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Research Awards

ARRA Awards

This page provides information on contracts and grants awarded with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds for research that compares the effectiveness of different medical options.

The Recovery Act provides funds to research and provide information on the relative strengths and weaknesses of various medical interventions. Projects are listed below. Select for a fact sheet on this topic.

1. Optimizing the Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research Findings through Behavioral Economic Randomized Controlled Trial Experiments

National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

1.1. Behavioral Economics for Nudging the Implementation of Comparative Effectiveness Research: Clinical Trials (RC4)

Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

  • A Randomized Trial of Behavioral Economic Interventions to Reduce CVD Risk
    David A. Asch, University of Pennsylvania (RC4 AG039114-01)
    Award Date: September 30, 2010
  • Use of Behavioral Economics to Improve Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infections
    Jason N. Doctor, University of Southern California (RC4 AG039115-01)
    Award Date: September 16, 2010

Grant Synopsis: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=50848
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

1.2. Behavioral Economics for Nudging the Implementation of Comparative Effectiveness Research: Pilot Research (RC4)

 Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

  • The Biological and Behavioral Bases of Decision-Making in Medical Professionals
    P. Read Montague, Baylor College of Medicine (RC4 AG039067-01)
    Award Date: September 30, 2010
  • HIV Screening Take-Up: Evaluating Incentives and Opt-Out Strategies
    William Hatfield Dow, University of California, Berkeley (RC4 AG039078-01)
    Award Date: September 21, 2010
  • Monetary Incentives and Intrinsic Motivation to Sustain Hypertension Control
    Martin F. Shapiro, UCLA School of Medicine (RC4 AG039077-01)
    Award Date: September 21, 2010
  • Nudging Doctors to Collaborate with Pharmacists to Improve Medication Adherence
    Ira B. Wilson, Tufts Medical Center (RC4 AG039072-01)
    Award Date: September 23, 2010
  • Uptake of Comparative Effectiveness Research: Implications for Discharge Decision
    John F. Sweeney, Emory University (RC4 AG039071-01)
    Award Date: September 21, 2010

Grant Synopsis: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=50849
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

2. Comparative Effectiveness Research on Delivery Systems

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

2.1. Planning, Evaluation and Technical Assistance of Delivery System Evaluation and Demonstration Initiatives
Awardee: Econometrica, Inc.
4416 East-West Highway, Suite 215
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Amount: $1,060,353
Award Date: August 19, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ_ARRA_PEATOC_RFTO-4
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=ee1ba513953253245c0702c0b138edb5&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ_ARRA_PEATOC_RFTO-4/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

2.2. Comparative Effectiveness Delivery System Evaluation Grants (R01)

Award Type: Grants
Awardees:

Grant Synopsis: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HS-10-012.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

2.3. Comparative Effectiveness Delivery System Demonstration Grants (R18)

Award Type: Grant
Awardees: 

Grant Synopsis: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HS-10-013.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3. Project Withdrawn


 

4. Informing Clinical and Public Health Approaches to Chronic Disease Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4.1. Informing Clinical and Public Health Approaches to Chronic Disease Prevention Using the Foundation and the Network of the Prevention Research Centers

Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

  • Detecting Diabetic Retinopathy Among American Indians and Alaska Natives Through Eye Examinations by Traditional Means (In Eye Care Providers' Offices) and by Telemedicine
    Thomas Mark Becker, Oregon Health and Science University (1-U48-DP-002673-01)
    Award Date: August 23, 2010
  • Preventing Falls Among Older Adults Through Usual Care, an Education Program, and an Education Plus Exercise Program
    Steven Albert, University of Pittsburgh with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (1-U48-DP-002657-01)
    Award Date: September 30, 2010
  • Reducing Blood Pressure as well as Colorectal Cancer Among African American Men by Encouraging Behavioral Change, Guiding Them Through the Health Care System, and Using a Combination of the Two Approaches
    Ronald Scott Braithwaite, New York University School of Medicine (1-U48-DP-002671-01)
    Award Date: September 30, 2010
  • Reducing Risk of Cardiovascular Disease by Changing Behaviors and Encouraging Appropriate Use of Medication Through a Web-Based Versus a Counselor-Based Program
    Thomas C. Keyserling, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1-U48-DP-002658-01)
    Award Date: September 30, 2010

Grant Synopsis: http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=52162
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

5. Project Withdrawn

6. Centers for Racial and Ethnic Minority-Focused Comparative Effectiveness Research

Office of Minority Health, National Institutes of Health

6.1. Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities Competitive Revision Applications to Support Comparative Effectiveness Research for Eliminating Disparities

Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

  • Center for Achieving and Sustaining Improved Health in Harlem
    Nina A. Bickell, Mount Sinai School Of Medicine of NYU (3P60MD000270-09S1)
    Award Date: July 31, 2010
  • Center of Excellence in Eliminating Disparities
    Elizabeth Ann Calhoun, Carol Estwing Ferrans, University of Illinois at Chicago (3P60MD003424-02S1)
    Award Date: July 31, 2010
  • Columbia Center for the Health of Urban Minorities
    Jose Luchsinger, Columbia University Health Sciences (3P60MD000206-08S1)
    Award Date: September 18, 2010
  • Comprehensive Minority and Health Disparities Research Center
    Mona N. Fouad, Kenneth G. Saag, University of Alabama at Birmingham (3P60MD000502-08S1)
    Award Date: September 18, 2010
  • Eliminating Health Inequities Through Research Education and Mentorship
    Robert Valdez, Lisa Marie Cacari Stone, University of New Mexico (3P20MD004996-01S1)
    Award Date: July 31, 2010
  • Michigan Center for Integrative Approaches to Health Disparities
    Ana V. Diez Roux, Amy J. Schulz, University of Michigan (3P60MD002249-04S1)
    Award Date: September 18, 2010
  • Partnerships for Cardiometabolic Disparities in Native and Pacific Peoples
    Marjorie K. Mau, University of Hawaii at Manoa (3P20MD000173-09S1)
    Award Date: July 31, 2010
  • University of Puerto Rico-CHA Research Center of Excellence: Making a Difference for Latino Health
    Glorisa J. Canino, University Of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences (3P60MD002261-04S1)
    Award Date: September 18, 2010
  • University of South Florida/Moffitt Transdisciplinary Center to Address Cancer Health Disparities
    Richard G. Roetzheim, B. Lee Green, University Of South Florida (3P20MD003375-02S1)
    Award Date: July 31, 2010

Grant Synopsis: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-MD-10-002.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

7. Center of Excellence for Research on Disability Care Coordination

Office of the Director, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

7.1. Establishment of a Center of Excellence in Research on Disability Services and Care Coordination and Integration
Awardee: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
P.O. Box 2393
Princeton, New Jersey 08543-2393
Amount: $ 6,353,851
Award Date: May 4, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: OS29162
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=5fd96ca7fae8ae4a31c6139669c7ceac&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=92e64a6fdf8ae353fdf8265570ac8c85&tab=core&_cview=0
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

Current as of October 2010
Internet Citation: Research Awards: ARRA Awards. October 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/funding/arra/awards/osawresearch.html

 

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