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Pre-Funded HSR&D Studies


Below are the projects that were selected for funding. These projects are currently going through the JIT compliance process and abstracts for these projects will become available on an individual basis as they receive funding.

NOTE: Abstracts for the pre-funded projects listed here will be available once they receive funding.

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Project No. 
CDA 21-015 Addressing Disparities in Pain Management Javier, Sarah Palo Alto, CA
CDA 21-157 Improving care transitions for Veterans with social needs Cornell, Portia Providence, RI
CDA 21-158 Reducing Burnout among VA PCPs Using Evidence-Based Quality Improvement Apaydin, Eric West Los Angeles, CA
CDA 21-187 Developing an Intervention to Optimize Virtual Care Adoption for COPD Management Robinson, Stephanie Bedford, MA
CDA 21-208 Optimizing the implementation of Whole Health Coaching for Veterans with COPD Anderson, Ekaterina Bedford, MA
CDA 21-209 Patient-centered Quality Measurement for Opioid Use Disorder Kelley, Alan Salt Lake City, UT
CDA 22-008 Maximizing the Value of VA Homemaker/Home Health Aide (H/HHA) Services to Veterans, Caregivers and VA: Supporting Older Veterans' Pathways to Stable H/HHA Care Franzosa, Emily Bronx, NY
CDA 22-054 Understanding Low-Value Veteran Care with Natural Experiments Schwartz, Aaron Philadelphia, PA
CDA 22-078 Applying high-reliability organization principles to home care to enhance Veteran safety Quach, Emma Bedford, MA
CDA 22-140 Veteran-Centered Transformation of Pulmonary Hypertension Organization into a Regional Model of Care in VA (TRANSPHORM-VA) Gillmeyer, Kari Boston, MA
IIR 21-005 Web-Based Provider Training for Concurrent Treatment of PTSD and Substance Use Disorders using Prolonged Exposure (COPEWeb) Back, Sudie Charleston, SC
IIR 21-040 Reducing Veterans' Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Through Pharmacogenomics Informed Statin Prescribing Voora, Deepak Durham, NC
IIR 21-061 Home-based conservative care model for advanced kidney disease Wong, Susan Seattle, WA
IIR 21-177 Transition to Cardiac Rehabilitation (T2CR) to Address Barriers of Multimorbidity and Frailty Forman, Daniel Pittsburgh, PA
IIR 21-207 Evaluating Group-Based Psychological Treatments over Home Video Teleconference for Older Veterans with Chronic Pain Yarns, Brandon West Los Angeles, CA
IIR 21-215 Developing a Blueprint to Implement Whole Health Clinical Care for Veterans with HIV Fix, Gemmae Bedford, MA
IIR 21-230 Integrating Veteran-Centered Care for Advanced Liver Disease (I-VCALD) Kanwal, Fasiha Houston, TX
IIR 22-007 Surveillance Colonoscopy in Older Adults: The SurvOlderAdults Study Gupta, Samir San Diego, CA
IIR 22-011 Improving Value through Comprehensive Episodes of Emergency Care for Veterans Kocher, Keith Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 22-013 Type I Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trial of Primary Care Brief Mindfulness Training for Veterans Possemato, Kyle Syracuse, NY
IIR 22-033 Project OASIS: Optimizing Approaches to Select Implementation Strategies Rogal, Shari Pittsburgh, PA
IIR 22-038 Optimizing Specialty Care Access for Veterans with End-Stage Organ Diseases Adams, Megan Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 22-048 Keeping the front door open: Preventing homelessness through the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans Montgomery, Ann Birmingham, AL
IIR 22-062 The Impact of a Transitional Pain Service on Reducing Chronic Opioid Use Among Veterans Using Community Care for Orthopedic Surgery Brooke, Benjamin Salt Lake City, UT
IIR 22-071 Testing the Effectiveness of NAFLD Clinical Care Pathway in VA Primary Care El-Serag, Hashem Houston, TX
