PRISM Research Grants

Health Services Research Funded Grants/Contracts in Pharmacy Practice

Smith (Co-I), Fortinsky (PI): 3D Team Care for Cognitively Vulnerable Older Adults.
Sponsor: PCORI ($65,000; total grant ~$5.5million)

Buckley T (PI), Caley C (Co-I): Lifestyle & Management to Lower Diabetes Risk in Underserved with Serious Mental Illness.
Sponsor: NIH-R01 ($378,425; total grant award $1.5 million)

Smith (PI): Developing Strategies for Community-Based Medication Management Services in Value-based Health Plans.
Sponsor: Community Pharmacy Foundation ($26,266)

Buckley T (PI): ASTHO Million Hearts State Learning Collaborative.
Sponsor: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials ($119,398)

Smith (PI): SIM Practice Transformation Taskforce – Advanced Medical Home Standards.
Sponsor: CT Office of Health Care Advocate/SIM Project Management Office ($65,000)

Holle L (PI), Buckley T, White CM (Co-Is): Pharmacist Intervention in Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative – Pilot Study.
Sponsor: CHIP Center ($50,000)
10/15/14 – 9/15/15
Supplemental Grant: Enterix, Inc. ($20,000).

Buckley T (PI), Salvo M, Fitzgerald J, (Co-Is): State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart disease, Obesity, and Associated Risk Factors – Pharmacy Initiative.
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to CT DPH ($551,459)
Supplemental Funding: Year 2 from DPH to SOP, $44,000

Eyler R (Co-I) [Millicent Malcolm (School of Nursing), PI]: Geriatric Outreach and Training with Care (GOT Care!).
Sponsor: PHS/Health Resources and Services Administration. (Total Funds: $1,400,000, School of Pharmacy Funds: 0.11-0.16 FTE per year)
July 2014 – June 2017

Dang D (Co-I) [CT AHEC/UCHC, PI]: CT AHEC Point of Service Maintenance and Enhancement.
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). (Total Funds: $1,549,611 to CT AHEC. School of Pharmacy Funds: $208,000)
September 2012 – September 2017
Role: Co-director of Urban Service Track, 25% effort.

Smith MA (PI), Breland M (Co-I): Consumer, Physician, and Payer Perspectives on Primary Care Medication Management Services with a Shared Resource Pharmacists Network.
Sponsor: Community Pharmacy Foundation. ($60,136)
May 2012 – Mar 2013

Buckley T (PI): Enhancing Pneumococcal and Herpes Zoster Vaccination Rates through Pharmacy Collaboration.
Sponsor: State of Connecticut Department of Public Health ($206,436)

Nailor M (PI). Clinical and Economic Outcomes of Patients Treated with Ertapenem for Infections Caused by AMP-C Beta-Lactamase Producing Enterobacteriaceae.
Sponsor: Merck to Hartford Hospital (Total Funds to Hartford Hospital: $29,960, 8% salary support to UCONN SOP via subcontract).
Feb 2013 to Nov 2013.

Buckley T (PI): Delivering Culturally Appropriate Care to Optimize Medication Use in the Elderly.
Sponsor: Center for Technology and Aging ($183,000)
Jan – Dec 2010.

Smith MA (PI), Dang D, Buckley T, Sobieraj D (Co-Is): Hospital to Home Care Transition – Medication Reconciliation and Targeted Medication Management.
Sponsor: Connecticut Medicaid, Department of Social Services, Hartford, CT ($240,000)
Dec 2010 – April 2011

Dang D (PI). Elderly Medication Screening.
Sponsor: Bloomfield-West Hartford Health Department. ($10,800)
Jan – Dec 2010

Smith (PI), T Buckley, D Dang (Co- Is) – CMS Medicaid Transformation Grant/CT Medicaid MTM.
Sponsor: CMS, CT DSS ($800,000)
Jan 2008-Dec 2010.