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A Personalized Genomic Medicine Pilot Program Using the NUgene eMERGE Experience
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 ...
A Universal Medication Schedule to Promote Adherence to Complex Drug Regimens
We have imparted the Universal Medication Schedule (UMS) via increasingly available health and consumer technologies to promote patient adherence to complex prescription (Rx) drug regimens. Research Themes: Aging and Geriatrics Health Communication ...
Michael S Wolf, PhD/MPH
Acculturation and the Prevalence of Diabetes in U.S. Latino Adults
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 ...
Matthew O'Brien, MD
Active and Passive User Trust in Sociotechnical Systems
The goal of this study is to understand the effects of technology state on active and passive users in a team context and the effects of these relationships on trust in automated systems. Duration of Project: Sunday, July 1, 2012 to Tuesday, June 30, ...
Adapting patient navigation to promote cancer screening in Chicago’s Chinatown
The objectives of this study is to use disseminate and implement the well tested patient navigation model to promote, screen and perform breast and cervical cancer screening among Chinese women in Chicago’s Chinatown community. PI: Melissa Simon MD ...
Advanced Planning for Home Services for Seniors
Remaining in their own home is one of the highest priorities of most older adults. Seniors rarely believe that they will be hospitalized, although people aged 65 years account for 35% of hospitalizations annually. As a result of hospitalizations, seniors ...
Lee Ann Lindquist, MD/MPH/MBA
Aligning Forces for Quality II
Launched in 2006, Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s signature 10 year initiative to improve the quality of healthcare in 16 targeted communities across the U.S. Dr. Jean-Jacques leads the assessment of the impact ...
Best Practices for Integrating Clinical Decision Support into Clinical Workflow
The lessons learned from this research will help to develop health information technology systems (i.e. electronic health record systems or personal health record systems) that better help doctors, nurses, patients, and other members of the health care ...
Muriel Jean-Jacques, MD
Blood Markers of Vulnerability in High Risk Vascular Patients
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 ...
Mary McDermott, MD
Jeremiah Stamler Professor
Center for Prevention Implementation Methods for Drug Abuse & Sex Risk Behavior
The proposed Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology (Ce-PIM) for Drug Abuse and Sexual Risk Behavior is designed to accelerate research through the application and integration of system science methods. These system science methods directly ...
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