Health Innovations Program (HIP) - Round 58 - (July 2015)

Five awards funded:

  • Barriers to tuberculosis preventive treatment in patients with newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus and latent tuberculosis infection (BAT T study)
    • Matthew Magee, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, School of Public Health-Epidemiology ($25,000)
  • Assessing the Accuracy of the Technology-based Eye Care Services (T ECS) Protocol to a Standard Clinical Ophthalmic Exam
    • April Maa, PhD, Associate Professor Emory University, School of Medicine-Comprehensive Ophthalmology ($50,000)
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems for Effective Management of Patients with Barrett's Esophagus using Optical Endomicroscopy
    • May Wang, PhD, Associate Professor, Georgia Technical Institute/Emory University-Biomedical Engineering ($25,000)
  • Next generation prognostic models for patients with lymphoma
    • Christopher Flowers, MD, Associate Professor, Emory University School of Medicine-Hematology and Medical Oncology ($23,700)
  • Uncovering the Drape: The impact of vertical Drapes on Interprofessional Communication in the Operating Room
    • Franz de Waal. PhD, Professor, Emory University, Yerkes National Primate Research Center ($50,000)