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Pharmaceutical Roundtable Awardees

 American Heart Association/Pharmaceutical Roundtable Outcomes Research Centers

Award Activation: Oct. 1, 2008

Duke University School of Medicine
Eric Peterson, M.D., M.P.H. - Center Director
Science Project: Improving transitional care for patients with coronary disease, myocardial infarction  and heart failure

Award start date: 10/01/2008  Award end date: 09/30/2012 
Total Award Amount: $3,891,176

Hayden Bosworth, Ph.D. - Project 1 PI 
Institution:  Durham VA Medical Center
Project Title:  Supporting Post MI Risk Modification Intervention via Telemedicine Evaluation (SPRITE)

Chris Granger, M.D., M.B.A. - Project 2 PI
Institution: Duke University Medical Center
Project Title: The RACE to Improve STEMI Care

Adrian Hernandez, M.D. - Project 3 PI
Institution: Duke University
Project Title: Preventing Recurrent Failure

Saint Luke's Hospital's Mid America Heart Institute and UMKC/KU

John Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., and David Cohen, M.D. - Center Co-Directors
Science Project: Developing novel strategies to translate individualized, patient-centered, risk prediction models into the process of routine clinical care
Award start date: 10/01/2008  Award end date: 09/30/2012 
Total Award Amount: $2,374,872

John Spertus, M.D., M.P.H. - Project 1 PI
Institution:  Mid America Heart Institute
Project Title:  Transforming Informed Consent for PCI into an Evidence-Based Decision-Making Experience

Stanford University School of Medicine and Kaiser Permanente of Northern California

Mark Hlatky, M.D., and Alan S. Go, M.D. - Center Co-Directors
Science Project: Defining and delivering optimal therapy for ischemic heart disease and chronic heart failure in routine practice
Award start date: 10/01/2008  Award end date: 09/30/2012 
Total Award Amount:  $3,891,675

Mark Hlatky, M.D. - Project 1 PI
Institution: Stanford University School of Medicine
Project Title:  Defining and Delivering Optimal Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease in Clinical Practice

Alan Go, M.D. - Project 2 PI
Institution: Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland
Project Title: Longitudinal effectiveness and safety of pharmacologic and device therapies for chronic heart failure

University of California, Los Angeles

Barbara Vickrey, M.D., M.P.H., and Jeffrey Saver, M.D. - Center Co-Directors
Science Project: Reducing stroke occurrence and improving stroke outcomes in vulnerable populations
Award start date: 10/01/2008  Award end date: 09/30/2012 
Total Award Amount: $3,891,800

William Cunningham, M.D., M.P.H. - Project 1 PI
Institution:  University of California, Los Angeles
Project Title:  RCT of an Intervention to Enable Stroke Survivors in the Los Angeles County Health System to "Stay with the Guidelines"

Arleen Brown, M.D., Ph.D. - Project 2 PI
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Project Title: Are neighborhood characteristics associated with stroke incidence and outcomes?

AHA Pharmaceutical Roundtable Award
(Career Development in Implementation Research in Prevention, Outcomes, and Quality of Care)

Award Activation:  July 1, 2006

Children's Hospital, Boston
Lisa Bergersen, M.D.  
Project title: Method for Evaluating and Improving Outcomes in Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization
Award start date: 7/1/2006  Award end date: 6/30/2010 
Total award amount: $600,000

Duke University, Durham
Adrian Hernandez, M.D.  
Project title:  Leading and Lagging Quality Care in Heart Failure 
Award start date: 7/1/2006  Award end date: 6/30/2010 
Total award amount: $600,000

MetroHealth Medical Center
Andrew O'Connor, D.O., M.P.H. 
Project title: Applying clinical trials methodology in an inner city clinic to improve blood pressure control 
Award start date:  7/1/2006  Award end date:  6/30/2010 
Total award amount: $600.000

Mid America Heart Institute
Mikhail Kosiborod, M.D.  
Project title:  Glucose Control and Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized with Acute Myocardial Infarction 
Award start date: 7/1/2006  Award end date:  6/30/2010 
Total award amount: $600,000

