Research Projects by students in the Primary Care Leadership Track


Decisional satisfaction, regret, and conflict among parents of infants with neurologic conditions - Meg Bost

"I want to say it": discussion of death in family meetings for critically ill infants with neurologic conditions - Meg Bost

Retrospective analysis of association between gender dysphoria and rates and anxiety/depression in the adolescent transgender population - Katha Desai

Examining how exposure to psychosocial adversity in childhood/adolescence impacts health outcomes across generations - Joanna Krupp

The Interplay between Hospital Closures and Community Assets in Rural America - Jack Leschisin

Do patterns of health utilization mediate the relationship between psychosocial - Jay Lusk

Comparing Psychotic Features Across Pediatric Patients with Seropositive, Seronegative Autoimmune - Kira Panzer

Exploration of Novel Surveillance Methodologies for Respiratory Viral Disease Transmission - Diya Uthappa

Impact of ApoE Signaling Modification on Perioperative EEG Changes - Willis Wong


Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cesarean Complication Rates using NSQIP Database - Tressa Ellett

COVID-19 Response Strategies at Large Institutes of Higher Education in the United States: A Landscape Analysis, Fall 2020 - Sarah Freeman

Employment Considerations in the Prenatal and Postpartum Period - Shauntell Luke

Peer Coaching to Support Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care for Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Intervention Dose - Mirai Matsuura

Association between Birth Weight and Caregiver Feeding Behaviors at 2 Months - Tichelle Porch


Telehealth Video Transitions Enhancement Conference (V-TEC) to Improve Hospital Care Transitions to Skilled Nursing Facilities - Julia Bellantoni

The Association of Patient Perceptions of the Quality of Care with Trust in Providers and Trust in the Healthcare System Among Black and White Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - Rebecca Fabbro

Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions for Infants with Neurologic Conditions - Charlotte Gerrity

Acceptance of Love and Remarriage Among Older Adults in the Philippines - Ju Young Kim

Does Parental Status Influence Resilience and Acculturation Stress in Latinx Immigrants? - Alex Villeda

Hypertension and Atrial Fibrillation Among Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treated with Ibrutinib - Colette Whitney


Eviction as a Disruptive Factor in Health Care Utilization: Impact on Hospital Readmissions and No-Show Rates – Peter Callejo-Black

Biofilm-dispersed Staphylococcus aureus Exhibits a Distinct agr-Independent Host Interaction - Spencer Chang

The eye of the beholder: discrepancy between self- reported vision and visual acuity in patients with age-related macular degeneration -  Priscila Cunha

Pilot Study Evaluating Innovative Educational Approach to Increase Knowledge of HIV Prevention in the Next Generation of Providers - William Grant

Factors Associated with White and Non-White Patient Undergoing Peripheral Vascular Intervention for Peripheral Artery Disease - Melvin Larker

Improving well-being amongst GME trainees: Building a partnership between GME and primary care can increase trainee access to primary care -   Christelle Tan

Network Characteristics of a Hypertensive Referral System in Western Kenya -  Aarti Thakkar

The Patient Point-of-View: Characterizing patient-level factors associated with perceptions of health care -  Maya Torain


Mixed-methods assessment of HVTN 704/HPTN 085 participants’ experience with the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Referral Program - Kareem Alexis

Comparing high-risk HPV testing and subtype distribution in self and provider-collected samples using the BD OnclarityHPV Assay - Claire Edelman

Predictors of Child Healthy Eating in Family Child Care Homes - Linda Zhang Jaffe


Emergency department utilization by children of women receiving group prenatal care: a retrospective cohort study - Matthew Adams

Research into the treatment of anxiety in patients with coronary artery disease; research into the psychosocial correlates of pain in lung transplant patients - Jamie Farquhar

Group Prenatal Appointments: Maternal and Neonatal Health Outcomes - Lauren Groskaufmanis

An Integrated Clinic-Community Partnership for Child Obesity Treatment: A Randomized Pilot Trial. - Jessica Lyden Hoffman

African Americans: Examining the Effect of Patient Perceptions on Blood Pressure Self-Management - Samara Jinks

Mechanisms for Poor Hypertension Control Among Urban - Samara Jinks

ZEN Study (Zika en Embarazadas y Ninos) - Samara Jinks

Project CALM: Confusion Avoidance Led by Music, A Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Postoperative Delirium - Emily Mattoon

Planned Caesarean Section vs. Planned Vaginal Delivery (Argentina) - Julie Rivo

Keeping Care Connected: E-Consultation Program Improves Access to Nephrology Care - Priscille Schettini


Bull City Fit: If You Build It Who Will Come? A Retrospective Study of Children's Attendance in a Clinic-Run, Community-Based Obesity Intervention - Maria Andrews

Quality Improvement of Screening for Autism in Primary Care - Kathleen Campbell

Comparing health outcomes and primary care physician utilization among low-income adults with type 2 diabetes and/or hypertension receiving either standard or intensive care management - Javier Galan

“An Examination of Participation in Youth Programs for Adolescents with Chronic Illness - Mya Sendak

Integrated Behavioral-Physical Care Management in the Primary Care Setting - Mark Sendak

The Management of Infertility in Women with PCOS - Arthurine Zakama


Does Meaningful Use of electronic health records improve quality outcomes? A comparison of health outcomes in two primary care clinics - Anna Afonso

Community Coaching: Feasibility, Process Evaluation, And Thematic Analysis Of A No-Cost Integrative Health Coaching Service In Community Settings - Sarah Cassel

Effectiveness of Diabetes Disease Management Programs for Reducing Health Care Utilization: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis - Trevor Dickey

Primary care physicians’ use of the 5 A’s to counsel adolescents about alcohol - Jessica Friedman

1Parents’ Sources of Information Regarding Childhood Obesity - Brittany Pierce Hipkins

The Role of Evidence in Choosing Wisely List Development - Brittany Pierce Hipkins

Transition from pediatric to adult care for patients with sickle cell disease: identifying and assisting those who are lost to follow up - Shaniqua Johnson

Health Lifestyles Program for You (HLP4U) - a pilot study of an RCT to examine the effectiveness of provider to parent text messages to augment intensive outpatient treatment for children with obesity. - Amanda Kimberg

This study evaluated the effectiveness of an emergency department (ED) embedded care coordinator with access to community and medical record systems in decreasing hospital and ED use in patients with behavioral health issues - Stephanie Ngo

Impact of Group Medical Clinics on Health-Related Quality of Life: A Randomized Clinical Trial - Denise Pong