Projects
9/15/2007 to 2/29/2016
The extent and association between limited literacy and poor health outcomes has been repeatedly documented, yet specific causal pathways are not entirely clear. The proposed longitudinal study will provide an in-depth investigation of older adults’ ...

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8/1/2014 to 7/31/2019
This “NU-PATIENT” K12 Scholars Program is designed to train 10 junior scientists to become leading scholars in high impact patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR). Scholars will be trained to conduct comparative effectiveness research (CER)across two ...
8/1/2014 to 1/31/2017
The goal of this project is to implement and test a practical multi-faceted system-based intervention that will: (1) increase CVD risk factor assessment (blood pressure [BP], total and HDL cholesterol, diabetes mellitus [DM] status, and smoking status) ...

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Associate Professor
1/1/2011 to 8/31/2014
The long-term objective of this proposal is to develop a set of applied behavioral economic tools that are effective in prompting providers to adhere to guidelines in infection treatment, and which may have application in other areas of health care ...
5/15/2013 to 4/30/2015
The goal of this project is to develop and evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of an electronic clinical decision support tool to improve the diagnosis and management of food allergy in the primary care setting.    To do this, we will: 1) Develop a Food ...
9/1/2014 to 8/31/2017
Minorities have worse outcomes after stroke.  We propose a community-partnered intervention to overcome a critical problem facing minorities in Chicago: delayed arrival to the hospital after stroke.  We will develop a novel intervention based on multi ...
4/1/2010 to 3/31/2015
The goals of the project are: (1) Develop a scalable and practical engineering lifecycle based on EBAM; (2) Develop a scientific foundation for EBAM based on the joint use of attribute-based access rules and probabilistic models derived from experience; ...
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
6/1/2013 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 ...
9/1/2006 to 8/31/2015
The overall aim of this project is to design, test, and implement a comprehensive patient educational program to increase completion of screening mammography in Latina women at a federally qualified community health center, in Chicago, IL. Research Themes ...

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Assistant Professor

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