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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 (Co-I) Rural Health Research Grant Program Cooperative Agreement (5U1CRH30539) - Continuation Federal Office of Rural Health Policy $700,000
Baliko, Beverly
Ribar, Alicia Co-PIs
TeleMentalScale Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC $525,000
Bell, Nathaniel  Effect of the patient-centered medical home on geographic and racial disparities in health care access AHRQ $99,996
Bell, Nathaniel 
Eberth, Jan (PI) 
Rural Health Research Center Cooperative Agreement 2019-2020 - FORHP Project HRSA, FORHP $175,000
Bell, Nathaniel (Co-I) Technical Assistance and Support for Policy Research and Evaluation for the South Carolina Medicaid Program SCDHHS $38,643
Chappell, Kate
Davis, Victoria (Co-Is)
Preschool Development Grant: MIX EC: Multi-Systems Inclusion Expansion for Early Childhood DHHS $84,007
Corbett, Cynthia; Pinto, Bernardine
Wright, Pamela (PI)
Advancing knowledge about Exercise as a Therapeutic Management Strategy for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome NIH/NINR $45,520
Dail, Robin Central & peripheral body temperature in VLBW preterm infants during the neonatal period: Relationship to neonatal infection and necrotizing enterocolitis NIH/NINR $2,893,400
Davis, Jean
Wu, Horng-Shiuann (PI)
Effects of Bright Light on Co-Occurring Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Personalized Intervention NIH/MSU $15,685
Davis, Jean USC CON Future of Nursing Scholars Proposal  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $150,000
Dawson, Robin (PI) Heiney, Sue (Mentor) A Patient-Centered Asthma Management Communication Intervention for Rural Latino Children NIH/NHLBI  $722,424
Deupree, Joy Expanding Our Cancer Prevention and Control Infrastructure to Reduce Cancer and Other Chronic Disease Health Disparities in the Deep South NIH $59,539
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  NIH/NCI $535,883
Heiney, Sue
Friedman, Daniela (PI) Adams, Swann (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  CML Adherence in Rural SC Patients Centers & Institutes for Rural and Primary Healthcare $68,779
Heiney, Sue
Adams, Swann Friedman, Daniela (PI) 
South Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network: Partner-Engaged and Evidenc-Based Multilevel Implementation CDC/HHS $1,499,971
Heiney, Sue (Co-I) Burch, James (PI) Role of Circadian Factors in Inflammation and Colorectal Adenoma Risk NIH $3,641,898
Inman, Dianna
(Consortium PI)
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention - Registered Nurses in Primary Care HRSA $77,129
Jaja, Cheedy INSIGHTS into Microbiome and Environmental Contriubutions to Sickle Cell Disease and Leg Ulcers Study (INSIGHTS Study) - Supplment  NIH $22,067
Jaja, Cheedy INSIGHTS into Microbiome and Environmental Contriubutions to Sickle Cell Disease and Leg Ulcers Study (INSIGHTS Study) NIH $67,065
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
Jenerette, Coretta Using Photovoice to highlight COVID-19 experiences in the African American Community in South Carolina Robert Wood Johnson Foundation $10,000
McDonnell, Karen  Advancing Quality Lung Cancer Survivorship in South Carolina 2.0 Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation  $261,689
McDonnell, Karen Advancing Quality Lung Cancer Survivorship in South Carolina 2.0 - Supplement Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation  $20,125
McDonnell, Karen  Dyad-based Multiple Behavior Intervention for Reducing Lung Cancer Symptoms ACS MRSG $727,000
Mitchell, Sheryl CVS Health Foundation FNP/PA Scholarship CVS Health Foundation $3,000
Murillo, Crystal Experilearn - A collaboration between academia and practice to improve the lives of the patients in this state Duke Endowment $739,856
Murillo, Crystal Jenerette, Coretta Project Experiential SHiNE: Simulation and Social-determinants of Health in Nursing Education HRSA $499,953
Pinto, Bernardine Peer Coaching for Physical Activity Promotion among Breast Cancer Survivors: Adapting an Efficacious Intervention to Prepare for Implementation NIH/NCI $1,120,250
Pinto, Bernardine  Peers Promoting Exercise Adoption and Maintenance among Cancer Survivors NIH $156,996
Pinto, Bernardine
Zarrett, N & Wilson, D (PIs)
Connect through PLAY: A staff-based physical activity intervention for middle school youth NIH/NINR $3,490,053
Pinto, Bernardine, Consortium PI
Valle, C. (PI)
Subaward: Promoting Physical Activity in Young Adult Cancer Survivors using mHealth and Adaptive Tailored Feedback Strategies NIH Subaward with UNC Chapel Hill $18,702
Ribar, Alicia
Keisler, Brian (PI)
Model State-Supported AHEC Program - USC Subaward AHEC/MUSC $36,976
Ribar, Alicia 
Mitchell, Sheryl (Co-I)
Developing an APRN/FQHC Practice Training Partnership HRSA $2,390,653
Ribar, Alicia Nurse Faculty Loan Program HRSA $171,411
Tavakoli, Abbas,
Jackson, Benjamin (PI)
Teriparatide Stress FracTure Recovery fOr ReturNing to Duty (Teriparatide: STRONG) DOD $2,958,862
Vick, Lori Implementation of Medical Homes for Evidence Based Care of Adolescents and Adults with Sickle Cell Disease [SUPP: Vick/USC -Hydroxyurea Adherence Project NIH/NHLBI $272,084
Wickersham, Karen; Adams, Swann; Felder, Tisha; Heiney, Sue Disparities in Utilization of Oral Targeted Therapies for Treatment of Lung, Colorectal, and Breast Cancer among Adults Living in South Carolina Oncology Nursing Foundation $98,378
Wickersham, Karen; Felder, Tisha; Jenerette, Coretta; Murillo, Crystal Addressing Disparities in Cancer for African American Men in South Carolina: A Train-the-Trainer Program South Carolina Cancer Alliance $4,957
Wirth, Michael
Liu, Jihong & Wilcox, Sara
Health in Pregnancy and Postpartum Study (HIPP) NIH $9,087
Wirth, Michael
Violanti, J & Burch, J. (PIs)
Atypical Work Hours and Adaptation in Law Enforcement:  Targets for Disease Prevention - Subcontract with the Research Foundation for SUNY on behalf of University of Buffalo NIJ $378,963

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