Yale University: Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center

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Core Research Project

Project Title: Improving Health in Low Income Communities: Virtual Delivery of a Diabetes Prevention Program Facilitated with Community Care Coordination
Description: The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center will assess the feasibility of and pathways for implementation of a virtually delivered Diabetes Prevention Program (v-DPP) supported by community-based care coordination and facilitated by community health workers and hospital-based community nurses.


Past Core Research Projects

2014-2019 Community Health Opportunities Organized with Schools at the Epicenter (CHOOSE)
2009–2014 Helping African Americans at Risk for Diabetes in Two Connecticut Cities
2004-2009 Partners Reducing Effects of Diabetes: Initiatives through Collaboration and Teamwork (PREDICT)
1998-2004 Quit Smoking Options Offered to Connecticut Residents
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Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

Yale University: Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center
Yale School of Public Health
135 College Street – Suite 200
New Haven, CT 06510

Principal Investigator
Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, PhD
E-Mail: rafael.perez-escamilla@yale.edu

Kathleen O’Connor Duffany, PhD
Phone: (617) 759-3048
E-Mail: kathleen.oconnorduffany@yale.edu

Beth Comerford, MS
130 Division St.
Derby, CT 06418
Phone: (203) 732–1266
E-mail: beth.comerford@yalegriffinprc.org