Performance Improvement 2009. Appendix E - Studies by Agency

01/01/2009

Studies by Agency

Elements of evaluation:

Effective programs achieve results. Results derive from good management which requires good decisions. Good decision-making depends on good information. Good information requires good data and careful analysis. Creative project officers, skillful researchers, thoughtful and receptive leaders contribute to value-added evaluation.

AGENCY ID KEY RESEARCH QUESTION STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE FEDERAL CONTACT
ACF 8629 What Is the Status of the Federal Assets for Independence Program as of the End of the Programs Seventh Year? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Gatz, James
  8868 What Is the Status of the Federal Assets for Independence Program as of the End of the Programs Seventh Year? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Harris, Karen
  8858 How Many and Who Receive What Kind of Energy Assistance Under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Litow, Leon
  8881 Do State and Local Agencies Enable Individuals and Families To Become Self-Sufficient? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Wright, Anita
  8928 Do Alternative Education Strategies Increase Employment Retention and Advancement? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Baker, Tim
  8927 Does a Pre-Post Employment Program Help Unemployed Temporary Assistance for Needy Family Applicants Keep Jobs and Advance? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Baker, Tim
  8926 Do Welfare Recipients Receiving Career and Job Search Assistance Stay Employed and Get Promoted? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Baker, Tim
  8925 How Can We Better Assist Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program Recipients Who Have Disabilities Get and Keep Jobs? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Baker, Tim
  8859 Do Faith-Based and Community Organizations Report Positive Changes in Organizational Capacity? 3.3 Encourage the development of strong, healthy, and supportive communities. Campbell, Nancye
  8828 What Do Sites Look Like That Implement Healthy-Marriage Services for Unmarried Expectant Couples? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Chamberlain, Seth
  8547 What Child Care Services Exist for Low-Income Households? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Chamberlain, Seth
  8864 What Best Practices Exist to Study Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Programs, Children and Families? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. DeCourcey, Wendy
  8915 Does an Innovative Program Combining Education and Mentoring Improve Employment and Other Outcomes for the Rural Poor? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Dubinsky, Michael
ACF 8892 How Have States Implemented Welfare Time Limits? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Dubinsky, Michael
  8942 How Can Social Services Be Designed to Better Help Families At Risk of Poverty? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Fucello, Mark
  8914 How Has the Assets for Independence Program Impacted Participants' New Worth, Employment, Income and Means-Tested Benefits Receipt? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Gatz, James
  8945.1 What Early Implementation Experiences Have Head Start Oral Health Grantees Had? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Hoard, Laura
  8884 Does Language and Literacy Training Work? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Martinez-Beck, Ivelisse
  8867 How Did Sites Apply Revised Work Participation Rate Requirements? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Sternbach, Leonard
  8882 With What Frequency Do Children In Contact With the Child Welfare System Qualify for Social Supplemental Security Income? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Supplee, Lauren
  8974 Are Caseworkers' Subjective Judgments Likely Used as a Basis for Determining That a Child Has Been Maltreated? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Webb, Mary
  8973 Does a Child's Well-Being and Service Receipt Depend on Verifying Maltreatment? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Webb, Mary
  8972 How Are Children Doing Five to Six Years After Their Initial Involvement as Infants With the Child Welfare System? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Webb, Mary
  8971 How Well Do Young Adults Transition to Adulthood Who Were Previously Involved With the Child Welfare System as Adolescents? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Webb, Mary
  8970 For Young Victims of Child Maltreatment, How Prevalent and What Predicts Depression Among Their Caregivers? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Webb, Mary
  8969 What Adoption Status Have Children First Investigated for Maltreatment and Eligible for Adoption as Infants? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Webb, Mary
  8945 What Early Implementation Experiences Have Head Start Oral Health Grantees Had? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Webb, Mary
  8944 How Far Has the "I am Moving, I am Learning Train the Trainer" Program Progressed? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Webb, Mary
