TACHL Success Stories

TACHL Success Stories

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Dr. John McGillicuddy worked with TACHL & CON mentorship team, and received a SCTR KL2, 3-year development award. With guidance from TACHL leadership, Dr. McGillicuddy created and tested an mHealth medication regimen adherence program with 20 kidney transplant recipients. From that project, he gathered analyzed and incorporated acceptability and usability data into an NIH R01 application, which was scored and funded upon initial submission. Dr. McGillicuddy recently completed recruitment and is in process of follow up and data analysis for a competing renewal submission in Spring of 2020. He will continue his work in partnership with TACHL mentorship team.

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Dr. Shannon Phillips worked with TACHL, CON mentorship team, and an MD partner on a SCTR KL2, 3-year development award. She adapted and refined an existing app to meet the needs of child-parent dyads (children with sickle cell disease)

She gathered, analyzed and incorporated acceptability and usability data into an NIH K23 application, which was recently funded. Dr. Phillips will continue her work in partnership with TACHL mentorship team as she runs her grant.

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Dr. Ennis James worked with TACHL & CON mentorship team in conceptualizing an intervention to address fatigue experienced by patients with sarcoidosis. The TACHL mentorship team guided Dr. James through preparation of an initial R21 submission. The first submission received a 28th percentile score. TACHL mentorship then guided Dr. James through the grant proposal revision process including addressing reviewer comments, collecting additional data, and strengthening his C.V. through presentations and publications in preparation for a resubmission.  Dr. James received an 8th percentile upon resubmission and is expected to receive funding in July of 2019. Dr. James and TACHL mentorship team will continue their partnership throughout the R21 and in preparation