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Ongoing and Completed Projects Supported by Community Health (CH)


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A Natural History of Descending Thoracic Aortic Dissections in Northern California Kaiser Permanente: An analysis of incidence, interventions and outcomes during longitudinal follow-up.
Aaron Baker | CH | Completed

A prediction score model to identify the risk of subsequent keratinocytic carcinomas
Shabnam Madani | CH | Completed

A study on the effect of nerve block on transgender patients undergoing top surgery
Tong, Winnie MD | CH | Completed

A Study on the Optimal Role for Food Allergy Testing in Infants
Ko, Jimmy MD | CH | Completed

ACEs, Resilience, and Mental Health Support in Obstetric Care
Carey Watson | CH | Completed

ADHD Medication Adherence in the Transition to Adulthood: Disparities and  Associated Adverse Outcomes
Kavitha Rao | CH | Completed

Adherence to Oral Chemotherapy in Patients with Solid Tumors
Laurel Habel | CH | Completed

Adolescent Gender Identity Screening in Primary Care Visits
Josephine Lau | CH | Completed

Adverse Outcomes in Infants with Mild Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
Vishnu-Priya Akula | CH | Completed

Alcohol-Related Care and HCV Treatment among Patients with Problematic Alcohol Use and HCV
Campbell, Cynthia PhD | CH | Completed

An analysis of predictors of long-term benzodiazepine use
Daniel Saal, Cynthia Campbell | CH | Completed

An Assessment of the Status and Impact of Influenza and Influenza Vaccination on Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction in Kaiser Permanente Northern California
David Miller | CH | Completed

Antidepressant Use and the Risk of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma
Eric Jorgenson | CH | Completed

Are there race-based disparities in the delivery of geriatric care for cognitively impaired patients that present to the ER in the KPNC service area?
Sophia Chen and Drew Maygren | CH | Completed

Are there race-based disparities in the delivery of memory care for cognitively impaired geriatric patients that present to the emergency department in Kaiser Permanente Northern California?
Sophia Chen | CH | Completed

Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease:  Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment
Jonathan Liang | CH | Completed

Assessing Adherence to Follow-Up Care After Low-Dose Computed Tomography Screening for Lung Cancer
Lori Sakoda | CH | Completed

Assessing frequency and predictors of under- and over-triage of pediatric emergency department patients
Dana Sax | CH | Completed

Assessing Glycosylated Hemoglobin (HbA1c) Thresholds for Development of Cardiovascular Disease by Racial-Ethnic Groups
Seema Pursani | CH | Completed

Assessing Outcomes of Implementing an Evidence-Based Patient Activation and Patient Portal Intervention Linking Addiction Medicine and Primary Care
Anthony Boyce | CH | Completed

Assessing the frequency and predictors of mis-triage among pediatric patients in the emergency department
Dana Sax | CH | Completed

Assessing Trends in Breast Cancer Incidence, Screening and Mortality among Men: A 10-Year Observational Study of a Rare Disease.
Elizabeth Shurell Linehan | CH | Completed

Association of Primary Care Telemedicine Follow-Up on Post Hospital Discharge Readmission Risk Prior to and During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Michael Yoo | CH | Completed

Associations Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Health Services Utilization in the Pediatric Population Aged 1 to 5 Years
Judy Lin | CH | Completed

Associations of blood donor, component and transfusion practice factors on infectious outcomes
Roubinian, Nareg MD | CH | Completed

Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease and the Risk of Skin Cancer
Gunawardane, Nilanthi D | CH | Completed

Barriers to Obstetric/Gynecological Health Care for Women with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Ames, Jennifer PhD | CH | Completed

Building an evidence case for capturing educational attainment in the EHR as a social determinant of health
Gordon, Nancy ScD | CH | Completed

Burden of psychiatric co-morbidity in patients presenting to the Emergence department with infammatory  bowel disease
Ben Hassid, Shellie Kahane | CH | Completed

CABG vs PCI in Older Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) patients: Impact of revascularization strategy on outcomes
Ahmed Shah | CH | Completed

