Funding: Jennifer Irvin Vidrine, PhD

Ongoing Research Support

Enhancing Cancer Outreach for Low-Income Adults with Innovative Smoking Cessation
R01CA141628   D.J. Vidrine and Prokhorov (MPI) 4/12/2010-1/31/2017 
NIH/NCI
The major goals of this study are to use an existing network of community sites and a mobile unit to deliver smoking cessation treatment to a multiethnic population of uninsured and underinsured adults living in the greater Houston, Texas metropolitan area.
Role: Co-Investigator

Smoking Cessation for Cervical Cancer Survivors in a Safety Net Healthcare System
R01CA172786   Vidrine (PI) 5/12/2014-4/30/2019 
NIH/NCI
The overarching goal of this project is to evaluate the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a theoretically- and empirically-based “Motivation And Problem-Solving” (MAPS) approach for promoting and facilitating smoking cessation among cervical cancer survivors in a large, safety net public healthcare system.
Role: Principal Investigator

Completed Research Support

Reducing Tobacco Related Health Disparities
R01CA89350   Wetter (PI) 2/1/2002-1/31/2009 
NIH/NCI 
The goal of the study is to evaluate the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a theoretically and empirically-based “Motivation And Problem Solving” (MAPS) intervention for promoting and facilitating smoking cessation among low income smokers who are not ready to quit.
Role: Co-Investigator

Smoking Relapse Prevention Among Postpartum Women
NIH/NCI
The major goals of this project are to develop and evaluate a telephone counseling treatment for preventing relapse to smoking among women who quit during pregnancy. Treatment is specifically designed to address barriers to the maintenance of abstinence that occur during the postpartum period.
Role: Co-Investigator

NIH National Center for Research Resources Clinical and Translational Sciences Award (CTSA): Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences – Community Engagement
UL1TR000371   McPherson (PI) 7/1/2012-6/30/2017 
NIH/NCI
The major goal of this study is to accelerate the translation of laboratory discoveries into treatments for patients, to engage communities in clinical research efforts, and to train a new generation of clinical and translational researchers.
Role: Co-Investigator (My role ended after leaving MD Anderson Cancer Center.)

Implementation of an Automated EMR System to Connect Smokers in a Safety Net Healthcare System with Smoking Cessation Treatment
PP120191   Vidrine (PI) 9/1/2012-8/30/2015
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
The goal of this project is to implement a new and empirically supported approach to linking smokers with the Texas Quitline - Ask Advise Connect - throughout the 13 Harris Health System community health centers.
Role: Principal Investigator

Replicating Ask Advise Connect
DSRIP Medicaid 1115 Waiver   Vidrine (PI) 6/15/2013-12/31/2017 
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
The overall goal of this project is to use an Ask Advise Connect (AAC) model to deliver evidence-based smoking cessation treatment to smokers seeking care in Federally-Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in Harris County, Texas.
Role: Principal Investigator (Signed over to L McNeill as PI after leaving MD Anderson Cancer Center.)

Neighborhood- and Individual-Level Determinants of Smoking Cessation Among Hispanics
P60MD000503   Wetter (PI) 9/11/2007-4/30/2012 
NIH/NCHMD
The major goals of this longitudinal cohort study are to examine the neighborhood, individual, and contextual mechanisms underlying smoking cessation among Spanish-speaking Latino smokers.
Role: Co-Investigator

Dissemination of a Smoking Quitline to the Underserved
R18DP001570   Vidrine (PI) 9/1/2008-8/31/2012 
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
This study focuses on increasing dissemination of an existing evidence-based smoking cessation program, the State of Texas Quitline, which is provided by Free & Clear. The design of the study is a group-randomized trial that will be conducted in 10 community health clinics. Clinics are part of the Harris County Hospital District (HCHD) and provide care to a very large, racially/ethnically diverse, low socioeconomic status, underserved population of patients residing in the Houston metropolitan area.
Role: Principal Investigator

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
PP110171   Vidrine (PI) 8/5/2011-8/31/2013 
Use of an Automated EMR System to Link Underserved Smokers with Cessation Treatment
Role: Principal Investigator