MPCRN Projects

Current Projects

A guide to prenatal care

To learn about how using a personal health diary throughout pregnancy can improve conversations between patients and their prenatal care providers, and potentially improve how patients manage their health through the pregnancy.

Partnering with Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, VA, Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, GA, (DDEAMC) and Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, NV (MOFMC)

PI: Christy Ledford (USUHS FAM), Co-Investigators: Josh Hodge (FBCH FAM), Stephen Conner (DDEAMC FAM), and Rebecca Lauters (MOFMC FAM)

Research Priorities: Decision making and decision support, Transformational practice, Life transitions

Status: Dissemination

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An innovation to improve feedback for medical students on community-based clerkship rotations

To test the impact of a QR code and online feedback tool on the amount and timeliness of student feedback provided during the Family Medicine clerkship.

Partnering with family medicine clerkship sites throughout the MHS/MPCRN

PI: Dana Nguyen (USUHS FAM); Co-Investigator: Matthew Snyder (Scott AFB FMR)

Research priority: Educational research

Status: Dissemination

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Diabetes ROADMAP: An intervention to address health disparities through personalized diagnosis communication

To design and evaluate a culturally-centered intervention to motivate and activate patients newly diagnosed with pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes to adopt self-management behaviors.

Partnering with Dwight D Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA, and Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, NV (MOFMC)

PI: Christy Ledford (USUHS FAM); Co-Investigators: Dean Seehusen (DDEAMC FAM), Paul Crawford (MOFMC FAM)

Research priority: Health disparities

Status: Translation

Interested in joining? If for some reason you are unable to complete our Google Form, please complete the fillable PDF and submit it to mpcrn@usuhs.edu