Collaboration Area ASU Investigators Partner Investigators Research Description
Center for Healthy Outcomes in Aging/Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence

Colleen Keller, Ph.D., RN-C

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Dean Coonrod, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Randomized Clinical Trials using "bouts" of physical activity for sedentary postpartum Latinas
  • Changing body fat, fat tissue inflammation, and depression symptoms
Center for Healthy Outcomes in Aging/Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence

Colleen Keller, Ph.D., RN-C

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

  • Evaluates the efficacy and feasibility of the intervention among older Latinas
  • Promoting the initiation and maintenance of regular PA
  • Reducing cardiovascular risk
Clinical Research Platform Design

Graciela Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Biomedical Informatics

Sarada Panchanathan, MD

Pediatrics

Madhumita Sinha, MD

Pediatrics-Emergency

New clinical research platform to use research questions for pediatric burn and head trauma outcomes, to test the accuracy and ease with which data can be extracted

Colorectal Screening

Linda Larkey, Ph.D.

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Testing storytelling versus standard, didactic learning methods of teaching about importance of CRC screening and procedures for prep and scheduling in low-income clinics

Coronary Artery Disease

Chad Borges, Ph.D.

Biodesign Institute, Molecular Biomarkers

Christian Breburda, MD

Cardiology

Circulating oxidized HDL can be correlated to clinical and diagnostic variables of coronary artery disease in patients with coronary artery events

Diagnostics

Chad Borges, Ph.D.

Biodesign Institute

Christian Breburda, MD

Cardiology

Develop and validate finger-prick based assays for specific in vivo-oxidized blood plasma proteins that can be used to provide a direct measure of the in vivo efficacy of antioxidant dietary supplements (ADS)

Healthcare Delivery

William Johnson, Ph.D.

CHIR/Biomedical Informatics

MIHS Burn Center

Examine the distribution of patients, conditions and treatments for burns at MIHS burn center relative to other health care organizations

Healthcare Delivery

Denis Cortese, MD

Biomedical Informatics

Betsey Bayless

President and CEO

Develop novel healthcare delivery models that better address the needs of their most vulnerable and costly patient populations

Immigrant Women’s Health Initiatives

Flavio F. Marsiglia, Ph.D. MSW

Monica Parsai, Ph.D.

School of Social Work,

Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center

Dean Coonrod, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Identify assets for and barriers to access to prenatal and interconception care among Latina patients

Immigrant Women’s Health Initiatives

Monica Parsai, Ph.D.

Flavio F. Marsiglia, Ph.D. MSW

School of Social Work,

Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center

Dean Coonrod, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Increase the health literacy of Latinas about cervical cancer and the importance of timely screening. Increase participants’ utilization of cytologic screening and/or HPV vaccines

Patient Registry

William G. Johnson, Ph.D.

Biomedical Informatics

AZHQ repository and CHiR Trauma Registry project

Patient Registry

Diana Petitti, Ph.D.

Biomedical Informatics

Sarada Panchanathan, MD

Pediatrics

Project seeks to identify the barriers to flow of information provided by MIHS to populate the state immunization registry back to clinicians and patients

Postpartum Depression Support Group for Spanish-speaking Latinas

Linda Luecken, Ph.D.

Psychology

Dean Coonrod, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Co-regulatory processes and postpartum depression in Mexican-Americans

Postpartum Depression Support Group for Spanish-speaking Latinas

Kathryn Records, Ph.D. RN

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Metric Equivalent Testing of Depression Study Materials

Refugee Women’s Health Initiatives

Crista Johnson, Ph.D.

Wendy Wolfersteig, Ph.D.

School of Social Work,

Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center

Phyllis Hardy

Breast Cancer Education for Somali Refugee Women

Refugee Women’s Health Initiatives

Flavio F. Marsiglia, Ph.D.

Crista Johnson, Ph.D.

Wendy Wolfersteig, Ph.D.

School of Social Work,

Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center

Dean Coonrod, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Develop a sustainable model for providing reproductive healthcare for newly arrived refugee communities in Maricopa County and improve health literacy

Refugee Women’s Health Initiatives

Flavio F. Marsiglia, Ph.D.

Crista Johnson, Ph.D.

Wendy Wolfersteig, Ph.D.

School of Social Work,

Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center

Dean Coonrod, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Establish a community partnership with Iraqi and Bhutanese refugee women and their children that will utilize the strengths of women in the refugee community