Bradley Erickson, MD
Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Iowa
Project Title: Urologic care in rural America: Assessing the impact of physician extension and physician extenders in the state of Iowa
Dr. Erickson’s project studied important topics pertaining to urologic care in rural and underserved areas, including the role of physician outreach clinics, the utilization of advanced practice providers and how providing urologic care rural settings affects the quality of care.
Mitchell Sokoloff, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Urology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Project Title: The impact of clinical care guidelines on prostate cancer screening practices in a population-based setting
Dr. Sokoloff’s study assessed how primary care providers' (PCPs) use of PSA screening for PCa has evolved in the United States and how PCPs follow up on elevated PSA test values, including repeat PSA tests, referrals to specialists and biopsies.