Research News

Phil SloaneSloane Receives +1 Million Dollar Funding

Philip Sloane received the three year, $1,498,367 grant from the US  Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality, entitled "Infection Management and Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes." This dissemination research grant will evaluate the relative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of two methods of disseminating evidence-based knowledge and guidelines for improving the diagnosis and treatment of infections, reducing the potentially inappropriate use of antibiotics, and potentially reducing the incidence of infections with resistant organisms in North Carolina nursing homes.

Sylvia Becker-Dreps

Becker-Dreps R56 Award

Sylvia Becker-Dreps received an R56 award from the NIAID, titled, "Simple interventions to Improve Rotavirus Vaccine Effectiveness (SIRVE)", for $478,238.



Kistler Receives Two Year Award

Chrissy Kistler has received $125,000 over two years from the University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) for her proposal, "Important Characteristics of Electronic Cigarette Use among Adult Smokers."  



Anthony VieraViera and Hypertension Program Receive Funding for Pilot Study

Anthony Viera and the UNC Family Medicine Hypertension Program received a $50,000 TraCS grant for their proposal titled, “Comparative Effectiveness of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring vs Usual Care for Diagnosing and Managing Hypertension: A Pilot Study.”

Goldstein Recipient of Multiple Funding AwardsAdam Goldstein

Adam Goldstein recent funding awards for tobacco cessation and implementation include:                                                               $19,200,360 to fund the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) Training Program.                                                                     $1,760,705 from the Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) and the National Institute of Health for "Enhancing Source Credibility in Tobacco Regulatory Communications."                                                                                                                                         $456,102 contract with the state of Connecticut for "Evaluations of the Connecticut Tobacco Use Control Programs" by the Connecticut Department of Public Health.