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome in the ED: Characteristics and Determinants of Length of Stay
Dale Cotton | CH | Completed

Clinical and Demographic Characteristics of Adults Undergoing Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Identification of Potential Barriers to Access to Care
Megan Durr | CH | Completed

Clinical Characteristics, Periprocedural Complications, and Outcomes of Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis Undergoing Elective versus Urgent/Emergent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement within an Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Mishell, Jacob MD | CH | Completed

Clinical Effects of an Electronic Health Record Based Integrated Smoking Cessation Intervention at Hospital Discharge
Somalee Banerjee | CH | Completed

Clinical Outcomes After 5 Years of Early Peanut Introduction Guidelines
Jimmy Ko | CH | Completed

Clopidogrel Duration after Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Amit Sachdeva | CH | Completed

Closing gaps in the HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Continuum of Care
Jonathan Volk | CH | Completed

Colorectal Cancer Risk in Patients with Diverticulitis: Is Routine Colonoscopy Warranted?
Tanaaz Baldawala | CH | Completed

Communication Optimization and Methodology For Oncologist Hospice Referral Timing (COMFORT Trial): A Qualitative Study
Mina Chang MD HMDC FAAHPM | CH | Completed

Communication Optimization and Methodology For Oncologist Hospice Referral Timing (COMFORT) Study
Mina Chang | CH | Completed

Comparative analysis of regional anesthetic techniques for breast cancer patients undergoing mastectomy surgery
Edward Yap | CH | Completed

Comparative Outcomes and Safety Associated with Implementation of a Subcutaneous Insulin Protocol for Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Priya Rao | CH | Completed

Comparing the Effect of High Deductible Health Insurance on Clinical Treatment Adherence and Outcome in Type 2 Diabetes
You (Meme) Wu | CH | Completed

Comparison of Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidality in Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Psoriasis and the Effect of Mental Health Comorbidity on Care Utilization
Barbara Garcia, MD | CH | Completed

Comparison of Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidality in Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Psoriasis and the Effect of Mental Health Comorbidity on Care Utilization
Barbara Garcia, Akhil Wadhera | CH | Completed

Comparison of high risk elective percutaneous coronary intervention in CV surgery back-up sites versus non-CV surgical back-up sites
Shah, Ahmed MD | CH | Completed

Comparison of Repair vs. Meniscectomy for Bucker Handle Meniscal Tears
David Ding | CH | Completed

Comparison of risk factors, clinical behavior and prognosis of microsatellite stable vs. unstable colorectal cancers in a large diverse U.S. population
Li, Dan MD | CH | Completed

Comparison of the Efficacy of Aflibercept and Bevacizumab in the Treatment of Neovascular Age–Related Macular Degeneration
Robert Lowe | CH | Completed

Comparisons of Risk factors, Clinical Characteristics, Screening perfomance, and Survival of Microsatellite Stable vs. Unstable Colorectal Cancers in a Large U.S. Populations
Doug Corley, TR Levin, Jeffrey Lee, Minggui Pan | CH | Completed

Comprehensive Primary Care Clinic-based Pulmonary Embolism Management
David Vinson | CH | Completed

Concussions in youth: Differentiating the symptom presentation and outcomes following sports-related versus non-sports-related concussions in Kaiser Permanente Northern California.
Filanosky, Charles PhD | CH | Completed

Contemporary Risk Stratification in Adults with Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction
Adatya, Sirtaz, MD | CH | Completed

Current Landscape of Molecular Testing, Treatment Selection, and Associated Outcomes for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lori Sakoda | CH | Completed

Delivery of Contraception to Adolescents:  How are we doing with Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
Josephine Lau | CH | Completed

Derivation and Testing of a Search Tool that Combines ICD Codes and Unstructured Clinical Data to Improve Accurate Case Identification of Emergency Department Patients with Acute Heart Failure
Dana Sax | CH | Completed

Determining efficacy of laser hair reduction in the management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa.
Akhil Wadhera, MD | CH | Completed

