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Impact of digital media-based nutrition education on low science literacy,…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
R43DK091143
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
NIDDK
Solicitation Number:
PA10-050
Small Business Information
CARA CAIRNS DESIGN, LLC
7531 WILKINS DR FAYETTEVILLE, NC 28311-9428
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Impact of digital media-based nutrition education on low science literacy, under-
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1R43DK091143-01
Award Amount: $95,994.00
 

Abstract:

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this project is to research and develop digital media-based nutrition education materials for low science literacy, underserved, and minority patients receiving dialysis treatment for ESRD. The developedmaterials will lay the foundation and serve as prototypes for a Phase II NIH SBIR application aimed at full development and marketing of an interactive educational software product. Fundamentally, this concept approach is meant to improve science and health literacy in targeted populations in an effort to empower individuals to learn scientific information in the context of extending a healthy life. To date, project researchers are unable to identify any products of this nature for ESRD patients. This NIH SBIR will provide Cara Cairns Design, in partnership with East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology - Center for the Study and Treatment of Kidney Disease (ECCKD), an opportunity to empower patients with knowledge to improvehealth outcomes. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: The purpose of this project is to research and develop digital media-based nutrition education materials for low science literacy, underserved, and minority patients receiving dialysis treatment for ESRD. Fundamentally, this concept approach is meant to create an interactive educational software product that will improve science and health literacy in the targeted population. This NIH SBIR research will provide Cara Cairns Design a business opportunity to work with East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology - Center for the Study and Treatment of Kidney Disease (ECCKD) to improve public health outcomes for ESRD patients.

Principal Investigator:

Cara Moultis
910-494-5406
cara@caracairnsdesign.com

Business Contact:

Virginia C. Stage
910-494-5406
carrawaystagev@ecu.edu
Small Business Information at Submission:

CARA CAIRNS DESIGN
7531 WILKINS DR FAYETTEVILLE, NC 28311-9428

EIN/Tax ID: 120815048
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No