This is a list of the current and past awardees from the REACH Equity Research Vouchers program.  The Research Vouchers award will supplement currently funded research, or support standalone research projects conducted by faculty at any level and broadly related to the REACH Equity theme.

If you are interested in applying for the Research Vouchers program, please visit this page for information about this opportunity, application requirements, and more.

The Research Vouchers program is led by REACH Equity’s Research, Education, and Training Sub-core (RET), please visit their page here for more information about RET. 

 

Cohort 2: 2019-2020

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Matthew Dupre, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Population of Health Sciences

Project title: Leveraging patient-reported data to address racial disparities in 30-day readmission in patients with cardiovascular disease patients

The goals of this research are to examine racial differences in self-perceived and actual risks of 30-day readmission among patients hospitalized with cardiovascular disease and to identify socioeconomic, psychosocial, behavioral, and health-related factors associated with these differences.

 

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Alison Weidner, MD, Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Project title: Improving patient/provider engagement and communication via a mobile app

This project aims to improve the quality of shared decision-making between patients and providers about the management of uterine fibroids by developing a uterine fibroid-specific version of an existing digital tool developed at Duke University, the Prepped app.  This health information app helps patients to prepare for provider visits by identifying questions that specifically address their information needs.


Cohort 2018-2019

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Clarissa Diamantidis, MD

Assistant Professor

Division of General Internal Medicine

Project title: Racial and ethnic disparities in AKI incidence and outcomes following PCI

 

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Deborah Fisher, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Gastroenterology

Project title: Cholecystectomy following choledocholithiasis: Effects of race/ethnicity in timeliness of surgery

 

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Julius Wilder, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Division of Gastroenterology

Project title: The impact of race and ethnicity on listing for liver transplant after referral