A Randomized-Intervention Trial to Test the Efficacy of a Low Intensity Strategy to Improve Hypertension Medication Adherence among Adults with Intellectual Disability Living at Home

Suzanne McDermott, PhD, University of South Carolina (4 year project, Funded 2017) This study was designed in response to findings from our analysis of South Carolina Medicaid data, which investigated the prescription filling practices of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) who had a medical diagnosis of hypertension and lived in the community with […]Read More »

Predictors of Onset of Common Health Conditions and Receipt of Preventive Services among Adults with Disabilities

Project Title:  Disability and Health: Predictors of onset of common health conditions and receipt of preventive services among adults with disabilities Principal Investigator: Suzanne McDermott, PhD, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC Funding Dates (3 years): September 30, 2012 – September 29, 2015 Project Description and Objectives The goal of […]Read More »