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Current Funding


PI/Co-PI Grant Agency Amount
Abshire, Demetrius  Developing a Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Body Weight for Obese African American Men Living in the Rural South NIH/NIMHD $739,328
Adams, Swann 
Friedman, Daniela (PI)
Strategies for Communicating the Environmental Risks of Cancer (SCERC)
NIH/NCI  $145,105

Andrews, Jeannette  Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholars Program Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence $20,000
Andrews, Jeannette
McKinney, Tena (Co-I)
Leveraging Mental Health Provider Access in Underserved Counties in South Carolina Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina $931,445
Babatunde, Oluwole
Adams, Swann; Felder, Tisha (Mentors)
Identifying predictors of racial disparity in treatment and mortality among patients diagnosed with breast cancer in South Carolina and geospatial investigation of breast cancer navigation NIH/NCI $465,318
Baliko, Beverly
Reitmeier, Melissa (PI)
The Health Occupations Providing Excellence in SBIRTS (HOPES) SAMHSA $859,320
Burgess, Stephanie Choose Well Initiative Private Foundation Confidential
Burgess, Stephanie Advanced Nursing Education Work Force (ANEW) HRSA $988,502

Burgess, Stephanie (PI)
McKinney, Tena

HRSA Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Administrative Supplement HRSA $108,996
Culley, Joan
Tavakoli, Abbas (Co-I)
Validating Triage for Chemical Mass Casualty Incidents -
A First Step
NIH/NLM $2,247,747
Dail, Robin
Tavakoli , Abbas (Co-I)
Central & peripheral body temperature in VLBW preterm infants during the neonatal period: Relationship to neonatal infection and necrotizing enterocolitis NIH/NINR $2,893,400
Dail, Robin (PI) Following real time central and peripheral temperature in VLBW preterm infants for negative temperature differential in relationship to clinical context over the first 4 weeks of life GE Healthcare  $145,210
Dawson, Robin (PI)
Heiney, Sue (Mentor)
A Patient-Centered Asthma Management Communication Intervention for Rural Latino Children NIH/NHLBI  $722,424
Donevant, Sara Prescribing Providers' Perceptions of mHealth Features that Promote Positive Outcomes Sigma  $5,000
Felder, Tisha
Heiney, Sue (Mentor)
Improving adherence to adjuvant hormonal therapy among Disadvantaged Breast Cancer Survivors (Year 4) NIH/NCI


Hein, Laura
Kitzie, Vanessa (PI)
Sexual and Identity Health Information Practices of Queer, Transgender, and Sexual MInority Women  Institute of Museum & Library Science $298,237
Heiney, Sue
Friedman, Daniela (PI); Swann Adams (Co-I)
Faith, Activity, and Nutrition:  Dissemination in Underserved Communities - Multi-Level, Community-Clinical Cancer Prevention and Control Interventions   CDC $1,374,995

Heiney, Sue
Ellers, Diane (PI)

The effects of aerobic exercise on executive function in breast cancer survivors: A pilot randomized trial USCVPR  $14,974
Heiney, Sue  CML Adherence in Rural SC Patients Centers & Institutes for Rural and Primary Healthcare $68,779
Hughes, Ronda Excellence in Nursing Consortium Various Sponsors $80,000
Hughes, Ronda An Integrated Approach to Reducing Post-Discharge Utilization USCVPR $97,551
Jenerette, Coretta Class of 2018 Macy Faculty Scholar The Josiah Macy Foundation  $226,112
Jenerette, Coretta Nursing Workforce Diversity - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill HRSA $70,642
McDonnell, Karen   Advancing Quality Lung Cancer Survivorship in South Carolina Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation   $750,000
McDonnell, Karen (PI)
Dievendorf, Amy  
Advancing Quality Lung Cancer Survivorship in South Carolina 2.0 Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation  $261,689
McDonnell, Karen  Dyad-based Multiple Behavior Intervention for Reducing Lung Cancer Symptoms ACS MRSG $727,000
McKinney, Tena

TeleMentalScale Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC $525,000
McKinney, Tena
Baliko, Beverly (Co-I)
Telemental Health Connect (TeleCon):  Expanding Collaboration and Comprehensive Service Penetration The Duke Endowment $400,000
Murillo, Crystal
Starnes-Ott, Kristen (Co-PIs)
Experilearn - A collaboration between academia and practice to improve the lives of the patients in this state Duke Endowment $739,856
Pinto, Bernardine
Mitchell, Sheryl (Co-I)
Peers Promoting Exercise Adoption and Maintenance among Cancer Survivors

NIH/NCI  $2,779,936
Pinto, Bernardine
Valle, Carmina (PI)
Subaward:  Promoting Physical Activity in Young Adult Cancer Survivors using mHealth and Adaptive Tailored Feedback Strategies NIH Subaward $17,237
Pinto, Bernardine
Franco, Regina, GHS (Co-PI)
A "Novel" Multi-Component Approach to Promote Physical Activity among Older Cancer Survivors Greenville Hospital System Seed Grant  $19,818
Pinto, Bernardine 
Zarrett, Nicole: Wilson Dawn (co-PIs)  

Connect through PLAY: A staff-based physical activity intervention for middle school youth NIH/NINR $3,490,053
Raynor, Phyllis
Prinz, Ron (PI)
P.A.R.E.N.T.S.S. Project (Parents Adopting Recovery - Management through Enhanced New Technology for Self-care and Support) USCVPR $10,000
Ribar, Alicia
Keisler, Brian (PI)
Model State-Supported AHEC Program - USC Subaward AHEC/MUSC $36,976
Ribar, Alicia (PI)
Starnes-Ott, Kristen: Mitchell, Sheryl
Developing an APRN/FQHC Practice Training Partnership HRSA $2,390,653
Starnes-Ott, Kristen USC CON Future of Nursing Scholars Proposal  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $150,000
Starnes-Ott, Kristen Nurse Faculty Loan Program HRSA $171,411
Tavakoli, Abbas
Wooten, Nikki (PI)
Behavioral Health Care in Army Warrior Transition Units NIH $740,375

Tavakoli, Abbas,
Jackson, Benjamin (PI)

Teriparatide Stress FracTure Recovery fOr ReturNing to Duty (Teriparatide: STRONG) DOD $2,958,862
Wickersham, Karen An Examination of Physical Activity and Biobehavioral Markers in Cancer Survivors Survivorship:  A Pilot Study ONSF Not available

Wirth, Michael (PI)
Dawson, Robin (Co-I)

Qualitative Exploration of Future and Current Nurses Perceptions and Experiences on the Transition into the Nursing Workforce USCVPR $10,000

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