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Principal Investigator(s): 
Lee, Sunmin
Sponsor: CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Cancer is the leading cause of death among Asian Americans. However, colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rate among Chinese and Korean American is the lowest among all racial/ethnic groups. This research project focuses on gaining an understanding of barriers and facilitators of CRC screening among...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Lee, Sunmin; Holt, Cheryl
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer among Asian Americans. However, Chinese and Koreans Americans report lower colorectal cancer screening rates than among non-Latino Whites and African Americans. This is a serious concern considering that colorectal cancer screening can reduce...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Leisnham, Paul; Wilson, Sacoby
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
This project will facilitate sustainable stormwater management using community-based and shared-governance approaches. It will use social and biophysical factors to examine the development and use of a Diagnostic Decision Support System (DDSS) that will model the transport of pollutants within...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Leisnham, Paul; Wilson, Sacoby
Sponsor: Cary Institute (via Nationa Science Foundation (NS))
This project will investigate the coupled mosquito-human systems dynamics in the context of socio-ecological urban legacies. It will explicitly evaluate the strength of a negative feedback loop where urban decay increases exposure to disease-vector mosquitoes and other urban pests, which decreases...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Linda Aldoory
Sponsor: Atlantic General Hospital
This project will develop health literacy standards and evaluate new curriculum for Worchester County Public Schools that integrates these standards with general K-8 curriculum in science, language arts, and social studies. The new health literacy standards will be vetted through the State of...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Liu, Hongjie
Sponsor: Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine (via NIH - NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases))
This study will develop and pilot-test a culturally competent and potentially effective HIV intervention package for men who have sex with men. The specific aims of the project are as follows: To conduct a systematic review of the literature and mathematical modeling to guide the selection of HIV...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Liu, Hongjie
Sponsor: NIH - NICHD (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
This study will investigate the roles of social networks and environmental factors on HIV/STD risk behavior in older female sex workers in China. Researchers will achieve the objective by pursuing the following specific aims: Qualitatively describe environmental and social network factors for...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Luisa Franzini
Sponsor: University of Texas - Health Science Center at Houston
The University of Maryland School of Public Health (UMCP-SPH) will be responsible for the methods, design, and supervision of data analyses on the “Improving the identification of quality and value in newborn care in Texas”. The UMCP-SPH will design the analyses and interpret the data. Dr. Franzini...
Principal Investigator(s): 
MacPherson, Laura; Lejuez, Carl and Carter-Pokras, Olivia
Sponsor: NIH - NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Principal Investigator(s): 
Maring, Elisabeth Fost; Sapkota, Amy Rebecca
Sponsor: Auburn University (via USDA - NIFA)
This project will expand the innovative Private Well Water Education/Safe Drinking Water Clinics program to Queen Annes County, building on experience and findings from the pilot program in Cecil and Kent counties. Participants in the Safe Drinking Water Clinics will benefit by receiving an...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Mei-Ling Ting Lee, Ph.D.
Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh
Next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology has brought revolutionary per-base resolution to a variety of genome-wide analysis, including analyses for gene expression, methylation, fusion gene, mutation and copy number variation. Although the experimental cost continues to drop rapidly, the high...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Michel Boudreaux
Sponsor: AcademyHealth
This project will investigate the effect of Massachusetts Health Reform on infant and maternal health. The Massachusetts reform, implemented in 2006, included several features later adopted by the Affordable Care Act and it offers important lessons for national reform. The reform decreased the...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Michel Boudreaux; Rada K. Dagher
Sponsor: DHHS-Health Resources and Services Administration
The proposed project will examine the impact of Massachusetts health reform on infant and maternal health. The 2006 reform served as the blueprint for federal reform implemented under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Thus, Massachusetts offers an important case study for guiding expectations of the...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Milton, Donald K.; Grantham, Michael L
Sponsor: University of Nottingham (via CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases)
Principal Investigator(s): 
Milton, Donald K.; Wilson, Sacoby; Sapkota, Amir; and Sangaramoorthy, Thurka
Sponsor: STMD - Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Principal Investigator(s): 
Min Qi Wang
Sponsor: DHHS-Office Of Research Integrity
The overall purpose of this phase I study, conducted in collaboration with the American Statistical Association (ASA), is to investigate for the first time the prevalence and relative severity of a broad array of bioethical violations requests that are presented to biostatisticians by investigators...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Mortensen, Karoline
Sponsor: University of Colorado (via NIH - NICHD (National Institute of Child Health and Health Development))
This project will analyze the effects of changes in Medicaid physician fees on access, utilization, and costs of preventive care for Medicaid enrollees. The results will inform expectations of the effects of increases in physician fees that are mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Mortensen, Katherine
Sponsor: Sam Houston State University (via NIH - NICHD (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development))
Over 1.5 million people evacuated the U.S. Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina (Groen and Polivka, 2007) and over 250,000 were estimated to have continued to reside in Texas nearly one year later. Not only were these evacuees exposed to physical and emotional trauma, but many were from...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Nan, Xiaoli; Holt, Cheryl L.; Wang, Min Qi
Sponsor: NIH - NCI (National Cancer Institute)
Principal Investigator(s): 
Norman B. Epstein
Sponsor: Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Clinical evidence suggests Service Members with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) who participate in the Service Dog Training Program (SDTP) have improved physical and psychological outcomes, including improved relationships with their significant others and children. Trainers teach Service...

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