Active SIPs


SIP 15-003: Proactive Care Coordination for Cancer Survivors Who Smoke, 2015-2018 (PI: Paul Krebs)

This study proposes to conduct a randomized controlled trail that will test the population impact of, and patient satisfaction with, two methods for coordinating tobacco treatment for cancer survivors. Results will directly inform decision-making and clinical care models for tobacco treatment in oncology care.


SIP 15-004: Muslim Americans Reaching for Health and Building Alliances (MARHABA), 2012-2014, 2015-2018 (PI: Nadia Islam)

The initial two-year study utlized qualitative methods to explore the barriers and facilitators to breast and cervical cancer screening among Muslim women in NYC.The current round of funding aims to to develop, implement, and evaluate the efficacy of a two-arm, randomized control trial designed to increase receipt of breast and cervical cancer screening among Muslim women aged 40 and over in NYC. The study will compare the use of culturally targeted small media delivered by a lay health worker (LHW) to small media coupled with LHW-led patient navigation for cancer screening.

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SIP 14-007: Managing Epilepsy Well: Adapting Project UPLIFT for Hispanic Adults with Epilepsy, 2015-2019 (PI: Tanya Spruill)

This SIP aims to translate and culturally tailor Project UPLIFT for Hispanic epilepsy patients, and to test the effects of Project UPLIFT versus usual care on 12-month changes in depressive symptoms, quality of life, medication adherence, and seizure control.

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