Recent Research Grants

"EMPOWER 2.0: A Stakeholder-Informed Decision Intervention to Empower Patients with Metastatic Cancer"
  • Hoerger (PI), 06/01/16-05/31/19
  • Research Competitiveness Subprogram (RCS), Louisiana Board of Regents (LA BOR)

"Examining Disparities and the Role of Comorbidities in the Quality of End-of-Life Care in Cancer"
  • Hoerger (PI), 05/17/17-06/30/18
  • Research Support Grant, Tulane University, Lavin Bernick Faculty Grant Program

"The Landscape of End-of-Life Cancer Care in the Deep South"
  • Hoerger (Project PI), 06/01/17-12/31/17
  • U54 GM104940, REACHnet Pilot Project Grant, Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

"Bridging the Social Sciences, Health, and Medicine: Development of a Transdisciplinary Course in Psycho-oncology"
  • Hoerger (PI), 01/01/17-12/31/17
  • Course Development Grant, Tulane University, Lavin Bernick Faculty Grant Program

"Impact of a Novel Cancer Communication Intervention on Caregiver Bereavement"
  • Duberstein, Prigerson (Dual PIs), Hoerger (Consultant), 01/23/13-12/31/17
  • R01 CA168387, National Cancer Institute (NCI)

"RCT of Patient, Caregiver and Physician Communication Coaching in Advanced Cancer"
  • Epstein, Kravitz (Dual PIs), Hoerger (Consultant), 06/01/11-05/31/17
  • R01 CA140419, National Cancer Institute (NCI)

"Career Development in Palliative Cancer Care Research"
  • Hoerger (Project PI), 03/09/16-12/31/16
  • U54 GM104940, Visiting Scholar Grant, Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

"Hope and Shared Decision Making in Advanced Cancer: A Health Disparities Perspective"
  • Hoerger (Project PI), 07/01/14-06/30/16
  • U54 GM104940, Roadmap Scholars Grant, Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

"Impact of Emotion on Mental Health and Quality of Life in Cancer"
  • Hoerger (PI), 01/01/15-12/31/15
  • Supervised Undergraduate Research Experience, Louisiana Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)

"Personality and Mental Health in Prostate Cancer"
  • Perry (PI), Hoerger (Mentor), 05/01/15-08/30/15
  • CELT Summer Research Fund, Tulane University, Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching

"Enhancing Cancer Care Through a Psychosocial Needs Assessment of Patient Stakeholders"
  • Hoerger (PI), 01/01/14-06/30/15
  • Community-Based Research Grant, Tulane University, Center for Public Service

"Supporting Psychosocial Cancer Care Through Student Engagement in Research"
  • Hoerger (PI), 01/01/14-07/31/14
  • Faculty Research Grant, Tulane University, Newcomb College Institute