Politi Awarded Three-Year, $1.2 million AHRQ R18 Grant

Mary C. Politi, PhD, was awarded a three-year, $1.2 million Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) R18 grant titled “Implementing a Breast Reconstruction Decision Support Tool in Diverse Practice Settings.” The project is a multi-site study using an evidence-based tool called BREASTChoice that was previously developed and tested at Siteman Cancer Center and implementing it across several academic and community sites. Collaborators on the grant include Randi Foraker, PhD, MA, FAHA, Associate Professor of General Medicine Sciences and Director of the Center for Population Health Informatics; Margaret A. Olsen, PhD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Administrative Data Research; Terence M. Myckatyn, MD, Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; and Clara N. Lee, MD, MPP, FACS, Associate Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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