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$1.8 million awarded for palliative care research to improve care of seriously ill patients
Date:6/2/2010

in palliative care in hopes of bringing more funding from federal agencies, which have supported some research in palliative care, but for whom it is not a priority area. Pilot data results are typically needed before a federal agency will consider funding a research project.

The 2010 Grantees:

NPCRC Pilot Project Support Grant Recipients

  • The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University - Cynthia A. Gerhardt, Ph.D., an associate professor of pediatrics and psychology at The Ohio State University, will examine the feasibility of conducting prospective research with families in pediatric palliative care. She will compare symptom burden and quality of life in children with and without life-limiting illnesses, examine the impact on families, and identify factors related to child and family adjustment near the end of life.

  • University of North Carolina - Laura C. Hanson, M.D., M.P.H., an associate professor in the division of geriatric medicine, School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, will use the concepts of shared decision-making to test an innovative decision support intervention for family surrogates who must make health care choices for people with advanced dementia. Family surrogates will see an audiovisual decision aid, and participate in a structured care planning meeting with an interdisciplinary team, to make choices about goals of care and treatment. This approach to goals of care communication will be refined using semi-structured interviews with surrogates, to clarify the links between goals and treatments to meet goals of care in dementia.

  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University - Kelly Michelson, M.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor and pediatric intensivist at Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, will use mixed methods to study family conferences in the pediatric intensive care unit. She seeks to
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