Recently Completed Grants & Projects

Recently Completed Grants & Projects

Expanding EBCP and Research across the Palmer College of Chiropractic
Funding Source: NIH/NCCIH 
Grant Number: R25-AT003580
Award Amount: $1,600,000
Funding Period: 09/01/2007 - 08/31/2017
Principal Investigator: Cynthia Long, Ph.D.
Collaborators: Kevin Lyon, Ph.D.; Mark Wilson, M.D., M.P.H.; Kristi Ferguson, Ph.D.
Program Manager: Katie Hoyt, M.O.L. 
In collaboration with the University of Iowa and Thomas Jefferson University, this grant supports an on-going faculty development program toward enhancing the integration of evidence-based clinical practice (EBCP) and research content into the Doctor of Chiropractic curriculum at all three Palmer campuses. 

Chiropractic Integration into Multidisciplinary Healthcare Systems
Funding Source: NCMIC Group
Award Amount: $100,000
Funding Period: 10/1/2014 - 12/31/2017
Principal Investigator: Christine Goertz, D.C., Ph.D.
Co-Investigators: Anthony Lisi, D.C.; Stacie Salsbury, Ph.D., R.N.
Project Managers: Elissa Twist, D.C., M.S., C.C.R.P., Virginia Smith, M.S., M.A.T., M.S.
This project is a Private Sector Integrated Chiropractic Study with the goal to describe and assess the delivery of chiropractic services in a group of private healthcare facilities using a qualitative case study approach.

2017 Conference: Process of Integrating Evidence (PIE) for CIH Educators 
Funding Source: NCMIC Foundation      
Performance Period: 11/21/2016-12/31/2017   
Principal Investigator: Cynthia Long, Ph.D.  
Award Amount: $20,000

Palmer Clinics Registry
Funding Source: Palmer College of Chiropractic
Project Period: 08/02/2016 – 08/02/2018 
Principal Investigator: Robert Vining, D.C.
Co-Investigators: Ron Boesch, D.C., Christine Goertz, D.C., Ph.D., Cynthia Long, Ph.D., Elissa Twist, D.C., M.S., C.C.R.P., Lance Corber, M.S.I.T.M.
In this project, researchers will use health-care records of Palmer Clinic patients with military benefits to learn more about conditions treated, types of care provided, costs, and procedures used during treatment. Over the course of one year, participants also will complete a monthly online questionnaire about their health.

Kiernan Chiropractic Care in Rehabilitation at Crotched Mountain
Funding Source: Dr. William J. Kiernan
Award Amount: $2,000,000
Funding Period: 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2017 
Co-Principal Investigators: Robert Vining, D.C., Carl Cooley, MD
Co-Investigators: Christine Goertz, D.C., Ph.D., Stacie Salsbury, R.N., Ph.D.
The primary goals of this project are to add chiropractic care to the multi-disciplinary care model at Crotched Mountain Specialty Hospital in Greenfield, NH and to provide evidence that will help future care teams improve meaningful clinical outcomes for individuals with brain and spinal cord injury, and other acquired or developmental disabilities.

Co-Management of Older Adults with Low Back Pain by Medical Physicians and Doctors of Chiropractic (Collaborative Care for Older Adults: COCOA)
Funding Source: HRSA
Grant Number: R18HP15126
Award Amount: $1,270,911
Performance Period: 09/01/2009 – 08/31/2013 
Principal Investigator: Christine Goertz
Co-Investigators: Andrew Andresen, M.D.; Maria Hondras, D.C., M.P.H., Ph.D.; Mark Jones, Pharm.D.; Lisa Killinger, D.C.; Cynthia Long, Ph.D.; Kevin Lyons, Ph.D.; Stacie Salsbury, Ph.D., R.N.; Robert Vining, D.C.; Robert Wallace, M.D., M.S.; Fredric Wolinsky, Ph.D. 
The goal of this project was to develop and evaluate an interprofessional model of collaborative care between medical doctors and doctors of chiropractic for the care of older adults with low back pain. 

 

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