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May 20, 2024

Population Health Initiative awards pilot grants

Department of Medicine faculty are on 4 of the 13 grants awarded to interdisciplinary researchers at the UW.
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The University of Washington Population Health Initiative has  awarded 13 Tier 1 pilot grants to teams of interdisciplinary researchers representing 11 UW schools and colleges as well as several community-based partners.

The projects collectively seek to address grand challenges in areas including climate change, mental health, child health and substance use disorder.

Department of Medicine faculty are included on 4 of the 13 funded projects.

Funded projects

Identity safety in medicine: a qualitative study to elicit patient perspectives and develop a framework to apply in clinical settings and research

  • Dr. Crystal Brown, assistant professor (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine)
  • Dr. Justin Bullock, fellow (Nephrology)
  • Dr. Brian Wood, associate professor (Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

Clinical and structural approached to addressing substance use disorder in HIV care in Zimbabwe: Formative Work

  • Dr. Helen Jack, assistant professor (General Internal Medicine)

A community co-led epidemiologic study of methamphetamine use patterns and associated factors among cisgender men and transgender people who have sex with men

  • Dr. Matthew Golden, professor (Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

Individual and community-level effects from climate change driven heat and wildfire smoke co-exposures among a Washington state agricultural community

  • Dr. Coralynn Sack, assistant professor (General Internal Medicine)