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A new Psych Services article, Rapid and Deferred Help Seeking Among African American Parents of Children With Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties, led by Jennifer Richmond, recent Gillings grad, with co-authors Leslie Adams, recent Gillings grad and Sheps fellow, and Kathleen Thomas, School of Pharmacy, is the subject of a Psychiatric News Alert, which is distributed... Read more » [...]Eshelman researchers and community partners receive funding to create educational resource on vaping
Dr. Betsy Sleath, director of the Sheps Center’s Child and Adolescent Health Services Program, is leading a group of researchers from Eshelman who are teaming up key western NC community partners and the Dogwood Health Trust to create online education materials about vaping and substance misuse to increase awareness of the growing problem. The newly... Read more » [...]UNC researchers, the national Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association and UTA awarded a grant from PCORI to identify outcomes that matter to youth and families using behavioral health services
Kathleen C Thomas, PhD, MPH of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy will serve as co-investigator in a study to identify youth and family priorities for outcomes used in CER research on behavioral health services. A $100K Eugene Washington award from PCORI, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will allow researchers from the UNC Chapel Hill... Read more » [...]UNC researchers and Robeson County community partners awarded a grant from the UNC Health Foundation for Whole Community Connection to identify parent priorities to support child mental health
December 11, 2021 Kathleen C Thomas, PhD, MPH of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy will lead a study to identify parent priorities and next steps for action to support child mental health in Robeson County. A $45K award from the UNC Health Foundation for Whole Community Connection established with a gift from the... Read more » [...]UNC researchers awarded $4.3M from PCORI to study strategies to improve health outcomes for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their parents
The PCORI Addressing Health Equity award described below was developed with funding from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute $2K Stakeholder Voucher award program. The Informatics and Data Science (IDSci) Program within the NC TraCS Institute provided access to data from the Carolina Data... Read more » [...]