Grant Activity

In Progress

      National Institute of Health                                                                                      $1,950,000
        R01 (R01-AI-141596)                                                                                                                     11/15/2018 – 10/31/2023
        Project:          Molecular regulation of TLR2-mediated autoimmune inflammation  
        Role:               Co-Investigator
        Project PI:      Joseph Reynolds, Ph.D.      

       Department of Defense                                                                                          $499,596 
      U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command                            Fall 2017 - Spring 2020             
             Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
      Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program Prosthetics Outcomes Research Award - Funding Level 2 - Clinical Trial
      Project:      Targeting Balance Confidence as a Strategy to Increase Integration and Improve Outcomes in Users of Lower-Limb Prostheses 
      Role:          Statistics Consultant
      Project PI:  Noah Rosenblatt, Ph.D.

        Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/DePaul University    $96,646

        Collaborative Research Grant                                                                                 4/1/2017 - 6/30/2018

        Project:        Psychosocial stressors and physical health symptoms predicting health behaviors among undergraduate students
        Role:            Co-Investigator

        Project PIs:  Rachel Greenley, Ph.D. & Susan Tran, Ph.D. 


      National Institute of Child Health and Human Development                             $2,888,428
       R01(NIH # R01-HD-072293)                                                                                   7/5/2013 - 4/30/2018

       Project:     Social ecology and the prevention of suicide and aggression in African American youth            

       Role:         Statistics Consultant

       Project PI: LaVome Robinson, Ph.D. & Leonard Jason, Ph.D. – DePaul University

        Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/DePaul University    $34,845

        Collaborative Research Grant                                                                                 12/1/2015 - 3/31/2017

        Project:        An evaluation of viral prevalence and activity in patients with multiple sclerosis 
        Role:            Statistics Consultant

        Project PIs:  David Everly, Ph.D., Joseph Reynolds, Ph.D., & Matthew Sorenson, Ph.D.       

        Northwestern University                                                                                       $5,000

        Northwestern University Faculty Research Grant                                                   9/2013 - 8/2014

        Project:      A Longitudinal Investigation of Body Image Disturbance in College Women                                                                 

        Role:         Statistics Consultant

        Project PI:  Renee Engeln, Ph.D. - Northwestern University        

        National Institute of Mental Health                                                                      $167,372                                                                                                   `

        K01 Award (UIC PAF 2009-06029; NIH # 5-K01-MH-089729)                           1/2010 - 1/2015        

        Project:     Faith-based HIV prevention for African American Mothers and Daughters

        Role:        Statistics Consultant

        Project PI: Chisina Kapungu Kamba, Ph.D. - University of Illinois, Chicago

        Center for Disease Control                                                                                  $383,817

        Grant #1H75DP001814-01                                                                                     9/1/2008 – 8/31/2009    

        Center Grant:     The Transdisciplinary Approach to Prevent Obesity: From Infancy to Adulthood”    

        Center Director:  Shari McMahan, Ph.D. - Dept. of Kinesiology - California State University, Fullerton

        Project:     “Latina Mothers´ Feeding Decisions”        

        Role:         Co-PI

        Project PI:  Jie Weiss, Ph.D. - California State University, Fullerton


        California State University, Fullerton                                                                 $980

        Faculty Development Center

        Faculty-Student Research/Creative Activity Grant

        Project:     “Differentiating Perceived and Measured Physiological Correlates of Anxiety

        Role:         PI (with Lindsey S. Mills)


        California State University, Fullerton                                                                $6,500

        Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

        Probationary Faculty Stipend for Research toward Tenure

        Project:     “Intra-individual variability in anxiety and personality”

        Role:         PI


        California State University, Fullerton                                                                $4,523

        Office of Grants and Contracts

        Special Fund for Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activity Mini-Grant

        Project:     “Understanding the Dimensions Involved in Mood Regulation

        Role:         PI


        Loyola University Chicago - Psychology Department                                     $1,200

        Research Initiative Grant (w/ James E. Johnson, Ph.D.) 

        Project:     “Using Trait Physiological Hyperarousal to Predict Daily Experiences of Anxiety”               

        Role:         PI (with James E. Johnson, Ph.D.)


        Illinois State University - Graduate School                                                        $400


        (Internal grant in support of thesis and dissertation research)

        Project:     “The Effects of Anxiety and Depression on Decision-Making”

        Role:         PI (supervised by Salvatore J. Catanzaro, Ph.D.)

Previously Submitted

National Cancer Institute PAR-18-681

Fundamental Mechanisms of Affective and Decisional Processes in Cancer Control

 Submitted September 28, 2018
 Due October 10, 2018
 Scientific Merit Review March, 2019
 Advisory Council Review May, 2019
 Earliest Start Date September, 2019

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