Funding Opportunities

Pilot and Feasibility Program

The Pilot and Feasibility Program fosters and supports pilot projects in diabetes translational research led by promising early stage investigators at the Center’s sites. The Pilot and Feasibility Program is designed to fund 2 projects, each of one year’s duration, in each of the 5 years of CDTR funding.

Applications are currently closed and will be accepted again in late 2022.

Recently Completed Projects

AWARDEE NAME AWARD DATES PROJECT TITLE
Alexandra Lee

8/1/2020-7/31/2021

Investigating Alternative Glycemic Metrics to Predict Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia in Nursing Home Residents with Type 2 Diabetes
Tainayah Thomas

8/1/2020-7/31/2021

Engagement, Preferences and Perceptions Related to Diabetes Prevention Among Adults with Prediabetes
Stephanie Hooker

8/1/2020-7/31/2021

Improving Type 2 Diabetes Care Provided through Telehealth Modalities: Understanding Needs of Patients and Primary Care Providers

Elaine Khoong & Sarah Nouri

8/1/2020-7/31/2021

Evaluating changes to primary care management and control of type 2 diabetes mellitus among diverse populations after wide-scale telehealth implementation

Estibaliz Iturralde

8/1/2019-7/31/2020

Perceptions and Preferences Related to Diabetes Prevention Among Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and Metabolic Risk Factors

Ilya Golovaty

8/1/2018-7/31/2019

Implementation and Effectiveness of Community Diabetes Prevention Programs in the United States

Yeyi Zhu

8/1/2020-7/31/2019

Investigation of Prevalence of and Barriers to Achieving Optimal Glycemic Control among Women with Gestational Diabetes

Veronica Yank

8/1/2017-7/31/2019

Pilot Study of eHealth Medication Messages for Latino Patients and Their Families

Courtney Lyles*

8/1/2017-7/31/2019

Tablet Research to Improve Understanding of Medications for People’s Health (TRIUMPH)

Susan Brown*

9/20/2016-7/31/2018

A Self-Affirmation Intervention to Enhance Patient Outreach for Health System-based Lifestyle Programs for Diabetes Prevention

Leah Zallman

9/20/2016-7/31/2017

Addressing Gaps in Research on Pay for Performance to Improve Quality of Diabetes Care: Provider Perspectives

*=Core Faculty

T32 Diabetes Fellowship

In addition to sponsoring our T32 Diabetes Fellowship, whose purpose is to help develop the next generation of researchers with the necessary skills to identify and overcome barriers to translating evidence into practice for patients with type 2 diabetes, DREAMS-CDTR faculty also are affiliated with the additional fellowship opportunities:   

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