With a passion for uncovering each participant’s unique experiences and stories, our team has the expertise to help you with a variety of qualitative research methods: focus groups, telephone and in-person interviews, cognitive testing, and observational studies. In addition to collecting qualitative research data, we provide design and development help with research proposals, focus group and interview guide development, offer different qualitative data analysis and interpretation plans, manuscript preparation support, consultation, training, and much more. Let us help you gain the depth and clarity of information to best answer your research questions!
Patient Reported Outcome - Patient Metrics (PRO-PMs)
Created intervention guides and conducted over 100 one-on-one interviews with cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, caregivers, healthcare administrators, health service researchers, clinicians, and patient advocates across six cancer centers nationwide
Coded and analyzed data using an in-depth thematic content analysis, created key summary report, and assisted with manuscript preparation
Results: Elicited perceived benefits and barriers of PRO-PMs and priority chemotherapy symptoms
Manuscript: Stakeholder Perceptions of Performance Metrics Based on How Patients Feel and Function during Chemotherapy in Six Cancer Centers. Stover A., et al. Journal of Oncology Practice. 2019. [In press]
Needs, Concerns, and Challenges of African-American Parents
Created interview and focus group guides, and conducted in-person interviews and focus group discussions with community stakeholders
Coded and analyzed data using an in-depth thematic content analysis, created key summary reports, and assisted with manuscript preparation
Results: Informed the development of a culturally appropriate intervention program to support parenting and child-rearing in African-American families, particularly those that have limited resources
Manuscript: Assessing Challenges in Low-Income Families to Inform a Life Skills-Based Obesity Intervention. Bhushan N, Vu M, Teal R, Carda-Auten J, Ward D, Erinosho T. Health Promot Pract. 2018 Nov;19(6):915-924. [PMID: 29216757]
Implementation Theory Comparison & Selection Tool (T-CaST)
Created cognitive interview and in-depth interview guides, and collected data from implementation researchers and practitioners
Coded and analyzed data using a thematic content analysis, created key summary reports, and assisted with manuscript preparation.
Results: Informed the T-CaST, a paper and web-enabled tool that includes 16 specific criteria to consider and justify the selection of theories, models and frameworks for a given project
Manuscript: T-CaST: an Implementation Theory Comparison and Selection Tool. Birken SA, Rohweder CL, Powell BJ, Shea CM, Scott J, Leeman J, Grewe ME, Alexis Kirk M, Damschroder L, Aldridge WA, Haines ER, Straus S, Presseau J. Implement Sci. 2018. Nov 22;13(1):143 [PMID: 30466450]