Grant Activity

Grant Activity

In Progress

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


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

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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