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Ongoing Projects Supported by DARE and Community Benefit Grants


A randomized, double-blind noninferiority trial of adductor canal catheters for postoperative pain management among patients undergoing elective unilateral total knee arthroplasty.
Adrian Hinman, Andy Avins. Surgery Orthopedic. DSRP. Ongoing.

An evaluation of the StrokeEXPRESS phase II - thrombectomy program.
Mai Nguyen-Huynh, Andy Avins. Neurology. RAU. Ongoing.

Benefits of Hepatitis C Virus Cure.
Varun Saxena, Julie Schmittdiel. Gastroenterology. RAU. Ongoing.

Changes in utilization, staging, and treatment after implementation of regionalized care for upper gastrointestinal cancer.
Robert Li, Lisa Herrinton. Oncology. RAU. Ongoing.

Characteristics of ED Patients Who Test Positive for SARS-CoV-2 in a Community Health Setting.
Dale Cotton. Emergency Medicine. RAU. Ongoing.

Evaluating outcomes and efficiency of consolidated multidisciplinary care for head and neck cancer.
Charles Meltzer, Lori Sakoda. Oncology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Evaluation of structured reporting of lung nodules detected on chest CT.
Tom Urbania, Lisa Herrinton. Oncology. RAU. Ongoing.

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. Mental Health. DSRP. Ongoing.

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

Familial hypercholesterolemia II - manuscript.
Richard Birnbaum, Andy Avins. Cardiology. RAU. Ongoing.

Genetic testing of women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome.
Bethan Powell, Larry Kushi. Oncology. DSRP. Ongoing.

Hepatocellular carcinoma and interventional radiology.
Maud Morshedi, Lisa Herrinton. Interventional Radiology. RAU. Ongoing.

Impact of Opioid Safety Initiative Education on Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing.
Mamata Kene, Mary Reed. Emergency Medicine. RAU. Ongoing.

Implementation of Evidence-Based Surgery for Pediatric Hernia Repair.
Albert Chong, Lisa Herrinton. Surgery Pediatrics. RAU. Ongoing.

Implementation of Familial Hypercholoesterolemia and template transition protocol.
Richard Birnbaum, Andy Avins. Cardiology. RAU. Ongoing.

Implementation of Post-Mastectomy Home Recovery Program in a Large, Integrated Health Delivery System.
Brooke Vuong, Julie Schmittdiel. Surgery. RAU. Ongoing.

Implementation success of integrated program on hepatitis B identification, surveillance, and treatment.
Krisna Chai & Joanna Ready, Andy Avins. Gastroenterology. RAU. Ongoing.

Improved selection of BRCA-negative high-risk women for breast MRI screening through validation of IBIS risk model variants.
Vignesh Arasu, Laurel Habel. Radiology. PRP. Ongoing.

Improving Human Papilloma Virus Immunization Rates.
Janet Lai, Kevin Wang, Andy Avins. AFM. RAU. Ongoing.

Manual of Procedures and Pilot-testing a Cluster Randomized Study of the Effectiveness of a Deprescribing Intervention (aka Deprescribing Phase II).
Maisha Draves, Lisa Herrinton. Multispecialty. RAU. Ongoing.

Minimally invasive esophagectomy.
Simon Ashiku, Andy Avins. Surgery. RAU. 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. Mental Health. PRP. Ongoing.

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

Rapid case ascertainment and review for bladder cancer.
Andrea Harzstark, Liyan Liu. Oncology. RAU. Ongoing.

Reducing Variation in Hospitalization and Processes of Care in Emergency Department Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial.
David Vinson, Mary Reed. Emergency Medicine. DSRP. Ongoing.

Risk factors for hip arthroscopy failure.
Adrian Hinman, Andy Avins. Surgery Orthopedic. RAU. Ongoing.

Screening for adverse childhood experiences in pediatric primary care.
Paul Espinas, Stacy Sterling. Pediatrics. DSRP. Ongoing.

Significance of borderline high and high serum calcium levels in high risk kidney stone patients in a community practice. Emphasis on high normal serum calcium levels.
Mark Gasparini, Stephen Van Den Eeden. Urology. TAP. Ongoing.

The impact of the use of anticoagulants and antiplatelets on the risk of hospitalization and mortality in patients with COVID-19.
Ashok Pai, Julie Schmittdiel, Jenny Dusendang. Oncology. RAU. Ongoing.

Time Trends in Therapies and Outcomes for a Community-based Population of Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, 2013-2017.
Lisa Law, Lisa Herrinton. Oncology. RAU. Ongoing.

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement – Personalizing risk for quality of life, developing complications, total mortality, and utilization (TAVR - PREDICT) Study.
Ed McNulty, Alan Go. Cardiology. DSRP. Ongoing.