Three Faculty Members Receive 2013 Irving Institute / Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Pilot Award!

Three Faculty Members Receive 2013 Irving Institute / Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Pilot Award! Learn about the recipients and their proposals.

The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research has selected three faculty from the Department of Pediatrics as recipients of a 2013 Irving Institute / Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Pilot Award. This is a one year, $50,000 award, $25,000 of which is cost-shared by the Department of Pediatrics. The recipients and their proposals are listed below.

  • Lauren Chernick, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine: “The Texting 2 Initiate (T2I) Study: A Pilot randomized controlled trial using text messaging from the pediatric emergency department to increase contraception initiation amongst adolescent females at high pregnancy risk.”
  • Daniel Tsze, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine: “Optimal Volumes of Administration for Intranasal Midazolam in Children.”
  • Annika Hofstetter, MD, Child and Adolescent Health: “A multilevel approach to understanding and optimizing influenza and pneumococcal vaccination of children with chronic medical conditions.”