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Spring 2020 Grants & You: Grants Submitted - Good Luck!


Grants Submitted December 12, 2019 – March 17, 2020


*Elton Bordenave, PhD, MEd, and Brandi Buchanan, OTDOTR/L, ATSU Center for Resilience in Aging, “Safe at Home Community of Care,” Administration on Aging, $300,000, May 2020 – April 2023.

**Elton Bordenave, PhD, MEd, and Brandi Buchanan, OTDOTR/L, ATSU Center for Resilience in Aging, “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Addressing the Unmet Needs of Caregivers of Older Adults," (Northern Arizona University Prime, Sub to ATSU), American Occupational Therapy Foundation, $54,420, July 2020 – June 2022.

*David Koenecke, DC, MEd, ATSU Admissions, “AI/AN Health Professions Workshop,” Running Strong for American Indian Youth, $49,830, July 2020 – June 2023.


*Joan Davis, PhD, and Patricia Inks, RDH, MOSDOH St. Louis Dental Education & Oral Health Center, “Improving Quality of Life: Oral Care for STL Older Adults (OCOA),” St. Louis Senior Fund, $875,958, July 2020 – June 2023.


*Tim D. Ostrowski, PhD, KCOM Physiology, “Respiratory Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease and its Link to Oxidative Damage within the Brain Stem,” National Institutes of Health – National Institute on Aging (R15), $387,403, September 2020 – August 2023.

*Priscilla Phillips, PhD, KCOM Microbiology & Immunology, “P. gingivalis Effects on Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Plasticity," (University of Wisconsin-Madison Prime, Sub to KCOM), National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (R21), $111,526, September 2020 – August 2022.

*Karen Snider, DO, KCOM Medical Education; Jonathon Kirsch, DO, and Daniel Kraft, DO, KCOM OMM; and Shalini Bhatia, MS, ATSU Research Support, “Impact of Osteopathic Manipulative Techniques on Management of Dizziness Due to Neuro-Otological Disorders - Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” American Osteopathic Association, $100,000, September 2020 – February 2022.


*Carlos A. Jurado, DDS, MSZinaida Kaleinikova, DDS, MS, DMD; and Alfredo Hernandez, DDS, MS, ASDOH, “Fracture Resistance of CAD/CAM Crowns Fabricated with Novel Lithium Disilicate Combinations,” International College of Prosthodontists Education and Research Foundation, $3,995, June 2020 – January 2021.


*Michelle DiBaise, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, and Annette Bettridge, MS, PA-C, FNP, ASHS Physician Assistant Studies, “Equipping Physician Assistant Trainees to Expand Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatment,” DHHS – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, $199,938, April 2020 – April 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,” Health Resources and Services Administration – Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students, $3,000,000, July 2020 – June 2025.

**Kenneth Lam, ScD, ATC, ASHS Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, “Recovery Optimization and Telemedicine for Cadets to Accelerate Tactical Convalescence (ROTC-AC)," (UNLV Prime, Sub to ASHS), Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, $203,393, January 2021 – December 2024.

*Michelle Weber Rawlins, PhD, ATC, ASHS Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, and Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC, and Tamara Valovich McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA, ASHS Athletic Training, “Medical Disqualification Following Concussion: Insight into the Patient and Clinician Perspectives,” National Athletic Trainers' Association Research and Education Foundation, $23,000, August 2020 – July 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)