program, we are studying 2,910 individuals at high-risk for ...

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Assistant Professor
10/1/2012 to 9/30/2014
  Using a nationally representative sample of Latinos, t his project seeks to understand the relationship between diabetes and acculturation--the process whereby individuals from one culture adopt the attitudes, behaviors, and values of the prevailing ...

Principal Investigator: 

Assistant Professor
9/30/2010 to 9/29/2015
  The Natural Experiments for Translation in Diabetes (NEXT-D) Study is a network of academic, community, industry, and policy partners, collaborating to advance the methods and practice of natural experimental research, with a shared aim of identifying ...

Principal Investigator: 

Professor of Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Public Health

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