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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 21-209 Patient-centered Quality Measurement for Opioid Use Disorder Kelley, Alan Salt Lake City, UT
CDA 22-041 Addressing Under- and Overuse of Colorectal Neoplasia Surveillance Among Veterans Maratt, Jennifer Indianapolis, IN
CDA 22-197 VA's virtual care initiatives and suicide prevention Gujral, Kritee Palo Alto, CA
IIR 21-040 Reducing Veterans' Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Through Pharmacogenomics Informed Statin Prescribing Voora, Deepak Durham, NC
IIR 22-013 Type I Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trial of Primary Care Brief Mindfulness Training for Veterans Possemato, Kyle Syracuse, NY
IIR 22-070 Enhancing an Intervention for Smokers with Chronic Pain using IVR: A Randomized Clinical Trial of Smoking Cessation Counseling for Veterans Bastian, Lori West Haven, CT
IIR 22-090 Randomized trial of Veteran peer navigators to promote Shared Decision Making for PSA screening Makarov, Danil New York, NY
IIR 22-132 Implementation of Innovative Treatment for Moral Injury Syndrome: A Hybrid Type 2 Study Pyne, Jeffrey No. Little Rock, AR
IIR 22-134 Homemaker Home Health Aide Use and Veteran-Centered Outcomes Van Houtven, Courtney Durham, NC
IIR 22-141 Combining a Smartphone App with Medications to Manage Heavy Drinking Hawkins, Eric Seattle, WA
IIR 22-144 Increasing Veterans' Social Engagement and Connectedness (CONNECTED) Eliacin, Johanne Indianapolis, IN
IIR 22-154 A learning health system approach to using Artificial Intelligence Enabled Decision Support (AEDS) for medication optimization in Veteran Care: An Immunosuppressants use case Waljee, Akbar Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 22-163 Implementing a Decision Support Tool to prevent Community-Acquired Pressure Injury in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) in the Spinal Cord Injury Clinic Burkhart, Elizabeth Hines, IL
IIR 22-169 Multilevel Veteran-centric Intervention to Improve Precision Oncology Becker, Daniel New York, NY
IIR 22-171 Reducing Evictions, Homelessness, and Poor Health Outcomes Among Washington State Veterans: Integrating Novel State Data into Analytic and Predictive Models of Housing Insecurity Hebert, Paul Seattle, WA
IIR 22-172 Advancing Decisions about Virtual Service Encounters (ADViSE) Kullgren, Jeffrey Ann Arbor, MI
IIR 22-193 Lung Cancer Screening for Veterans Enrolled in Community Care: Modifiable Mechanisms to Improve Patient-Centered Outcomes Slatore, Christopher Portland, OR
IIR 22-199 Equity-Focused Implementation of LGBTQ-Affirmative Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Hybrid Implementation-Effectiveness Trial Wilson, Sarah Durham, NC
IIR 22-204 Surveillance of Modifiable Social Determinants of Health for Prioritizing Wraparound Supports Yu, Hong Bedford, MA
IIR 22-221 Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches to Improve TBI Outcomes in Veterans Zeng, Qing Washington, DC
IIR 23-012 Advancing Health Equity by Understanding the Impact of Race on PTSD Symptom Improvement Following Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Maguen, Shira San Francisco, CA
IIR 23-061 Evaluating the Impact of Medical Foster Home Coordinator Effort and Experience on Costs Veazie, Peter Canandaigua, NY
PPO 22-211 Mental Health Clinician / Chaplain Collaboration (MC3): A Pilot Study Pyne, Jeffrey No. Little Rock, AR
PPO 23-029 A Pilot Feasibility and Acceptability Study of a Relational Playbook and Coaching Intervention for Cardiology Teams to Enhance Employee Well-being and Veteran Care Gilmartin, Heather Aurora, CO
PPO 23-045 Systems Analysis of Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention during the COVID-19 Pandemic Keating, Julie Madison, WI
SDR 21-267 Virtual Hope Box Enhanced Facilitation in High-Risk Suicidal Veterans Bagge, Courtney Ann Arbor, MI
SDR 23-066 Randomized Controlled Effectiveness Trial of VA S.A.V.E. Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training for Veterans' Close Supports Teo, Alan Portland, OR
POU 23-001 EVOLVE: Emulated trial of the VOice study for improving pain and reducing Long-term opioid use for VEterans Edmond, Sara West Haven, CT
CDA 24-112 Improving the Telehealth Delivery of Care for Older Veterans with Cancer and Cognitive Impairment Huang, Li-Wen San Francisco, CA

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