The DMEC will be housed within the Survey Research Laboratory (SRL) of the University of Illinois at Chicago. SRL was established in 1964 as a research and service division of the University of Illinois to provide survey research services to the faculty, staff, and students of the University of Illinois at Chicago and Urbana-Champaign;other academic institutions;local, state, and federal agencies;and others working in the public interest. SRL has offices on the Chicago and Urbana-Champaign campuses of the University and can undertake complete survey projects from initial study design through data analysis. It also can conduct partial survey work such as sampling, questionnaire design, focus groups, data collection, instrument programming, and data reduction and can provide consultation on survey problems on a fee-for-service basis. Almost since its inception, SRL has had major ongoing programs in survey methodology. In recent years, SRL's methodological research has focused on nonresponse error;questionnaire design and interviewing techniques for collecting hard-to-obtain data;validity and reliability of self- and proxy-reported data;sampling techniques for face-to-face, telephone, and mail surveys, particularly for surveys on sensitive topics and with special populations;and cross-cultural sources of measurement error. Much of this work has focused on health-related subjects, reflecting the interests and expertise of senior research staff. A number of SRL research projects have been supported by federally-funded grants and contracts from the U.S. Bureau of the Census, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Center for Health Statistics, the National Institutes of Health (including NCI, NIDA, NIAA, and NIMH), and the National Science Foundation among others. A complete listing of the 1,000+ surveys that have been conducted by SRL can be found by accessing its Web site at www.srl.uic.edu.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
3P50CA106743-08S1
Application #
8536599
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-SRLB-3)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2012-07-01
Budget End
2013-06-30
Support Year
8
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$20,684
Indirect Cost
$7,308
Name
University of Illinois at Chicago
Department
Type
DUNS #
098987217
City
Chicago
State
IL
Country
United States
Zip Code
60612
Hohl, Sarah D; Thompson, Beti; Krok-Schoen, Jessica L et al. (2016) Characterizing Community Health Workers on Research Teams: Results From the Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities. Am J Public Health 106:664-70
Benevolenskaya, Elizaveta V; Islam, Abul B M M K; Ahsan, Habibul et al. (2016) DNA methylation and hormone receptor status in breast cancer. Clin Epigenetics 8:17
Rauscher, Garth H; Campbell, Richard T; Wiley, Elizabeth L et al. (2016) Mediation of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Estrogen/Progesterone Receptor-Negative Breast Cancer by Socioeconomic Position and Reproductive Factors. Am J Epidemiol 183:884-93
Tejeda, Silvia; Gallardo, Rani I; Ferrans, Carol Estwing et al. (2016) Breast cancer delay in Latinas: the role of cultural beliefs and acculturation. J Behav Med :
Smith, Caren E; Fullerton, Stephanie M; Dookeran, Keith A et al. (2016) Using Genetic Technologies To Reduce, Rather Than Widen, Health Disparities. Health Aff (Millwood) 35:1367-73
Golden, Sherita Hill; Ferketich, Amy; Boyington, Josephine et al. (2015) Transdisciplinary cardiovascular and cancer health disparities training: experiences of the centers for population health and health disparities. Am J Public Health 105 Suppl 3:S395-402
Fullerton, Stephanie M; Anderson, Emily E; Cowan, Ketch et al. (2015) Awareness of Federal Regulatory Mechanisms Relevant to Community-Engaged Research: Survey of Health Disparities-Oriented NIH-Funded Investigators. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 10:13-21
Molina, Yamile; Kim, Sage; Berrios, Nerida et al. (2015) Medical mistrust and patient satisfaction with mammography: the mediating effects of perceived self-efficacy among navigated African American women. Health Expect 18:2941-50
Molina, Yamile; Silva, Abigail; Rauscher, Garth H (2015) Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Time to a Breast Cancer Diagnosis: The Mediating Effects of Health Care Facility Factors. Med Care 53:872-8
Mortel, Mylove; Rauscher, Garth H; Murphy, Anne Marie et al. (2015) Racial and Ethnic Disparity in Symptomatic Breast Cancer Awareness despite a Recent Screen: The Role of Tumor Biology and Mammography Facility Characteristics. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24:1599-606

Showing the most recent 10 out of 51 publications