University of Pennsylvania
Jalpa Doshi, Ph.D. 
Project title: Impact of Prescription Coverage and Cost-Sharing on Statin and Antihypertensive Use in the Elderly 
Award start date: 7/1/2006  Award end date:  6/30/2010 
Total award amount: $599,606

University of Pennsylvania
Rachel Werner, M.D., Ph.D.
Project title: Do percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) report cards improve quality of care for patients with heart disease? 
Award start date: 7/1/2006  Award end date: 6/30/2010 
Total award amount: $600,000

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Joseph Ravenell, M.D., M.S.
Project title: Improving antihypertensive prescribing behavior in physicians who care for hypertensive African American men 
Award start date:  7/1/2006  Award end date:  6/30/2010 
Total award amount: $600,000

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Leonelo Bautista, M.D., Ph.D. 
Project title: Quality of Life and Depression as Determinants of Treatment Adherence in Hypertensive Patients 
Award start date:  7/1/2006  Award end date:  6/30/2009 
Total award amount: $450,000

AHA-Pharmaceutical Roundtable Award
(Career Development in Implementation Research in Prevention, Outcomes, and Quality of Care)

Award Activation:  Jan. 1, 2006

Brigham & Women's Hospital
Samia Mora,  M.D., M.H.S.
Project title: The Use of Lipoprotein Particle Subclasses to Improve Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women 
Award start date: 1/1/2006  Award end date: 12/31/2008 
Total award amount: $450,000

Denver Health Medical Center
Pamela Peterson, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Project title: Enhancing Quality and Prevention Among Heart Failure Patients in an Underserved Population  Award start date:  1/1/2006  Award end date:  12/31/2009 
Total award amount: $600,000

Indiana University, Indianapolis
Paris Roach,  M.D.
Project title: Communicating Cardiovascular and Stroke Risk to Diabetes Patients and Their Physicians to Improve Treatment and Outcomes
Award start date:  1/1/2006  Award end date:  12/31/2009 
Total award amount: $600,000

Johns Hopkins University
Dhananjay Vaidya, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Project title: Culturally-Tailored Hospital-based Model to Improve Statin Use and Outcomes in Black Americans with Coronary Disease 
Award start date: 1/1/2006  Award end date:  12/31/2009 
Total award amount: $600,000

University of California, San Francisco
Michele Mietus-Snyder, M.D. 
Project title: Expanding Lifestyle Counseling in Overweight Minority Children to Include Stress Reduction; Impact on Metabolic Syndrome 
Award start date: 1/1/2006  Award end date:  12/31/2009 
Total award amount: $600,000

AHA Pharmaceutical Roundtable Award
(Patient Care and Outcomes Research Program)

Award Activation:  Jan. 1, 2002

Brigham & Women's Hospital
Richard Baum, M.D.
Project title: Endoleaks After Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $499,800

Case Western Reserve University
Parvin Dorostkar, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.
Project title: The Development of a Disease-Specific Quality of Life Instrument for Children with Heart Disease
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $478,379

Emory University School of Medicine
William Weintraub, M.D.
Project title: Outcome Assessment of Mitral Valve Replacement and Repair
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $500,000

Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute
Todd Rosengart, M.D.
Project title:  Evaluation of Neurocognitive Outcomes Following Coronary Bypass Surgery, Off-Pump Coronary Bypass and Multivessel...
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $500,000

San Diego State University
Melbourne Hovell, Ph.D.
Project title:  Promoting Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure Reduction and Tobacco Cessation: A Pediatric Effectiveness Trial
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $499,071

The University of Texas Medical Branch
Kenneth Ottenbacher, Ph.D.
Project title:  Functional Status and Patient Satisfaction in Persons with Stroke
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $488,395

University of Pennsylvania
Barbara Riegel, D.N.Sc., R.N.
Project title:  Effectiveness of Telephonic Case Management in Decreasing Rehospitalization in Hispanics with Heart Failure
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $499,991

University of Washington, Seattle
Bruce Psaty, M.D., Ph.D.
Project title:  Interactions Between Renin-Angiotensin-System Gene Haplotypes and Anti-Hypertensive Drugs on the Risk of MI and Stroke
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $499,913

