Center for Clinical Management Research

Quarterly Accomplishments Newsletter

Accomplishments and Impacts
April-June 2018
Awards and Honors

Additional Awards and Honors
In the News

Additional News Items
Grants Funded
Recently Initiated VA HSR&D Investigator-Initiated Research Grants
  • PI: Fred Blow. Improving Outcomes for Emergency Department Patients with Alcohol Problems.
  • PI: Rod Hayward. Integrated Preventive Cardiology Initiative (IPCI).
  • PI: Sarah Krein. Understanding Use Of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCS): System, Provider, Patient Perspectives.

Other New VA Grants
  • PI: Megan Adams. Research in Residence Award: Evaluation of Community Care Utilization (in partnership with Leo Greenstone, VHA Office of Community Care). Funded by: VA HSR&D.
  • PI: Mark Ilgen. Telehealth Delivery of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicide Prevention (CBT-SP). Funded by: VA Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.
  • PI: Becca Sripada. Retrospective Medical Record Review of Treatment Outcomes in VHA Patients with PTSD. Funded by: VISN 10.

Non-HSR&D Recently Initiated Grants
  • PI: Michele Heisler. Cody Rouge Community Health Worker (CHW) Demonstration Project. Funded by: Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation.
  • PI: Michele Heisler and Adrienne Lapidos. Create Sustainable Model for Community Health Workers in Detroit. Funded by: Health and Human Services, Department of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • PI: Helen Kales. New Interventions for Independence in Dementia. Through a new research collaboration with University College London, Helen and members of the PPA (Program for Positive Aging) team will be training family caregivers in London on the DICE (Describe, Investigate, Create, and Evaluate) method.
  • PI: Ken Langa. Modifiable Protective and Risk Factors of Late-Life Cognitive Health and Dementia. Funded by: NIH.
  • PI: Donovan Maust. Leveraging Large-Scale National Data to Understand, Reduce, and Prevent Benzodiazepine-Related Harms Among Older People. Funded by NIH/NIDA.
  • PI: Sanjay Saint. Expanding the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) & Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) in Intensive Care Units (ICU) with Persistently Elevated Infection Rates. Funded by: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
  • PI: Ted Skolarus. De-Implementation of Low Value Castration for Men with Prostate Cancer. Funded by NIH.
  • PI: Akbar Waljee. Assessing the Prevalence and Impact of Prescription Opioid Use Among Patients with Chronic Liver Disease. Funded by: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation.
Featured Publications

CCMR Publications
See the complete list of publications from April-June 2018.
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