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Funding awarded for “Leveraging routing science to optimize ART delivery for efficient scale-up, high ART coverage, and viral suppression in South Africa”

Principal investigator Dr. Ruanne Barnabas (Global Health) and co-investigator Dr. Adam Szpiro (Biostatistics)have received funding from the National Institutes of Health for "Leveraging routing science to optimize ART delivery for ...

Funding awarded for the “Evaluation of an intravaginal ring for HIV and pregnancy prevention with scientific partnerships and robust systems to strengthen HIV research in Western Kenya”

Principal Investigator Nelly Mugo and Co-Investigator Renee Heffron have received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue their work on the "Evaluation of an intravaginal ring ...

Funding awarded for “Evaluating Effectiveness of a Communication Facilitator to Reduce Distress and Improve Goal Concordant Care for Critically Ill Patients and Their Families”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. J. Randall Curtis by the NIH National Institute of Nursing Research for "Evaluating Effectiveness of a Communication Facilitator to Reduce Distress and ...

Funding awarded for “OHEAL: Oral Health Equity in Alaska”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. Joana Cunha-Cruz by the NIH National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities for "OHEAL: Oral Health Equity in Alaska".   Abstract: ...

Funding awarded for “Addressing adverse outcomes following acute illness among children in Sub-Saharan Africa: predicting risks and cost-effectiveness”

Principal investigators Dr. Grace John-Stewart and doctoral student Rebecca Brander have received F31 funding from the National Institutes of Health for "Addressing adverse outcomes following acute illness among children in ...

Funding awarded for “Strengthening the Integration of Mental Health and HIV Services in South Africa: Implementation Science in Support of Scale-Up, Adaptation, and Dissemination”

Principal investigators Dr. Deepa Rao and Global Health - Implementation Science doctoral student Christopher Kemp receive funding from the National Institutes of Mental Health for continuing work on the grant ...

Funding awarded for “Implementation and Impact of Cancer Screening Navigation by Community Health Workers in Two National Screening Programs”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Wendy Barrington by the NIH National Cancer Institute for "Implementation and Impact of Cancer Screening Navigation by Community Health Workers in Two National ...

Funding awarded for “Systems analysis and improvement approach to optimize task-shifted mental health diagnosis and treatment cascades (SAIA-MH)”

Principal investigator Dr. Bradley Wagenaar has received continued funding from the National Institutes of Health to support work on the grant "Systems analysis and improvement approach to optimize task-shifted mental ...

Funding awarded for “Integrating Implementation Science and Cultural Adaptation to Understand Intervention Modifications within School-Based Mental Health”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator and SMART Center postdoctoral fellow Stephanie Brewer by the NIH National Institute of Mental Health for "Integrating Implementation Science and Cultural Adaptation to ...

Funding awarded for a “Randomized Controlled Trial of an Implementation Science Tool to Increase Cervical Cancer Screening in Mombasa, Kenya”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. McKenna Claire Eastment by the NIH National Cancer Institute for a "Randomized Controlled Trial of an Implementation Science Tool to Increase Cervical ...

Funding awarded for the “University of Washington ALACRITY Center for Psychosocial Interventions Research”

Funding has been awarded to Pat Are├ín by the National Institute of Mental Health for the "University of Washington ALACRITY Center for Psychosocial Interventions Research".   Abstract: The UW ALACRITY ...

Funding awarded for “Increasing Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions at Low-Wage Worksites”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Margaret (Peggy) Hannon by the NIH National Cancer Institute for "Increasing Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions at Low-Wage Worksites".   Abstract: Cancer and other ...

Funding awarded for “Spreading the Integrated District Evidence-To-Action Program for Neonatal Mortality Reduction (IDEAS) in Mozambique”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Kenny Sherr by the NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development for "Spreading the Integrated District Evidence-To-Action Program ...

Funding awarded for “Improving the HIV Care Cascade in Kenya through Implementation Science Training”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. Carey Farquhar by the NIH's Fogarty International Center, National Institute on Drug Abuse, and National Institute of Mental Health for "Improving the ...

Funding awarded for “Strengthening the Integration of Mental Health and HIV Services in South Africa: Implementation Science In Support Of Scale-Up, Adaptation, and Dissemination”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator and Global Health doctoral student Chris Kemp by the NIH National Institute of Mental Health for "Strengthening the Integration of Mental Health and ...

Funding awarded for “The University of Washington Implementation Sciences Training Program”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. J. Randall Curtis and co-principal investigator Bryan Weiner by the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for the "University of Washington ...

Funding awarded for “Measure Development to Accelerate the Translation of Evidence Based Clinical Guidelines into Practice”

Sub-award funding has been granted to UW investigator Bryan Weiner by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences via the New York University School of Medicine for "Measure Development ...

Funding awarded for “Implementing Assisted Partner Services to HIV Test and Treat Men in Western Kenya”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. Carey Farquhar by the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for "Implementing Assisted Partner Services to HIV Test and Treat ...

Funding awarded to “Transform Dissemination and Implementation Science in CTSA Programs”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. Mary L. (Nora) Disis by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences to "Transform Dissemination and Implementation Science in CTSA Programs". ...

Funding awarded for “The Impact of Inter-Organizational Alignment (IOA) on Implementation Outcomes”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Aaron Lyon by the NIH National Institute of Mental Health for "The Impact of Inter-Organizational Alignment (IOA) on Implementation Outcomes".   Abstract: Integrated ...

Funding awarded for “Systems Analysis and Improvement Approach To Optimize the Pediatric HIV Diagnosis and Care Cascade (SAIA-PEDS) “

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Kenny Sherr by the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for "Systems Analysis and Improvement Approach To Optimize the Pediatric HIV ...

Funding awarded for “RCT of an Implementation Science Tool to Integrate HIV Testing Into Family Planning Services”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Scott McClelland by the NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development for an "RCT of an Implementation Science ...

Funding awarded for “Advancing Implementation Science through Measure Development and Evaluation”

Sub-award funding has been awarded to UW investigator Bryan Weiner by the NIH National Institute of Mental Health via Group Health Cooperative (now Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute) for ...

Funding awarded for “Point-Of-Care Viral Load Testing to Enable Task Shifting for Chronic HIV Care”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. Paul Drain by the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for "Point-Of-Care Viral Load Testing to Enable Task Shifting for ...

Funding awarded for “Optimizing Repeat HIV Testing During Pregnancy and Postpartum for PMTCT”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Alison by the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for "Optimizing Repeat HIV Testing During Pregnancy and Postpartum for PMTCT".   ...

Funding awarded for “Women and HIV: Translation Of Research Into Practice”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. Carey Farquhar by the NIH Fogarty International Center for "Women and HIV: Translation Of Research Into Practice".   Abstract: To provide optimal ...

Funding awarded for “Staff and School Factors Affecting Implementation of ASD Interventions in Schools”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Jill Locke by the NIH National Institute of Mental Health for "Staff and School Factors Affecting Implementation of ASD Interventions in Schools".   ...

Funding awarded for “Clinic-Based Screening to Prevent HIV-Associated Cryptococcal Mortality”

Funding has been awarded to principal investigator Dr. Paul Drain by the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for "Clinic-Based Screening to Prevent HIV-Associated Cryptococcal Mortality".   Abstract: ...