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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Capturing the Dynamics of Homelessness through Ethnography and Mobile Technology
Principal Investigator:

Donald K McInnes

Location: Bedford, MA
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: August 2020 - July 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $345,353
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: On a given night around 40,000 Veterans are homeless and another 300,000 are at risk. Many of these Veterans have complex health and social needs, and they experience frequent residential transitions which can disrupt access to healthcare and treatment adherence. Many persons who are housing unstable experience frequent residential transitions, such as from transitional housing to shelter, or from doubled up with family/friend to living out of a car. Disruptions caused by such transi...

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