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Grants & You Summer 2021: External Grants Funded - Congratulations!


External Grants Funded March 10, 2021 – June 8, 2021


**Ann Boyle, DMD, MA, ATSU Academic Affairs, “A.T. Still University's Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: Project to Address Institutional Needs, Supplement 2,” US Department of Education, $764,648, May 2021 – May 2022.

*Michelle DiBaise, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, ASHS Physician Assistant Studies, Deanna Hunsaker, DHEd, ATSU Enrollment Services, and Clinton Normore, MBA, ATSU Diversity, “Recruiting, Retaining, and Placing Disadvantaged Students as Primary Care Physician Assistants in Underserved Communities," Year 2, Health Resources and Services Administration–Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students, $581,484, July 2021 – June 2022.

**Deanna Hunsaker, DHEd, ATSU Student Affairs, “A.T. Still University’s Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: Project to Provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students, Supplement 2,” US Department of Education, $764,649, May 2021 – May 2022.

*Barbara Maxwell, PT, PhD, ATSU Aging Studies, and Hong Chartrand, DrPH, KCOM AHEC, “Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (St. Louis University Prime, Sub to KCOM),” Year 6, Health Resources and Services Administration Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, $3,600 amendment, July 2020 – June 2021.

Happy Summer!


**Deborah A. Hudman, MS, KCOM Microbiology, “Statewide Survey of Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens,” Missouri Department of Conservation, $15,000 amendment, October 2020 – September 2022.

*DeEtta Jones, KCOM AHEC, “Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center," Year 37, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, $46,557, July 2021 – June 2022.


*Fredric Schwartz, DO, SOMA, “Pathways to Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration in the Nation’s Health Centers: Creating Master Adaptive Learners Where the Need is Greatest," Year 3, Health Resources and Services Administration, $399,974, July 2021 – June 2022.


Jae Hyun Park, DMD, MSD, MS, PhD, ASDOH Orthodontics, “Accuracy, Reliability and Clinical Feasibility of AI-assisted Remote Orthodontic Tooth Movement Monitoring Technology,” American Association of Orthodontics Foundation, $30,000, July 2021 – June 2022.


*Michelle DiBaise, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, and Kimberly DeVore, MS, PA-C, ASHS Physician Assistant, “Primary Care Physician Assistants as Change Leaders: Improving Access to Quality Behavioral and Mental Health Care for the Nation's Rural and Underserved," Year 2, Health Resources and Services Administration, $298,665, July 2021 – June 2022.

*Full proposal development and support provided by the ATSU Sponsored Programs team
**Technical support provided by the ATSU Sponsored Programs/Research Support team(s)