Development of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after acute pulmonary embolism
Choon Goh | CH | Completed

Diabetes Care and Outcomes in Asian Subpopulations
Arzumanyan, Hasmik MD | CH | Completed

Differences in Advance Care Planning Among Older, Racial/Ethnic Minority Patients in an Integrated Healthcare System
Ruben Gonzalez | CH | Completed

Disparities in Speech Therapy for Voice Disorders in English versus Non-English-Speaking Patients
Nancy Jiang | CH | Completed

Does intraoperative neuromonitoring improve outcomes in lumbar decompression surgeries?
Howard Kim | CH | Completed

Does Previous Knee Arthroscopy Affect the Outcomes of Total Knee Replacement?
Ronald Wyatt | CH | Completed

Duration of Protection against Mumps After the Second Dose of Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccine (MMR)
Ousseny Zerbo | CH | Completed

Duration of thienopyridine therapy and outcomes after PCI for chronic total occlusions
Amit Sachdeva | CH | Completed

Early follow up after emergence room presentation reduces repeat emergency care in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Ben Hassid | CH | Completed

Effect of availability of at-home phototherapy on the use of systemic medications for psoriasis
James Click, Amy Alabaster, Debbie Postlethwaite | CH | Completed

Effect of Consolidating Thoracic Surgery Care within an Integrated Healthcare System on Outcomes for Lung Cancer Patients Undergoing Pulmonary Lobectomy
Thomas Tung | CH | Completed

Effect of lipid (LDL) monitoring on patients’ statin adherence and physician practice behaviors after an ASCVD event.
Rana, Jamal MD PhD | CH | Completed

Effectiveness and Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Treatment and Prevention of Recurrence of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Cancer
Malathi Charlu  | CH | Completed

Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Racial and Ethnic Variation of Management
Zaritsky | CH | Completed

Engagement of Patients and Family Caregivers through the use of mHealth
Megan Frantz MD | CH | Completed

Epidemiologic Trends in Pediatric Tinea Capitis- Data from the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Group
Paradi Mirmirani | CH | Completed

Epidemiology and Outcomes for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Acute Aortic Dissections
Matt Solomon | CH | Completed

Epidemiology of and Risk Factors for Nontyphoidal Salmonella Bacteremia in Children
Tara Greenhow | CH | Completed

Epidemiology of SARS-CoV2 Infection in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Lucy H Liu | CH | Completed

Epidemiology of Serious Bacterial Infections in Premature Infants 7 – 90 days
Tara Greenhow | CH | Completed

Escoje Salud (Choose Health) Effects and Sustainability of a Chronic Pain Self-Management program in Middle to Older age Hispanic Americans
Amy Gladin | CH | Completed

Estimating racial bias in lab results for hemoglobin A1c
Andrew Karter | CH | Completed

Ethnic Variation in Bone Mineral Density and Vertebral Fracture Outcomes
Joan Lo | CH | Completed

Evaluating effectiveness of mammogram and ultrasound vs. mammogram alone for detecting breast cancer, among women with breast lumps in mammographically fatty breast density
Nwamuo, Dawn MD | CH | Completed

Evaluating the Incidence of Contrast Associated Acute Kidney Injury in Emergency Department Patients
Mamata Kene | CH | Completed

Evaluating the prevalence and predictors of colorectal neoplasia after age 75 in patients with prior colonoscopy between the ages of 70-75
Abhik Roy | CH | Completed

Evaluating the yield and safety of surveillance colonoscopy in elderly patients
Abhik Roy | CH | Completed

Evaluation of a Novel Pharmacy Program for Reducing Variation in Prescribing Biologics for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Jennifer Chan | CH | Completed

Evaluation of Anesthetic Techniques in Outpatient Total Joint Replacement Surgery in an Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Edward Yap | CH | Completed

Evaluation of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Prescribing in Post-Operative Neurosurgical Procedures
Jasmine Reber | CH | Completed

