The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley-Professor,
Area Agency on Aging-Member of Advisory Committee
Texas Association of Social Work Schools Deans and Directors-Board Member
Sudershan Pasupuleti is a professor at the School of Social Work of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with nearly 30 years of professional experience. He directs the accelerated master of science in social work program and is engaged in research focused on school-age children.
Involvement with PCORI
Research: Comparative Effectiveness of a Decision Aid for Therapeutic Options in Sickle Cell Disease (Principal Investigator: Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD)-Research Partner
Research: Patient-Centered Comprehensive Medication Adherence Management System to Improve Effectiveness of Disease Modifying Therapy with Hydroxyurea in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (Principal Investigator: Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD)-Advisory Member
These are the broad terms we use to categorize our funded research studies; specific diseases or conditions are included within the appropriate larger category. Note: not all of our funded projects focus on a single disease or condition; some touch on multiple diseases or conditions, research methods, or broader health system interventions. Such projects won’t be listed by a primary disease/condition and so won’t appear if you use this filter tool to find them.
- Cardiovascular Diseases
- Mental/Behavioral Health
- Neurological Disorders
PCORI is interested in research that seeks to better understand how different clinical and health system options work for different people. These populations are frequently studied in our portfolio or identified as being of interest by our stakeholders.
- Low Income
- Older Adults
- Designing research study methods
- Determining the intervention(s) provided to research subjects
- Determining the research outcomes that will be measured
- Prioritizing and/or refining research questions
- Prioritizing and/or refining the research topic or agenda