Announcing the 2016 CHeP Pilot Grant Awardees

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInEmail this to someone

Eight partnership projects between local community groups and researchers at Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame focus on improving health and health care in diverse communities across the state.

Increasing Community Awareness and Education About Alzheimer’s Disease and Recruitment of Underrepresented Groups to Alzheimer Disease Research
Community Partner: Linda Altmeyer, Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana
Academic Partner: Mary Guerriero Austrom & Nicole Fowler, Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Engaging Fathers in the Nurse Family Partnership Program: An Innovative Way to Improve Maternal, Child, and Family Health
Community Partner: Lynn Baldwin, Nurse-Family Partnership at Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana
Academic Partner: Erika Cheng, Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Evaluation of an Integrated Community Based Prenatal Care Coordination Platform for At-Risk Families
Community Partner: Marti Liechty Conrad, Elkhart County Health Department, Healthy Babies
Academic Partner: Nitesh Chawla, University of Notre Dame, Computer Science & Engineering

Translating 3-Step Workout for Life to the Senior Living Community
Community Partner: Judy Donovan, Healthcrest, Crestwood Village
Academic Partner: Chiung-ju Liu, Indiana Universtity-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Health Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Occupational Therapy

Visual Cues for Smart Pump Drug Limit Library Update to Improve Patient Safety
Community Partner: Jim Fuller, Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety
Academic Partner: Yuehwern Yih, Purdue University, Industrial Engineering

Art as an Avenue to Build Youth and Community Resilience
Community Partner: DeAmon Harges, The Learning Tree
Academic Partner: Silvia Bigatti, Indiana Universtity-Purdue University Indianapolis, Fairbanks School of Public Health

Evaluating Routine Rapid HIV Testing and Infectious Disease Care at Eskenazi Health Center Sites
Community Partner: Nancy J. Miles Olmstead, Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County
Academic Partner: Bree Weaver, Indiana University School of Medicine, Clinical Medicine & Clinical Pediatrics

Know Your Numbers Reducing the Risk
Community Partner: Libbi Smith, Healthy Communities of Clinton County
Academic Partner: Dr. Vicki Simpson, Purdue University School of Nursing