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Grants & You Newsletter Spring 2018: Grants Funded - Congratulations!

Grants Funded

Grants Funded December 20, 2017 - March 13, 2018

Grants Funded at ATSU

Intramural Grants Awarded


Abbas Charlie, OMS IV, SOMA, Uday Gulati, OMS IV, SOMA, Norma Villanueva, MD, MPH, SOMA Clinical Education Department, “The Butterfly Effect,” $5,000.

John Olson, PhD, SOMA Anatomy, “The Use of Collaborative Whiteboards in Interactive Education,” $350.

Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC, ASHS Athletic Training Program, Kirsty Gaither, MA, MLIS, ASHS, Library, “Foundations of Competency-Based Education: Building an Infrastructure to Promote a Learner-Centered Experience,” $5,000.

Grants Funded at MOSDOH

External Grants Awarded:

*Patricia Inks, RDH, MS, MOSDOH St. Louis Dental Education & Oral Health Center, “Dental Health Initiative for Area Seniors,” Wrigley Company Foundation/American Dental Hygienists' Association Institute for Oral Health, $5,000, January – December 2018.

Grants Funded at ASDOH

External Grants Awarded:

*Wayne Cottam, DMD, MS, ASDOH Integrated Community Service Partnership, and Scott Howell, DMD, MPH, ASDOH, “Collaborative Community Care Through Telehealth for Youth and Seniors,” Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation, $40,000, March 2018 – February 2019.

Grants Funded at SOMA

External Grants Awarded:

*Joy Lewis, DO, PhD, FACP, SOMA Public Health, “Students Embedded in Community Health Centers to Impact Health Disparities through Contextual Learning, Year 3,” American Medical Association – Accelerating Change in Med Ed, $25,000, January – December 2018.

*Joy Lewis, DO, PhD, FACP, and Kate Whelihan, MPH, SOMA Public Health, “Transformation Project – Cancer Screening, Year 2 (NACHC Prime, Sub to SOMA),” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, $20,000, January – June 2018.

**Inder Makin, MD, PhD, RDMS, SOMA Basic Medical Science, and Deborah Heath, DO, CSPOMM, SOMA Osteopathic Principles & Practice, “Multi-institutional Program for Ultrasound Based Training for Osteopathic Practitioners in AZ,” Honor Health, $143,359, February 2018 – January 2019.

*Lise McCoy, EdD, SOMA Medical Humanities, “Team-Centered Care for Vulnerable Populations: A Comprehensive Approach to Educating and Supporting Primary Care Teams (Arizona State University Prime, Sub to SOMA),” The Josiah Macy Jr., Foundation, $6,521, January – December 2018.


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