  8941 How Has the Life Skills Independent Living Program Impacted Foster Care Youth? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Woolverton, Maria
  8940 How Has the ESTEP Independent Living Program Impacted Foster Care Youth? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Woolverton, Maria
ACF 8833 How Can We Improve Employment and Other Outcomes for Low-Income Parents and Others Who Face Serious Barriers to Employment? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Wright, Girley
  8832 How Can We Help Ex-Prisoners Find and Keep Employment? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Wright, Girley
  8924 How Do Employers View the Low-Wage Workforce? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Yaffe, Alan
  8923 How Have Healthy Marriage Initiatives Been Implemented? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Yaffe, Alan
  8922 How Best Examine the Effects of Hurricane Katrina? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Yaffe, Alan
  8921 How Did Hurricane Katrina Affect Agency for Children and Family Program Beneficiaries? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Yaffe, Alan
AOA 8883 How Well Has the Older Americans Act Been Implemented? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Klocinski, Jennifer
ASPE 8887 How Do the Target Populations of Healthy Marriage Programs Vary By State and Region? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Burnszynski, Jennifer
  8886 How Can Marriage Education, Financial Literacy and Asset Development Fields Collaborate To Improve Family Well-Being? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Burnszynski, Jennifer
  8885.3 What Has Been the Success of a Program Serving Fragile Families Including Fathers? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Burnszynski, Jennifer
  8888.3 What Do We Know About Promoting Asset Development? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Mellgren, Linda
  8910 For Adults with Serious Mental Illness, Which States Have Developed Self-Directed Care Programs; With What Impact; and What Barriers Prevent Their Extension? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Alakeson, Vidhya
  8909 What Relationship Exists Among Obesity, Disability, and Other Health Conditions in the Elderly? 2.3 Promote and encourage preventive health care, including mental health, lifelong healthy behaviors, and recovery. Aykan, Hakan
  8893 What Home and Community Based Waivers Have States Designed for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Katz, Ruth
  8907 How Does People's Health Insurance Status Change Over Time; What Types of Coverage Do They Have? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Drabek, John
  8903 Why do Individuals Purchase Private Long-Term Care Insurance, Would Additional Tax Incentives Increase Such Purchases and Reduce Medicaid Expenditures? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Drabek, John
  8901 How Many Medicaid Nursing Home Users Enroll in Medicaid Before Their Nursing Stay Begin; How Does This Pattern Vary Across States? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Drabek, John
ASPE 8900 What Medicaid Services Do Beneficiaries Use, At What Cost, and How Does This Vary Across States? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Drabek, John
  8899 How Well Do Health Care Delivery Systems Exchange Health Information? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Harvell, Jennie
  8897 What Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records Functions Do Nursing Homes and Home Health Agencies Use? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Harvell, Jennie
  8896 What Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records Functions Do Nursing Homes and Home Health Agencies Use? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Harvell, Jennie
  8895 What Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records Functions Do Nursing Homes and Home Health Agencies Use? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Harvell, Jennie
  8334 Does Essential Health Information Get Exchanged in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Settings; By What Means; What Encourages or Prevents Such Exchange? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Harvell, Jennie
  8902 What Regulatory Provisions and Medicaid Policy for Residential Care Settings Apply Across the United States ? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Kennedy, Gavin
  9039 What Aspects of Independent Living for the Disabled Should Be Included in Future Surveys? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Marton, William
  8908 Do Older Individuals With Children Use More Medicare Covered Services Than Those Without Children? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Marton, William
  8906 How Has the Law of Advance Directives Advanced? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Peres, Judith
  8905 What Concerns, Perspectives and Values do People With Disabilities Have About Advance Care Planning? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Peres, Judith
  8894 How Useful, Feasible, Ethical, and Successful Have Been Advance Directives and Advance Care Planning for Patients? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Peres, Judith
  8904 Can Development Policies and Practices Increase Retention and Performance of Long-Term Care Workers? 1.4 Recruit, develop, and retain a competent health care workforce. Squillace, Marie