Evaluation of hepatocellular carcinoma management practices and patient survival within the Kaiser Permanente Northern California health care system across age, gender and racial/ethnic groups
Mukhtar, Nizar MD | CH | Completed

Factors Predicting Failure of Radial Head Arthroplasty
Mark Dillon | CH | Completed

Fracture Risk Assessment in US South Asians
Mohan Ramaswamy | CH | Completed

Genetic and non-genetic factors affecting weight loss variability after bariatric surgery
Hélène Choquet | CH | Completed

Genome-wide Pleiotropy Scan across Multiple Cancers
Doug Corley | CH | Completed

Health System-Level Physical Activity Interventions and Cardiovascular Risk in Midlife Women
Sylvia Badon | CH | Completed

Identify predictors of pathologic complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy for muscle invasive bladder cancer.
Andrea Harzstark | CH | Completed

Identifying Predictors of Complete Pathologic Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Andrea Harzstark | CH | Completed

Identifying the Determinants and Incidence of Colorectal Neoplasia after a Negative Colonoscopy in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Fernando Velayos | CH | Completed

Imaging in suspected renal colic: retrospective validation of clinical decision rules to predict uncomplicated ureteral stone
Edward Durant | CH | Completed

Impact of Changes to Mammographic Screening Guidelines on KPNC Breast Cancer Outcomes
Vignesh Arasu | CH | Completed

Impact of Colonoscopist on Diagnostic Yield of Colonoscopy in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Fernando Velayos | CH | Completed

Impact of Metformin use on benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Gene Seto | CH | Completed

Impact of wildfire air pollution on rates of cardiovascular events and mortality
Stacey Alexeeff | CH | Completed

Improving Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTB) Screening and Treatment to Reduce Incidence of Active Tuberculosis (TB) in Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Jacek Skarbinski | CH | Completed

Improving Post-Discharge Bilirubin Management in Newborns
Michael Kuzniewicz | CH | Completed

Improving Prediction of End Stage Renal Disease to Optimize Care and Outcomes in Adults with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
Sijie Zheng | CH | Completed

Improving Sleep Apnea Detection Using Electronic Health Records: A Priority for the Cardiovascular Prevention in the KPNC Population.
Emilie Muelly | CH | Completed

Incidence and outcomes of lung cancer in non-smoking female patients within an integrated healthcare system
Velotta, Jeffrey MD | CH | Completed

Incidence and Predictors of Remission of Childhood Uveitis in a Large Community Cohort
Ying Qian | CH | Completed

Incidence and risk factors for anal cancer among women in a large, integrated health system
Gregory Barnell | CH | Completed

Incidence of Serrated Polyps in Patients 40-49 Years and Associated Risk for Metachonous Advanced Neoplasia
Gene Ma | CH | Completed

Infection risk in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients
Stevenson, Ryan MD | CH | Completed

In-hospital mortality among patients with non-traumatic intracranial hemorrhage: In a hub-and-spoke model of neuroscience care, are outcomes non-inferior following presentation to a spoke versus a hub medical center?
Dustin Mark | CH | Completed

Interaction Between Choice of Anticoagulation, Antiplatelet Therapy and Access Site on Mortality and Bleeding after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights from the California National Cardiovascular Data Registry ( NCDR) and KP PCI Registry
Femi Philip | CH | Completed

Isolated Subconjunctival Hemorrhages in Infants and Young Children
Tricia Tayama | CH | Completed

KPNC Women’s Anal Cancer Study: Secular trends and risk factors in a large integrated healthcare system
Gregory Barnell | CH | Completed

Long term Follow up of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California region 2000-2009
Robert Chang | CH | Completed

Longitudinal followup of childhood uveitis in KP Northern California
Ying Qian | CH | Completed

Long-term Circumcision Outcomes: Investigation of factors that increase need for circumcision revision
Fox, Stephanie MD | CH | Completed

Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries and Risk of Subsequent Surgical Interventions
David Ding | CH | Completed

