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2024 - 2026 Pilot Project Awardees Heading link

2023-2024 Implementation Research Heading link

PI: Abigail Elmes, PharmD, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy
Co-Investigators: Antonio Jimenez, Jordan Vold, Jennifer Jarrett, Sarah Messmer, and Niranjan Karnik
Meeting Patients Where They Are: Expansion of Mobile Low-Threshold Buprenorphine and Van-Based Harm Reduction Services into Nonurban Settings

PI: Marwah Farooqui, MD, Assistant Professor, College of Medicine
Co-Investigators: Lewis Hsu, Gelila Goba
Adaptation and Implementation of Sickle Cell Specific Menopause Screening Tool

PI: Mary Khetani, ScD, Professor, College of Applied Health Sciences
Co-Investigators: Julie Thompson Bobitt
Preparing to test implementation of an electronic assessment option for early intervention service plan quality

PI: Randi Singer, PhD, CNM, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
PI: Natasha Crooks, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
Co-Investigators: Geri Donenberg, Karen Cotler
Centering Black Women: Development of a Group PrEP Care Model

2023-2025 Heading link

PI: Guy Adami, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Dentistry
Co-Investigators: Zhengjia Chen, Nicholas Callahan, and Joel Schwartz
Photonic Resonator Absorption Microscopy Detection of those at High Risk for Oral Cancer

PI: Alice Hemenway, PharmD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy – Rockford
Co-Investigator: Mark Biagi
Association of race or ethnicity with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase production in E.coli

PI: Liang Hong, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Medicine
Co-Investigator: None
Translational studies of ethnic-specific SCN5A mutations linked with long QT syndrome in African-Americans

PI: Julie Maslowsky, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Public Health
Co-Investigator: Karen Bernstein and Jonathan Klein
Improving statewide adolescent health and healthcare in Illinois

PI: Ece Mutlu, MD, MBA, Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine
Co-Investigator: Pradeep Dudeja
Steroid hormone metabolism by intestinal bacteria

PI: David Tofovic, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine
Co-Investigator: Dawood Darbar, Hua Yun Chen, Brenikki Floyd, Jalees Rehman, and Salman Khetani
The Role of Health Disparities in Dilated Cardiomyopathy