Washington University
Brian Gage, M.D., M.Sc.
Project title:  Risk Assessment in Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $369,360

Yale University
Lawrence Brass, M.D.
Project title: Long-Term Outcome among Stroke Survivors (LOSS) - Medical Outcomes Study
Award start date: 1/1/2002  Award end date: 12/31/2004 
Total award amount: $497,932

AHA Pharmaceutical Roundtable Award
(Patient Care and Outcomes Research Program)

Award Activation:  Jan. 1, 2002

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Walton Sumner, M.D.
Project title:  Carotid Ultrasound Report Enhancement
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2000 
Total award amount: $225,041

Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem
Marco Pahor, M.D.
Project title:  Cytokines, Cardiovascular Events, Disability and Body Composition in an Older Biracial Population
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $495,117

Dartmouth College
Gerald O'Connor, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Project title:  A Regional Approach to Improving the Mortality Associated with Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $499,409

Duke University
Mark Newman, M.D.

Project title: A Randomized Double Blind Placebo Controlled Study of Neuroprotection with Lidocaine in Cardiac Surgery
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $500,000

Emory University School of Medicine
Andrzej Kosinski, Ph.D.
Project title:  Methods for Evaluating Noninvasive Diagnostic Test
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $360,443

Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Institute
Randall Williams, M.D.

Project title:  Novel Telemanagement Approach to Improve Outcomes in CHF
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $499,455

Miriam Hospital
Beth Bock, Ph.D.
Project title: Smoking Cessation in the Emergency Department Chest Pain Observation Unit
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $500,000

Stanford University School of Medicine
Robert DeBusk, M.D.
Project title: New Strategies for Increasing Adherence to Blood Pressure Lowering Medications
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2000 
Total award amount: $499,999

St. Joseph/Candler Health System, Savannah
Neil Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Project title: Clinical Effectiveness of 3 Models for Comprehensive Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Low-Risk CAD Patients
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2000 
Total award amount: $499,120

University of Kansas Medical Center
Pamela Duncan, Ph.D.

Project title: Evaluation of Proxy Responses to the Stroke Impact Scale
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $358,725

University of Minnesota
Arthur Leon, M.D.
Project title: Clinic-Based Physical Activity Promotion to Reduce Heart Disease Risk Factors
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $492,807

University of Minnesota
Diane Neumark-Sztainer, Ph.D.
Project title:  New Moves: A School-Based Approach Towards Healthy Lifestyle Promotion Among Overweight Adolescent Girls
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $499,993

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Julie Fleury, Ph.D.

Project title: Community-Based Intervention to Promote Cardiovascular Health in Rural Dwelling African Americans
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $348,513

University of Pennsylvania
Shiriki Kumanyika, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Project title:  Effective Approaches to Long Term Weight Management in African American Men and Women
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $494,525

University of Texas, El Paso
Karen Coleman, Ph.D.
Project title: El Paso Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH) Program Evaluation
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $485,034

University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
James Grotta, M.D.
Project title: Can Paramedic Education Improve Stroke Outcome?
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $497,010

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Ronald Victor, M.D.
Project title: Controlling Blood Pressure in an Urban Black Community
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $487,765

University of Washington, Seattle
Bruce Psaty, M.D., Ph.D.
Project title: Hormone Replacement Therapy, Heritable Prothrombotic Mutations, and Risk of Myocardial Infarction or Stroke
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $499,959

University of Washington, Seattle
Mark Sullivan, M.D., Ph.D.
Project title: Depression in End-Stage Heart Failure: Effects on Functional Status, Self-Care and Health Care Utilization
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $335,185

VA Medical Center, Bedford
Nancy Kressin, Ph.D.
Project title: Racial Differences in Health-Related Quality of Life Among Potential Candidates for Revascularization
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2001 
Total award amount: $452,329

Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston
Nancy Peterson, Ph.D.

Project title: Resource Utilization and Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure
Award start date: 1/1/1999  Award end date: 12/31/2000 
Total award amount: $221,407