Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
The Division of Population Science has been approved to receive funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The study, Increasing CRC Screening Among Hispanics in Primary Care, is one of 82 proposals approved for PCORI funding on December 17 to advance the field of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research and provide patients with information that will help them make better-informed decisions about their care.
Dr. Myers will lead the research project at Thomas Jefferson University, along with colleagues at Lehigh Valley Health Network and Fox Chase Cancer Center, in order to complete this project. The study aims to determine if a decision support and navigation intervention can increase participant colorectal cancer screening knowledge, improve screening decision stage, and boost adherence among Hispanics in the Lehigh Valley Healthcare Network.