|Awarded On||May 20, 2020|
|Title||Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members|
|Award Mechanism||Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members|
|Institution/Organization||The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Meagan Whisenant|
|Cancer Sites||All Sites|
|Summary of Goals and Objectives||
My primary goal is to develop a program of research focused on methods for implementing routine symptom monitoring and management in cancer care using PRO measures. The research outlined in this proposal is designed to improve patient-clinician symptom-related communication by developing reliable and valid disease- and symptom-specific PRO measures (the patient-level), developing PRO measure resources for clinicians (the clinician-level), and utilizing implementation science to address organization-level barriers to incorporating PRO measures into routine symptom monitoring and management in cancer care (the organization-level).
I will use CPRIT support to:
1) Develop a remote symptom monito...