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Research Grants


Currently Funded Grants

Vanessa Diaz, M.D., MS
HRSA: Primary Care Training and Enhancement
07/01/16 to 06/30/2021
The purpose of this project is to strengthen the primary care workforce and transform Health care systems by supporting enhanced training for future clinicians, teachers, and researcher.

Cara Litvin, M.D.
NIH/NIDDK: Translating Chronic Kidney Disease Research Into Primary Care Practice
09/01/16 to 06/30/18
The purpose for this project is to improve adherence to CDK Clinical Practice using practice-based strategies.

Marty Player, M.D.
School Based Clinics
MUSC Telehealth

Vanessa Diaz, M.D., MS
Telehealth and E-Visits
State and MUSC Telehealth

Alex DeCastro, M.D.
Residency Training in Primary Care
Health Resources and Services Administration
The purpose of this proposed project is to develop a new Primary Care Training and Enhancement Residency Training in Primary Care Program at the Trident Family Medicine Residency Program that is part of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Vanessa Diaz, M.D., MS
Faculty Development in Primary Care
Health Resources and Services Administration
The purpose of this project is to develop primary care physicians into successful academic investigators in the areas of health disparities and medical education.

Southeastern Virtual Institute for Health Equity and Wellness (SE VIEW) (Co. PI)
D.O.D Cooperative Agreement
10/1/2011 to 9/30/2014
(PI: Slaughter)
The major goals of this project are to develop, implement and evaluate an intervention to increase exposure to health information technology (HIT) and provide patients with their perceived/actual risk of disease prior to meeting with their Health care provider.

Steven Ornstein, M.D.
Research Centers in Primary Care Practice Based Research and Learning
09/01/2012 to 08/31/2017
The goal of this project is to expand the PPRNet research team with investigators that research care for the underserved and patient activation, improve our readiness to respond to a broad scope of rapid cycle funding announcements planned for RCPC, and further enhance our infrastructure and activities for disseminating and implementing research findings