Research Projects and Funding
Arzu Ari, associate professor of respiratory therapy, “Quantifying Aerosol Delivery and Humidification in Spontaneous Breathing Patients with Tracheostomy” funded by the American Respiratory Care Foundation.
Dan Benardot, professor of nutrition, “The Relationship Between Diet, Body Composition, and Performance in Professional Football Players” funded by the Atlanta Falcons.
Andrew J. Butler, associate dean for research and professor of physical therapy, “Brain Activation in Humans” funded by the United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
Andrew J. Butler, associate dean for research and professor of physical therapy, “Preliminary Study: Accelerating Upper Limb Rehabilitation in Stroke Patients by Engaging Synchronous Tongue and Wrist Motion” funded by Healthcare Innovation Program/Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
Yu-Ping Chen, assistant professor of physical therapy, “Examining the Effect of Music Therapy on Virtual Reality Interventions for Improving Upper Extremity Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy” funded by the Grammy Foundation (Chen holds a subcontract with Georgia Tech).
Yu-Ping Chen, assistant professor of physical therapy, “Therapeutic Rehabilitation for Children with Disabilities using a Humanoid Robot” is funded by the National Science Foundation (Chen holds a subcontract with Georgia Tech).
Patricia Clark, professor of nursing, “Using Tele-health to Deliver a Prompted Voiding Intervention to Support Caregivers of Elders with Urinary Incontinence” funded by the American Academy of Nursing.
Douglas S. Gardenhire, clinical assistant professor of respiratory therapy, “Comparison of Commercially Available Air Compressors with the Circulaire II Homecare Nebulizer” is funded by Westmed, Inc.
Robert Harwood, clinical assistant professor and chair of respiratory therapy, “Development of Hybrid Course” funded by Georgia State University Center for Instructional Innovation.
Eva Horne, clinical assistant professor of nursing, “Advanced Nursing Education Expansion (ANEE)” funded by Health Resources and Services Administration.
Susan J. Kelley, professor of nursing, “Project Healthy Grandparents” funded by the Georgia Department of Human Services.
Anita Nucci, assistant professor of nutrition, “Trial to Reduce Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus in the Genetically at Risk (TRIGR)” funded by the National Institutes of Health (Nucci holds a sub-contract with the University of Pittsburgh).
Gordon Warren, professor of physical therapy, “Interaction of Estrogen, Age and Activity on Musculoskeletal Strength in Females” funded by the National Institutes of Health (Warren holds a subcontract with University of Minnesota).