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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 21-015 Addressing Disparities in Pain Management Javier, Sarah Palo Alto, CA
CDA 21-157 Improving care transitions for Veterans with social needs Cornell, Portia Providence, RI
CDA 21-158 Reducing Burnout among VA PCPs Using Evidence-Based Quality Improvement Apaydin, Eric West Los Angeles, CA
CDA 21-161 Family-Centered Co-Design of a Technology-Facilitated Intervention for Family Caregivers of Critical Care Survivors Blok, Amanda Ann Arbor, MI
CDA 21-187 Developing an Intervention to Optimize Virtual Care Adoption for COPD Management Robinson, Stephanie Bedford, MA
CDA 21-208 Optimizing the implementation of Whole Health Coaching for Veterans with COPD Anderson, Ekaterina Bedford, MA
CDA 22-008 Maximizing the Value of VA Homemaker/Home Health Aide (H/HHA) Services to Veterans, Caregivers and VA: Supporting Older Veterans' Pathways to Stable H/HHA Care Franzosa, Emily Bronx, NY
IIR 20-102 Empowering Veterans to Self-Manage PTSD Symptoms Following Completion of Trauma-Focused Therapy Kehle-Forbes, Shannon Minneapolis, MN
IIR 20-117 Veteran Social Support Intervention for Enhancing Smoking Treatment Utilization and Cessation Fu, Steven Minneapolis, MN
IIR 21-005 Web-Based Provider Training for Concurrent Treatment of PTSD and Substance Use Disorders using Prolonged Exposure (COPEWeb) Back, Sudie Charleston, SC
IIR 21-061 Home-based conservative care model for advanced kidney disease Wong, Susan Seattle, WA
IIR 21-151 Identifying and testing a tailored strategy to achieve equity in blood pressure control in PACT Mohanty, April Salt Lake City, UT
IIR 21-152 Redesigning Preventive Care Recommendations for Diverse Populations of Veterans Caverly, Tanner Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 21-166 Assessing Episode-Based Surgical Quality in VA and Community Care Settings Sears, Erika Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 21-177 Transition to Cardiac Rehabilitation (T2CR) to Address Barriers of Multimorbidity and Frailty Forman, Daniel Pittsburgh, PA
IIR 21-200 Gaps in Identification, Referral and Treatment of Cannabis Use in VA Primary Care Keyhani, Salomeh San Francisco, CA
IIR 21-207 Evaluating Group-Based Psychological Treatments over Home Video Teleconference for Older Veterans with Chronic Pain Yarns, Brandon West Los Angeles, CA
IIR 21-215 Developing a Blueprint to Implement Whole Health Clinical Care for Veterans with HIV Fix, Gemmae Bedford, MA
IIR 21-218 Serving All Who Have Served: Enhancing Suicide-Related Care Quality for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Veterans Chen, Jason Portland, OR
IIR 21-230 Integrating Veteran-Centered Care for Advanced Liver Disease (I-VCALD) Kanwal, Fasiha Houston, TX
IIR 21-239 Understanding CNS Stimulant Use and Safety in Veterans with TBI Faselis, Charles Washington, DC
IIR 21-273 Leveraging pandemic practice changes to optimize evidence-based pneumonia care Jones, Barbara Salt Lake City, UT
IIR 21-275 Understanding the relationship between nurse staffing and outcomes: impact of individual nurse education, expertise, and effort level on individual patient outcomes Phibbs, Ciaran Palo Alto, CA
IIR 22-007 Surveillance Colonoscopy in Older Adults: The SurvOlderAdults Study Gupta, Samir San Diego, CA
IIR 22-048 Keeping the front door open: Preventing homelessness through the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans Montgomery, Ann Birmingham, AL
IIR 22-075 Optimizing Employee Well-being and Retention during Electronic Health Record Modernization Wong, Edwin Seattle, WA
IIR 22-096 Defining Successful Program Configurations in Home-Based Primary Care Edwards, Samuel Portland, OR
IIR 22-201 Understanding perceived access and receipt of gender-affirming treatments among transgender Veterans Jasuja, Guneet Bedford, MA
IIR 22-215 Optimizing advanced prostate cancer care among US veterans Caram, Megan Ann Arbor, MI
PPO 21-197 Precision Medicine Approach to Exercise-Based Interventions for Veterans with Knee Osteoarthritis Allen, Kelli Durham, NC
PPO 21-225 Pilot-testing a yoga program to address post-prostatectomy side-effects among Veterans with prostate cancer. Silva, Abigail Hines, IL
PPO 21-247 Understanding and Improving Video-Based Primary Care Delivery to Veterans Der-Martirosian, Claudia Sepulveda, CA
PPO 22-004 Recovery Bridge: A Peer Facilitated Intervention to help bridge the transition from psychiatric inpatient hospitalization to living in the community Goldberg, Richard Baltimore, MD
PPO 22-032 Narrative-Based Cultural Humility Training to Ensure Affirming Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Veterans Across Services: A Pilot Feasibility Study Wasmuth, Sara Indianapolis, IN
PPO 22-040 Virtual Care Coordination in VA Primary Care-Mental Health Integration Haderlein, Taona West Los Angeles, CA
PPO 22-051 Addressing Disparities in Pain Management among Veterans: A Decision Tool to Support Preference-Based Safe Prescribing and Treatment Decisions in Primary Care Schapira, Marilyn Philadelphia, PA
PPO 22-091 Preliminary Implementation of an Informational Nudge to Improve Heart Failure Prescribing Dev, Sandesh Tucson, AZ
SDR 21-178 Pandemic-related Disruptions in care for Veterans on Insulin Pumps (PD-VIP): A Mixed-Methods Analysis Estock, Jamie Pittsburgh, PA
SDR 21-181 Disruption of Health Services: The Impact of COVID-19 on Veterans with SCI/D Galea, Marinella Bronx, NY
SDR 21-232 Evaluating the Impact of COVID-19 on Case Management, Health Care Utilization, and Housing Outcomes for HUD-VASH Veterans Jutkowitz, Eric Providence, RI
SDR 21-251 Resilience to Covid-19 Disrupted Chronic Condition Care for Older Veterans At Risk of Hospitalization: Role of VA Ambulatory Care and VA Extended Care Home and Community-Based Care Supports Min, Lillian Ann Arbor, MI
SDR 21-267 Virtual Hope Box Enhanced Facilitation in High-Risk Suicidal Veterans Bagge, Courtney Ann Arbor, MI
SDR 22-046 Leveraging COVID-19 to modernize depression care for VA primary care populations Leung, Lucinda West Los Angeles, CA
SDR 22-185 A Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trial of Treatments for Veterans with PTSD at Elevated Acute Risk for Suicide Harned, Melanie Seattle, WA

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