Medication Adherence to Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDS) in Patients with Rheumatologic Diseases During SARS-CoV2 Pandemic and Association with Susceptibility and Adverse Outcome to SARS-CoV2 Infection
Lucy Liu | CH | Completed

Metformin Initiation and Early Adherence Among KPNC Members with Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes
Anjali Gopalan | CH | Completed

Metformin to Prevent Diabetes Among Patients with Severe Mental Illness: Treatment Gaps and Implementation Barriers
Estibaliz Iturralde | CH | Completed

mHealth Mindfulness Intervention for Women with Prenatal Depression: a Feasibility Study
Ai Kubo | CH | Completed

Multiple primary malignant melanomas: Incidence, characteristics, and risk factors
Megan Moore | CH | Completed

Myomectomy Rates and Trends: Demographic, Clinical and Healthcare Variations within a Large Integrated Health Care System
Eve Zaritsky | CH | Completed

Neurocognitive Impairment and Dementia in Patients with and without HIV
Jennifer Lam | CH | Completed

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Prevalence and Associated Mortality (NAFLD PAM)
Levin, Theodore R MD | CH | Completed

Obstetric Experience in Women with Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
Robert Lundstrom | CH | Completed

Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection and Risk of Hepatocellular Cancer and Cirrhosis
Jamila Champsi, Jacek Skarbinski | CH | Completed

Opioid Exposure and Sepsis
Andrea Rubinstein | CH | Completed

Optimal Route and Duration of Antibacterial Therapy for Streptococcal Bacteremia
Dana Clutter | CH | Completed

Optimization and Personalization of Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Dariusz Tarasewicz, Lisa Gilliam | CH | Completed

Outcomes Following Policy-Mandated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Admissions for Healthy Infants Born at 350/7-366/7Weeks Gestation
Andrea Wikremasinghe | CH | Completed

Outcomes of Immediate versus Standard HIV Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in a Large, Integrated Health System
Mitchell Luu | CH | Completed

Particulate Air Pollution and Risk of Future Cardiovascular Events Among Those with a History of CVD or COPD
Stacey Alexeeff | CH | Completed

Patterns and Impact of Chemical Restraint Use for Patients in the Emergency Department Presenting with Acute Psychiatric Distress
Suzanne Lippert | CH | Completed

Patterns and Impact of Restraint Use for Patients in the Emergency Department Presenting with Acute Psychiatric Distress
Suzanne Lippert | CH | Completed

Pelvic Pain Disorder and Endometriosis: Patient Demographic and Healthcare System Predictors of Diagnosis and Management within Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Eve Zaritsky | CH | Completed

Performance Characteristics of a New Algorithm for the Evaluation and Management of Febrile Young Infants
Beverly Young, Tara Greenhow | CH | Completed

Population trends in ICH incidence, risk factors, and outcomes
Edwards, Nancy MD | CH | Completed

Posterior Vitreous Detachment and Risk of Retinal Detachment
Michael Seider | CH | Completed

Prediction model for successful use of home narrow band ultraviolet B light for psoriasis
Katz, Ken MD | CH | Completed

Prediction of Gestational Diabetes Treatment Modalities Utilizing Clinical and Laboratory Factors
Yeyi Zhu | CH | Completed

Prediction of Postoperative Urinary Retention in a Large Integrated Health System
Langston, Marvin PhD | CH | Completed

Predictors of recurrence and survival in a contemporary cohort of young patients with breast cancer
Vuong, Brooke MD | CH | Completed

Predictors of Serious Bacterial Infection and Invasive Bacterial Infection in Febrile Infants 7-60 Days Old
Beverly Young. Tara Greenhow | CH | Completed

Prenatal Depression and Its Treatment: Effects on Child Speech and Language Disorders
Lyndsay Avalos | CH | Completed

Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in the Pediatric Population
Richard Delmonico | CH | Completed

Prevalence of Severe Infections in Elderly Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Benjamin Hassid | CH | Completed

Preventative Health Care Utilization in High Risk Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Benjamin Hassid | CH | Completed

