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CHERP Pilot Project Funding for VISN4 early career investigators available for FY20. A VISN4 investigator may serve as Co-I for a junior investigator who has not yet received VA research funding. Deadline 5/15/19
Michael Fine, MD, MSc, is VA HSR&D Mentor of the Year. Director of CHERP 2001, Dr. Fine has mentored & trained 68 researchers at VA and the University of Pittsburgh, making a lasting impact on equitable healthcare.
Ending homelessness and curing and treating Hep C in Veterans are recent accomplishments by the staff of Crescenz VA Medical Center, CHERP's site in Philadelphia. Read op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
"Improved understanding of racial/ethnic differences in pregnancy attitudes would allow for more culturally relevant and inclusive counseling strategies," writes CHERP Associate Director Sonya Borrero, MD, MS.
Rebecca Brown, MD, MPH, a nationally recognized expert on function and health among socioeconomically vulnerable older Veterans, joins CHERP as Core Investigator and Crescenz VA Medical Center as Attending Physician.
Evidence shows Community Health Workers can build trust with fellow Veterans and address needs, resulting in consistent health improvement. Dr. Judith Long's innovation is a finalist in the VA Shark Tank Competition.
Amol Navathe, MD, PhD, CHERP Core Investigator, leads a newly-funded study to apply clustering methods to VA data and identify key insights into how to tailor care for high-risk, high-need vulnerable Veteran patients.
Robert Burke, MD, MS, studies improving transitional care for older Veterans from hospital to skilled nursing facility. Dr. Burke recently joined VA CHERP, the UPENN faculty and Crescenz VA Medical Center.