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 InvestigatorGrant NumberInstitutionTitle
Ancker, Jessica S.K01 HS021531Weill Medical College of Cornell Univ.Improving Healthcare Quality with User-centric Patient Portals
Baer, HeatherK01 HS019789Brigham and Women's Hospital, BostonUse of Electronic Health Records for Addressing Overweight and Obesity in Primary Care
Brown, JeremiahK01 HS018443Dartmouth CollegePatient Safety and Acute Kidney Injury
Chang, Su-HsinK01 HS022330Washington UniversityObesity, Comorbidities, and Economic Evaluations of Surgical Treatments of Obesity
Chung, SukyungK01 HS019815Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research InstituteMeasuring and Compensating Primary Care Physician Effort
Concannon, ThomasK01 HS017726New England Medical Center HospitalsTriage and Allocation Model for Primary PCI After STEMI
Del Fiol, GuilhermeK01 HS018352Duke UniversityContext-Aware Knowledge Delivery into Electronic Health Records
Gurses, AyseK01 HS018762Johns Hopkins University, BaltimoreImproving the Safety of Care Transitions for Cardiac Surgery Patients
Hernandez-Boussard, TinaK01 HS018558Stanford UniversityPrioritizing Quality Improvement in Surgery through Patient Safety Indicators
Malouin, RebeccaK01 HS017955Michigan State UniversityDefining and Building a Patient-Centered Medical Home
Marshall-Traino, HeatherK01 HS018113Virginia Commonwealth University, RichmondIncreasing Communication about Live Donor Kidney Transplant: A Proof of Concept
McCarthy, MelissaK01 HS017957Johns Hopkins UniversityThe Quality of Emergency Care and Relationship to Patient-Reported Outcomes
Mello-Thoms, ClaudiaK01 HS018365University of PittsburghMammoTutor: An Internet-Based Computer Tutoring System to Teach General Radiologists
Nembhard, IngridK01 HS018987Yale UniversityUnderstanding the Implementation of New Practices in Health Care Organizations
Rassen, JeremyK01 HS018088Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MAComparative Effectiveness Methods for Evaluation of In-Hospital Exposures
Ryan, AndrewK01 HS018546Weill Medical College of Cornell UniversityEstimating Hospital Outcome Quality: Applications to Pay-for-Performance
Trinacty, ConnieK01 HS018072Harvard Pilgrim Health CareDisparities in Diabetes Care: Health Plan Focus and Physician Responsiveness
Wen, Kuang-YiK01 HS019001Fox Chase Cancer CenterMyHealthPortal: Using an Electronic Portal to Empower Patients with Breast Cancer

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 K02: Independent Scientist Awards

Active Grants

Principal InvestigatorGrant NumberInstitutionTitle
Chen, AlexK02 HS018087Children's Hospital, Los AngelesMeasuring Quality of Primary Care in Complex Pediatric Patients
Gibbons, Mary BethK02 HS022124University of PennsylvaniaComparative Effectiveness of Interventions for Depression in the Community
Haukoos, JasonK02 HS017526Denver Health and Hospital AuthorityStrategies to Identify Undiagnosed HIV Infection in the Emergency Department
Herring, BradK02 HS018455Johns Hopkins UniversityImprovements in Health Outcomes from Health Insurance Coverage
Hung, DorothyK02 HS017007Columbia UniversityStrategies for Improving the Quality of Preventive Services in Primary Care
Jonsson Funk, Michele L.K02 HS017950University of North Carolina, Chapel HillDoubly Robust Elimination: Best Practices for Comparative Effectiveness Research
Likosky, DonaldK02 HS015663Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical SchoolRedesigning Cardiac Surgery to Reduce Neurologic Injury
Setoguchi-Iwata, SokoK02 HS017731Brigham and Women's HospitalImproving Methods for Comparative Effectiveness Research
Sommers, Benjamin D.K02 HS021291Harvard University, School of Public HealthMedicaid Policy, Coverage, and Access to Care Among Low-Income Americans...

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 K08: Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award

