UCH CEPS Funded Projects

Improving Family Engagement through Virtual Participation in Nursing Care Sessions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Allison G. Dempsey, PHD | James Barry, MD | Lani Bowler, RN | Stephanie Takamatsu, PhD 

Improving Umbilical Cord Toxicology Testing Practices in the Level 1 Newborn Population

Christine Gold, MD | Katharine Lyle Holmes, PNP | Anne Behring, RN | Kim Vann, RN | Sarah Beatty, LCSW | James Barry, MD | Jessica Anderson, CNM

Increasing Advanced Care Planning in Specialty Ambulatory Clinics

Laura Peters, DNP, FNP-C | Jeanie Youngwerth, MD | Jennifer Rodgers, DNP, ACNP-BC | Colleen McIlvennan, DNP, PhD, ANP | Devyn Bontus, LSW | Amanda Ravare, RN

Identifying User/Non-User Priorities to Develop and Implement Effective Surgical Electronic Health Records-Based Clinical Pathways

Jeniann Yi, MD | Anunta Virapongse, MD |  Sarah Scarpato, MD |  Alyssa Dominguez, MD | Sarah Wendel, MD | Ethan Cumbler, MD | Ryan Gupta, MD | Alyson Kelleher, RN

Clinical Indications for Emergent Brain MRI Use in Patients Presenting with Acute Focal Neurologic Deficits

Igor Malenky, MD | Sharon Poisson, MD | Jennifer Simpson, MD | Justin Honce, MD | Matthew Salzberg, MD | Stefan Sillau, PhD

Improving Transitions of Care Following Acute Ischemic Stroke

Jarrett Leech, MD | Jennifer Simpson, MD | Michelle Leppert, MD | Stefan Sillau, PhD | Brandy Ravare | Kerri Jesperson | Lacy Franks | Elizabeth Tolve, LSW | Darlene Tad-y, MD

Improving Patient Understanding of Breast Pathology Reports

Laura Leonard, MD | Sarah Tevis, MD | Gretchen Ahrendt, MD | Dulcy Wolverton, MD | Benjamin Himelhoch, MD | Sharon Sams, MD | Ethan Cumbler, MD | Darlene Tad-y, MD

Improving Antithrombotic Adherence and Patient Education Following Lower Extremity Revascularization

Ryan Gupta, MD |  Jeniann Yi, MD | Katharine Perica, PharmD, BCPS | Michael Bronsert, PhD, MS | Henry Kramer, MD | Kerry Schwarz, PharmD

Multidisciplinary Intraoperative Assessment of Breast Specimens in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Lumpectomy

Sudheer Vemuru, MD | Sarah Tevis, MD | Dulcy Wolverton, MD | Lauren McLemore, MD | Amber Berning, MD | Madeline Paton | Michael Bronsert, PhD | Gretchen Ahrendt, MD | Robyn Gerthoffer, RN | Allie Kovar, MD

Behavioral Health Program Implementation

Hemali Patel, MD | Sara Stowell, MSW, LSW


Optimizing Duration of Continuous Video EEG at UCH


Archana Shrestha, MD | Robert Neumann, MD | Annette Hill, R.EEG.T | Pawel Walczak | Mark Spitz, MD | Lauren Frey, MD | Laura Strom, MD | Cornelia Drees, MD | Pearce Korb, MD | Mesha Gay-Brown, MD | Christine Baca, MD | David Vu

Inpatient Opioid Stewardship Program

Caitlin Dietsche, MD | Anunta Virapongse, MD | Hemali Patel, MD | Patrick Kneeland, MD | Essey Yirdaw, MPH | Jonathan Pell, MD

Implementation of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality of Vascular Surgery Patients

Ashley Vavra, MD | Melanie Donnelly, MD

Provider Identification Initiative for Inter‐ and Intradisciplinary Communication (PIIII‐C)

Eric Martin, MD | Anunta Virapongse, MD, MPH | Jonathan Pell, MD

Intervening on Social Determinants of Health at AF Williams Family Medicine Center

Heather Bleacher, MD | Autumn Kuehl, LCSW | Martha Kalin, MPH, MSW | Jacqueline Calderone, MD | Corey Lyon, DO, FAAFP | Kathy Cebuhar, MA, LPC

Optimizing Delivery of Antimicrobial Stewardship Educational Resources

Matthew Miller, PharmD, BCPS | Michelle Barron, MD | Meghan Jeffres, PharmD | Gerry Barber, RPh

Seniors Clinic Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Program in UTI Treatment

Skotti Church, MD | Danielle Fixen, PharmD | Dan Matlock, MD, MPH

Transition Intervention Bundle Study

Joshua L Denson, MD (Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow) | Robert Burke, MD (Mentor), MS | Julie Knoeckel, MD | Julia Clemons, MD | Mark Kearns, MD | Michael Wechsler, MD, MMSc. | Heidi Wald, MD | Jonathan Pell, MD | Charlie Wray, DO, MS | Leora Horwitz, MD

The Reliability and Feasibility of Teledermatology to Diagnose and Triage Patients Referred from the Emergency Department to Outpatient Dermatology


Sabrina Newman, MD | Roberta Capp, MD | Theodore Alkousakis, MD | Robert Dellavalle, MD, PhD | Lindsay Boyers, MD | Jenna Peart, MD

Multidisciplinary-Resuscitation Bundle for the Hemorrhagic Trauma Patient  

Erik Peltz, DO | Hunter Moore, MD | Robert McIntyre, MD | Regina Krell, BSN | Andrea McFarland, BSN | Stephanie Vega, BSN | Jaclyn Leyba, BSN | Eve Meriashi-Lindemann, BSN | Erik Nelson, MD | Fareed Azam, MD | Christopher McStay, MD | Alicia Heelan Gladden, MD | Joel Kniep, MD | Kelly Bookman, MD