Ongoing and Completed Projects Supported by Physician Research Program (PRP)


A mixed-methods, longitudinal analysis of a novel telepsychiatry assessment, brief treatment, and referral clinic model
Matthew Hirschtritt, Stacy Sterling, Andrea Altschuler and Esti Iturralde | PRP | Ongoing

Assessing adverse events and clinical outcomes in patients with multiple sclerosis on Rituximab versus biosimilar in a large racial-ethnically diverse community cohort
Mai Nguyen-Huynh, Jeffrey Klingman | PRP | Ongoing

Crossing the Quality Chasm for Men Under 50 (CQCMU50)
Theodore Levin | PRP | Ongoing

Evaluating novel methods for mental health care that optimize quality and access, including communities with historical challenges in care
Matthew Hirschtritt | PRP | Ongoing

Extended window for thrombectomy: Have we extended our resources appropriately and effectively?
Mai Nguyen-Huynh, Alan Go, Bruce Ovbiagele | PRP | Ongoing

HPV self-collection
Betty Suh-Burgmann | PRP | Ongoing

Implementation and Evaluation of the Kaiser Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator (KPCRC) as a tool for shared-decision-making (SDM), among biopsy-naïve men
Joseph Presti | PRP | Ongoing

Improving health outcomes and reducing healthcare costs in individuals with Helicobacter pylori infection in a large, community-based population
Dan Li | PRP | Ongoing

Improving management of emergency department patients with undifferentiated syncope; prospective validation of the Canadian Syncope Risk Score
David R. Vinson, MD | PRP | Ongoing

Improving Risk Stratification of Emergency Department Patients with Acute Heart Failure: Building and Testing a Machine-learning Platform for Personalized, Accurate, Real-time Risk Prediction
Dana Sax, Mary Reed | PRP | Ongoing

Optimization of a team-based care model for depression in psychiatry and evaluation of the Achieving Depression and Anxiety Patient-Centered Treatment (ADAPT PLUS) program as a model for immediate care delivery to outpatients with depression and anxiety
Kathryn Erickson-Ridout, Constance Weisner, Esti Iturralde | PRP | Ongoing

Optimizing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surveillance and Intervention to Prevent Rupture
Robert Chang, MD | PRP | Ongoing

Optimizing Management of Valvular Heart Disease
Matthew Solomon, MD, PhD | PRP | Ongoing

PREDICT PCCC: PREDICTing Post Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer
T.R. Levin, Jeffrey Lee, Vincent Liu, Charles Quesenberry, Oleg Sofrygin | PRP | Ongoing

Predicting Serious Colonic Growths to Risk Stratify People Coming Due for Surveillance Colonoscopy
TR Levin | PRP | Ongoing

Prospective Evaluation of Mammography AI to Improve Cancer Detection and Result Efficiency
Vignesh Arasu | PRP | Ongoing

Prospective Mammography AI Evaluation Improved Cancer Detection and Time-to-Detection
Vignesh Arasu, Laurel Habel | PRP | Ongoing

Strategies to Tailor Existing Interventions for Depression During Pregnancy
Kathryn Erickson-Ridout | PRP | Ongoing


Continuation of Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Lowers Risk of Postpartum Depression
Kathryn Ridout, Lyndsay Avalos | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Current outcomes & management of asymptomatic carotid stenosis
Robert Chang, Mai Nguyen-Huynh | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Development of the Kaiser prostate cancer risk calculator; Impact of 2012 USPSTF statement on screening behavior in men >70
Joe Presti, Stacey Alexeef, Brandon Horton, Stephanie Prausnitz, Andy Avins. | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Immunity and patterns of disease exposure for COVID-19 across Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Jacek Skarbinski | PRP | Completed

Improving stroke prevention for high-risk AFib by discharge redesign using electronic clinical decision support
David Vinson, Mary Reed | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Management and outcomes of patients with valvular heart disease
Matt Solomon, Alan Go | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Optimization of Diagnosis of Serrated Polyps of the Colorectum among KPNC Gastroenterologists and Pathologists
Dan Li | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Surgical referral and outcomes of standardized ultrasound reporting of adnexal masses
Betty Suh-Burgmann, Lisa Herrinton | PRP | Completed | View Summary