Updated DataDirect database allows users to select patient population data based on language, which includes information on patients who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as those who use ASL or CART services.
Members of the Department of Family Medicine, including Assistant Professor Melissa DeJonckheere, Professors Mike Fetters and Jim Aikens, and Professor Emerita Caroline Richardson, have contributed to the study.
Zick and her co-investigators will study the impact that a nutritionally rich diet has on the associated symptoms of persistent fatigue, as well as the potential cellular mechanisms that come into play with the challenging symptom.
Students Dana Chung, Sydney Kessler, and Sanjana Ratakonda learn about conducting disability health research; interact with family medicine departmental faculty; and work on special projects aimed at providing resources for people with disabilities.
Djuric joins a national team studying the effects of proton pump inhibitors and histamine H2 receptor antagonists (H2-blockers) and their effects on the risk of breast, colorectal and endometrial cancers in women.
Funding from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) will support Family Medicine researchers, who will contribute significant efforts to the initiative.
Aikens views his role as an opportunity to serve and support all family medicine researchers, clinicians and educators; expand existing research cores; facilitate the success of incoming faculty members; and serve the entire department’s research needs.