Funding Friday

Posted on March 17, 2023

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It’s new funding Friday! Check out some of the grants that recently came through our Office of Sponsored Programs.

$618,829 (continuing award, $2,960,484 total). Dr. Esther Leekes, Human Development and Family Studies; Lauri Wideman, Jessica Dollar, Lenka Shriver. Food and Non-Food Self-Regulation in Children’s Obesity Risk: A Biopsychosocial Perspective. Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH).

$257,647. Jianjun Wei, Nanoscience. Versatile Nanostructured Chemosensors for Field Identification and Detection of Mercury Contaminants. Sponsor: Battelle Savannah River Alliance. 

$145,451 (continuing award, $542,473 total). Forgive Avorgbedor, School of Nursing. Structural racism and cardiovascular disease risk in pregnant women and their infants /MIDAS Diversity supplement 2. Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and National Institutes of Health (NIH).

$118,399. Dr. Clinton Allred, Nutrition. Novel effects of xenoestrogens and gut microbiota derived estrogenic compounds in colonic inflammation. Sponsor: Texas A and M Engineering Experiment Station.

$109,999 (continuing award, $587,069 total). Dr. Julia Mendez Smith, Psychology. National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families. Sponsor: Child Trends.

$47,893 (continuing award, $94,476 total). Dr. Amanda Tanner, Public Health Education. Exploring the consequences of food insecurity and harnessing the power of peer navigation and mHealth to reduce food insecurity and cardiometabolic comorbidities among persons with HIV. Sponsor: Wake Forest University Health Sciences. 

$19,251. Dr. Amanda Tanner, Public Health Education. Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN) Scientific Leadership Center. Sponsor: Florida State University. 

$18,500. Dr. Hunter Bacot, Political Science. MPA-GradAssist-RandolphEDC-2022-23. Sponsor: Randolph County.

$16,830. Dr. Anne Fletcher, Human Development and Family Studies. Assessing the Impact of COVID on the Applications to and Enrollment in UNC System Institutions. Sponsor: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT).

$15,270. Christina Yongue, Public Health Education. ACURE4Moms. Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH).

$15,000 (continuing award, $451,716 total). Dr. Harriette Bailey, Human Development and Family Studies; Dr. Linda Hestenes. Education, Quality Improvement and Professional Development (EQuIPD). Sponsor: Guilford County Partnership for Children. 

$13,000 (continuing award, $26,000 total). Dr. John Weil, NC Safe Communities (NSC); Stacy Sechrist. Evaluation of Opportunity House Opioid Settlement Services Program Services. Sponsor: Opportunity House. 

$5,978. Peter Wilson, Institute for Partnerships in Education (Ipie); Faith Freeman. IPie Microcourse Pilot with Guilford County Schools, Spring 2023. Sponsor: Guilford County Schools.

$5,000. Dr. Jerry Walsh, Chemistry and Biochemistry. Science Everywhere @UNCG. Sponsor: Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.

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