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C-FAHR Pilot Grant Program

C-FAHR occasionally is able to offer funds to support interdisciplinary research efforts of graduate student and faculty members. 

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Previous Grant Award Winners

 

2019 C-FAHR PILOT PROGRAM GRANT AWARD WINNERS

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COLLABORATORS

AFFILIATIONS/DEPARTMENTS

PROJECT TITLE

Katie Bessette Scott Langenecker & Sheila Crowell Psychology Multimodal Assessment of Inhibitory Control
in High-Risk Families
David S. Curtis   Family and Consumer Studies Neighborhood Recreational Amenities and Weight-Related Health Outcomes: Understanding Family Genetic, Socioeconomic, and Prenatal Vulnerability
Lisa Diamond   Psychology Effects of Early Adversity on Sexual-Minority Health: Potential Inflammatory Mechanisms
Samin Panahi Becky Utz Sociology Major Patterns of Parent Influence on Child Behavior: Measurment of Adolescence Independency and Quality of Parent-Child Relationships
Megan Reynolds   Sociology  The Effects of Economic Security Policy on Maternal and Child Health

 

WORKSHOP / CONFERENCE AWARDS

Zubi Ahmmad   Sociology ICPSR Workshop
Colin Adamo   Psychology ICPSR Workshop
Jackie Einerson   Rehabilitation Science American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine ACRM Conference
Lindsey Potter   Population Health Sceinces ICPSR
Robyn Kilshaw   Psychology ICPSR
Samin Panahi   Sociology ICPSR
Nila Shakiba   Psychology Society for Research in Child Development
(SRCD) Biennial Meeting

2018 C-FAHR PILOT PROGRAM GRANT AWARD WINNERS

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COLLABORATORS

AFFILIATIONS/DEPARTMENTS

PROJECT TITLE

Alex Terrill Roger Altizer, Beth Cardell, Lauren Clark, Justin MacKenzie Occupational Therapy, Population Health Sciences, Nursing, Division of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Piloting a web-based positive psychology intervention for couples coping with brain injury
Brian Baucom Daniel Adkins, Simon Brewer, Jonathan Butner, Pascal Deboeck Psychology, Sociology, Geography Curriculum Development and Launch of the Advanced Statistical Methods for Family Research Workshop Series
Claudia Geist Jessica Sanders Sociology, Obstetrics and Gynecology HerStories: Economic Context of Family Planning
Deanna Kepka Anne Kirchoff, David Wetter, Lauren Clark, Djin Lai Nursing, Pediatrics, Population Health Sciences Feasibility Assessment for Engaging Rural Providers in a Multi-Level Family-Centered HPV Intervention
Elisabeth Conradt Sheila Crowell, Marcela Smid, Karen Buchi, Camille Fung, Julie Shakib, Eric Garland  Psychology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Social Work  Epigenetic and neurodevelopmental treatment targets for prenatal opioid exposure 
Gail Towsley  Alex Terrill Nursing, Occupational Therapy  Me & My Wishes: Developing a Family Conversation Component to Enhance Communication about Care Preferences in Assisted Living Communities 
Margaret Clayton Kathie Supiano, Kara Dassel, Gail Towsley, Jackie Eaton, Michael Caserta, Rebecca Utz, Eli Iacob, Lyndsey Miller, Corinna Tanner Nursing, Sociology  Live Patient Discharge From Hospice: Implications For Families And Hospice Staff 
Rebecca Utz    Sociology  AddHealth Office 

STUDENT AWARDS

Ashley Elrick   Communications Western States Communication Association Conference
Elizabeth Nagelhout   Public Health Assessing Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure in Rural and Urban Utah Families
Robert Vlisides-Henry   Psychology Like Mother Like Daughter (or Son): Prenatal Exposure to Maternal Stress and Emotion Dysregulation as Predictors of Newborn Neurobehavior

2017 C-FAHR PILOT PROGRAM GRANT AWARD WINNERS

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COLLABORATORS

AFFILIATIONS/DEPARTMENTS

PROJECT TITLE

Anne Kirby

M. Diener, C. Wright

Occupational Therapy, Family and Consumer Studies

The role of parents in preparing youth with Autism for Adulthood

Brian Baucom

L. Ellington, M. Reblin, P. Georgiou

Psychology, Nursing, Moffit Center, Engineering @ USC

Mapping the complexity of communication in caregiver systems for advanced cancer patients

Bruce Ellis

D. Adkins, D. Carlson, E. Conradt, S. Crowell, L. Diamond

Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychiatry, Family and Consumer Studies, Gender Studies

Recruitment of at risk youth for a series of interdisciplinary studies

Debra Scammon

M. Magill, C. North

Business, Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, Creating Quality INC.

