Research Projects and Funding
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, “Effectiveness of Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation in Virtual Reality Games for Improving Upper-Arm Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy” funded by Center for Transforming Pediatric Healthcare Delivery (CTPHD).
Yu-Ping Chen, assistant professor of physical therapy, “Therapeutic Rehabilitation for Children with Disabilities using a Humanoid Robot” 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.
Okhee Han, assistant professor of nutrition, “Green Tea and Grape Seed Extract in Prevention of Iron Overload Disease” funded by National Center for Complimentary & Alternative Medicine.
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 Francis Hollis Brain Foundation, Fulton Dekalb Hospital Authority, Georgia Department of Human Services, and United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta.
Margaret F. Moloney, professor of nursing and doctoral program coordinator, “Ascribing meaning to Kidney Disease: A Qualitative Study of African Americans with First Degree Relative on Hemodialysis” funded by American Nephrology Nurses’ Association.
Margaret F. Moloney, professor of nursing and doctoral program coordinator, “Interprofessional Collaboration to Improve Care of Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions” funded by Health Resources and 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).