Active Grants

Principal InvestigatorGrant NumberInstitutionTitle
Alexander, GregoryK08 HS016862University of Missouri-ColumbiaAssessing the Relationship Between IT Sophistication and Nursing Home Quality
Armstrong, AprilK08 HS018341University of California, DavisPatient-Centered Online Care Model for Follow-up Management of Atopic Dermatitis
Barnett, Steve L.K08 HS15700University of RochesterDeaf People and Healthcare
Carr, Brendan G.K08 HS017960University of PennsylvaniaThe Comparative Effectiveness of Time-Adjusted Trauma Center Care on Mortality
Chen, JerseyK08 HS018781Yale UniversityGeographic Variation in the Use of Imaging with Cardiac Stress Testing
Chen, LenaK08 HS020671University of MichiganUnderstanding Hospital Efficiency for Inpatient Medical Care
Chien, AlynaK08 HS017146University of ChicagoDo Performance Incentives Improve Healthcare Quality for Vulnerable Populations?
Cochran, GaryK08 HS018059University of Nebraska Medical CenterComparing the Effectiveness of Medication Use Systems in Small Rural Hospitals
Cooke, ColinK08 HS020672University of MichiganUnderstanding Variation in the Use of Critical Care Services
Daiello, LoriK08 HS017735Rhode Island HospitalNeglected by the Evidence: The Intersection of Medical Complexity and Dementia
Dimick, JustinK08 HS017765University of MichiganComposite Measures of Surgical Performance
Duseja, ReenaK08 HS020667University of California, San FranciscoUnderstanding and Risk-Adjusting Return Visits to the Emergency Department
Feemster, Kristen A.K08 HS020939Children's Hospital of San FranciscoHealthcare-associated Respiratory Infection in the Pediatric Ambulatory Setting
Gesteland, PerK08 HS018538University of UtahUsing Health Information Technology to Support Population-Based Clinical Practice
Goldman, Lauren E.K08 HS018090University of California, San FranciscoEvaluating and Improving Present-on-Admission for Performance Reporting
Govindarajan, PrasanthiK08 HS017965University of California, San FranciscoImpact of Regionalization of Care in Acute Stroke Patients
Halpern, ScottK08 HS018406University of PennsylvaniaMeasuring and Mitigating Patient Safety Threats Due to Strains on ICU Capacity
Haut, ElliottK08 HS017952Johns Hopkins UniversityDoes Screening Variability Make DVT an Unreliable Quality Measure of Trauma Care?
Heintzman, JohnK08 HS021522Oregon Health and Science UniversityThe Primary Care Medical Home and Preventive Service Use in Latino Immigrants
Hollingsworth, John M.K08 HS020927University of MichiganEffects of Physician Social Networks on Surgical Safety, Quality, and Costs
Kesselheim, AaronK08 HS018465Brigham and Women's Hospital, BostonOff-Label Prescribing: Comparative Evidence, Regulation, and Utilization
Khare, RahulK08 HS019005Northwestern University, ChicagoImproving ED Quality and Safety by Enhancing Operations and Quality Management
Khazeni, Nayer H.K08 HS019816Stanford UniversityComparative Effectiveness of Mitigation Strategies for Pandemic Influenza
Koopman, Richelle J.K08 HS017948University of Missouri-ColumbiaPatient Readiness To Use Internet Health Resources
Kozower, BenjaminK08 HS018049University of VirginiaMortality Assessment in Lung Cancer Resection
Kutney Lee, AnnK08 HS018534University of PennsylvaniaChanges in Hospital Care Organization and Outcomes
Lafleur, JoanneK08 HS018582University of UtahKnowledge Engineering for Decision Support in Osteoporosis
Lin, GraceK08 HS017723University of California, San FranciscoMeasurement of Decision Quality in Coronary Artery Disease
Litvin, CaraK08 HS018984Medical University of South CarolinaImproving Recognition and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care
Meddings, JenniferK08 HS019767University of Michigan at Ann ArborTargeting Hospital-Acquired Complications: Impact on the Care of Complex Patients
Melnick, Edward R.K08 HS021271Yale UniversityClinical Decision Support for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Miller, DavidK08 HS018346University of Michigan at Ann ArborPhysician Organization and the Efficiency of Surgical Specialty Care
Mitchell, SuzanneK08 HS019771Boston Medical CenterShared Decision Making in Diverse, Disadvantaged Populations; Addressing Health Disparities
Morgan, DanielK08 HS018111University of Maryland, BaltimoreImproving Patient Safety and Disease Management While on Contact Isolation
Nagykaldi, ZsoltK08 HS016470University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterUsing Health Risk Appraisal to Prioritize Primary Care Interventions
Nuckols, Teryl K.K08 HS017954University of California, Los AngelesThe Value of Hospital-Related Patient Safety Interventions to Key Stakeholders
Okumura, MegumiK08 HS017716University of California at San FranciscoBarriers and Facilitators to Health Care: Transitioning Youth with Special Needs
Olomu, AdesuwaK08 HS018104Michigan State UniversityClosing the Research-to-Practice Gap in Cardiac Care of Minority and Low Income Populations
Pakyz, AmyK08 HS018578Virginia Commonwealth University, RichmondEvaluating Clostridium Difficile Infection in Hospitalized Patients
Peterson, PamelaK08 HS019814University of Colorado, DenverThe Comparative Effectiveness of Single versus Dual Chamber Cardioverter Defibrillator
Rand, CynthiaK08 HS017951University of RochesterUsing Health Information Technology to Improve Delivery of HPV Vaccine
Rinke, Michael L.K08 HS021282Johns Hopkins UniversityCLABSIs in Ambulatory Pediatric Oncology Patients
Sarkar, UrmimalaK08 HS017594University of California, San FranciscoInteractive Health IT to Promote Ambulatory Safety Among Vulnerable Diabetes Patients
Shaikh, UlfatK08 HS018567University of California, DavisA Telehealth Learning Collaborative for Pediatric Obesity in Rural Primary Care
Snyder, MargieK08 HS022119Perdue University West LafayetteOptimizing Medication Therapy Management for Chronically Ill Medicare Part D Benefit
Theodoro, DanielK08 HS018092Washington UniversityImproving and Assessing Outcomes of Central Lines in the Emergency Department
Volandes, AngeloK08 HS018780Massachusetts General HospitalImproving End-of-Life Care for Cancer Patients with Video Decision Aids
Wang, Ralph C.K08 HS021281University of California, San FranciscoAdvancing the Quality of Emergency Department Renal Stone Management
Were, MartinK08 HS018539Indiana UniversityImproving Management of Test Results that Return after Hospital Discharge
Wong, Sandra L.K08 HS020937University of MichiganUnderstanding 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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Current as of August 2013
Internet Citation: Recently Funded Career Development Award Grants. August 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/training-grants/grants/active/kawards/kawards.html