UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center

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Core Research Focus

Project Title: BP Control: Economic analysis of a community health worker-delivered intervention to enhance antihypertensive medication adherence in Accountable Care Organizations

Description: The UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center will adapt an evidence-based intervention called ALMA (Approach for Lowering blood pressure through improving Medication Adherence) to be implemented. It is a systems-based approach for screening, referring, coaching and tracking of patients with uncontrolled hypertension who are not adherent to their medications.

Past Core Research Projects

2014-2019 Removing Social, Environmental, and Family Barriers to Childhood Obesity Prevention
2009–2014 Improving Diabetes Self-Management among Latinos
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Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center
Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Room AS8.2064; 368 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 856 2119

Principal Investigators
Stephenie C. Lemon, PhD
Phone: (508) 856–4098

Milagros C. Rosal, PhD
Phone: (508) 856-3173