Promoting Family-Integrated Care during Inpatient Rehabilitation through Assessing and Addressing the Needs of Family Caregivers
Michelle Camicia | CH | Completed

Prospective Validation of the Kaiser Permanente Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator
Joe Presti | CH | Completed

Protective effect of prior flu vaccinations against Covid-19 infection
Stephanie Lowe | CH | Completed

Quantifying Racial/ethnic Differences in the Relationship Between Glucose Concentrations and Hemoglobin A1c
Andrew Karter | CH | Completed

Racial disparities in treatment and outcomes of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Completed

Racial disparities in treatment and outcomes of newly diagnosed patients with multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Completed

Rate of Endophthalmitis After Intravitreal Injection and Cataract Surgery Prior to, During, and After the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ali Reza Gohari | CH | Completed

Rate versus Rhythm Control in Young Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: The KP YOUNG-AF Study
Matthew Solomon | CH | Completed

Rates and Risk Factors of Post-Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer in a Large, United States Population-based Cohort Study
Jeffrey Lee | CH | Completed

Reducing SABA at KPNC and Its Effect on Asthma
Peg Strub | CH | Completed

Relative Risk of Active Tuberculosis Among Patients with Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Immunosuppressive Conditions
Jacek Skarbinski | CH | Completed

Retrospective Analysis of the Association between Solid Tumors or Lymphoid Malignancies and Autoimmune Inflammatory Rheumatic Disease
Anderson-Williams, Eleanor MD | CH | Completed

Risk factors for adverse clinical outcomes in patients with MGUS
Ashok Pai | CH | Completed

Risk of colorectal cancer in individuals with serrated polyposis
Dan Li | CH | Completed

Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Patients with Diverticulitis: Is Routine Colonoscopy Warranted?
Baldawala, Tanaaz MD | CH | Completed

Risk of Diabetes in Youth with Prediabetes
Francis Hoe | CH | Completed

Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Isolated Anti-Hepatitis B Core Antibody Positivity: Implications for Surveillance
Jamila Champsi | CH | Completed

Risk of Metachronous Advanced Neoplasia After Colonoscopic Polypectomy in Younger Patients
Gene Ma | CH | Completed

Risk of Metachronous Advanced Neoplasia After Colonscopy in Patients Aged 40-49 Years Compared to Patients Aged 50-59 Years
Gene Ma | CH | Completed

Risk stratification of emergency department patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding: identifying patients who may be safe for outpatient management
Sean Bouvet | CH | Completed

Safety of Epithelial Debridement in FDA-Approved Epithelium-Off Corneal Cross-Linking (Epi-Off CXL)
Sivapuia Chandra | CH | Completed

Severe Hypoglycemia and Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) in Patients with Diabetes
Jamal Rana | CH | Completed

Similarities and Differences in Health Indicators and Health Care Use Among Asian Ethnic Groups
Nancy Gordon | CH | Completed

Skin cancer diagnostic accuracy by physician assistants and dermatologists in a large multi-center health system before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Peter A. Young, PA | CH | Completed

Skin Disorders Associated With Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Paradi Mirmirani | CH | Completed

Socioeconomic Factors in Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis
Liang, Jonathan MD | CH | Completed

Status and impact of Ideal Cardiovascular Health, as defined by American Heart Association, among KPNC population
Jamal Rana | CH | Completed

Surveillance in the management of patients with subsegmental pulmonary embolism
Maheswari Balasubramanian | CH | Completed

Sustainability of Electronic Clinical Decision Support System Effects: an Evaluation of Two Use Cases
Dustin Ballard | CH | Completed

Targeting HIV-Prevention Efforts in a Large Integrated Healthcare System
Jonathan Volk | CH | Completed

The Adult Neck Mass: Predictors of Malignancy
Kevin Wang | CH | Completed

The Association of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia and Other Fibrotic Disorders
Aman Samrao | CH | Completed

The Effect of Fluid Status on Outcomes in Severe Sepsis: The EF SOS Study
Michael Yoo | CH | Completed

The Impact of Centralization on Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Dariusz Tarasewicz | CH | Completed

