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Funded Projects

The following are HSR&D & QUERI projects on which CINCCH Investigators are:
Principal Investigator (PI),
co-PI (co-PI),  
co-Investigator (co-I).
Please view abstracts of these projects at https://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/research/current.cfm

 
IIR 14-007 Opening the Black Box of Cultural Competence
Gordon, HS - co-I
September 2015 to August 2020

IIR 14-009 Preventing Amputations by Tailored Risk-based Intervention to Optimize Therapy
Stroupe, KT – co-I
April 2015 to March 2019 
 
IIR 15-101 A Technology-Assisted Care Transition Intervention for Veterans with Chronic Heart Failure or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Smith, BM - co-I
October 2016 to September 2020

IIR 15-294 Best Practices for Management of Fractures in Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders
Weaver, FM - co-PI
Carbone, L - co-PI
Etingen, B - co-I
May 2017 to April 2020

IIR 15-342 Health Care Utilization of Veterans Receiving Supported Employment
Jordan, N - co-I
Stroupe, KT - co-I
October 2017 to September 2019

IIR 15-452  Evaluating Use of Patient-Collected Audio Recorded Encounters for Provider Audit Feedback to Reduce Contextual Errors
Weiner, SJ - PI
Weaver, FM - co-I
November 2016 to October 2019 
 
IIR 16-028 Effectiveness of Treatment and Outcomes for Veterans Infected with Resistant Gram-negative Organisms
Evans, CT - PI
Fitzpatrick, M - co-I
Smith, BM - co-I
Suda, KJ - co-I
Tarlov, E - co-I
Gonzalez, B - Biostatistician
July 2018 to June 2021

IIR 16-229 Mentored Enhanced Implementation and Evaluation of National VA Mandates to Prevent The Spread of C difficile Infection
Evans, CT – co-I
October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2022

IIR 16-232 Directed Evaluation of Provider Learning Modules to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism after Major Cancer Surgery
Bentrem, DJ – PI
French, DD – co-I
Gordon, HS – co-I
Martinez, RN - co-I
August 2018 to July 2022

IIR 16-261 Impact of the VA Medication Copayment Redesign 
Stroupe, KT - PI
Cunningham, F - co-I
Evans, CT - co-I
Martinez, RN - co-I
Smith, BM - co-I
Suda, KJ - co-I
Tarlov, E - co-I
Gonzalez, B - Biostatistician
April 2018 to March 2021
  
IIR 16-267 Engaging Patients and Providers in Identifying and Addressing Modifiable Risk Factors to Prevent Community-Acquired Ulcers in Veterans with SCI
Burkhart, Elizabeth (Lisa) - PI
Weaver, FM - co-I
Gonzalez, B - Biostatistician
July 2018 to June 2022

IIR 16-296 Measuring, Mining, and Understanding Communication Behaviors: Markers for Quality of Care
Smith, BM - co-I
January 2018 to December 2020

IIR 17-039 Improving Veteran Health by Increasing Dental Stewardship of Antibiotics and Opioids
Suda, KJ - PI
Cunningham, F - co-I
Evans, CT - co-I
Fitzpatrick, M - co-I
Gonzalez, B - Biostatistician
July 2018 to June 2022

IIR 17-185 Continuing the Conversation: A Multi-site RCT Using Narrative Communication to Support Hypertension Self-management among African-American Veterans
Gordon, HS – co-I
Smith, BM - co-I
Stroupe, KT -co-I
January 2019 to December 2022

IIR 18-087 Effect of Expanding Barrier Precautions for Reducing Clostridium difficile Acquisition in VA
Evans, CT co-I
JIT

PEC 15-248 Building Implementation Science for VA Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention
Evans, CT co-I
October 2015 to September 2019

PEC 15-470 eHealth Partnered Evaluation Initiative (PEI)
Etingen, B – co-I
Martinez, RN – co-I
Smith, BM - co-I
October 2017 – September 2019

PPO 17-217 Provider Use of Pet Therapy to Improve ComPassion, Burnout and EmpathY: The PUPPY Project
Etingen, B - PI
Martinez, R - co-I
Miller, L - co-I
Saban, KL - co-I
Smith, BM - co-I
Weaver, FM - co-I
April 2018 to March 2019

PPO 17-281 Veteran Socioeconomic Status: Development and Validation of a Novel Measure to Support a Learning Healthcare System
Tarlov – PI
Gordon, HS – co-I
September 2018 – August 2019

PPO 18-045 VA Nurse Practitioners as Antibiotic Stewards A Mixed Methods Study Examining Prescribing and Perceptions
Suda KJ - co-I
Saban KL - co-I
JIT 

PPO 18-060 Improving Patient Safety by Promoting Guideline-concordant Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
Suda, KJ - co-I
JIT

QUE 15-269 Combating Antimicrobial Resistance through Rapid Implementation of Available Guidelines and Evidence (CARRIAGE)
Evans, CT - co-PI
Suda, KJ - co-I
October 2016 - September 2021

SDR 12-282 Encouraging Patient-Centered Communication in Clinical Video Telehealth Visits
Gordon, HS - PI
10-15 to 6-19

SDR 18-330 Evaluation of Implementation Strategies to Increase Telerehabilitation
Smith, BM – PI
Etingen, B – co-I
Evans, CT – co-I
Martinez, RN – co-I
Stroupe, KT – co-I
November 2018 – September 2019

updated 1-8-19