Health Practice Research Pilot Awardees

The Health Practice Research Pilot Awards are awarded through a partnership between the Irving Institute and the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI).  These awards offer clinical researchers the opportunity to do an informatics-based project in an operational clinical setting.

2019 Health Practice Research Pilot Awardees

  • Lauren Houghton, PhD, MSc, Epidemiology: Breast EMICS (Early Moments Informing Cancer Screenings) 
  • Ana Tergas, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecological Oncology: Comparative Effectiveness of Opioid and Non-Opioid Therapy After

2018 Health Practice Research Pilot Awardees

  • Tony Wang, MD, Radiology: Decreasing Decisional Conflict and Improving Satisfaction in Patients with Femoroacetabular Impingement

2017 Health Practice Research Pilot Awardees

  • David Kessler, MD, MSc, Emergency Medicine: Real-time Dashboard for Emergency Department Overcrowding
  • Philip Zachariah, MD, MS, Pediatrics: Improve Decision Support For Antibiotic Prescribing Using Infectious Disease Syndrome-Specific Antibiograms

2016 Health Practice Research Pilot Awardees

  • Susan Hsaio, MD,  Pathology and Cell Biology: Defining and Standardizing Key Elements of Cancer Genomics Reporting
  • Natalie Yip, MD, Medicine: An Integrated Electronic Clinical Decision Support Tool to Optimize Mechanical Ventilator Management

2015 Health Practice Research Pilot Awardees

  • Siqin Ye, MD, MS, Medicine:  Implementing Statin Choice Decision Aid at Point of Care
  • Jose F. Morales, PhD, Pathology and Cell Biology:  LabCards

2014 Health Practice Research Pilot Awardees

  • Erica Chin, PhD, Psychiatry: Using Electronic Health Record Alerts and Reporting to Improve the Care of Youth At‐risk for Suicide
  • Alexander Friedman, MD, MPH, Obstetrics and Gynecology: Integrating Maternal Early Warnings with Information Technology: A Novel Approach to Systemically Reducing Severe Maternal Morbidity
  • Krzysztof Kiryluk, MD, MS, Medicine: Glomerular Disease Dashboard: An Integrated Support Tool for Clinical Care and Research of Patients with Glomerular Disorders

2013 Health Practice Research Pilot Awardees

  • Katherine Crew, MD, MS, Medicine and Epidemiology: Increasing Breast Cancer Chemoprevention in the Primary Care Setting