The Duke Endowment, “ILE@D (Immersive Learning Environment at Duke)”, (Principal Investigator: Edward Buckley, M.D.), Co-Investigator, Programmatic Lead, Funding $2.8 million, Effort 20%, 2009-2014. Focused on developing a virtual environment platform for medical and nursing school learning.
Duke Graduate Medical Education Innovation Fund, “Facilitator Training for Human Simulation,” Principal Investigator, Funding $50,460. Focused on training future facilitators in simulation.
Pfizer, Abbott, “3DiTeams Initiative—Handover training”. Principal Investigator, $750,000, December 2011-December 2015.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation - Forgetting to remember: a study of prospective memory errors in the Operating Room (Principal Investigator: Noa Segall, Ph.D.)
Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD), Postpartum Hemorrhage Education via Simulation, Principal Investigator, Funding: $25,000, November 2014-November 2015.
NIH 1R01-NS049548-01, National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/Office of Research Integrity, “Defining the Learning Curve in Clinical Trials,” Principal Investigator, Funding: $267,415, 12% effort. 2004 – 2009.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation,”Effect of Time of Day and Surgery Duration on Adverse Events in Anesthesia,” Co-Principal Investigator, Funding: $41,598, 2004 – 2005.
Medical Education Research Fund of the National Board of Medical Examiners, “Assessment and Prediction of Teamwork” (PI Melanie Wright), Co-Investigator, Funding: $69,718, 1% effort, 2004 – 2005.
Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) / Office of the Secretary of Defense, “Regional Anesthesiology Trainer,” Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Grant (PI Randy Haluck, M.D., Verefi Technologies, Inc.), Consultant. Funding $99,000. 2006.
Health Resources and Services Administration, “Duke University Nurse Anesthesia Program,” (Principal Investigator Barb Turner), Simulation Director, Funding $551,007, 5% effort 2006-2009.
The Duke Endowment, Open Access Medical Education Curriculum, (Principal Investigator: Ed Halperin), Investigator, Funding $1,000,000, 1% effort, 2005 – 2007.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Research Award, “Objective Measures of Performance in Simulated Anesthesia: A Comparison of Experts and Novices,” (PI Melanie Wright), Co-Principal Investigator, Funding $79,959, 8.5% effort, 2006 – 2007.
Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) / Office of the Secretary of Defense, “ 3DiTeams: Gaming Environment for Training Healthcare Team Coordination Skills,” Principal Investigator, Funding $249,530, 15% effort, 2006-2007.
GlaxoSmithKlein, “Collaboration Between Duke University Medical Center and the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Quality of Care and Patient Safety,” (Principal Investigator Karen Frush), Co-investigator, Funding $1.65 million ($225,000 for “Development of Multidisciplinary Team Training”), 10% effort, January 1, 2006 – December 31, 2008.
NIH 5U18HS016653-01, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, “Virtual Health Care Environments versus Traditional Interactive Team Training,” Principal Investigator, Funding $291,248, 22% effort, September 30, 2006-September 29, 2009.
Veterans Affairs Health Administration National Center for Patient Safety, Solicitation for Patient Safety Centers of Inquiry, “Improving Patient Safety during Moderate Sedation Procedures through Point of Care Simulation Training (PoCST) of Physician-Nurse Teams” (PI Jonathan Mark, MD). Co-Investigator. Total grant $575,124, 15% effort, October 2007-September 2009.
Edward J. Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund of the National Board of Medical Examiners, “Standardized Teamwork Skills Assessment: Feasibility, Reliability, and Validity,” Principal Investigator, Funding: $149,297, Effort 10%. August 2008-July 2010.
Veterans Affairs Health Administration National Center for Patient Safety, Solicitation for Patient Safety Centers of Inquiry, “Designing a Safer OR to ICU Patient Handover, ” (Principal Investigator: Jonathan Mark, MD). Co-Investigator. Total grant $575,124, 7.5% effort, October 1, 2009-September 30, 2011.
D09 HP14984, Department of Health and Human Services, “Pediatric Acute and Chronic Nurse Practitioner”, (Principal Investigator: Barbara Turner, Ph.D.), Investigator, Funding $675,569, Effort 10%, July 1, 2009-June 30, 2013. Focused on teamwork and communication behavior training through virtual environments.
Telemedicine Advanced Technology Research Center, “Virtual Anesthesiology Rapid Sequence Induction Trainer,” Funding $1.8 million, effort 10%, February 2011-June 2013. Virtual environment for training non-anesthesia provider reservists the critical skills critical in sedation and rapid sequence intubation.
R18 HS020415-01, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, “Creating Simulation-Based Performance Assessment Tools for Practicing Physicians” (Principal Investigator: Matthew Weinger, Vanderbilt), Funding: $1,047,706, 4/1/11 -1/30/13. Assessment in maintenance of certification programs in anesthesiology.
Government of South Australia, SimX-Virtual Learning Environment, (Duke Principal Investigator), Adelaide, South Australia, $120,000, October 2012-June 2013.
W15P7T-12-WP-VPTVW00, RDECOM, Merging Virtual Patient with Virtual Worlds Technology, Duke Principal Investigator, Funding: $152,052, October 2012-September 2014.