Results Summary and Professional Abstract
Through limited competition, PCORI awarded 25 of the 50 Pilot Projects up to $50,000 to support dissemination and implementation of their activities and findings through the PCORI Pilot Project Learning Network (PPPLN) funding. The deliverables listed below are a result of convenings and conferences supported by this funding, whose efforts align with the PCORI strategic goal of disseminating information and encouraging adoption of PCORI-funded research results.
Period: May 2015 to August 2015
Guest, G., Namey, E., McKenna, K., "How Many Focus Groups Are Enough? Building an Evidence Base for Nonprobability Sample Sizes," Field Methods (April 2016).
Namey, E., Guest, G., McKenna, K., et al., "Evaluating Bang for the Buck: A Cost-Effectiveness Comparison Between Individual Interviews and Focus Groups Based on Thematic Saturation Levels," American Journal of Evaluation (April 2016).
"Empiricism Strikes Back: New Evidence on Old Questions in Qualitative Research"
FHI 360 and Duke University
"Bucking the Medical & Mental Bull" [Trailer | Full Performance Video]
The portrayal of profound, comical, and introspective voices of African American men from The Durham Focus Group Project as they confront historical, social, and systemic issues surrounding black men’s health care experiences and health seeking behaviors in Durham, NC. A one-person show performed by award-winning actress, writer, and performing artist Anita Woodley.