Center For Health Disparities Research

Results

Funded Pilot Projects - FY2010

Principal Investigator:  Debbie Bryant - College of Nursing
Project Title:   A Patient Navigation Training Program to Improve Enrollment and Retention of Medically Underserved Patients into Lung and Esophageal Clinical Trials
Award Budget:   $4,553
Budget Period:   11/01/2009 - 09/30/2010
Project Period:   11/01/2009 - 09/30/2010

Principal Investigator:  Josh Cisler - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Project Title:   Supplementing Treatment of PTSD with Internet-Delivered Attention Training
Award Budget:  $5,000
Budget Period:   11/01/2009 - 09/30/2010
Project Period:
   11/01/2009 - 09/30/2010

Principal Investigator:   David Turner - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Project Title:
  
Linking ETS Factor Transcriptional Networks to Health Disparities in Prostate Cancer
Award Budget:   $4.550
Budget Period:
   11/01/2009 - 09/30/2010
Project Period:   11/01/2009 - 09/30/2010

Principal Investigator:   Ramsey Unal -  Obstetrics and Gynecology
Project Title:
   Racial Disparities in Maternal and Fetal Exposure to Environmental Contaminents
Award Budget:   $5,000
Budget Period:
   11/01/2009 - 09/30/2010
Project Period:
   11/01/2009 - 09/30/2010

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Funded Pilot Projects - FY2009

Principal InvestigatorErica Blender - Department of Medicine
Project Title
:  Assessing Patient Education Needs with a Diagnosis of Chronic Pancreatitis                                                      
 
Award Budget: $2,929
Budget Period: 11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009                                                                                                                     
Project Period: 11/0//2008 - 09/30/2009

Principal Investigator: Eve G. Spratt, MD - Department of Pediatrics
Project Title
Maternal Mental Health and vulnerable Babies                                                                                                
Award Budget: $5,000
Budget Period:  11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009                                                                                                 Project Period: 11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009  

Principal Investigator:  Erika T. Brown, PhD - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 
Project Title:  Identification of Mutations in African-American Women Associated with Greater Susceptibility to Triple Negative Breast Tumors
Award Budget: $5,000

Budget Period: 11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009                                                                                                                         Project Period: 11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009  

Principal Investigator:  Cheryl P. Lynch, MD - Department of Medicine                                                                                                        Project Title:  Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Intervention in African Americans with Obesity  
Award Budget: $4,267
Budget Period:  11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009                                                                                                 Project Period: 11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009  

Principal Investigator:  Kristine Wallace, PhD - Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics & Epidemiology
Project Title: 
A Pilot Study to Investigate the Relationship of Race with Decisions to Undergo Treatment for Stage IV Colorectal Adenocarcinoma    
Award Budget:  $4,669
Budget Period:  11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009          
Project Period:  11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009
   

Principal Investigator:  Katherine R. Sterba, PhD - Deparment of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics & Epidemiology
Project Title: 
Racial Disparities in Psychosocial Functioning Following a Breast Cancer Diagnosis                                               
Award Budget:  $4,845
Budget Period:  11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009                                                                                                       
Project Period:  11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009
   

Principal Investigator:  Hazel L. Breland, PhD - Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Project Title: 
Lupus and Osteoporosis Education/Prevention Intervention
Award Budget:  $5,000
Budget Period:  11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009                                                                                               
Project Period:  11/01/2008 - 09/30/2009
   

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Funded Pilot Projects - FY2008

Principal Investigator: Sudie E. Back, PhD
Project Title:  Gender Disparities in Prescription Opiate Abuse
Award Budget: $5,000
Project Period: 12/01/2007 - 09/30/2008

Principal Investigator: Charles Ellis, Jr. PhD
Project Title
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Treatment Seeking Behaviors for Stroke-Related Care
Award Budget:  $5,000
Project Period:  12/01/2007 - 09/30/2008   

Principal Investigator:  Kelly J. Hunt, PhD
Project Title: 
Impact of Maternal Obesity and Diabetes on Racial Disparities in Infant Health
Award Budget:  $3,000
Project Period:  12/01/2007 - 09/30/2008   

Principal Investigator:  Jonathan Kuo, PhD candidate
Project Title: 
Effect on Sex on Bone Phenotype of Caveolin-1 Deficient Mice
Award Budget:  $5,000
Project Period:  12/01/2007 - 09/30/2008   

Principal Investigator:  Eli Penn, MD
Project Title: 
Racial Disparities in Colon Polyp Surveillance Participation - A potential Intervention Point to Avoid Disparities in Colon Cancer Incidence?
Award Budget:  $4,671
Project Period:  12/01/2007 - 09/30/2008   

Principal Investigator:  Elizabeth Platz, MD
Project Title: 
Racial Disparities in Cervical Insufficiency and Cerclage Failure
Award Budget:  $5,000
Project Period:  12/01/2007 - 09/30/2008   

Principal Investigator:  Charlene Pope, PhD
Project Title: 
Coding Matters: Comparative Mixed Method Analysis of Accounts of Avoidable Emergency Room Visits for African Americans with Diabetes
Award Budget:  $4,995
Project Period:  12/01/2007 - 09/30/2008   

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