Funded Projects

All awards are $10,000 for 1 year.

 

Round 2 Funded Projects - December 2017

Hadiza Galadima, PhD

Affiliations
Sentara, EVMS

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Individual and neighborhood predictors of late stage colorectal cancer and mortality, Virginia 2008-2016

Contact/Submission Email
galadihi@evms.edu

Michael Hooper, MD

Affiliations
Sentara, EVMS

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Determining the Association between Dysfunctional High Density Lipoprotein Levels and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Severe Sepsis

Contact/Submission Email
hoopermh@evms.edu

Jeff McTavish, MD

Affiliations
Sentara, EVMS

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer through Barrier Identification and Process Improvement

Contact/Submission Email
Jennifer May
jlfreema@sentara.com

jeff.mctavish@gmail.com

Beverly Roberts-Atwater, DO, PhD

Affiliations
Sentara, EVMS

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Prescribing Opioids: Patterns of Use, Disparities and Functional Outcomes, From Trauma to Post-Acute Rehabilitation

Contact/Submission Email
Ashley Dixon
dixonac@evms.edu

robertbl@evms.edu

Abby Van Voorhees, MD

Affiliations
Sentara, EVMS

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Health Disparities in Misdiagnosis: An Examination of the Prevalence of Pseudocellulitis and Cellulitis in Adult Patients in the Hampton Roads region using the Sentara Healthcare System Electronic Health Record

Contact/Submission Email
vanvoos@evms.edu

Greg Weingart, MD

Affiliations
Sentara, EVMS

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Evaluation of the Emergency Department usage after a Hurricane: Identifying At-Risk Populations

Contact/Submission Email
gsweingart@gmail.com

 

Round 1 Funded Projects - February 2017

John Brush, MD

Affiliations
Sentara, EVMS

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Disparities Among Patients with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Cardiovascular Revascularization Procedures

Contact/Submission Email
jebrush@sentara.com

Megan Clay, RN

Affiliations
SNVMC, SQRI

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Benefits of a Mobile Health Clinic on Health Outcomes in an Underserved Community: A Program Evaluation

Contact/Submission Email
mmclay@sentara.com

Marissa Galicia-Castillo, MD

Affiliations
EVMS, Sentara

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Relationship of Advanced Care Plans (ACP) in the seriously ill patient and quality and cost of care during hospitalization

Contact/Submission Email
galicimc@evms.edu

Kent Lam, MD

Affiliation
EVMS

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Indications, Outcomes, and Utilization Trends in the Surgical Management of Epistaxis: An Evaluation within the Sentara Healthcare System 2000-2017

Contact/Submission Email
lamkk@evms.edu

David Lieb, MD

Affiliations
EVMS, Sentara

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Epidemiology and disparities of thyroid cancer in Hampton Roads; whether quality outcomes are associated with health disparities

Contact/Submission Email
liebdc@evms.edu

Brian Martin, PhD

Affiliations
EVMS Derm., Grad. Program in Public Health

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Social Determinants of Treatment Disparities in Cutaneous Melanoma

Contact/Submission Email
martinbc@evms.edu

Deborah Morris, MD

Affiliations
EVMS, Sentara

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Cohort Validation Study of PREDICT: Automated Mortality Risk Assessment Tool in EMR

Contact/Submission Email
morris01@evms.edu

Elias Siraj, MD

Affiliations
EVMS, Sentara

Title/Project Focus/Care Categories
Outcomes before and after implementation of an integrated Cardiovascular Diabetes Program at EVMS-Sentara Heart Hospital

Contact/Submission Email
sirajes@evms.edu