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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 21-209 Patient-centered Quality Measurement for Opioid Use Disorder Kelley, Alan Salt Lake City, UT
CDA 22-006 Improving quality and addressing disparity in cardiovascular care for Veterans with HIV Erqou, Sebhat Providence, RI
CDA 22-190 Democratically Designed Optimal Dosing Regimens To Combat Overuse Strohbehn, Garth Ann Arbor, MI
CDA 22-192 Improving Specialty Care Through Virtual Care Models Tisdale, Rebecca Palo Alto, CA
CDA 22-197 VA's virtual care initiatives and suicide prevention Gujral, Kritee Palo Alto, CA
CDA 23-010 Enhancing function for Veterans post-stroke at the system and individual level Waddell, Kimberly Philadelphia, PA
CDA 23-054 Recovery-oriented group therapy for Veteran men with military sexual trauma Yahalom, Jonathan West Los Angeles, CA
CDA 23-110 Drive Home: Developing Strategies for Equitable Veteran Access to Home Dialysis Reddy, Yuvaram Philadelphia, PA
CDA 23-145 Patient-Centered Informatics for Chronic Pain Management Griffin, Ashley Palo Alto, CA
IIR 21-040 Reducing Veterans' Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Through Pharmacogenomics Informed Statin Prescribing Voora, Deepak Durham, NC
IIR 22-090 Randomized trial of Veteran peer navigators to promote Shared Decision Making for PSA screening Makarov, Danil New York, NY
IIR 22-134 Homemaker Home Health Aide Use and Veteran-Centered Outcomes Van Houtven, Courtney Durham, NC
IIR 22-163 Implementing a Decision Support Tool to prevent Community-Acquired Pressure Injury in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) in the Spinal Cord Injury Clinic Burkhart, Elizabeth Hines, IL
IIR 22-169 Multilevel Veteran-centric Intervention to Improve Precision Oncology Becker, Daniel New York, NY
IIR 22-171 Reducing Evictions, Homelessness, and Poor Health Outcomes Among Washington State Veterans: Integrating Novel State Data into Analytic and Predictive Models of Housing Insecurity Hebert, Paul Seattle, WA
IIR 22-199 Equity-Focused Implementation of LGBTQ-Affirmative Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Hybrid Implementation-Effectiveness Trial Wilson, Sarah Durham, NC
IIR 22-221 Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches to Improve TBI Outcomes in Veterans Zeng, Qing Washington, DC
IIR 23-012 Advancing Health Equity by Understanding the Impact of Race on PTSD Symptom Improvement Following Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Maguen, Shira San Francisco, CA
IIR 23-027 Preventing Loss of Independence through Exercise in Community Living Centers: An Effectiveness-Implementation Trial Chao, Linda San Francisco, CA
IIR 23-040 Harnessing the power of social support for weight management: a randomized controlled trial of HealthyTogether Gray, Kristen Seattle, WA
IIR 23-109 A Simulation Effectiveness Study of Clinical Decision Support Tools to Prevent Contextual Errors in Medical Decision Making Weiner, Saul Chicago, IL
IIR 23-125 IMPROving care for VEterans with Persistent Critical Illness (IMPROVE PerCI) Viglianti, Elizabeth Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 24-029 Understanding uptake of and adherence to clinical practice guidelines for airway disease among patients cared for in the Veterans Health Administration Buhr, Russell West Los Angeles, CA
PPO 22-211 Mental Health Clinician / Chaplain Collaboration (MC3): A Pilot Study Pyne, Jeffrey Little Rock, AR
PPO 23-102 Pilot Study to Assess Best Practices to Prevent Pneumothorax Following Lung Biopsy Mull, Hillary Boston, MA
PPO 23-106 Leveraging VA National Data, Expert Consensus, and Veteran Input to Develop and Refine a Pragmatic Trial Protocol Comparing Integrated Interventions to Address Co-Occurring Pain and PTSD in Veterans Seal, Karen San Francisco, CA
PPO 23-141 A Pilot Digital Literacy Intervention to Engage Hospitalized Veterans with MyHealtheVet and VA Video Connect O'Shea, Amy Iowa City, IA
PPO 23-168 Improving the Evaluation and Management of Penicillin Allergies in VA Community Living Centers Borzecki, Ann Bedford, MA
PPO 23-179 Patient-Centered Assessment for PTSD Kimerling, Rachel Palo Alto, CA
SDR 22-180 Implications of Veterans' Initial Reintegration Experiences for their Longer-Term Mental Health and Suicidality: Identifying Veterans who Would Benefit from Early Intervention Vogt, Dawne Boston, MA
SDR 23-066 Randomized Controlled Effectiveness Trial of VA S.A.V.E. Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training for Veterans' Close Supports Teo, Alan Portland, OR
SDR 23-115 A Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Study of the Pride in All Who Served Program for LGBTQ+ Veterans Hilgeman, Michelle Tuscaloosa, AL
SDR 24-060 Home Excellence Research and Outcomes Center to Advance, Redefine and Evaluate Non-institutional Caregiving (HERO CARE) Leykum, Luci San Antonio, TX
POU 23-001 EVOLVE: Emulated trial of the VOice study for improving pain and reducing Long-term opioid use for VEterans Edmond, Sara West Haven, CT
CDA 24-112 Improving the Telehealth Delivery of Care for Older Veterans with Cancer and Cognitive Impairment Huang, Li-Wen San Francisco, CA

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