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Seed Funding Awardees

SEED FUNDING AWARDS

Academic Year 2017-2018

Project Title: Improving Drinking Water Quality in Rural Kenya: A Pilot Study of Impacts on the Gut Microbiome of Children
Principal Investigator: Samuel Dorevitch, Associate Professor, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Project Title: Workplace Health Promotion: Translating a Lifestyle Intervention for Certified Nursing Associates
Principal Investigator: Emily Stiehl, Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Administration

Project Title: Characterization of Agricultural Herbicide Exposures In Reproductive Age Women
Principal Investigator: Kirsten Almberg, Research Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Project Title: Women’s Health Care at the Well-Baby Visit: An Integrated Approach to Women’s Mental and Reproductive Health Needs in the Postpartum Period
Principal Investigator: Arden Handler, Professor, Community Health Sciences

Project Title: The Effect of Hospital/Physician Integration on Health Care Prices, Insurance Quality, and Patient Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Tilipman, Assistant Professor, Health Policy and >Administration

Academic Year 2016-2017

Project Title:  Feasibility of Recruiting Suburban Opioid Users for Studies on HCV Prevention 
Principal Investigator: Mary E. Mackesy-Amiti, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Community Outreach Intervention Projects    

Project Title: Identifying Optimal Strategies to Achieve Future Healthy People Objectives: Comparative Economic Analyses of Two Approaches to Promote Guideline-Concordant Breast Screening Among Latinas​  
Principal Investigator: Yamile Molina, PhD, Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences,  Faculty Affiliate| Center for Research on Women and Gender | Member, Cancer Center

Academic Year 2015-2016

Project Title: Novel Multiple Imputation Methods for Incomplete Intensive Longitudinal Data  
Principal Investigator: Hakan Demirtas, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Project Title: Adaptation of an HIV/STI Prevention Intervention for 11-13 year old African-American Girls and their Female Caregivers
Principal Investigator: Anna Hotton, PhD, Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Community Outreach Intervention Projects

Project Title: The Relationship of Manganese Exposure with Pulmonary Function and School Performance
Principal Investigator: Victoria Persky, MD, Professor of Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Principal Investigator: Maria Argos, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Academic Year 2014-2015

Project Title: Social Geography of Risk among People Who Inject Drugs Pilot Study  
Principal Investigator: Mary Ellen Mackesy-Amiti, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Community Outreach Intervention Projects

Project Title: Implementation of a State Medicaid Policy Initiative to Promote Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Access during the Delivery Hospitalization:  A Study of Women's Perspectives
Principal Investigator: Kristin Rankin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Academic Year 2013-2014

Project Title: Evaluation of environmental exposures in Chicago youth with metabolic dysfunction
Principal Investigator: Maria Argos, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Principal Investigator: Mary Turyk, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Project Title: Long Term Care Policies and Caregiving: Time Use in Japan and the United States
Principal Investigator: Naoko Muramatsu, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Community Health Sciences; Fellow, Institute for Health Policy and Research

 

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