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ICER - past projects

Healthy and Ready to Work: Child Health Specialty Clinics

  • Funded by the DHHS/HRSA/MCHB
  • Targets adolescents with special healthcare needs
  • Focuses on helping kids transition from pediatric to adult health care and to the working world
  • Quasi-experimental design, using mixed methods

Evaluation of the Iowa Public Health Preparedness Center

  • Providing training and technical assistance in terrorism/bioterrorism preparedness
  • Collaboration with state and local agencies to design and deliver training
  • Also serving as a co-director of the cross-center evaluation effort
  • One of 19 Academic Public Heath Preparedness Centers, funded by CDC, administered through cooperative agreement with ASPH

Pfizer Health Literacy Study

  • Effectiveness of easy-to-read pharmaceutical health educational materials
  • Focus on Glucotrol
  • Randomized, experimental design in 3 Iowa community health center pharmacies
  • Health literacy, use of materials, retention of information, changes in patterns of behavior regarding treatment compliance

Annie E. Casey - Des Moines Making Connections

Linn County Project

  • Development of a literature review that focuses on person-centered planning and related topics
  • Evaluation of intake, assessment, and programming processes for people with mental illness or developmental disabilities
  • Conducting interviews and focus groups with clients, staff, advocates, family members
  • Provide assistance in reviewing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats
For more information, please contact:

Brad Richardson, Ph.D., Research Director
DMC Coordinator & Adjunct Associate Professor
The University of Iowa School of Social Work
National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice
100 MTP4, Room 162
Iowa City, IA 52242-5000
office:    319.335.4924
fax:        319.335.4964
mobile:  515.771.3589
email: brad-richardson@uiowa.edu

Kellee Thorburn McCrory, M.P.H.
Coordinator, Iowa Center for Evaluation Research
The University of Iowa School of Social Work
National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice
100 MTP4, Room 162
Iowa City, IA 52242-5000
office: 319.335.4931
email: Kellee-McCrory@uiowa.edu
 
NRCFCP - 319.335.4965

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