  8898 What Characterizes the Home Health Aide Partnering Collaborative? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Squillace, Marie
  8628 Does Health-Specific Physician Productivity Measurement Impact Medicare Economic Index Calculations? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. George Greenberg
  8293 Graduate Medical Education: What Are We Paying For? 1.4 Recruit, develop, and retain a competent health care workforce. Nonnemaker, Lynn
  8533.2 How Has the Longest-Running Statewide Marriage Initiative Developed and Implemented? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Burnszynski, Jennifer
  8533.1 How Has the Longest-Running Statewide Marriage Initiative Developed and Implemented? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Burnszynski, Jennifer
ASPE 8533 How Has the Longest-Running Statewide Marriage Initiative Been Developed and Implemented? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Burnszynski, Jennifer
  8857 Does Existing Research Reliably Characterize Homeless Families? 3.4 Address the needs, strengths, and abilities of vulnerable populations. Fletcher, Anne
  8856 What Do We Know About Homelessness; What Areas Need More Study? 3.4 Address the needs, strengths, and abilities of vulnerable populations. Fletcher, Anne
  8844 Do Permanent Housing And Supportive Services Improve Conditions for the Chronically Homeless? 3.4 Address the needs, strengths, and abilities of vulnerable populations. Pian, Canta
  8861 What Outcomes Has the Federal Faith-Based and Community Initiative Had? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Landey, Alana
  8860 Do Programs Use Vouchers and Other Indirect Funding Mechanisms to Improve Client Choices? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Landey, Alana
  9008 What Challenges Do Boys Face; How Best Address These Challenges? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Potter, Sarah
  8570 What Development Needs Do Children Investigated by Child Protective Services Have and Do They Receive Early Intervention? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Potter, Sarah
  8835 What Long-Term Employment Patterns Do Youth Too Old for Foster Care Exhibit? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Radel, Laura
  8509.4 How Should Privatized Child Welfare Services Be Evaluated? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Radel, Laura
  8509.3 What Factors Do State and Local Officials Consider When Contracting for Child Welfare Services? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Radel, Laura
  8509.2 Do Staff Roles Change When Child Welfare Services Are Privatized? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Radel, Laura
  8509.1 What Do We Know About Child Welfare Privatization Initiatives? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Radel, Laura
  8361.1 How Does Involvement of Nonresident Fathers Affect What Happens to Their Children in Foster Care? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Radel, Laura
  8577 How Do States and Communities Respond to Statutory Rape Incidents? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Silverman, Jerry
  8185 What Have We Learned About Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Silverman, Jerry
  8929 Do Former Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Recipients Return, Stay Employed, or Receive Unemployment Insurance Benefits? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Snipper, Reuben
  9015 How Do Child Care Arrangements Differ in Urban and Rural Areas of the Country? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Swenson, Kendall
  9014 How Many Children Are Eligible for Child Care Subsidies? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Swenson, Kendall
ASPE 9013 What Steps have Been Taken to Promote Scientifically Sound Research and Evaluation on Abstinence Education? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Trivits, Lisa
  9070 Will Physicians With Small Practices Adopt Electronic Health Records? Can You Accurately Predict Adoption Rates of Electronic Health Records (EHR) in Physicians' Small Practices? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Burke-Bebee, Suzie
  9069 How Can We Measure Implementation and Use of Health Information Technology? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Burke-Bebee, Suzie
  9073 What Knowledge Do Consumers Need In the New Genome-Based Health Care Market? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Downing, Gregory
  9068 How Can Family Health Data Be Compiled Efficiently and Practically? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Downing, Gregory
  9080 Why are Some Consumers Unable to Meet Basic Dietary Recommendations and What Efforts Have Had the Most Success in Changing These Behaviors? 2.3 Promote and encourage preventive health care, including mental health, lifelong healthy behaviors, and recovery. Jessup, Amber
  9071 How Well Do We Measure Income, Family Structure and Poverty? 3.4 Address the needs, strengths, and abilities of vulnerable populations. Turek, Joan
CDC 9094 Have Public Health Departments Made Progress in Preparedness and What Challenges Remain? 2.4 Prepare for and respond to natural and manmade disasters. Baeder, Andrea
