Collaborative Projects

Use of Novel Tailored Reminders in Primary Care: (Kim Engelman, Ph.D., PI)
This R21 project, funded jointly by the National Cancer Institute and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality uses a tablet computer delivered brief tailored module on colorectal cancer screening for use by primary care patients over the age of 50 years.  Computer algorithms produce messages and follow-up mailing to participants who coordinate screening tests with their regular primary care practices. We have recruited for this project in over 40 urban and rural practices that are part of KPEPR.  Drs. Greiner, Ellerbeck, Daley and James serve as Co-investigators.

Implementation Intentions to Promote Colon Cancer Screening in Rural Primary Care: (Kim Engelman, Ph.D., PI)
This recently funded R01 project is funded by the National Cancer Institute and will test a unique planning strategy based on "implementation intentions" to help patients follow-through with colorectal cancer screening. The project will be conducted in KPEPR practices.

Last modified: Feb 17, 2014
News Update

Solving the Puzzling Mental Illness of Bhutanese Refugees

Dr. Joseph LeMaster employes the practice of yoga to help women affected by physical and emotional stress.

Grant will support research of smoking policies in tribal colleges

A grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will allow Christina Pacheco, JD, to study smoking policies in tribal colleges across the nation.

Philippe returns to Haiti to provide healthcare

Sante Haiti is an organization founded by Family Medicine resident Jonathan Philippe, MD, to provide healthcare to citizens of his native country, Haiti.

Redford works with prisons to provide better health care to elderly inmates

Linda Redford, PhD, teaches prison officials and inmates how to provide healthcare to aging and infirm.

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