Center researchers have published a landmark article demonstrating that neighborhood disadvantage is a powerful predictor of cardiovascular outcomes. Cleveland Clinic Statistician Dr. Jarrod Dalton, a Senior Scholar in the Center, was joined by Center Faculty including Dr. Perzynski, Dr. Einstadter and Dr. Dawson in authoring this important work in Annals of Internal Medicine. The study uses electronic health record (EHR) data and is a clear example of how interdisciplinary researchers can come together and examine how social and clinical factors combine to shape population health.
On June 11, 2017 at the MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute’s Annual Recognition, Graduation and Awards Dinner Dr. Roach was awarded the Chair Award for Contributions in Research. She has been a researcher and sociologist at MetroHealth since 1989. This year, she and co-Principal Investigator Dr. Greg Neumenatis were again awarded a national Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems grant.Among her contributions are publications in PM&R on preventive health care among persons with spinal cord injury and early predictors of functioning after trauma.
Dr. Perzynski, together with Dr. Amy Sheon, and among representatives of multiple community organizations, gave invited testimony at a special hearing of Cleveland City Council. The hearing was reported on at Cleveland Scene in the story, “Strapped with Low Internet Access, Cleveland Takes a Close Look at How to Solve Digital Divide.” At the hearing, Dr. Perzynski presented findings from research recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Dr. Adam Perzynski recently presented research on broadband internet access and use of patient portals at the CTRL + ALT + CLE: Data Days event, Cleveland’s first annual celebration of civic technology, data & the doers working to improve our region.
In a recent letter in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Adam Perzynski, PhD, commented on the importance of the social and behavioral sciences to the goals of improving health and developing new treatments for disease. “These disciplines frequently are overlooked in the enthusiastic search for molecular and genomic solutions”, said Dr. Persynski, a Read More