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Funding and Opportunities

The Department of Family Medicine is the recipient of over $5.8 million in internal and external grant funding since 2017, with just over $1.2 million in research funds awarded in 2021.

The Department of Family Medicine has over 50 open research projects in the department!  Some of the current projects are listed below.

 

Current Funding:

Grant Number and Funder: R01 CA215034-01 US DHHS, National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Fecal Immunochemical Tests with Optical Colonoscopy

PI: Barcey T. Levy

Co-PI or collaborators:

Grant Amount: $4,489,703

Project dates: 08/01/2017–07/31/2022

 

Grant Number and Funder: U01 DE021412-07 NIH NIDCR

Title: Predicting Caries Risk in Underserved Children, from Toddlers to the School-age Years in Primary Healthcare Settings

PI: Margherita R. Fontana, University of Michigan.

Co-PI or collaborators: Steve Levy

Grant Amount: $2,601,835

Project dates: 8/01/2017–7/31/2022

 

Grant Number and Funder: 1011154_UIA PCORI

Title: A Cluster-Randomized Trial Comparing Team-Based versus Primary Care Clinician-Focused Advance Care Planning in Practice-Based Research Networks

PI: A. Totten (Oregon Health and Sciences University) and F. Legare (Laval University)

Co-PI or collaborators: B. Levy

Grant Amount: $560,000

Project dates: 11/15/2017-11/14/2021

 

Grant Number and Funder: NIH NCBI

Title: RADx AcceleRATeD study (Rapid Assessment of Technology for SARS-CoV-2 Detection

PI: David McManus and Laura Gibson (University of Massachusetts Medical School)

Co-PI or collaborators: Barcey T. Levy and Jeanette Daly

Grant Amount: $770,000

Project dates: 7/17/2020-6/30/2021

 

Grant Number and Funder:

Title: Implementation of the American College of Physicians Guideline for Low Back Pain (IMPACt-LBP)

PI: Christine Goertz (Duke University)

Co-PI or collaborators: Barcey Levy, Elizabeth Chrischilles

Grant Amount: TBA

Project dates: TBA

 

Grant Number and Funder: National Institutes of Health, subaward through the University of Massachusetts

Title: Biorepository - RADx SARS-CoV-2 Detection

Co-PIs: Jeanette Daly, Barcey Levy

Dates: 5/2021 through 6/30/2022

 

Grant Number and Funder: NIH NCBI

Title: RADx AcceleRATeD study (Rapid Assessment of Technology for SARS-CoV-2 Detection

PI: David McManus and Laura Gibson (University of Massachusetts Medical School)

Co-PI or collaborators: Barcey T. Levy and Jeanette Daly

Grant Amount: $2500 per subject 

Project dates: 7/17/2020-6/30/2021