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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: MyPath: A Patient-Centered Web-Based Intervention to Improve Reproductive Planning for Women Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Lisa I Callegari

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $329,091
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: High rates of medical and mental health comorbidities result in elevated risks of poor maternal and neonatal outcomes among women Veterans compared to their civilian counterparts. Proactive planning and optimization of physical and mental health prior to pregnancy can mitigate these risks; however, nearly 40% of pregnancies among Veterans are unintended. National guidelines recommend routine delivery of patient-centered reproductive planning services in primary care, including assess...

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