Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Research Projects

Research Projects

Concept Mapping as a Scalable Method for Identifying Patient-Important Outcomes

In this project we are comparing the mixed-method methodology  Concept Mapping (CM) to individual patient interviews to illicit patient important outcomes for disease treatment. (Funded by PCORI).

Associations between Childhood Adversity and Urgent & Emergent Healthcare Utilization

This project analyzes a large dataset collected in an urban emergency department to examine relationships between childhood adversity and adult healthcare utilization patterns. 

Measuring Adverse Childhood Events: Scaling Effects on Estimated Relationships.

This project will examine several scaling methods for counts of events related to childhood adversity to test the hypothesis that event scaling is not an arbitrary when  estimating relationships between adverse childhood events and adult health outcomes.