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Grants & You Newsletter Fall 2017: Grants Funded - Congratulations!

Grants Funded

Grants Funded June 14 - September 13, 2017

Grants Funded at ATSU

External Grant Awarded:

*Elton Bordenave, PhD, MEd, ATSU Aging Studies, “Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Program in Tempe,” Year 2, Tempe Community Foundation, $25,000, September 2017 – October 2018.

**Debra Loguda-Summers, ATSU, Library, "Show Me Steps to Continuing Education - Individual Training Events," Missouri State Library—Office of Secretary of State, $1,254, August 2017  June 2018.

Intramural Grant Awarded:

Katherine Adler, DHA, CGHS, Mary Smith, DrPH, David Line, PhD, CGHS Master of Public Health, Joshua Bernstein, PhD, and Meg Sheppard, PhD, CGHS Doctor of Health Education, “MPH-Troop B Collaboration Assessment,” $2,000.

Grants Funded at KCOM

External Grants Awarded:

*Keith Elmslie, PhD, KCOM Pharmacology, “Excitability of Afferents Evoking the Exercise Pressor Reflex,” Year 08 (Penn State Prime, Sub to KCOM), National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Skin Diseases, Amendment to current project for an additional $18,171, April 2017 – March 2018.

*Janet Head, EdD, RN, MS, KCOM Area Health Education Center, “MAHEC 2017-2022: A Statewide Network for Interprofessional Health Care Workforce Development and Practice Transformation in Rural and Underserved Missouri,” Year 1, Health Resources and Services Administration, $734,036, September 2017– August 2018.

*Janet Head, EdD, RN, MS, KCOM Area Health Education Center, “Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program,” Year 3 (St. Louis University Prime, Sub to KCOM), Health Resources and Services Administration, $71,103, July 2017 – June 2018. 

* Tatyana Kondrashova, MD, PhD, KCOM Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Community Health, “Development of Guided Paracentesis Skills in Second, Third, and Fourth Year Osteopathic Medical Students and Residents using a Paracentesis Ultrasound Training Model,” Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust, $9,353, July 2017 – June 2018.

**Robert Ligorsky, DO, KCOM Academic & Clinical Education Affairs, “Class of 2019: New Student Workshops in Hospital Medicine and Suture and Surgery,” Ethicon, $900, June – July 2017.

*Arielle Willis, KCOM AHEC, “Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center,” Year 33, Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services, $53,250, June 2017 – June 2018.

*Margaret Wilson, DO, and Patricia Sexton, DHEd, KCOM Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Community Health, “Preparing Primary Care Trainees to Transform Health Care Systems,” Year 3 (Includes Medication Assisted Treatment Supplement), $251,030, July 2017 – June 2018.

Intramural Grants Awarded:

Priscilla Phillips, PhD, KCOM Microbiology/Immunology, Marc Shlossman, DDS, and Ann Spolarich, RDH, PhD, ASDOH, “Assessment of Periodontal Microbiome Shift in Response to a Novel Therapeutic,” $30,000.

Vineet Singh, PhD, KCOM Microbiology/Immunology, Hamid Nurrohman, DDS, PhD, and Lisa Bosch, D3, MOSDOH, “Establishing a Relationship Between Vertical MS Transmission and Early Childhood Caries,” $14,000.

G. Wayne Zhou, PhD, KCOM Biochemistry, and Karen Snider, DO, KCOM Medical Education, “The Effects of Osteopathic Manipulation on Expression Patterns of Immune Cell Biomark,” $30,000.

Zulfiqar Ahmad, PhD, KCOM Biochemistry, “Functional Importance of the alpha Val-345 in the Phosphate Binding SubDomain of Catalytic sites of E.coli ATP Synthase,” $10,000.

B. Henry Han, PhD, KCOM Pharmacology, “Innate Neuroprotection Against Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury: Role of MCPIP1,” $10,000.

Tim Ostrowski, PhD, KCOM Physiology, “Development of Cardiovascular Dysfunction and Oxidative Damage within Brainstem Nuclei in the STZ-induced Alzheimer’s Disease Model,” $10,000.

Priscilla Phillips, PhD, KCOM Microbiology/Immunology, “Host Oral Epigenetic Response to Changes in Oral Microbiome,” $10,000.

Neil Sargentini, PhD, Deborah Hudman, MS, and Melissa Stuart, PhD, KCOM Microbiology/Immunology, “Transovial Transmission of Ehrlichia chaffeensis in Amblyomma americanum,” $10,000. 

Bruce Young, PhD, KCOM Anatomy, “Evolutionary Reduction of the Central Pathway for Audition in Snakes,” $9,762.

