Pilot Grant Program
C-FAHR Research Fund, 2022-2023
C-FAHR is now accepting proposals for faculty pilot awards (up to $10,000), grad student/trainee research awards (up to $1,500), as well as access to small-grant, quick-funds (less than $1,000).
All proposals should detail activities that promote the development of research related to families and health at the University of Utah. Proposals must address at least one of the C-FAHR priority areas:
- Families dealing with chronic illnesses
- Early life experiences and later life health
- Community-relevant research that promotes health and well-being.
- Cultures of health
- Methods and statistics oriented toward families and health.
Applications are due January 17, 2023.
Spring 2021 Pilot Award Grants
Congratulations to the following individuals for their receipt of the C-FAHR Pilot
Yelena Wu (Dermatology)
A Telehealth Delivered Sun Protective Intervention for New Mothers and Their Babies.
The project will pilot test an innovative telehealth-delivered sun safety intervention
(SUNRISE) for expectant mothers and their newborn infants.
Graduate Student/Postdoc Awards
- Kelly Mansfield (Nursing) Social networks and social support of parents of children with congenital heart defects.
- Amber Thompson (Sociology), Experiences of families with end-of-life doula care: A hermeneutic-phenomenological study
- Tessa Washburn (Family and Consumer Studies), Development of a survey instrument measuring excessive household chores among girls in Ghana