The impact of the continous positive airway pressure treatment on the patients with obstructive sleep apnea in the peri-operative period and after COVID-19 infection
Khodadad Namiranian | CH | Completed

The Incidence of Gastric Adenocarcinoma after Helicobacter Pylori Eradication Therapy in a Large U.S. Population
Dan Li | CH | Completed

The Management of Stable Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia in the Community Emergency Department Setting
Ian McLachlan | CH | Completed

The MEND Study: Mitigating the Effects of Natural Disaster with Telehealth Services
Rachel Friedman | CH | Completed

The Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Resilience and Maternal Health Outcomes
Carey Watson | CH | Completed

The Use of Natural Language Processing to Characterize Episodes of Outpatient Worsening Heart Failure within an Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Ambrosy, Andrew, MD | CH | Completed

Ticagrelor vs. Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Real-World, Community-Based Comparison of Ischemic and Bleeding Outcomes
Amit Sachdeva | CH | Completed

Travel for liver transplantation: is there a quantifiable benefit for our patients?
Joanna Ready | CH | Completed

Trends in Incidence of Psychotic Disorders Among Different Racial and Ethnic Groups
Winston Chung | CH | Completed

Ultrasound Characterization of Early Stage High Grade Ovarian Cancer
Betty Suh-Burgmann | CH | Completed

Using continuous glucose monitoring data to predict clinically serious and strategically important events
Gilliam, Lisa MD | CH | Completed

Utility of Fluid Resuscitation in Low-Risk Patients with Severe Sepsis
Todd Seigel | CH | Completed

Utilization of Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiograms at KPNC: Predictors of Higher Yield and Comparison to National Rates
Mamata Kene | CH | Completed

Validation Study of Kids Hearing Game - a Self-Administered Pediatric Audiometry Application
Brian Kung  | CH | Completed

Variable Phenotypes of Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Does Gender, Age and Race Play a Role?
Pauline Mysliwiec | CH | Completed

Vitamin D Supplementation and Kidney Stone Risk
Gene Seto | CH | Completed

What is the optimal schedule and duration of serial ultrasound observation for cancer detection?
Suh-Burgmann, Betty MD | CH | Completed

Will Standardized Treatment of Iron-Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy Decrease Rates of Anemia at Delivery and/or Rates of Post-Partum Small Volume Blood Transfusions
Justine Chang | CH | Completed

Young Children Presenting to the Emergency Department with Food Allergy Reactions: Triggers, Treatment, Healthcare Utilization, and Outcomes
Jimmy Ko | CH | Completed

​Ongoing

[2022 Continued Funding] Do health and health care indicators differ by preferred language in Latinx and Chinese Adults? A health and healthcare disparities study
Nancy Gordon | CH | Ongoing

[2022 Continued Funding] Objective cardiac testing following emergency department evaluations for chest pain: associations between referral for non-invasive cardiac testing and 2-year adverse outcomes.
Dustin Mark | CH | Ongoing

[2022 Deferred Funding] Racial disparities in treatment and outcomes of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Ongoing

Antenatal pulmonary embolism diagnostics (APED) in the COVID-19 era
David Vinson | CH | Ongoing

Are isolated non-displaced ulnar fractures a marker of intimate partner violence?
Tammy Sung | CH | Ongoing

Are outcomes improved with standardized tagging of Chest CT scans (PUL5) with suspicious lung nodules in an integrated healthcare system?
Jeffrey Velotta | CH | Ongoing

Assess Inflammatory Potential of Diet Among Breast Cancer Patients: Novel Index and Short-Form Questionnaire
En Cheng | CH | Ongoing

Assessment of the Risks of Biologic Therapy in Elderly Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Jennifer Chan | CH | Ongoing

Associations between Glycemic Control Trajectories among Individuals with Gestational Diabetes and Obesity Risk and Growth Trajectories in the Offspring
Rana Chehab | CH | Ongoing

Characterizing the development of cardiovascular disease in women after adverse pregnancy outcomes.
Victoria Woo | CH | Ongoing

