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Behavioral and Community Research
In Behavioral and Community Research, there is an emphasis on pediatric health services and health disparities research. Studies conducted by the Center for Translational Research faculty extend along the full spectrum of translational research.
Research in our Center is being conducted to develop disease-specific FAmily CEntered (FACE) Advance Care Planning to facilitate communication between families and teens with life limiting conditions about their wishes for their own end of life care.
Lee Savio Beers, M.D., is the director of programs that are designed to improve the integration of mental health into primary care to improve access and quality.
With K23 funding from NIAID, Linda Hebert, Ph.D., and her team are focused on determining how to facilitate healthy adolescent adjustment to food allergy in order to develop a model of factors related to food allergy anxiety and quality of life.
NIH funds Randi Streisand, Ph.D., C.D.E., and Maureen Monaghan, Ph.D., to identify new mechanisms to support youth and families and to optimize diabetes management.
Kavita Parikh, M.D., MSHS, is piloting a community-based hospital-to-home transition plan for patients and their caregivers after a hospitalization for an asthma exacerbation.
Tessie October, M.D., M.P.H., is evaluating strategies for improving parent-clinician communication during decision-making for critically ill children.
Children’s National celebrates nursing research, quality, and evidence-based practice. Our program is developing into a nationally recognized setting for pediatric nursing and inter-professional scholarly research. Our goal is to involve nurses in research, quality, and evidence based practice in order to improve patient and family care outcomes.
Lisa Tuchman, M.D., M.P.H., and her team draw upon clinical and advocacy experience in caring for chronically ill adolescents and young adults by focusing research efforts on improving the health care transition process from pediatric to adult-oriented care.
Discover how Beth Tarini, M.D., and her team comprehensively examine the scope, magnitude and risk factors for harms to both children who receive false positive newborn screening results and their families.