Projects
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 ...
9/15/2015 to 5/31/2020
  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 ...

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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 ...

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Assistant Professor
7/1/2012 to 6/30/2015
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, ...
3/15/2012 to 2/28/2017
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 ...
7/1/2013 to 6/30/2016
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 ...

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Associate Professor
6/1/2013 to 4/30/2016
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 ...
9/1/2013 to 12/29/2014
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 ...

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Assistant 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
7/1/2011 to 5/31/2016
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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