Research Projects and Funding
Arzu Ari, Associate Professor Effect of HME on Aerosol Drug Delivery and Airway Resistance in Simulated Ventilator Dependent Adults, Funded by ARC Medical, Inc.
Dawn Aycock, Assistant Professor, “Stroke Counseling for Risk Reduction in Young Adult African Americans”
funded by the National Institute of Nursing.
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, “Therapeutic Rehabilitation for Children with Disabilities using a Humanoid Robot” Categories Research Projects and Funding
Bradley Farrell, Assistant Professor, Development of Novel Muscle Actuated Prostheses Funded by Subcontract – Georgia Institute of Technology / National Institutes of Health
Lynda T. Goodfellow, Associate Dean for Academics, “An Assessment of Knowledge of Asthma and the Use of Certified Educators (AE-Cs)in a Health Law Partnership Legal Services Clinic” Funded by National Asthma Educator Certification Board
Carol Grantham, Clinical Assistant Professor, “Interprofessional Collaboration to Improve Care of Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions” funded by Health Resources and Services Administration.
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 Fulton Dekalb Hospital Authority, Georgia Department of Human Services, and United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta.
Huanbiao Mo, Department Chair of Nutrition, ” Biology Activity and Nutrition Value of Peony Oil”
Huanbiao Mo, Department Chair of Nutrition, “The Mevalonate-Supressive Activity of Specialty Plant Oils”
Huanbiao Mo, Department Chair of Nutrition, “Impact of Geranylgeraniol on Adipocyte Differentiation.”
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).
Martha Polovich, Assistant Professor, “The SIP Grant” funded by Augusta University / RWJ Foundation.
Jessica Todd, Clinical Instructor, “Produce for Better Health Foundation Store Tour Training Grant Program” funded by Produce for Better Health Foundation.
Jessica Todd, Clinical Instructor, “Westside Wellness” Funded by The Family Health Centers of GA, Inc.
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).
Gordon Warren, Distinguished University Professor, “Combining Clinically-Available Rehabilitative and Regenerative Strategies to Improve Function Outcomes after Severe Extremity Trauma” funded by US Army Institute of Surgical Research
Gerald Zavorsky, PhD Associate Professor, Prediction Equation for Pulmonary Diffusion Capacity for Nitric Oxide in African-Americans, Funded by American Respiratory Care Foundation