  7924 For WISEWOMAN Projects, What are the Best Practices and How Disseminate Them? 2.3 Promote and encourage preventive health care, including mental health, lifelong healthy behaviors, and recovery. Cleveland, Susan
  7977 What Impact Does Housing the Homeless Have on Disease Progression, Transmission Risk, and Access to and Utilization of Medical Care? 2.1 Prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Easton, Delia
  9037 How Much Does Starting a Colorectal Cancer Screening Program in a Community Based Setting Cost? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Zajac, Julie
  9032 What Facilitated or Hindered Start-Up of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Demonstration Program? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Zajac, Julie
  9030 Has Occupational Safety and Health Research Improved Workplace Health and Safety? 4.3 Conduct and oversee applied research to improve health and well-being. Zajac, Julie
  9028 Can School-Based Clinics Provide Mass Vaccination of Children? 2.1 Prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Zajac, Julie
  9027 What Features Do High Performing Immunization Programs Share? 2.1 Prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Zajac, Julie
  9026 What Factors Successfully Control High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Zajac, Julie
  9024 How Do Two Highly Successful Community Clinics Control Patients' Blood Pressure? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Zajac, Julie
  9023 What Characterizes Effective Evidence-Based Outcome Indicators of Program Progress? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Zajac, Julie
CDC 9022 Can Evaluation Help Public Health Partnerships Succeed? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Zajac, Julie
  9021 Which Health Information Dissemination Campaigns Have Been Evaluated and Which Have Succeeded? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Zajac, Julie
  9016 What Screening Instruments and Effective Interventions Exist for Older Adults with Depression? 2.3 Promote and encourage preventive health care, including mental health, lifelong healthy behaviors, and recovery. Zajac, Julie
CMS 9012 Do Participants in the Prescription Drug Payment Demonstration Provide More Generous and Varied Benefit Packages? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Bhandari, Aman
  8962 Why Do Medicare Beneficiaries Enroll in Prescription Drug Payment Demonstration Plans and Do Their Experiences Differ from non-Demonstration Plan Enrollees? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Bhandari, Aman
  8961 Do Sponsors Willingly Participate in the Prescription Drug Payment Demonstration; with What Results? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Bhandari, Aman
  8951 How Can Medication Therapy Management Programs Be Improved? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Blackwell, Steve
  8958 What Impact Would Shifting from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Wage Index to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's Alternative Have? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Caplan, Craig
  8957 How do Alternative Methods of Calculating Diagnosis-Related Groups' Relative Weights Impact Their Values and Accuracy? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Cotterill, Philip
  8955 How Might Refinements to Cost-to-Charge Ratios Improve the Payment Accuracy of Two Sets of Relative Payment Weights? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Cotterill, Philip
  8963 How Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Medicare Expenditures for Certain Medicare Beneficiaries With Heart Problems? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Johnson, Lorraine
  8964 How Might Location Be Used to Adjust Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Payments? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Levy, Jesse
  8960 Have the Fifteen Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration Programs Improved Health Outcomes and Reduced Costs for Beneficiaries? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Magee, Carol
  8953 What Changes to the Home Health Prospective Payment System of Case Mix Groups Would Improve Its Predictive Power and Financial Incentives? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Meadow, Ann
  8952 Why Do Few Beneficiaries Enroll in the Home Health Independence Demonstration; With What Experiences; How Do Home Health Agencies View the Homebound Restriction? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Meadow, Ann
  9011 How Have Medicare Savings Account Plans Grown? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Montgomery, Melissa
  8959 How Has Legislation Changed Medicare Advantage Plan Availability, Participation, Premiums, Benefits Cost Sharing, and Enrollment? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Montgomery, Melissa
  8966 How Did Medicare's Preferred Provider Organization Demonstration Affect Beneficiary Prescription Drug Plan Choice and Participation? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Rudolph, Noemi
  8965 Why and At What Rates Do Beneficiaries Quit Health Care Plans? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Rudolph, Noemi
CMS 9009 Could Commercially Available Software Generate Resource Use Reports for Physicians? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Thomas, Fred G.
