Recently Funded Career Development Award Grants

List of recently funded projects for Independent Scientist and Mentored Clinical Scientist Development K Awards.

Select Principal Investigator for project summaries. Select Grant Number for abstract on AHRQ's Grants On-Line Database (GOLD).

K01: Mentored Research Scientist Development Award

Active Grants

Principal Investigator Grant Number Institution Title
Ancker, Jessica S. K01 HS021531 Weill Medical College of Cornell Univ. Improving Healthcare Quality with User-centric Patient Portals
Baer, Heather K01 HS019789 Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Use of Electronic Health Records for Addressing Overweight and Obesity in Primary Care
Brown, Jeremiah K01 HS018443 Dartmouth College Patient Safety and Acute Kidney Injury
Chang, Su-Hsin K01 HS022330 Washington University Obesity, Comorbidities, and Economic Evaluations of Surgical Treatments of Obesity
Chung, Sukyung K01 HS019815 Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute Measuring and Compensating Primary Care Physician Effort
Concannon, Thomas K01 HS017726 New England Medical Center Hospitals Triage and Allocation Model for Primary PCI After STEMI
Del Fiol, Guilherme K01 HS018352 Duke University Context-Aware Knowledge Delivery into Electronic Health Records
Gurses, Ayse K01 HS018762 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore Improving the Safety of Care Transitions for Cardiac Surgery Patients
Hernandez-Boussard, Tina K01 HS018558 Stanford University Prioritizing Quality Improvement in Surgery through Patient Safety Indicators
Malouin, Rebecca K01 HS017955 Michigan State University Defining and Building a Patient-Centered Medical Home
Marshall-Traino, Heather K01 HS018113 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Increasing Communication about Live Donor Kidney Transplant: A Proof of Concept
McCarthy, Melissa K01 HS017957 Johns Hopkins University The Quality of Emergency Care and Relationship to Patient-Reported Outcomes
Mello-Thoms, Claudia K01 HS018365 University of Pittsburgh MammoTutor: An Internet-Based Computer Tutoring System to Teach General Radiologists
Nembhard, Ingrid K01 HS018987 Yale University Understanding the Implementation of New Practices in Health Care Organizations
Ryan, Andrew K01 HS018546 Weill Medical College of Cornell University Estimating Hospital Outcome Quality: Applications to Pay-for-Performance
Trinacty, Connie K01 HS018072 Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Disparities in Diabetes Care: Health Plan Focus and Physician Responsiveness
Tsai, Huei-Ting K01 HS022915 Georgetown University Comparative Effectiveness Study of Hormonal Therapy in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Wen, Kuang-Yi K01 HS019001 Fox Chase Cancer Center MyHealthPortal: Using an Electronic Portal to Empower Patients with Breast Cancer

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 K02: Independent Scientist Awards

Active Grants

Principal Investigator Grant Number Institution Title
Gibbons, Mary Beth K02 HS022124 University of Pennsylvania Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions for Depression in the Community
Herring, Brad K02 HS018455 Johns Hopkins University Improvements in Health Outcomes from Health Insurance Coverage
Jonsson Funk, Michele L. K02 HS017950 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Doubly Robust Elimination: Best Practices for Comparative Effectiveness Research
Sommers, Benjamin D. K02 HS021291 Harvard University, School of Public Health Medicaid Policy, Coverage, and Access to Care Among Low-Income Americans...

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 K08: Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award

