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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Patient-centered Strategies to Engage Veterans in Behavioral Health Services
Principal Investigator:

Jessica Y. Breland

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $146,064
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This CDA will provide Jessica Y. Breland, PhD with the training and experience to become an independent VA health services researcher focused on implementing patient-centered strategies to engage Veterans in behavioral health services. To achieve this goal, she will work with her mentors and consultants to develop and evaluate a patient-centered, motivational, self-help tool to increase engagement in weight loss treatments through three steps: 1 ) Identify patient and organizational predictors o...

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