Implementation Science

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faculty-icon  Dr. Kelly Hirko

 

Preliminary Assessment of Telehealth Needs among Rural Community Stakeholders.


The goal of this project is to conduct a preliminary assessment of telehealth needs and preferences among rural community stakeholders in Northwest Michigan. Findings from this study will inform a future research project to implement tailored telehealth initiatives to specifically address the needs of rural stakeholders. Dr. Hirko is leading this project along with an interdisciplinary team of faculty members in Michigan State University’s Department of Communications Arts & Sciences and the Institute for Health Policy. Funder: Michigan State University, Science and Society at State program


Formative evaluation of tobacco cessation preferences among rural smokers.

The aim of this study is to conduct a qualitative survey examining smoking and tobacco cessation preferences in rural Northwest Michigan that can be used to tailor a text-based cessation mobile application developed by researchers funded by the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Hirko is leading the implementation and analysis of this formative evaluation to inform future targeted efforts to address high rates of tobacco use in rural Michigan.

 

Preliminary Assessment of Telehealth Needs among Rural Community Stakeholders.

The goal of this project is to conduct a preliminary assessment of telehealth needs and preferences among rural community stakeholders in Northwest Michigan.  Findings from this study will inform a future research project to implement tailored telehealth initiatives to specifically address the needs of rural stakeholders. Dr. Hirko is leading this project along with an interdisciplinary team of faculty members in Michigan State University’s Department of Communications Arts & Sciences and the Institute for Health Policy.  Funder:  Michigan State University, Science and Society at State program

 

Formative evaluation of tobacco cessation preferences among rural smokers.

The aim of this study is to conduct a qualitative survey examining smoking and tobacco cessation preferences in rural Northwest Michigan that can be used to tailor a text-based cessation mobile application developed by researchers funded by the National Cancer Institute.  Dr. Hirko is leading the implementation and analysis of this formative evaluation to inform future targeted efforts to address high rates of tobacco use in rural Michigan.