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December 23, 2019 | 1:20 pm
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center Awarded Funding for Collaborative Work

Hyattsville, MD — The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) recently awarded a 5-year $ 4.375 million grant to establish a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital focusing on neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction. Neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction can affect a broad range of people with…

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October 24, 2019 | 4:36 pm
MedStar Researcher Awarded Funds through Diabetes Research Grant

Hyattsville, MD — Kenneth L Fan, MD, has been awarded funding through the MedStar Diabetes Research Grant to research patient-reported outcome measures for patients who undergo lower limb amputation to treat issues caused by diabetes. The goal of the MedStar Diabetes Research Grant is to support investigators in the field of diabetes research who are…

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October 17, 2019 | 1:46 pm
Grant from AHRQ Awarded to MedStar Health to Improve the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease in Women

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded a $2.5 million grant to MedStar Health to design and develop a patient safety learning laboratory that will focus on cardiovascular disease in women. The four-year project will be led by Christine A. Goeschel, ScD, RN, and John Yosaitis, MD, and will be comprised of a…

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October 14, 2019 | 1:48 pm
Five MedStar Health Researchers Awarded Funding through Associate Giving Campaign

Hyattsville, MD—MedStar Health Research Institute has awarded five early-career investigators designated grant funding through the New Investigator ‐ Associate Giving Grant Fund. This fund is supported through designated funds contributed by the associates of MedStar Health during the associate giving philanthropy campaign. “MedStar Health is committed to growing as an academic health system,” said Neil…

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October 9, 2019 | 1:49 pm
AHRQ Awards MedStar Health Contract for Improving Diagnostic Safety

MedStar Health has been awarded a contract by the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) to support AHRQ in developing additional capacity related to understanding and improving diagnostic safety. Led by Dr. Christine A. Goeschel and and Dr. Hardeep Singh, MedStar Health will partner with Baylor College of Medicine to develop novel resources, tools…

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October 8, 2019 | 2:10 pm
MedStar Health Research Institute Awarded Research Grant from the U.S. Department of Defense

Hyattsville, MD — Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, has been awarded a contract through the U.S. Department of Defense - Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs to conduct focused research for patients who are living with spinal cord injuries and neurogenic bladder. “Urinary tract infections are the most common outpatient infection world-wide, and for people with spinal cord…

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September 2, 2019 | 2:56 pm
MedStar Cardiologist Presents Late-Breaking Science at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Paris

Federico Asch, MD, FACC, FASE, Director of the Echocardiography Core Lab at MedStar Health Research Institute and Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at Georgetown University presented final data from the World Alliance Societies of Echocardiography (WASE) Normal Values Study at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Paris. Read more. Eva Hochberger Communications & Planning…

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August 29, 2019 | 1:56 pm
MedStar Health Leader Receives American Psychological Association Award for Early Career Achievement

Raj Ratwani, PhD, director of the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, has been honored with the Earl Alluisi Award for Early Career Achievement for outstanding research and other contributions made within 10 years of receiving a PhD. Read more. Eva Hochberger Communications & Planning Manager, MHRI [email protected]

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August 1, 2019 | 3:21 pm
Pennsylvania’s Patient Safety Authority Selects MedStar Health Research Institute to Improve Patient Safety through Innovative Machine Learning

MedStar Health Research Institute has been awarded a contract from Pennsylvania's Patient Safety Authority for a multi-year project analyzing the largest patient safety database in the country. Led by principal investigator Raj Ratwani, PhD, the collaborative team from the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare will use innovative machine learning algorithms to…

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June 25, 2019 | 7:25 pm
Dr. Weissman Recognized with 2019 Mentorship Award from ASE

Neil J. Weissman, MD, FASE, president of MedStar Health Research Institute and chief scientific officer for MedStar Health, was awarded the 2019 Mentorship Award from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). This award recognizes a senior physician who has demonstrated exceptional mentorship within ASE. Read More >>

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