  9010 How Best Move Poor Health Care Beneficiaries into the Prescription Drug Payment Program? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Wei, Iris
FDA 8948 How Can the Food and Drug Administration Improve Efforts to Assure That Drugs Approved for Sale Are Safe, Effective, and Optimal? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Arndt, Judith
  8950 What Factors Influence First-Cycle Approvals of New Drug Applications; What Initiatives Impact These Factors? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Hagan, William
  8956 Do Consumers Understand Latex Condom Labeling? 2.1 Prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Silberberg, Paula
  8954 Do Warning Statements on Indoor Tanning Devices Help Consumers? 2.2 Protect the public against injuries and environmental threats. Silberberg, Paula
IHS 8920 How Well Implemented is a New Indian Health Service Health Facility; Has It Affected Patient Health, Service Delivery, and the Community? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Vogel, Lucie
  8095 Does Water Fluoridation in Indian Country Work? 2.1 Prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Vogel, Lucie
NIH 9047 Should NIH Establish a Broad Unified Information System? 4.1 Strengthen the pool of qualified health and behavioral science researchers. Harbinger, Bonny
  9048 What Preclinical Development Resources Do Researchers Need? 4.3 Conduct and oversee applied research to improve health and well-being. Belis, Deshiree
  9046 How Best Evaluate a Health Information Program? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Belis, Deshiree
  9045 Do Theoretical Models Aid Health Care Workers Prepare for or Prevent Infectious Disease Outbreaks? 2.1 Prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Villani, Jennifer
  9044 Does a Proof-of-Concept System Enable Two Agencies to Analyze and Integrate their Intellectual Property Portfolios? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Harbinger, Bonny
  9043 Can We Evaluate Electronic Communications Networks for Oral Health? 4.3 Conduct and oversee applied research to improve health and well-being. Hamann, Sue
  9074 How Can We Improve management of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Small Business Programs? 4.2 Increase basic scientific knowledge to improve human health and human development. Brooks, Judith
  9077 How Can NIH Better Track Training Programs Across All Institutes and Centers? 4.3 Conduct and oversee applied research to improve health and well-being. Guthrie, Janet
  9086 What are the Data Priorities for Behavioral and Social Research on Aging? 4.2 Increase basic scientific knowledge to improve human health and human development. Haaga, John
  9042 What Global Health Research and Training Needs Exist? 4.1 Strengthen the pool of qualified health and behavioral science researchers. Kupfer, Linda
  9040 How Does the International Collaborative Genetics Research Training Program Work? 4.3 Conduct and oversee applied research to improve health and well-being. Kupfer, Linda
NIH 9088 What do Partners Tell Us about Diabetes Education Program Activities? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Miller, David L.
  9085 What do Partners Tell Us about Diabetes Education Program Activities? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Miller, David L.
  9078 Can an Effective Communication Evaluation be Prepared for the Health Information National Trends Program (HINTS)? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Moser, Richard
  9049 How Best Evaluate Clinical and Translational Science Programs? 4.3 Conduct and oversee applied research to improve health and well-being. Newman, Patricia
  9076 Do Laboratories Adequately Report Findings That Help Clinicians Detect Kidney Disease? 4.3 Conduct and oversee applied research to improve health and well-being. Newmann, Eileen
  8752 Does Research on the Demography and Economics of Aging Yield Adequate Results? 4.3 Conduct and oversee applied research to improve health and well-being. Patmios, Georgeanne
  9084 How Effective is the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Child Care Services Program in Meeting the Needs of the NIH Community? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Savarese, Mary Ellen
  9041 What Discoveries Has Parkinson's Disease Research Made? 4.3 Conduct and oversee applied research to improve health and well-being. Scott, Paul
  9087 Is the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) Program Achieving its Goals? 4.1 Strengthen the pool of qualified health and behavioral science researchers. Stahl, Sidney M.
OPHS 9091 What are the opportunities in the faith based community for health promotion and disease prevention focusing on healthy lifestyle choices, specifically eating healthy and being physically active and to assist partner churches in developing individual plans to address their institutions identified needs, priorities and preferences? 2.3 Promote and encourage preventive health care, including mental health, lifelong healthy behaviors, and recovery. Davis, Michelle
  9090 To what extent do women who use Family Planning services in the postpartum period exhibit symptoms of depression, their providers provide depression screening/referral services, are aware of depression diagnostic, treatment, and support services in their community and are receptive to instituting these services for women? 2.3 Promote and encourage preventive health care, including mental health, lifelong healthy behaviors, and recovery. Davis, Michelle
  9089 What is the level of integration of the A-B-C HIV prevention strategy in HIV prevention programming in DHHS, including the level of adherence to its main principles both in the instruction by providers and the adoption for use by clients? 2.1 Prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Harrison, Timothy
  8615 What Factors Need to be Considered in Promoting the Effective Identification and Use of Health Data by Tribal Communities? 3.4 Address the needs, strengths, and abilities of vulnerable populations. Moreno, Julie
  8234 What Protocols and Tools Can Stakeholders Use to Assess the Impact of Funded Efforts to Address Racial/Ethnic Minority Health Needs? 3.4 Address the needs, strengths, and abilities of vulnerable populations. Welsh, Valerie
