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Project Status
Project Type

Preventing Suicidal Behavior with Diverse High-Risk Youth in Acute Care Settings

Johns Hopkins University
| Maryland
Holly Wilcox, PhD, MA
Project Status:
Awarded; Contract pending
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
Awarded; Contract pending
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Ways to Treat Anxiety in Youth

Children's Hospital Los Angeles
| California
Bradley S. Peterson, MD
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Medicines for Treating Type 2 Diabetes among Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
| New York
Alvin Mushlin, MD, ScM
Project Status:
In PCORI Peer-Review Process
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
Has Results

Comparing Essure® and Tubal Ligation to Prevent Pregnancy

Yale University
| Connecticut
Aileen M. Gariepy, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing the Effects of How Often Men Have PSA Testing in the First Year after Prostate Cancer Treatment

The Alliance for Clinical Trials In Oncology Foundation
| Illinois
Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Implementing and Evaluating a Program to Support Positive Parenting Behaviors

Georgia State University
| Georgia
Daniel Whitaker, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Changes in Health for Patients Who Complete Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus -- The PROP up TARGET Study

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
| North Carolina
Donna Evon, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Testing a Way to Keep Staph Infections from Recurring

Clinical Directors Network, Inc.
| New York
Jonathan N. Tobin, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing the Effects of Different Prostate Cancer Treatments on Quality of Life and Cancer Recurrence -- NC ProCESS

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
| North Carolina
Ronald C. Chen, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Medicine Combinations Used to Treat Schizophrenia

Columbia University Health Sciences
| New York
Thomas S. Stroup, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Treatments for Improving Physical Function in Patients Who Had Knee Replacement Surgery

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Sara R. Piva, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Testing a Peer Support Program That Helps Older Adults Age in Their Own Homes

University of Wisconsin–Madison
| Wisconsin
Elizabeth A. Jacobs, MD, MPP
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Can an Online Program Help Women with a History of Preeclampsia Reduce Their Risk of Heart Disease?

Brigham and Women's Hospital
| Massachusetts
Janet Rich-Edwards, MPH, ScD, and Ellen W. Seely, MD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Calorie Counting versus MyPlate Recommendations for Weight Loss

University of California Los Angeles
| California
William James McCarthy, PhD, MA
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Improving Informed Consent for Palliative Chemotherapy

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
| Massachusetts
Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Broad- and Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics for Children with Ear, Sinus, and Throat Infections

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Does Information on Benefits and Risks Help Patients Decide Between Stent Options?

University of Missouri Kansas City
| Missouri
John Spertus, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Does Shared Decision Making Improve Care at Community Mental Health Clinics?

Family Service Agency of San Francisco
| California
Joyce Chu, PhD^
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Anti-TNF Drugs versus Long-Term Steroid Use for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
James Lewis, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research

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