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Funded Initiatives

Pfizer will publish full proposals of funded initiatives, in addition to any milestone updates, interim reports, final outcomes assessments and any other relevant, pertinent data and information that may be of interest to the healthcare community.

Strategies for duplication and dissemination of successful initiatives ('How-To Guides') will also be made available on this site.

Project Title Organization Date of Approval
Immunization Perceptions & Education: From the Patient to the Resident and Back Again Mayo Clinic August 2013
Trainings to improve physician perceptions and provision of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine University of North Carolina August 2013
Use of Pharmacy Practice Faculty and Student Pharmacists to Screen, Educate, and Provide Pneumococcal Vaccine to Elderly Patients in Vermont Albany College of Pharmacy August 2012
AOA's Call to Action on Pneumococcal Disease American Osteopathic Association August 2012
Improving the Quality of Elderly Care in Indiana: Reducing the Incidence of Vaccine-Preventable Pneumonia and Related Morbidity and Mortality Indiana University August 2012
Community-Academic Partnership to Improve Pneumococcal Immunization Rates in an Underserved Population University of Cincinnati August 2012
Utilizing Population Health Outcomes Data to Increase Adult Pneumococcal Immunization Rates University of Cincinnati September 2012
Improving Pneumococcal Immunization Rates in New Jersey through Collaboration New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians December 2012
Utilizing Addressing Educational and Coordination Barriers for Adult Pneumococcal Disease Prevention in Rhode Island University of Rhode Island December 2012
Pneumococcal Disease Prevention Initiative: Integrated Interventions for Improved Adult Immunization Rates Henry Ford Health System December 2012
APhA's RxVACCINATE: A National Education and Practice Support Initiative to Increase Pharmacist Administered Pneumococcal Vaccinations American Pharmacists Association December 2012
Improving Patient Immunization Rates through Optimizing Pharmacy's Role in Providing Immunization Services Shenandoah University, School of Pharmacy December 2012
Improvement of Vaccination Rates in Adult Patients at High Risk for Pneumococcal Disease: A Focus on Reasons for Decline of Vaccination University of Connecticut December 2012
Pneumococcal Vaccine Services and Harlem Community Pharmacies Touro College of Pharmacy December 2012
Prevention of Pneumococcal Infections Through Vaccination: The Pharmacist’s Role in Immunization University of Florida December 2012
Project Title Organization Date of Approval
Optimizing Dose Intensity for Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc. June 2013
Improving Knowledge and Overcoming Barriers to Optimal Therapy in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma City of Hope June 2013
Engaging an Interdisciplinary Team for Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Personalized Assessment, and Treatment (GAIN) American College of Chest Physicians July 2013
2013 Tumor Board Curriculum: Molecular Testing in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer National Comprehensive Cancer Network Inc. November 2012
Getting Tissue for Molecular Testing: An NSCLC Strategic Initiative Temple University November 2012
Engaging Multidisciplinary Teams to Improve Patient Outcomes With NSCLC Using Educational Resources (EMPOWER) American College of Chest Physicians December 2012
Molecular Testing and NSCLC Patients...Improving Efficacy, Enhancing Care Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center November 2012
Understanding and Promoting Best Practices in Molecular Testing for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Patients in Florida H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Foundation Inc. November 2012
Educational needs assessment to identify the decision-making and information-seeking patterns of clinicians managing patients with hematologic malignancies University of Nebraska Medical Center December 2012
CML, ALL, or B-Cell Lymphomas: Understanding Professional Practice Gaps and Educational Needs Among Hematologist Oncologists in the United States Annenberg Center for Health Science December 2012
Renal Cell Carcinoma: Understanding Professional Practice Gaps and Educational Needs Among Medical Oncologists in the United States Annenberg Center for Health Science December 2012
Project Title Organization Date of Approval
Integrating Tobacco Use and Dependence Treatment into Perinatal Substance Abuse Services Alliance for the Prevention and Treatment of Nicotine Addiction Corporation November 2012
Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Tobacco Cessation in Healthcare Settings: Targeted Multidisciplinary Training for Medicaid Providers University of Maryland Baltimore County November 2012
Expanding Provider Education and Resource Training for Tobacco Cessation Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation November 2012
Improving Access to Counseling Tools and Increasing Competence, Confidence and Frequency of Smoking Cessation Interventions among Convenient Care Clinic Providers Foundation for HealthSMART Consumers December 2012
Bringing EX to a Million Hearts GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER November 2012
Incorporating Smoking Cessation into Behavioral Health Treatment Protocols University of Maryland Baltimore County November 2012
Improving Smoking Cessation Care for Hospitalized Patients in a Large Regional Healthcare Organization UPMC, University of Pittsburgh November 2012
A Statewide Implementation of the Treating Tobacco in Mental Health Settings Training University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey November 2012
Promote Active Recovery Online Training (On-PAR) Institute for Health and Recovery, Inc. December 2012
Restore Health: Multi-Disciplinary Tobacco Use Intervention Program Berkshire Medical Center November 2012
The Impact of Tobacco Cessation Services in a Primary Care Practice for the Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center November 2012
Improving the Implementation Treatment of Tobacco Dependence in Oncology Care Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research November 2012
Evaluating a Dental Tobacco Cessation System (DTCS) for Post-Doctoral Dental Students and Dental Residents Columbia University November 2012
Innovative Tobacco Control Educational Module for Residents in Surgical Specialties MAYO Clinic December 2012
Smoking Cessation for People with Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Disorders: Expanding Capacity in Ohio’s Medicaid Health Homes CWRU-CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY November 2012
Reforming Inpatient Tobacco Treatment Aultman Hospital November 2012
Smoke Free Giant Eagle - Driving Smoking Cessation among Customers of a Regional Supermarket Chain Purdue University November 2012
Asking the Right Questions: Clinicians and Tobacco Cessation in the Clinical Encounter American Academy of Pediatrics November 2013
In-Patient Tobacco Cessation Program University of Washington, School of Medicine November 2012
Tobacco Cessation Intervention Project MultiCare Health Foundation November 2012
Closing the Loop: Assessing and Documenting Smoking Status after Discharge Providence Health & Services November 2012
Opportunities for Individuals who Experience Severe and Persistent Mental Illness to Collaborate with Healthcare Provider in Reducing Tobacco Consumption Mental Health America of Licking County November 2012
Change from within: Increasing Cardiologists' Engagement in Tobacco Cessation and Control World Heart Foundation November 2012
Living Tobacco Free St. Tammany Hospital Foundation November 2012
Implementation of TelASK Quit Connection IVR System in Charleston Area Hospitals Medical University of South Carolina November 2012
The Art of Quitting Memorial Foundation November 2012
Managing Nicotine Withdrawal in Medical and Surgical Patients University of Kentucky Research Foundation November 2012
Systematic Design of Patient and Staff Smoking Cessation Processes at State Operated Substance Abuse Facilities in North Carolina University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill November 2012
Tobacco Recovery and Wellness for the Behavioral Health Community University of Colorado, Denver November 2012
Office Champion's Smoking Cessation American Academy of Family Physicians November 2012
A Tobacco Cessation Continuity-of-Care Model for the Re-entry Population University of Colorado, Denver November 2012
Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter November 2012
Physicians and Community Together to Quit Glendale Adventist Medical Center December 2013
Smoking Intervention with Trauma Patients in the Emergency Department American College of Emergency Physicians November 2012
Increasing Cessation Access for All Nevadans: Reaching the Medicaid Population American Lung Association in Nevada November 2012
ITexas Tobacco Cessation Integration Project Association of Substance Abuse Programs of Texas November 2012
Increased Utilization of Quitline Services with Pharmacist Assistance in Integrated Health Settings University of Arizona November 2012
Trash The Ash San Jose City College November 2012
Vida Sana QUITS St. Francis Medical Center of Lynwood Foundation November 2012
Registered Nurses Referral to Quitlines: Helping Smokers Quit University of California Los Angeles November 2012