OS-OIG 8975 Have Advanced Imaging Service Payments Increased Under Medicare's Physician Fee Schedule? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Anderson, Miriam
  9007 Do Providers of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Other Medical Supplies Comply with Medicare Enrollment Requirements? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Bernard, Claire
  9006 Have Repeated Deficiencies Been Found During Subsequent Surveys of Home Health Agencies? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
OS-OIG 9005 Have Research Project Grants Been Correctly Monitored? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Bernard, Claire
  9004 Do Medicare and Medicaid Duplicate Each Others' payments for Supplies or Services? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  9003 Have Children From Other Countries Been Placed in Child Care and Released as Required? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Bernard, Claire
  9002 Are Erroneous Fee-for-Service Payments Made for Capitated Medicaid Managed Care Services? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  9001 Have States Reduced Uninsured Low-Income Children? 3.2 Protect the safety and foster the well-being of children and youth. Bernard, Claire
  9000 Do Qualified Independent Contractors Meet Requirements for Processing Medicare Claims Reconsiderations? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8999 Does Medicare Correctly Process Denial of Payment Remedies for Skilled Nursing Facilities? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8998 Do Internet Web Sites Sponsored by Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans Comply with Federal Regulations? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Bernard, Claire
  8997 Do Safeguards Prevent or Detect Prescription Drug Plan Fraud and Abuse? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8996 How Do States Reduce Unpaid Child Support Obligations? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Bernard, Claire
  8995 Do Prescription Drug Plans Make Generic Drugs Available to Medicare Beneficiaries? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Bernard, Claire
  8994 What Accounts for Improper Medicaid Rebate Payments? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8993 Do State Officials Accomplish Critical Public Health Laboratory Testing Tasks? 2.1 Prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Bernard, Claire
  8992 Does the Food and Drug Administration Review and Approve Generic Drugs in a Timely Manner? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Bernard, Claire
  8991 Do Medicare Fee Schedule Amounts for Power Wheelchairs Exceed Internet Prices? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8990 Do Average Sales Prices Exceed Average Manufacturer Prices for Specific Prescription Drugs? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8989 Do Average Sales Prices Exceed Average Manufacturer Prices for Specific Prescription Drugs? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8988 Do Average Sales Prices for Five Inhalation Drugs Exceed Market Prices? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8987 Do Grantee Institutions Comply with Federal Financial Conflicts-of-Interest Regulations? 4.4 Communicate and transfer research results into clinical, public health, and human service practice. Bernard, Claire
  8986 Do Prescription Drug Plans Accurately Track Beneficiaries' Out-of-Pocket Costs? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
OS-OIG 8985 Do Prescription Drug Plan Sponsors Owe Medicare Money Under its Payment Reconciliation Process? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8984 How Do Physician-Owned Specialty Hospitals Manage Medical Emergencies? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8983 How Frequently Do Hospice Beneficiaries Use Respite Care? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8982 How Do Health Conditions and Costs of Medicare Hospice Beneficiaries in Nursing Facilities and Other Settings Compare? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8981 Have Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Pharmacies Assisted Their Medicare-Medicaid Dual-Eligible Residents in Selecting Prescription Drug Payment Plans? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Bernard, Claire
  8980 Do Nursing Homes Make Medicare Prescription Drugs Available to Their Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligible Residents? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Bernard, Claire
  8979 Do Medicare Administrative Law Judges Hold Hearings in a Timely Manner? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
  8978 Have Short Stays at Long Term Care Hospitals Declined? 1.1 Broaden health insurance and long-term care coverage. Bernard, Claire
  8977 So States Operating Medicaid Managed Care Programs Arrange for External Quality Reviews? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Bernard, Claire
OS-ONC 8598 How Strengthen Multi-State Electronic Health Information Exchange? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Fyffe, Kathleen
  8597 Can Privacy, Security, Policy, and Statutory Variations be Reduced Through Multi-State Electronic Health Information Exchange? 1.3 Improve health care quality, safety, cost, and value. Fyffe, Kathleen
SAMHSA 7727 Does California Provide Comparable Coverage for Mental Health? 1.2 Increase health care service availability and accessibility. Buck, Jeffrey
  8866 So Safe Schools/Health Students Grants Have Beneficial Outcomes for Children, Families and Schools? 3.1 Promote the economic independence and social well-being of individuals and families across the lifespan. Mannix, Danyelle
  8720 Have We Successfully Protected and Advocated for the Mentally Ill? 3.4 Address the needs, strengths, and abilities of vulnerable populations. Morrow, John
  7269.3 National Evaluation of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and their Families Program - Phase IV   Blau, Gary
  8721 Does a Fellowship Program Increase the Number of Minority Health Professionals? 1.4 Recruit, develop, and retain a competent health care workforce. Washington, Nichole

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