FP Toolkit for Optimal Recovery after Orthopedic Injury; A Multi-Site Feasibility Study to Prevent Persistent Pain and Disability

Grants and Contracts Details


Statement of Work Toolkit for Optimal Recovery after Orthopedic Injury; A multi-site feasibility study to prevent persistent pain and disability Statement of Work: Dr. Jacobs is the Director of Research within the University of Kentucky’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Jacobs will be involved with all aspects of this study including study design; patient recruitment; data collection, storage, management, and analysis; interpretation of results; and manuscript and future grant application preparation. He will work closely with Dr. Matuszewski and the research assistant to ensure that the study progresses consistent with the timeline. He will participate in meetings to report on progress at the Kentucky site. He will also assume responsibility for the integrity of the data and procedures at this this. He will be responsible to the IRB for handling of human subjects and protected health information, will train and oversee all research personnel, and will coordinate and troubleshoot all research processes. Paul Matuszewski, MD Role: Co-Investigator Responsibilities: Dr. Matuszewski is an Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon within the University of Kentucky’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has played a vital role in the development in this protocol and will specifically contribute with patient recruitment, the interpretation of results, manuscript presentation, and future grant applications. Dr. Matuszewski will serve as Co-Investigator at the Kentucky site. He will introduce the study to all staff in team meetings and work closely with Dr. Ring and the research assistant to ensure recruitment and retention. Dr. Matuszewski will work with the orthopaedic team to identify potential patients, facilitate enrollment and screening, help facilitate research activity and troubleshoot any issues. Participant Payments: Clinical Research Coordinators at the site will recruit, consent, enroll patients, administer baseline measurements and surveys, oversee completion of baseline assessment survey, perform randomization, schedule patient with study coach, send reminders, process payments, oversee completion of 4-week and 3-month assessment surveys, and complete data entry as stipulated in the study protocol.
Effective start/end date1/1/224/30/24


  • Massachusetts General Hospital: $31,870.00


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