Children’s Oncology Group - The Statistical Center (consisting of the Biostatistical Center at UNMC in Omaha, NE and the Data Management Center at the CCG/SDC in Arcadia, CA) will be responsible for all data management, data processing and statistical activities within the IRS.
VA Award for Kendra Schmid
Core Center for Communication Disorders - Dr. Meza will oversee the operations of the Biostatistics Resource and will be responsible for the management of the workflow. She will be responsible for organizing regular meetings to discuss progress on the projects as well as data and analytic issues that may arise during the contact of the project.
Molecular Targeting in Non-Rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcoma - This project identifies patients with non rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma with the necessary biological materials for the proposed studies.
Promoting Transition Outcomes in Youth with EBD or LD: An Efficacy and Replication Study of On the Way Home
Children's Oncology Group Community Clinical Oncology Program - The specific aims of the Community Clinical Oncology Program is to provide access to treatment and cancer control protocols for centers and promote the participation of community based investigators in the research mission of the Children's Oncology Group.
Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health
Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health - The purpose of our proposed research is to quantify the effects of fatigue and sleep deprivation on key performance indicators (balance, psychomotor and physiological factors) and to evaluate their inter-relationships in farmers.
Motivating Farm Owners to Create Safer Play Areas - This project is a randomized controlled trial testing the effectiveness of interventions to promote safe play areas on farms. Investigators will work on the potential to integrate safe play area principals into the certified safe farm review programs.
Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Educations - The objective of this grant is to continue developing and implementing an educational program to prepare master's students in public health in the field of cancer epidemiology in special populations.
Child Death Review Team - The purpose of this agreement is to procure the services of a Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist.
National Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Program - To increase the knowledge base and enhance data availability to address health disparities and conduct health equity activities through the use of Geographic Information Systems.
Northern Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center - This project will assist tribal organizations and urban Indian Organizations in developing disease surveillance systems and identifying their highest priority health status objectives, based on epidemiologic data.
Patient-Defined Treatment Success and Preferences in Stage IV Lung Cancer Patients
Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health
The Effect of Point-of-Sale Tobacco Marketing on Smoking Cessation
Systems Approach to Obesity Prevention in Underserved Children in Texas - Dr. Huang will provide expertise on systems thinking and systems approaches to childhood obesity interventions.
Finding a Voice - This project embeds the arts in activities addressing social justice, specifically with homeless individuals in Omaha who reside at the Siena Francis House, Homeless Shelter.
Strengthening Public Health Infrastructure – To help strengthen the public health infrastructure in Nebraska through the creation of a public health data center.
Community Transformation – To design and implement an evaluation and assist with dissemination of findings for the Douglas County programs.
Health Policy Academy - To increase the capacity of Nebraska's state and local public health staff and their community partners to use public health policy and law as a public health tool through strategic workforce development.
Global Health and Development
Aetiology of Neonatal Infection in South Asia - Aetiology of Neonatal Infection in South Asia and puerperal sepsis study.
Omaha Tribe Evaluation Project - To conduct an evaluation of health promotion activities under the Minority Health Initiative grant.
North Omaha Outreach - To support youth health education programs in North Omaha.