Recent Research Awards

Sponsor: Mid Atlantic Athletic Trainers Association (MAATA)

Principal Investigator: Abbey Fenwick

Proposal Title:  Acute Deformation of Patellofemoral Cartilage Following Three Different Movements in Patients with Patellofemoral Pain

Department: Kinesiology

Amount Awarded: $1,000.00

 

Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Principal Investigator: Schnavia Hatcher

Proposal Title:  HRSA Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students-Behavioral Health Scholars Program

Department: School of Social Work

Amount Awarded: $598,785.00

 

Sponsor: University of North Carolina General Administration (UNC GA)

Principal Investigator: Dena Evans 

Proposal Title:  Improving Student Mental Health and Enhancing Academic Success Through Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Collective Impact on Autism Spectrum Disorder

Department: School of Nursing

Amount Awarded: $29,990.00

 

Sponsor: University of Kentucky (UK)

Principal Investigator: Ahmed Arif

Proposal Title: Lung Diseases among Coal Miners

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded: $37,750.00

 

Sponsor: Charlotte Mecklenburg County

Principal Investigator: Andrew Reynolds  

Proposal Title:  Program Evaluation of Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Department: School of Social Work

Amount Awarded: $12,000.00

 

Sponsor: Western Michigan University

Principal Investigator: Rajib Paul

Proposal Title:  Sampling Criteria for Monitoring Influenza Emergencies Under Constrained Testing Capabilities

Department: Public Health Sciences 

Amount Awarded: $24,500.00

 

Sponsor: UNC Charlotte (Faculty Research Grant)

Principal Investigator: Ticcola C Ross

Proposal Title:  Exploring the Role of Social Media and Leadership in College Millenials 

Department: School of Social Work

Amount Awarded: $8,000.00


Sponsor: UNC Charlotte (Faculty Research Grant)

Principal Investigator: Heather Tonya Anderson

Proposal Title: Succesful Aging in Poor Rural Older Adults with Chronic Diseases 

Department: School of Nursing 

Amount Awarded: $8,000.00


Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

Principal Investigator: Willie Abel

Proposal Title: An Interactive Technology Enhanced Coaching Intervention for Black Women with Hypertension 

Department: School of Nursing 

Amount Awarded: $149,541.00


Sponsor: United Therapeutics Corporation

Principal Investigator: Christopher Blanchette

Proposal Title: Hospitalization as a Predictor of Mortality in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Department: Office of the Dean

Amount Awarded: $97,922.00


Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Principal Investigator: Keith Carnes

Proposal Title: 2018 CCNC CAHPS Contract

Department: Public Health Sciences 

Amount Awarded: $574,450.00


Sponsor Name: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Proposal Title: Charlotte Regional Integrated Behavioral Health Scholars CRIBHS

Principal Investigator: Shanti Kulkarni

Department: School of Social Work

Amount Awarded: $467,793.00


Sponsor Name: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Proposal Title: How WIC Authorization influences Sales of Healthy Food and Beverages in Discount Variety Stores

Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Racine

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded: $250,000.00


Sponsor Name: Sharon Towers Retirement Community

Principal Investigator: Trudy Moore-Harrison

Proposal Title: Mecklenburg County Senior Citizen Health Risk Assessment Testing Outreach Program

Department: Kinesiology

Amount Awarded: $184,603.00


Sponsor Name: Charlotte Mecklenburg County

Principal Investigator: Michael Dulin

Proposal title: Support for Maternal and Child Health Programs Year 1/3

Department: Office of the Dean 

Amount awarded: $156,000.00


Sponsor Name: Cabarrus Partnership for Children

Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Racine

Proposal Title: Building Healthy Lifestyles from All Directions

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded: $130,444.00


Sponsor: Grifols, Inc.

