First Round of IP-X Pilot Grants Announced

The U-M’s Ann Arbor campus health science deans have selected four faculty team projects to receive the first-of-their-kind Interprofessional Exchange (IP-X) Research Stimulus pilot grants.

The awarded project teams in this first round of IP-X funding are:

  • Caring for Complex, Underserved Patients: Interprofessional Education and Care Where it Matters Most, PI: Brent Williams, General Medicine; Co-Investigators: Amy Thompson, College of Pharmacy; Daniel Fischer and Debra Mattison, School of Social Work; and Elizabeth Kuzma, School of Nursing.
  • Computer-Assisted Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depressed Dialysis Patients, PI: Joseph Himle, School of Social Work. Co-Investigators: Bonnie Hagerty, School of Nursing, and Jonathan Segal, Internal Medicine.
  • Improving Contraceptive Care for Women with Breast Cancer: An Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Approach, PI: Justine Wu, Family Medicine. Co-Investigators: Monika Burness, Internal Medicine; Debra Barton, School of Nursing; and Debra Mattison, School of Social Work.
  • Michigan Interprofessional Consortium for Health-Global Action Network (MICH-GAN), PI:Megan Eagle, School of Nursing. Co-Investigators: April Bigelow, Jody Lori, and Leslie Kearfott, School of Nursing; Joseph Kolars and Cheryl Moyer, Medical School/LHS; and Kathleen Lopez and Mary Ruffolo, School of Social Work.

More details are available on the U-Mich interprofessional site.