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Project Options

Family Medicine Mentored Scholarly Activity (MSA)


 

The Department of Family Medicine has numerous and varied opportunities for your MSA project. Following is a list of DFM faculty and relative MSA research options.

 

Faculty  Research Interests
Mark Deutchman, MD
    • Antibiotic Resistance in Rural Colorado
    • Development of Adult Screening Guidelines for a State Guideline Consortium
    • Interdisciplinary Health Professions Education
Michele M. Doucette, PhD
    • Effective Translation of Healthy Lifestyles Research into Practice
    • Medical Students' Knowledge and Behaviors Surrounding Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Chronic Disease Risk
David L. Gaspar, MD
    • Increasing Awareness of the Yampa Valley Autism Program
    • Rural Physicians' Attitudes towards Health Care Reform
    • Student Perceptions of Medication Sample Use During a Rural Clerkship
    • Survey of Service Learning Opportunities in Rural Colorado
Carol Giffen-Jeansonne, EdD
    • Traumatic Brain Injury Education for Rural Providers
Larry Green, MD
    • Redesign of residency training
    • Elaboration of maintenance of certification for physicians in all specialties
    • PCMH work, especially pertaining to mental health
Bonnie Jortberg, MS, RD, CDE
    • Follow-up of Students' Specially Choice and Practice Site after Participating in a Summer Rural Preceptorship
    • Nutrition
Morteza Khodaee, MD, MPH
  • Redesign of residency training
  • Elaboration of maintenance of certification for physicians in all specialties
  • PCMH work, especially pertaining to mental health
  • Wilson Pace, MD
  • Medication Management within the University Hospital System
  • Depression Monitoring in primary care - national project
  • Mindful eating project nationally
  • Best practices research within CaReNet focused on hypertension, behavioral change, asthma
  • Numerous existing databases for secondary analysis
  • Bennett Parnes, MD
  • Clinician attitudes about home blood pressure monitoring
  • Kent Voorhees, MD
  • Health policy
  • Residents to the State Capitol for "Doctor of the Day"—can potentially include medical students
  • Jack Westfall, MD
      • Rural ER visits, colon cancer prevention, asthma—willing to consider most any rural health idea