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PI: Bruce Goldberg, M.D.
Topic: ORPRN acts as the bridge organization of a consortium to screen Medicaid and Medicare beneficiaries for health related social needs and connect them to community services. See the CMS website  for more information about the AHC model.

Term: 2017-2022
ORPRN Contact: Bruce Goldberg, M.D.

The contents provided are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies. The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS CMS-1P1-17-001 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Topic: A collaboration between ORPRN and the OHSU Center for Health Systems Effectiveness to provide program evaluations to health systems, clinical practice, and community based partners addressing chronic health conditions. ORPRN is currently evaluating the Oregon Colorectal Cancer Screening Project (CRCP).
Term: Ongoing
ORPRN Contact: Melinda Davis, Ph.D. 

PI: David Dorr, M.D.
Topic: Demonstration project to achieve Triple Aim through five comprehensive primary care functions of access, care management, comprehensiveness and coordination, patient engagement and population health.
Term: 2017-2020
ORPRN Contact: Martha Snow, M.P.H

PI: Fernando Martinez, M.D. (Weill Cornell Medicine);  MeiLan Han, M.D. (University of Michigan); Nancy Elder, M.D., M.S.P.H. (site PI)
Topic: Assess the ability of a 5-question screener, CAPTURE, to identify people at risk of COPD, and assess the best methods to implement CAPTURE screening within primary care practices.
Term: 2017-2021
ORPRN Contact: Nancy Elder, M.D., M.S.P.H.

PI: Eric Simpson, M.D., M.C.R., Nancy Elder, M.D., M.S.P.H. (site PI)
Topic: Pragmatic, community-based randomized trial to determine the effect of skin care education on the development of atopic dermatitis.
Term: 2018-2023
ORPRN Contact: Nancy Elder, M.D., M.S.P.H.

PI: Stephanie Wheeler, Ph.D., Melinda Davis, Ph.D. (site PI)
Topic: Explores regional patterns in colorectal cancer screening and uses a microsimulation model to determine which evidence-based interventions would have the greatest return on investment to implement.
Term: 2014-2019

ORPRN Contact: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

Topic: ORPRN administers the TCBIRP which provides funding and technical assistance to health systems, clinics, public health, social service agencies and community advisory councils aimed at improving health care and population health in Eastern Oregon.
Term: Ongoing
ORPRN Contact: Anne King, M.B.A.

PI: Annette Totten, Ph.D. (US PI);France Légaré, M.D., Ph.D. (Canada PI)
Topic: A cluster-randomized trial comparing team-based versus primary care clinician-focused advance care planning in practice-based research networks.
Term: 2017-2021

ORPRN Contact: LeAnn Michaels, B.A.

Topic: A tele-mentoring education model designed to build the capacity of primary care clinicians, and educate clinical teams on a variety of topics.
Term: Ongoing
ORPRN Contact: Maggie McLain McDonnell, M.P.H.

PI: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.
Topic: Identify factors associated with higher levels of primary care practice readiness to implement direct mail programs to increase CRC screening in rural communities.
Term: 2017-2021
ORPRN Contact: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

PI: Gloria Coronado, Ph.D., Kaiser Permanente NW; Melinda Davis, Ph.D. (site PI)
Topic: Test strategies to raise rates of colorectal cancer screening in federally qualified health centers utilizing reminder messaging from English- and Spanish-language Boot Camp Translation.
Term: 2016-2021

ORPRN Contact: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

PI: LJ Fagnan, M.D.; Patricia Carney, Ph.D.
Topic: Test novel interventions in rural primary care practices and rural community-based organizations intended to increase HPV vaccination completion in both males and females aged 11-17 years.
Term: 2018-2023
ORPRN Contact: LJ Fagnan, M.D.

Topic: Provide technical assistance on various topics including oral health, quality improvement, project management and grant evaluation.
Term: Ongoing
ORPRN Contact: Melissent Zumwalt, M.B.A.