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College of Nursing


Current Funding


PI/Co-PI Grant Agency Amount
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
Adams, Swann 
Friedman, Daniela (PI)
Strategies for Communicating the Environmental Risks of Cancer (SCERC)
NIH/NCI  $145,105

Adams, Swann 
Heiney, Sue (Co-I)
A Geospatial Investigation of Breast Cancer Treatment NIH  $425,800
Andrews, Jeannette  Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholars Program Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence $25,000
Andrews, Jeannette  Office of Healthcare Workforce Research for Nursing MUSC/AHEC/Duke Endowment, Subaward $61,391
Andrews, Jeannette
Magwood, Gayenell (PI)
Novel Intervention Linking Public Housing with Primary Care to Prevent Diabetes  NIH  $69,228
Andrews, Jeannette
McKinney, Tena (Co-I)
Leveraging Mental Health Provider Access in Underserved Counties in South Carolina Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina $405,000
Andrews, Jeannette
McKinney, Tena 
Leveraging Mental Health Access in South Carolina with Psychiatric Mental Health Fullerton Foundation $50,000
Baliko, Beverly
Reitmeier, Melissa (PI)
The Health Occupations Providing Excellence in SBIRTS (HOPES) SAMHSA $859,320
Bell, Nathaniel
Adams, Swann (Co-I)
When Cancer is Identified After Injury:  What are the Outcomes? Health Sciences South Carolina  $9,995
Bell, Nathaniel Geographic Disparities in Access to Out-Patient Rehabilitation Services After Spinal Cord Injury SC Spinal Cord Research Fund $28,478
Beverung, Susan USC CON - Midlands Area Seamless Nursing Academic Progression Model The Foundation of the NSNA, Inc  $25,000
Burgess, Stephanie Choose Well Initiative Private Foundation Confidential
Burgess, Stephanie Advanced Nursing Education Work Force (ANEW) HRSA $988,502
Burgess, Stephanie Increasing the Primary Care Workforce for South Carolina AHEC/Duke Endowment $10,000
Corbett, Cynthia Chronic Care Management Model Translation to Multimorbid Aging Adults at FQHCs NIH $13,542
Culley, Joan
Tavakoli, Abbas (Co-I)
Validating Triage for Chemical Mass Casualty Incidents -
A First Step
NIH/NLM $2,247,747
Dail, Robin (PI) 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
Tavakoli , Abbas (Co-I)
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  $143,320
Donevant, Sara
Culley, Joan; Adams, Swann; Estrada, Robin (Mentors)
An Evidence-Based Evaluation Tool to Assist Health Care Providers in Their Assessment of Effective mHealth Applications for the Management of Chronic Health Conditions NIH/NLM $44,044
Estrada, Robin 
Heiney, Sue and Messias, DeAnne (Mentors)
A Patient-Centered Asthma Management Communication Intervention for Rural Latino Children NIH/NHLBI  $722,424
Felder, Tisha
Herbert, James; Ford, Marvella (Co-Primary Mentors); Elk, Ronit; Friedman, Daniela; Heiney, Sue (Co-Mentors)

Improving adherence to adjuvant hormonal therapy among Disadvantaged Breast Cancer Survivors (Year 3) NIH/NCI


Felder, Tisha
Herbert, James (PI)

GMaP Subcontract with University of Kentucky Administrative Supplement for Strengthening - Research, Training and Outreach Capacity of the Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP) NIH/NCI $200,808
Felder, Tisha
Pirisi-Creek, Lucia (PI)
South Carolina Cancer Health Equality Consortium (SC CHEC) – Subaward NIH/NCI $138,810
Graham, Crystal
Onello, Rachel, Starnes-Ott, Kristen (Co-Is)
Experilearn - A collaboration between academia and practice to improve the lives of the patients in this state Duke Endowment $590,000
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 $4,719,999
Heiney, Sue Mobile Heart Care Coordination for Underserved African American Elders with Heart Disease NIH  $52,729
Hughes, Ronda Excellence in Nursing Consortium Various Sponsors $80,000
Hughes, Ronda South Carolina One Voice One Plan Action Coalition Future of Nursing State Implementation Program  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $147,221
Hughes, Ronda (Readiness Evaluation and Discharge Interventions): Implementation as a Standard Nursing Practice for Hospital Discharge ANCC  $23,043
Jenerette, Coretta Class of 2018 Macy Faculty Scholar The Josiah Macy Foundation  $113,056
McDonnell, Karen   Advancing Quality Lung Cancer Survivorship in South Carolina Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation 

McDonnell, Karen  Memorandum of Understanding Between Lung Cancer Alliance and University of South Carolina for Collaboration on a Lung Cancer Support Group Lung Cancer Alliance $4,000
McDonnell, Karen  Dyad-based Multiple Behavior Intervention for Reducing Lung Cancer Symptoms ACS MRSG $727,000
McDonnell, Karen 
Eberth, Jan (Co-PI)
A Dissemination Project to Advance Lung Cancer Screening in SC DHEC $43,537
McKinney, Tena
Probst, Janice (Co-I)
Rural Nursing Workforce:  Current Educational Characteristics and Options for Improvement Federal Office of Rural Health Policy $573,000
McKinney, Tena
Baliko, Beverly (Co-I)
Telemental Health Connect (TeleCon):  Expanding Collaboration and Comprehensive Service Penetration The Duke Endowment $400,000
McKinney, Tena
Rosier, Lonnie
PsychSim: Psychiatric Simulation to Maintain and Expand BSN Enrollment SCHA $25,000
Onello, Rachel Advancing Nursing Education Excellence:  Developing a Statewide Clinical Teaching Academy to Enhance Undergraduate Nursing Education The Foundation of the NSNA, Inc., Promise Award $25,000
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 $18,702
Pinto, Bernardine A "Novel" Multi-Component Approach to Promote Physical Activity among Older Cancer Survivors Greenville Hospital System Seed Grant  $19,818
Pinto, Bernardine
Kindred, Madison (Co-I); 
Franco, Regina, GHS (Co-PI)
Interviews to Inspire Moving Forward NIH $21,975
Pinto, Bernardine Peers Promoting Exercise Adoption and Maintenance among Cancer Survivors American Cancer Society Supplement $21,542
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