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Northwestern University

240 E Huron Street

Suite M-300

Chicago, IL 60611

United States of America

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Primary Contact:

Leena Sharma

Last Updated: 11/06/2018

Facility Details

FIRST-Daily Life CCCR (Fostering Innovative Rheumatic Disease Team-Based Research to Improve Daily Life Core Center for Clinical Research) has a mission of promoting research that improves the lives of persons with or at risk for rheumatic diseases and musculoskeletal conditions.  
The overarching goal of FIRST-DailyLife is to promote cutting-edge clinical research aimed at prevention or control of rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions and poor outcomes associated with them.  We seek to drive  a theme of prevention strategy and intervention development to create lifestyle, behavioral, medical, and rehabilitative solutions for these conditions and their consequences. 
Directed by Leena Sharma, MD, FIRST-DailyLife consists of three Cores:
Administrative Core
Methodologic Core
ASSIST-DailyLife (Assessment and Intervention Science & Technology in Daily Life) Resource Core) with three sub-cores:
Person-Centered Outcomes Assessment (PCOAT)
Accelerometer Measurement of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Sleep (AMPASS)
Behavioral Intervention Technology (BIT)

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