Funding awarded to eight community-University research partnerships

Eight research collaborations between University researchers and Minnesota-based community organizations will receive funding through CTSI’s Dissemination and Implementation Awards program.

CTSI is awarding combined total of $31,000 to enable supported research teams to apply evidence-based health strategies to the real world, with the ultimate goal of improving human health. Funding became effective July 1, 2015. 

Congratulations to the awardees!

Anne Blaes (Medical School) and Trudi Meloche (Gilda’s Club)
Project title: Survivorship Care for Cancer Survivors: Disseminating the Findings 

Marla Eisenberg (Medical School-Pediatrics) and Craig Wethington (Minnesota Department of Education)
Project title: Sharing New Approaches to Bullying Prevention in Minnesota Schools

Sarah Gollust (School of Public Health) and Kristine Rhodes (American Indian Cancer Foundation)
Project title: Dissemination of HPV Vaccine Educational Materials for American Indian Parents of Adolescents 

Brian Isetts (College of Pharmacy) and Mary Fischer (Southern Prairie Community Care)
Project title: Disseminating the Science of Accountable Medication Use

Katy Kozhimannil (School of Public Health) and LaDonna Redmond (Doula Access Project)
Project title: Reducing Disparities in Birth Outcomes: The Wisdom of Community Doulas 

Laura Miller (Medical School) and Michele Mandrich (Broadway Family Medicine)
Project title: Postpartum Depression Screening in a Primary Care Clinic: Dissemination and Further Research 

Laura Palombi (College of Pharmacy-Duluth) and Laura Bennett (Carlton-Cook-Lake-St. Louis Community Health Board)
Project title: Carlton County Community Forum Addressing Heroin and Opioid Abuse 

Renee Sieving (School of Nursing) and Susan Castellano (Minnesota Department of Health)
Project title: Prime Time Implementation Project