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HIP-ACTSI-GSU Seed Grants in Healthcare Innovation Recipients

The Emory-Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP) in partnership with the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) and Georgia State University (GSU) is pleased to announce the recipients of the sixth round of research seed grants in Healthcare Innovation.  

The Healthcare Innovation Seed Grant program funds multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary teams examining healthcare services and clinical effectiveness.  The awards support innovative approaches that address issues of healthcare quality, costs, and/or access.

Mitigating Conflict and Error in the Operating Room
PI:  Frans de Waal, PhD
C. H. Candler Professor and Director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes Primate Center, Emory University
Laura Jones, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, Emory University
Joel Zivot, MD
Medical Director, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit, Emory University Hospital
Bonnie Jennings, PhD, RN
Professor of Nursing, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University
Craig Zimring, PhD
Professor of Architecture and Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology

Assessing Gait speed to Inform fraiLty Evaluation (AGILE)
PI:  Theodore M. Johnson, II
Paul W. Seavey Chair in Medicine, Chief, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, Emory University
Brian Jones, PhD
Senior Research Engineer, Georgia Institute of Technology
Carolyn Clevenger, RN, DNP, GNP-BC
Assistant Dean for MSN Education, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University

An Assessment of the Feasibility of Call Center Data for Syndromic Surveillance
PI:  Douglas W. Roblin, PhD
Professor, Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, Georgia State University
Lisa Cassanova, PhD
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Georgia State University
Christina Hemphill Fuller, ScD
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Georgia State University

Letters of Intent for the next round of seed grant applications will be due November 1, 2014.  Please monitor the HIP and ACTSI web sites for other funding opportunities.

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