Grants Funded at MOSDOH

External Grants Awarded:

*Patty Inks, RDH, MS, MOSDOH St. Louis Clinic, “Dental Health Initiative for St. Louis Seniors,” Retirement Research Foundation, $31,901, July 2017 – June 2018.

Intramural Grant Awarded:

Ammar Musawi, MDS, Rami Al Saidi, MDS, Hamid Nurrohman, DDS, PhD, MOSDOH, and Robert Theobald, PhD, KCOM Pharmacology, “Max Phase Alloy (Ti3SiC2) as a dental implant material:  Experimental Study,” $18,682.

Grants Funded at ASHS

External Grants Awarded:

**Kenneth Lam, ScD, ATC, and Curt Bay, PhD, ASHS, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, "Do Treatments Provided at the Point of Care Influence Recurrent Injury Risk and Long-Term Patient Outcomes After Acute Lateral Ankle Sprain?" Year 2, National Athletic Trainers' Association, $28,949, September 2017 – August 2018.

**Tara McIsaac, PT, PhD, ASHS Physical Therapy, Curt Bay, PhD, ASHS Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, and Jyothi Gupta, PhD, ASHS Occupational Therapy, “Multi-limb Control in Parkinson’s Disease: Implicit and Explicit Control of Attention,” National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (R15), $384,317, September 2017 – June 2020.

**Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC, ASHS Athletic Training Program, “Exploration of the Advanced Clinical Practice Doctorate in Athletic Training,” National Athletic Trainers’ Association, $11,500, September 2017 – August 2018.

Intramural Grants Awarded:

Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC, ASHS Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, “Characteristics of Patient Encounters and the Impact of Clinical Experiences,” $8,000.

Tamara Valovich-McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA, ASHS Athletic Training, and Richelle Williams, PhD, ATC, ATSU Research Support, “The Effectiveness of Sports Vision Training on Concussion Rates and Acute Visual Deficits Post-Injury,” $10,000.

Grants Funded at SOMA

External Grants Awarded:

**Inder Makin, MD, PhD, SOMA Basic Medical Science, “Combined Peripheral Vascular Parameter Recording with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment,” Merz North America, Inc., $53,900, April 2017 – March 2018.

*Lise McCoy, EdD, SOMA Medical Humanities, “Interprofessional Education Community of Practice: Connecting IPE Training to Collaborative Practice in Community Health Settings–Phase III,” Arizona Nexus Innovation Incubator, $8,000, April – November 2017.

** Lise McCoy, EdD, SOMA Medical Humanities, Joy Lewis, DO, PhD, FACP, SOMA Public Health, Harvey Simon, MD, JD, FAAP, SOMA Clinical Science Education, Lee Herskowitz, DO, MBA, SOMA Clinical Education Department, and Christine Morgan, EdD, SOMA Graduate Medical Education,  “Speak Up: Principles of Collaboration–An IPE Mobile Game,” American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, $5,000, July 2017 – December 2018. 

*Frederic Schwartz, DO, FACOFP, SOMA Clinical Science Education, “Serving, Teaching, and Learning Where the Need is Greatest,” Year 2 (The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education Prime, Sub to SOMA), Health Resources and Services Administration – Primary Care Training Enhancement, $100,000, July 2017 – June 2018.

Victoria Troncoso, DO, and Deborah Heath, DO, SOMA Osteopathic Principles & Practice, “ATSU–SOMA’s Educational Osteopathic Center for Children,” John C. Lincoln Health Foundation, $99,000, August 2017 – July 2018.

Grants Funded at ASDOH

External Grants Awarded:

*Wayne Cottam, DDS, MPH, ASDOH, “Expanding Dental Workforce Training within Collaborative, Team-based Care Targeting FQHC/Underserved Populations,” Year 8, Health Resources and Services Administration, $344,928, July 2017 – June 2018.

**Yvette Thornton, RDH, MPH, Heather Johnson, RDH, MEd, and Cayla Ray, D2, ASDOH Integrated Community Service Partnership, “Teen Pregnancy Outreach: Oral Health Education,” American Dental Association Foundation: Samuel D. Harris Fund for Children's Dental Health, $4,974, May 2017 – April 2018.

**Yvette Thornton, RDH, MPH, and Heather Johnson, RDH, MEd, ASDOH, ICSP, "Smiles Across Pinal County," Year 3, Delta Dental of Arizona, $50,000, August 2017 – July 2018.

Intramural Grant Awarded:

Maureen Perry, DDS, MPA, and Seena Patel, DMD, MPH, ASDOH Advanced Care Clinic, “Impact of Compliance with Flouride Use on Caries Incidence after Cancer Therapy,” $9,383.


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