IIR 22-076 Palliative Care as a Parkinson's Disease Standard of Care Levy, Cari Aurora, CO
IIR 22-081 Building a shared decision making implementation strategy for the emerging paradigm of precision cancer screening Clayman, Marla Bedford, MA
IIR 22-096 Defining Successful Program Configurations in Home-Based Primary Care Edwards, Samuel Portland, OR
IIR 22-132 Implementation of Innovative Treatment for Moral Injury Syndrome: A Hybrid Type 2 Study Pyne, Jeffrey No. Little Rock, AR
IIR 22-141 Combining a Smartphone App with Medications to Manage Heavy Drinking Hawkins, Eric Seattle, WA
IIR 22-158 Improving Quality of End-of-Life Care for Veterans Receiving Hospice in Community Nursing Homes Wachterman, Melissa Boston, MA
IIR 22-173 Ensuring Safe and Effective Delivery of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy for Veterans Harrod, Molly Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 22-201 Understanding perceived access and receipt of gender-affirming treatments among transgender Veterans Jasuja, Guneet Bedford, MA
IIR 22-204 Surveillance of Modifiable Social Determinants of Health for Prioritizing Wraparound Supports Yu, Hong Bedford, MA
IIR 22-215 Optimizing advanced prostate cancer care among US veterans Caram, Megan Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 22-217 Predictors and Processes of Early Buprenorphine Discontinuation Wyse, Jessica Portland, OR
IIR 22-221 Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches to Improve TBI Outcomes in Veterans Zeng, Qing Washington, DC
IIR 23-020 Harnessing Active Relationships within VA ICUs to Engage Surrogates and Care Teams (HARVEST) Valley, Thomas Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 23-032 Veterans Affairs Study of a Real-World Inhaler Delivery Device Transition on Climate and Health Outcomes (VA-SWITCH) Prescott, Hallie Ann Arbor, MI
PPO 21-197 Precision Medicine Approach to Exercise-Based Interventions for Veterans with Knee Osteoarthritis Allen, Kelli Durham, NC
PPO 22-004 Recovery Bridge: A Peer Facilitated Intervention to help bridge the transition from psychiatric inpatient hospitalization to living in the community Goldberg, Richard Baltimore, MD
PPO 22-040 Virtual Care Coordination in VA Primary Care-Mental Health Integration Haderlein, Taona West Los Angeles, CA
PPO 22-051 Addressing Disparities in Pain Management among Veterans: A Decision Tool to Support Preference-Based Safe Prescribing and Treatment Decisions in Primary Care Schapira, Marilyn Philadelphia, PA
PPO 22-150 Pilot testing a virtual mindfulness-based intervention aimed at improving reintegrating Veterans' health outcomes Shue, Sarah Indianapolis, IN
PPO 22-161 Co-Design and Pilot testing of Peer-led Community Outreach to Improve Equity, Veteran-Centeredness and Uptake of Lung Cancer Screening Wiener, Renda Boston, MA
PPO 22-181 Elucidating Non-Routine Events Arising from Interhospital Transfers Ward, Michael Nashville, TN
PPO 22-211 Mental Health Clinician / Chaplain Collaboration (MC3): A Pilot Study Pyne, Jeffrey No. Little Rock, AR
SDR 21-251 Resilience to Covid-19 Disrupted Chronic Condition Care for Older Veterans At Risk of Hospitalization: Role of VA Ambulatory Care and VA Extended Care Home and Community-Based Care Supports Min, Lillian Ann Arbor, MI
SDR 21-267 Virtual Hope Box Enhanced Facilitation in High-Risk Suicidal Veterans Bagge, Courtney Ann Arbor, MI
SDR 22-046 Leveraging COVID-19 to modernize depression care for VA primary care populations Leung, Lucinda West Los Angeles, CA
SDR 22-148 Incentivizing Lethal Means Safety Among Veterans at Risk for Suicide Khazanov, Gabriela Philadelphia, PA
SDR 22-185 A Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trial of Treatments for Veterans with PTSD at Elevated Acute Risk for Suicide Harned, Melanie Seattle, WA

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