Active Grants

Principal Investigator Grant Number Institution Title
Armstrong, April K08 HS018341 University of California, Davis Patient-Centered Online Care Model for Follow-up Management of Atopic Dermatitis
Arbaje, Alicia K08 HS22916 Johns Hopkins University Older Adult Safety while Receiving Home Health Services after Hospital Discharge
Boss, Emily K08 HS022932 Johns Hopkins University Shared Decision-Making and Outcomes in Pediatric Sleep-Disordered Breathing
Carr, Brendan G. K08 HS017960 University of Pennsylvania The Comparative Effectiveness of Time-Adjusted Trauma Center Care on Mortality
Chopra, Vineet K08 HS22835 University of Michigan Improving Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Use in Hospitalized Patients
Chen, Jersey K08 HS018781 Yale University Geographic Variation in the Use of Imaging with Cardiac Stress Testing
Chen, Lena K08 HS020671 University of Michigan Understanding Hospital Efficiency for Inpatient Medical Care
Chien, Alyna K08 HS017146 University of Chicago Do Performance Incentives Improve Healthcare Quality for Vulnerable Populations?
Cochran, Gary K08 HS018059 University of Nebraska Medical Center Comparing the Effectiveness of Medication Use Systems in Small Rural Hospitals
Cooke, Colin K08 HS020672 University of Michigan Understanding Variation in the Use of Critical Care Services
Daiello, Lori K08 HS017735 Rhode Island Hospital Neglected by the Evidence: The Intersection of Medical Complexity and Dementia
Dimick, Justin K08 HS017765 University of Michigan Composite Measures of Surgical Performance
Duseja, Reena K08 HS020667 University of California, San Francisco Understanding and Risk-Adjusting Return Visits to the Emergency Department
Feemster, Kristen A. K08 HS020939 Children's Hospital of San Francisco Healthcare-associated Respiratory Infection in the Pediatric Ambulatory Setting
Gesteland, Per K08 HS018538 University of Utah Using Health Information Technology to Support Population-Based Clinical Practice
Goldman, Lauren E. K08 HS018090 University of California, San Francisco Evaluating and Improving Present-on-Admission for Performance Reporting
Govindarajan, Prasanthi K08 HS017965 University of California, San Francisco Impact of Regionalization of Care in Acute Stroke Patients
Halpern, Scott K08 HS018406 University of Pennsylvania Measuring and Mitigating Patient Safety Threats Due to Strains on ICU Capacity
Haut, Elliott K08 HS017952 Johns Hopkins University Does Screening Variability Make DVT an Unreliable Quality Measure of Trauma Care?
Heintzman, John K08 HS021522 Oregon Health and Science University The Primary Care Medical Home and Preventive Service Use in Latino Immigrants
Hollingsworth, John M. K08 HS020927 University of Michigan Effects of Physician Social Networks on Surgical Safety, Quality, and Costs
Kesselheim, Aaron K08 HS018465 Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Off-Label Prescribing: Comparative Evidence, Regulation, and Utilization
Khare, Rahul K08 HS019005 Northwestern University, Chicago Improving ED Quality and Safety by Enhancing Operations and Quality Management
Khazeni, Nayer H. K08 HS019816 Stanford University Comparative Effectiveness of Mitigation Strategies for Pandemic Influenza
Koopman, Richelle J. K08 HS017948 University of Missouri-Columbia Patient Readiness To Use Internet Health Resources
Kozower, Benjamin K08 HS018049 University of Virginia Mortality Assessment in Lung Cancer Resection
Kutney Lee, Ann K08 HS018534 University of Pennsylvania Changes in Hospital Care Organization and Outcomes
Lafleur, Joanne K08 HS018582 University of Utah Knowledge Engineering for Decision Support in Osteoporosis
Lin, Grace K08 HS017723 University of California, San Francisco Measurement of Decision Quality in Coronary Artery Disease
Litvin, Cara K08 HS018984 Medical University of South Carolina Improving Recognition and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care
Meddings, Jennifer K08 HS019767 University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Targeting Hospital-Acquired Complications: Impact on the Care of Complex Patients
Melnick, Edward R. K08 HS021271 Yale University Clinical Decision Support for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Miller, David K08 HS018346 University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Physician Organization and the Efficiency of Surgical Specialty Care
Mitchell, Suzanne K08 HS019771 Boston Medical Center Shared Decision Making in Diverse, Disadvantaged Populations; Addressing Health Disparities
Morgan, Daniel K08 HS018111 University of Maryland, Baltimore Improving Patient Safety and Disease Management While on Contact Isolation
Nuckols, Teryl K. K08 HS017954 University of California, Los Angeles The Value of Hospital-Related Patient Safety Interventions to Key Stakeholders
Olomu, Adesuwa K08 HS018104 Michigan State University Closing the Research-to-Practice Gap in Cardiac Care of Minority and Low Income Populations
Pakyz, Amy K08 HS018578 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Evaluating Clostridium Difficile Infection in Hospitalized Patients
Peterson, Pamela K08 HS019814 University of Colorado, Denver The Comparative Effectiveness of Single versus Dual Chamber Cardioverter Defibrillator
Rand, Cynthia K08 HS017951 University of Rochester Using Health Information Technology to Improve Delivery of HPV Vaccine
Ratanawongsa, Neda K08 HS022561 University of California, San Francisco Integrating Adherence into a Safety Net HER Tool to Improve Decision-Making
Rinke, Michael L. K08 HS021282 Johns Hopkins University CLABSIs in Ambulatory Pediatric Oncology Patients
Shaikh, Ulfat K08 HS018567 University of California, Davis A Telehealth Learning Collaborative for Pediatric Obesity in Rural Primary Care
Snyder, Margie K08 HS022119 Perdue University West Lafayette Optimizing Medication Therapy Management for Chronically Ill Medicare Part D Benefit
Theodoro, Daniel K08 HS018092 Washington University Improving and Assessing Outcomes of Central Lines in the Emergency Department
Volandes, Angelo K08 HS018780 Massachusetts General Hospital Improving End-of-Life Care for Cancer Patients with Video Decision Aids
Wang, Ralph C. K08 HS021281 University of California, San Francisco Advancing the Quality of Emergency Department Renal Stone Management
Were, Martin K08 HS018539 Indiana University Improving Management of Test Results that Return after Hospital Discharge
Wong, Sandra L. K08 HS020937 University of Michigan Understanding Variation in Treatment Intensity of Poor Prognosis Cancers

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 Archived Awards

Completed Career Development Award Grants have been archived. For information on completed awards, please go to: http://archive.ahrq.gov/fund/training/kawarch.htm.

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Page last reviewed April 2014
Internet Citation: Recently Funded Career Development Award Grants. April 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/training-grants/grants/active/kawards/kawards.html