-- This project evaluated a practice improvement program to improve family physicians’ delivery of effective patient-centered behavior change interventions for “fitness” (physical activity, healthy eating and emotional well-being).
Alcohol and Sleep Study
-- In a cross-sectional survey of primary physicians and their patients, we examined whether greater levels of alcohol consumption is associated with a variety of self-reported sleep problems.
-- Examining the use of the ASTHMA IQ primary care tool to improve asthma care and asthma outcomes.
-- A pilot randomized “practical clinical” that tested the hypothesis that anti-chlamydial antibiotic treatment would significantly improve asthma control.
BELT Asthma Study
-- This large-scale multi-center project titled Blacks and Exacerbations on LABA v. Triotropium (BELT), a subcontract with Harvard University, is designed to compare the effectiveness of long-acting beta agonists (LABA)/inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) versus triotropium/ICS in African-American patients with moderate to severe asthma
Improving Depression Care
-- This study was a combination of Quality Improvement (QI) and practice-based research activities. By having members of each practice utilize quality improvement tools, we tested strategies for making and sustaining improved depression care.
Healthy Community Collaborative Evaluation
-- An external evaluation of The Healthy Communities Collaborative program.