Community – associated Clostridium difficile
Tara Greenhow | CH | Ongoing

Comparative analysis of safety and effectiveness of non-transplant treatment options for early-to-intermediate stage hepatocellular carcinoma across a large, integrated health care system in Northern California
Nizar  Mukhtar | CH | Ongoing

Diabetes Management in Addiction Medicine
Esti Iturralde | CH | Ongoing

Esophageal adenocarcinoma risk in patients with Barrett’s Esophagus without dysplasia. Is ongoing surveillance endoscopy warranted?
Tanaaz Baldawala | CH | Ongoing

Evaluation of Clinical Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients with Exertional Rhabdomyolysis (ERM).
Amir Sabouri | CH | Ongoing

Evaluation of melanoma severity at time of diagnosis prior to and during the COVID-19 pandemic in a multicenter health maintenance organization
Peter Young | CH | Ongoing

Healthcare transition outcomes among autistic youth at KPNC
Jennifer Ames | CH | Ongoing

Hip Fracture Risk and Outcomes in Older Black Women
Joan Lo | CH | Ongoing

Image guided renal cortical biopsy: Identificaiton of risk factors that impact complication rate, diagnostic yield and operational efficiency in an integrated healthcare system
Todd Drasin | CH | Ongoing

Mammographic screening trends and effects on harms and benefits
Vignesh Arasu | CH | Ongoing

Non-endoscopic management of acute esophageal food impaction (EFI) in the emergency department
Linda Lee | CH | Ongoing

Optimizing identification of frailty among older adults with HIV infection
Jennifer Lam | CH | Ongoing

Patterns, determinants, and outcomes of guideline-recommended imaging surveillance after surgical resection of early-stage lung cancer
Lori Sakoda | CH | Ongoing

Pregnancy in women with gynecologic precancer or cancer
Christine Garcia | CH | Ongoing

Pregnancy outcomes in women with cardiovascular disease: a retrospective cohort study from Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Seema Pursnani | CH | Ongoing

Prone Sleep Posture, a Risk Factor for Normal Tension Glaucoma?
Xiaoyan Zhang | CH | Ongoing

Racial disparity in the treatment of multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Ongoing

Relationship of socio-environmental determinants of health and spatial clusters of transitional cell carcinoma
Jay Belani | CH | Ongoing

Risk Factors for Olfactory Dysfunction in Patients with SARS-CoV2 Infection
Jonathan Liang | CH | Ongoing

Risk factors for serious infection and the management of young infants with hypothermia
Tran Nguyen | CH | Ongoing

Risk of Subsequent Fragility Fracture after Distal Radius Fracture
David Zeltser | CH | Ongoing

Study the epidemiology of non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia and gastroenteritis in children
Tara Greenhow | CH | Ongoing

Tenofovir Disoproxil vs. Entecavir on the Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, All-Cause Mortality and Liver Transplantation in Kaiser Permanente Northern California Members with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus
Suk Seo | CH | Ongoing

The Effectiveness of Bucket Handle Meniscus Repair versus Debridement on ACL Reconstruction
David Ding | CH | Ongoing

The Impact of COVID-19 on Post-Injury Psychiatric Disorders following mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in the Pediatric Population
Brian Theodore | CH | Ongoing

The Impact of Free Contraceptive Services on Pregnancy and Termination Rates
Matthew Solomon | CH | Ongoing

The Impact of Treating Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) on Health Care Utilization
Mustafa Bseikri | CH | Ongoing

Understanding state of hep C infection in KPNC and developing region-wide strategy for screening and staging and curing
Suk Seo | CH | Ongoing

Using continuous glucose monitoring data to predict acute metabolic crises in diabetes 
Lisa Gilliam, Andrew Karter | CH | Ongoing

Utility of ultrasound for palpable lumps in fatty breast women
Dawn Nwamuo, Grace Lin | CH | Ongoing

Wellness coaching during pregnancy and maternal weight outcomes
Sylvia Badon | CH | Ongoing