Grant Activity

Grant Activity

In Progress

       National Institute of Mental Health       $3,610,406

        R01 (1-R01-MH130375-01)                                                                                                                    7/1/2023 - 4/30/2028

        Project:        A longitudinal and experience sampling investigation of rejection sensitivity and its role in sexual minority adolescent mental health

        Role:               Co-Investigator

        Project PI:      Brian Feinstein, Ph.D.  


    National Institute on Aging             $429,000

        R21 (1-R21-AG075674)                                                                                                            7/1/2022 - 6/30/2024

        Project:        The development of gene therapeutic approaches to suppress cerebral inflammation in dementia 

        Role:               Co-Investigator

        Project PI:      Robert Marr, Ph.D.  


     National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases     $849,569

        R01 (1-R01-DK131303-01A1)                                                                                                    7/1/2022 - 6/30/2025

        Project:        Improving Diabetic Foot Ulcer Offloading: A Pilot Study on the Impact of Removable Cast Walker Design Factors on Usability 

        Role:               Biostatistician

        Project PI:      Noah Rosenblatt, Ph.D. & Ryan Crews, Ph.D.      

      National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases             $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


 September 28, 2018


 October 10, 2018

 Scientific Merit Review

 March, 2019

 Advisory Council Review

 May, 2019

 Earliest Start Date

 September, 2019

Pink Sheets from March, 2018

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