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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ongoing and Completed Projects, All Funding Mechanisms



Mental and Behavioral Health

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

A Telemedicine Approach to Increase Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder in Primary Care: A Pilot Feasibility Study
Murtuza Z. Ghadiali, Stacy Sterling (PI), Amy Leibowitz and Caroline A Corriveau | NIH | Ongoing

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

Comparing the Effects of Prenatal Depression and its Treatment on Developmental Outcomes of the Offspring
Lyndsay Avalos | Other | Ongoing

Development of a scalable and adaptable clinical workflow for machine learning (ML)-based suicide prevention in mental health care
Honor Hsin, Esti Iturralde, Vincent Liu, Stacy Sterling and Kristine Girard | DSGP | Ongoing

Diabetes Management in Addiction Medicine
Esti Iturralde | CH | Ongoing

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

Evaluation of the EmbrACE Intervention for Adults with a History of Adverse Childhood Experiences
Kathryn Erickson-Ridout, Lyndsay Avalos | DSGP | Ongoing

Integration of mobile health (mHealth) based interventions in mental health
Samuel Ridout, Cynthia Campbell, Theresa Lin, Kathryn Ridout and Honor Hsin | RAU | Ongoing

Naturalistic longitudinal examination of electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation, and intravenous ketamine for treatment-resistant depression in a large integrated healthcare system
Kevin Li , Esti Iturralde | DSGP | 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

Population management for schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder utilizing trained psychiatric pharmacists
Lisa Fazzolari, Esti Iturralde | DSGP | Ongoing

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Prevalence and Healthcare Utilization in a Large, Integrated Healthcare System
Kelly Young-Wolff, Barney Vaughan | TAP | Ongoing

Service use Among KPNC Members who Receive Externally Provided Comprehensive Care for Early Psychosis
Matthew Hirschtritt, Stacy Sterling  | Other | 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 Race, Gender, and Other Sociodemographics on the Utilization of Clinical Services at KP-NSA Addiction Medicine and Recovery Services (AMRS): A Quality Improvement Study
Gilbert Deng, Ninad Athale | Other | Ongoing

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

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

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

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

Clinical, demographic, and referral pattern characteristics of 'Connect to Care' (C2C) outpatients
Matthew Hirschtritt, Stacy Sterling | TAP | Completed | View Summary

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

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

Electroconvulsive therapy, anesthetic choice, and real-world patient outcomes
Kevin Li, Esti Iturralde | TAP | Completed | View Summary

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, Connie Weisner. Esti Iturralde, Samuel Ridout | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Identifying Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use References Within Free-Text Data Fields in the Electronic Health Record
Renee Fogelberg, Kelly Young-Wolff | TAP | Completed

Ketamine and treatment resistant depression (proposal support)
Steven Hamilton, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed

Mental Health Service Demand in the face of COVID-19
Kathryn Ridout, Esti Iturralde | RAU | Completed | View Summary

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

Patient characteristics as moderators of changes in benzodiazepine use associated with the COVID-19 pandemic
Matthew Hirschtritt, MD, Stacy Sterling and Esti Iturralde | Other | 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

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

The association between ERAS implementation and changes in post-discharge opioid use
Derrick Lee, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed | View Summary

The impact of ACEs and resilience on Obstetric health outcomes
Carey Watson, Cynthia Campbell | RAU | Completed | View Summary

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

Telehealth Population Care Management by Clinical Pharmacists for Patients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness: Expanded Assessment of Clinical Impact 2 Years Post-implementation
Esti Iturralde, Lisa Fazzolari | DSGP |