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Pre-Funded HSR&D Studies

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Below are the projects that were selected for funding from the Winter 2021 HSR&D SMRB cycle. 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 19-075 Building better pain teams across disciplines Giannitrapani, Karleen Palo Alto, CA
CDA 20-032 Outpatient Palliative Care Implementation to Improve Outcomes for Aging Veterans Kaufman, Brystana Durham, NC
CDA 20-047 Development of a Veteran-Centered Approach to ICD Decision-Making in the VA Sandhu, Amneet Aurora, CO
CDA 20-224 Examining pre-pregnancy health and maternal outcomes among women Veterans Quinn, Deirdre Pittsburgh, PA
CDA 20-231 Data to Clinical Action: Using Predictive Analytics to Improve the Care of Veterans with Opioid Use Disorder Hayes, Corey No. Little Rock, AR
CDA 21-057 Improving Safety of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices in Veterans Dhruva, Sanket San Francisco, CA
IIR 19-097 Mindful Hand Hygiene to Reduce Infections Among Veterans While Enhancing Provider Well-Being Greene, Michael Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 19-137 A web-based program to improve chronic illness self-management by engaging patients and informal caregivers Trivedi, Ranak Palo Alto, CA
IIR 19-187 Using Data Analytics and Targeted Whole Health Coaching to Reduce Frequent Utilization of Acute Care among Homeless Veterans Blonigen, Daniel Palo Alto, CA
IIR 19-395 Impact of Combined Recovery Program and Home Telehealth Among Veterans with Substance Use Disorders in the VA Inpatient Setting Santa Ana, Elizabeth Charleston, SC
IIR 19-422 The EMBER Trial for Weight Management Engagement Breland, Jessica Palo Alto, CA
IIR 20-040 Evaluating Health Services for Justice-Involved Veterans to Improve Policy and Practice Finlay, Andrea Palo Alto, CA
IIR 20-058 Multi-site Pilot Trial of Strengths-based Linkage to Alcohol Care (SLAC) for Hazardous Drinkers in Primary Care Cucciare, Michael No. Little Rock, AR
IIR 20-089 Patient Risk Perception and Decision-Making about Adherence to Repeat Cancer Screening Gillespie, Chris Bedford, MA
IIR 20-114 Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health in High-Risk Veterans Zulman, Donna Palo Alto, CA
IIR 20-120 A Randomized Trial of Behaviorally Designed Gamification and Social Incentives to Increase Physical Activity Among Overweight and Obese Veterans Patel, Mitesh Philadelphia, PA
IIR 20-162 Implementation of shared decision making in rheumatoid arthritis: A stepped wedge, cluster-randomized trial Barton, Jennifer Portland, OR
IIR 20-165 Care Coordination and Outcomes for High Risk Patients: Building the Evidence for Implementation Hynes, Denise Portland, OR
IIR 20-240 Pragmatic Obstructive Sleep Apnea Weight Loss Trial Assessing Effectiveness and Reach (POWER) Donovan, Lucas Seattle, WA
IIR 20-241 Patient Experience of Specialty Care Coordination under the MISSION Act Vimalananda, Varsha Bedford, MA
IIR 20-246 Dissemination and Implementation of a Videoconference Antimicrobial Stewardship Team (VAST) Jump, Robin Cleveland, OH
IIR 20-253 Path To Better Sleep + Virtual Coaching: The Effectiveness and Implementation of Internet-Based Self-Management Program for Insomnia in a Regional Healthcare System Hermes, Eric West Haven, CT
IIR 20-258 Improving surgical decision-making by measuring and predicting long-term loss of independence after surgery Hall, Daniel Pittsburgh, PA
IIR 20-283 A Novel Acceptance-based Treatment for Insomnia in Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Martin, Jennifer Sepulveda, CA
IIR 20-299 Understanding Pathways to Care for Veterans who Screen Positive for PTSD: The PTSD Access To Healthcare (PATH) Study Bovin, Michelle Boston, MA
IIR 20-313 Optimizing Veteran Recovery from Sepsis (OVeR-Sepsis) Prescott, Hallie Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 21-088 Using the Multiphase Optimization Strategy to Adapt Cognitive Processing Therapy Sripada, Rebecca Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 21-103 Improving Dermatology Access by Direct-to-Patient Teledermatology and Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Oh, Dennis San Francisco, CA
PPO 20-323 Optimizing Patient-Centered Routine Care at a Distance for Veterans with Chronic Conditions Baim-Lance, Abigail Bronx, NY
PPO 20-346 Clinical care needs and experiences for patients with spinal cord injury identifying as LGBT Kiratli, Beatrice Palo Alto, CA
PPO 21-067 Client Language Analysis in Veterans and Non-Veterans with Low Motivation to Quit Smoking: Identifying Mechanisms of Change Herbst, Ellen San Francisco, CA
SDR 20-368 Data-Driven Methods to Identify Social Determinants of Health Frey, Lewis Charleston, SC
SDR 21-001 Addressing Social Determinants of Health among Rural Veterans Gurewich, Deborah Boston, MA
SDR 21-075 Measurement-Based Transition Assistance (MBTA): Evaluating the Promise of a Web-Based Approach to Promoting Veterans' Support Seeking Vogt, Dawne Boston, MA
SDR 21-107 Diagnosing and Treating Veterans with Chronic Pain and Opioid Misuse Lagisetty, Pooja Ann Arbor, MI
SDR 21-114 Virtual MOUD Treatment: Virtual Point-of-Care Toxicology Testing to Accompany Virtual Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Hermes, Eric West Haven, CT

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