Current Research Projects

Listed below are our current research projects. Click on the title of a project for more information.

Avatar-Based Collegiate Donation Education (ABCDE)

With nearly 75,000 people on the national waiting list actively waiting to receive a life-saving organ transplant, new interventions are needed to improve the duration and quality of life of those waiting. This study aims to use 5-minute avatar-based Internet intervention to educate students, and address the barriers that they may have to organ donation. […]

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Offering Patients Transplant Information & Outreach through Navigators (OPTION)

As part of the research core of the P60, OPTION builds upon a pilot transplant navigator study conducted by the Center for Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD). Based on the evidence that minorities and women are less likely to receive a kidney transplant, the CRHD looked to find a way to change this reality in 2 […]

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Donation Education Completed In Doctor Encounters (DECIDE)

With nearly 75,000 people on the national waiting list actively waiting to receive a life-saving organ transplant, new interventions are needed to improve the duration and quality of life of those waiting. The DECIDE study aims to use patient encounters with their primary care physician to discuss and increase consent for organ donation. Using a […]

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