​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ongoing and Completed Projects Supported​ by DARE and Community Health Grants

Infectious Diseases


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

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

Community – associated Clostridium difficile
Tara Greenhow | CH | Completed

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

Effectiveness and safety of interferon-free treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
David Witt, Michael Allerton, Michael Silverberg | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Electronically Identifying Patients at Elevated Risk of HIV Increased Pharmacologic HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Use: A Clinical Trial
Michael Silverberg, Jonathan Volk | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Risk of COVID-19 pandemic on immunosuppressed populations
Fernando Velayos, Julie Schmittdiel, Bradley Frueh | RAU | Completed

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

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


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

Sexual Health E-visit as a Tool to Improve Access to Prevention and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections
Jacek Skarbinski, Amanda Thornton, Dana Clutter | DSGP | Ongoing

Vancomycin area under the curve-guided dosing and monitoring in the outpatient setting
Meredith Silverman, Cynthia Campbell, Rika Alavi | RAU | Ongoing