Integrating family caregivers into primary care teams: Best Practices

2016 C-FAHR PILOT PROGRAM GRANT AWARD WINNERS

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COLLABORATORS

AFFILIATIONS/DEPARTMENTS

PROJECT TITLE

Ashley Elrick

K. Kaphingst

Communication

Examining health topic avoidance within families to inform intervention development

Chelsea Gourley & Ashley Donham

M. Diener

Human Development & Family Studies

Child life's role in managing the stress of pediatric diabetes

Robert Kent de Grey

B. Uchino

Psychology

Development and validation of an online social support measure

Djin Lai

L. Ellington

Nursing

A Feasibility Study: Coping and concordance of end of life decisions in home health patients and their family caregivers
Brendan Ostlund L. Conradt & T. Drew Psychology Brains in Bloom (BiB) Study 
Corinna Trujillo Tanner M. Caserta Nursing Posttraumatic growth among older adults with vision loss caused by age-related macular degeneration
Rumei Yang L. Edelman Nursing Fear of falling in older adults and corresponding fears in family caregivers: Dyads coping with fall risks

2015 C-FAHR PILOT PROGRAM GRANT AWARD WINNERS

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COLLABORATORS

AFFILIATIONS/DEPARTMENTS

PROJECT TITLE

STUDENT AWARDS

Alla Chernenko

A. Kamimura

Sociology

Migration experience and health lifestyles transformation: the case of russian-speaking immigrants

Jennifer Tabler

R. Utz

Sociology

The influence of adolescent eating disorders on marriage, fertility, and health trajectories

Alexander Crenshaw

B. Baucom

Psychology

Effects of stress on emphatic accuracy among romantic couples

FACULTY AWARDS

Elisabeth Conradt S. Crowell, B. Silver, J. Carpenter, D. Nix, H. Coon Psychology (OB-GYN, Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Genetics) Maternal depression: epigenetic pathways to child problem behavior & intergenerational transmission of emotional dysregulation 
Paul LaStayo R. Marcus, J. Fritz, K. Baucom Physical Therapy (Psychology) Incorporating a patient-partner dyad in a healthy lifestyle program following total knee arthroplasty: a pilot assessment of feasibility and preliminary effects
Alexandra Terrill & Beth Cardell J. MacKenzie, M. Reblin, L. Richards Occupational Therapy (Division of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, College of Nursing) Promoting resilience after stroke in the survivor/caregiver dyad (ReStoreD): Developing an intervention for post-stroke depressive symptoms
Heidi Hanson K. Smith, J. Vanderslice Family and Preventive Medicine (Family & Consumer Studies, Huntsman Cancer Institute) The air of heirs: shared environment shared genes and the health effects of air quality
Kim Kaphingst H. Canary, M. Clayton, M. Champine, M. Sukovich Communication & Huntsman Cancer Institute (Nursing, Genetic Counseling) Exploring family health history: a cross-cultural investigation
Megan Reynolds N. Waitzman Sociology (Economics) Does family caretaking inflate the gender and immigrant health gaps?
Katie Baucom B. Baucom, T. Smith, K. Fortenberry, P. Williams Psychology (Department of Family & Preventive Medicine) Couple therapy as an adjunct to medical treatment in relationally distressed individuals with metabolic syndrome and their partners
Neng Wan L. Edelman, K. Dassel, G. Towsly, M. Reblin, T. Queen, A. Terrill Geography (Nursing, Psychology, Occupational Therapy) Interactions between life-space and quality of life in spousal dyads coping with chronic conditions
Last Updated: 9/14/21