Community and Tech-Based Approach for Hypertension Self-Management (COACHMAN)

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a community outreach program using a technology-based intervention (TBI) to support self-managing hypertension (called COACHMAN) to improve BP control.

Principal Investigator: Carolyn Harmon Still, PhD, RN, MSM, AGPCNP-BC, CCRP, FAAN

Co-Investigators: Cheryl Killion, Shirley Moore, Abdus Sattar, Jackson T. Wright

Team Members: Deepa Chhetri, Phuong Dang, Dolan Maker, Tangela Peavy

Community PartnersCenter for Reducing Health Disparities Case MetroHealthCleveland American Heart AssociationCleveland Council of Black NursesCleveland Office of Minority Health, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, University Hospitals of Cleveland - UH Otis Moss Health Center

Support: This study was funded by National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities 5U54MD002265-13 (PI Segal).


Still, C. H., Margevicius, S., Harwell, C., Huang, M. Martin, L., Dang, P. B., Wright, JT, Jr. (2020). A  COmmunity and Technology-Based ApproaCh for Hypertension Self-MANagement (COACHMAN) to improve blood pressure control in African Americans: Results from a pilot study. Patient Preference and Adherence, 14, 2301-2313.*

Still, C. H., Dang, P. B., Malaker, D., & Peavy, T. D. (2020). The Design and rationale of a pilot study: A COmmunity and Tech- Based ApproaCh for Hypertension Self-MANagement (COACHMAN). Journal of National Black Nurses' Association: JNBNA, 31(1), 52–59.

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