Barbershop-Based Facilitation (BF) for Hypertension

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
NYU Langone Health, New York, NY
Barbershop-Based Facilitation (BF) - Behavioral
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

The CLIP program will train Community Health Workers (CHWs) to screen and identify Black men with elevated blood pressure (BP) or stage 1 hypertension (HTN), initiate lifestyle counseling; and link them to primary care and social services.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 8 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Month 18

Baseline, Month 12
Change in Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP) Levels
Change in Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) Levels
Month 12
Number of Barbershops Completing all Components of CLIP
Month 18
12-Item Short Form Survey (SF-12) Questionnaire Score
Number of Barbershops Continuing to Use CLIP at 6 Months Post-Completion of Intervention
Number of Participants Presenting to Referral Clinics within 3 Months of Community Health Worker (CHW) Referral
Number of Participants Presenting with Incident Stage 2 HTN
Up to Month 18
Cost per Incident Stage 2 Hypertension (HTN) Case Prevented
Cost per Millimeters of Mercury (mm Hg) Reduction in Blood Pressure (BP)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
Barbershop-Based Facilitation (BF)
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

420 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Barbershop-Based Facilitation (BF) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Barbershop-Based Facilitation (BF)Experimental Group · 2 Interventions: Barbershop-Based Facilitation (BF), Community-to-Clinic Linkage Implementation Program in Barbershops (CLIP) · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Community-to-Clinic Linkage Implementation Program in Barbershops (CLIP) · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: month 18
Closest Location: NYU Langone Health · New York, NY
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2020First Recorded Clinical Trial
13 TrialsResearching Hypertension
107 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

NYU Langone HealthLead Sponsor
1,235 Previous Clinical Trials
749,426 Total Patients Enrolled
38 Trials studying Hypertension
14,678 Patients Enrolled for Hypertension
American Heart AssociationOTHER
280 Previous Clinical Trials
5,823,766 Total Patients Enrolled
25 Trials studying Hypertension
3,248 Patients Enrolled for Hypertension
Joseph Ravenell, MDPrincipal InvestigatorNYU Langone Medical Center
1 Previous Clinical Trials
411 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Hypertension
411 Patients Enrolled for Hypertension

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · Male Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

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About The Reviewer

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Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.