Principal Investigator: Christopher Blanchette

Proposal Title: Premier Data Analysis Services

Department: Office of the Dean

Amount Awarded: $83,050.00


Sponsor: Gaston County Health Department

Principal Investigator: Silverman Gary

Proposal Title: Healthy Wells

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded: $64,183.00


Sponsor: Rhode Island Hospital

Principal Investigator: Donna Kazemi

Proposal Title: Sexual Assault Prevention for Men in the Military

Department: School of Nursing 

Amount Awarded: $60,593.00


Sponsor Name: Parexel International

Principal Investigator: Christopher Blanchette

Proposal Title: Cost of Psychosis Associated with Parkinson’s Disease Among Medicare Beneficiaries 

Department: Office of the Dean

Amount Awarded: $47,000.00


Sponsor Name: Cabarrus County

Principal Investigator:  Elizabeth Racine

Proposal Title: Cabarrus County CDC REACH Evaluation

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded: $40,957.00


Sponsor Name: Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation Department

Principal Investigator: Trudy Moore-Harrison

Proposal Title: Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Center- Graduate Student Support

Department: Kinesiology

Amount Awarded: $38,034.00


Sponsor Name: Southminster Inc.

Principal Investigator: Julian Montoro-Rodriguez

Proposal Title: Evaluating the impact of a goal setting intervention program with grandparents raising their grandchildren

Department: Office of the Dean

Amount Awarded: $36,802.00


Sponsor Name: University of Rochester (Prime-PCORI)

Proposal Title: Dissemination and Implementation of a virtual care model for Parkinsons disease and other chronic conditions

Principal Investigator: Michael Dulin

Department: Dean's Office

Amount Awarded: $25,001.00


Sponsor Name: American University of Armenia

Principal Investigator: Michael Thompson

Proposal Title: Expert support to the Master of Public Health Program and to the Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development.

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded:  $17,991.00


Sponsor Name: University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Principal Investigator: James Laditka

Proposal Title: Adverse Childhood Circumstances and the Dynamics of Disability and Mortality throughout Adult Life

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded: $15,000.00


Sponsor Name: UNC Charlotte 

Proposal Title: Blood Markers Related to Isometric Exercise Training Induced Reductions in Resting Blood

Principal Investigator: Reuben Howden/ Jeanette Bennett

Department: Kinesiology/ Psychology

Amount Awarded: $9,103.00


Sponsor Name: UNC Charlotte 

Proposal Title: The Myogenic Orchestration of Notch and mTOR

Principal Investigator: Susan Arthur

Department: Kinesiology

Amount Awarded: $ 6,000.00


Sponsor Name: UNC Charlotte 

Proposal Title: Long-Distance Learning

Principal Investigator: Cheryl Waites Spellman

Department: School of Social Work

Amount Awarded: $6,000.00


Sponsor Name: Parexel International

Principal Investigator: Christopher Blanchette

Proposal Title: Acadia Parkinson’s Diseases Medicare 5%

Department: Office of the Dean

Amount Awarded: $6,000.00


Sponsor Name: UNC Charlotte 

Proposal Title: Exploring Factors Associated with Suicides of Individuals in Prison or Jail

Principal Investigator: Annelise Mennicke

Department: School of Social Work

Amount Awarded: $5,999.00


Sponsor Name: UNC Charlotte 

Proposal Title: Measuring Parental Self-efficacy in Fostering Child Social and Emotional Learning

Principal Investigator: Andrew Reynolds

Department: School of Social Work

Amount Awarded:  $5,990.00


Sponsor Name: UNC Charlotte 

Proposal Title: Cortical Differences Between External and Internal Focus of Attention Feedback and During Functional Tasks

Principal Investigator: Abbey Fenwick

Department: Kinesiology

Amount Awarded: $5,510.00


Sponsor Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Proposal Title: The Kentucky Justice Studies

Principal Investigator: Winsor Schmidt

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded: $5,000.00


Sponsor Name: Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication at Penn State’s Belissario College of Communications

Proposal Title: Comparing the Transmission Dynamics of Real News Vs. Fake News

Principal Investigators: Shi Chen and Qian Xu

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded: $2,300


Sponsor Name: Cabarrus Partnership for Children

Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Racine

Proposal Title: Building Healthy Lifestyles from All Directions

Department: Public Health Sciences

Amount Awarded: $2,000.00


Sponsor: CVS Health Foundation

Principal Investigator: David Langford

Proposal Title: Community Engagement Scholarships for FNP Students

Department: School of Nursing

Amount Awarded: $2,000.00