University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Research
Research

Environmental Impact on Stress during Challenging Healthcare Encounters

Principal Investigator: Kenneth Ottenbacher (University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston)
K12 Scholar: Leah Stein Duker
Faculty Mentor: Sharon Cermak

Project Period: 9/1/17 – 8/31/19
Funding Source: NIH NICHD/NINDS Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program
Award Number: K12 HD055929
Anticipated Award: $250,076

To identify environmental barriers and facilitators during healthcare encounters, develop evidence-based interventions tailored environmental modification interventions to improve care experiences for consumers and healthcare providers, and examine the efficacy and effectiveness of these interventions.