Funded Research Proposals

Alison Norris, Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology, recently received an award from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for a project entitled "Reconceptualizing contraceptive need and barriers."

Phyllis Pirie, Chair and Professor in the Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, recently received an award from the National Ground Water Association for a project entitled "Developing dissemination products based on results of water well-ness for America: A project on the effectiveness of private well owner outreach programs."

Abigail Shoban, Associate Professor in the Division Biostatistics, recently received an award from the Beat AML, LLC for a project entitled "Statistical Plan for the AML Master Trial and Substudies."

Allard Dembe, professor in the Division of Health Services Management Policy, received an award from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addictions Services titled "Employer perspectives on hiring persons with behavioral health conditions."

Thalia Farietta, graduate research associate, received an award from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addictions Services titled "Shawnee health study: Tobacco use and cessation practices in three Appalachian Ohio behavioral health clinics.

Andrew Wapner, clinical assistant professor in the Division of Health Services Management and Policy and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Department of Extension, received awards from the Mercer County Celina City Health Department and the Galia County Health Department for a project titled "Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Facilitation."

Marcel Yotebieng, assistant professor in the Division of Epidemiology, received an award from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine for a project titled "Central Africa International Epidemiologic Database to Evaluate AIDS."

Mary Ellen Wewers, faculty emeritus in the Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, received an award from the National Opinion Research Center (NCI Prime) for a project titled "Defining the urban-rural continuum and distinguishing rural differences to prevent tobacco use."

Ayaz Hyder, assistant professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences, received a seed grant from the OSU Institute for Population Research for a project titled "Effect of Lifetime Intergenerational Exposures to Environmental Toxicants, Sociodemographic, and Economic Factors on Prenatal and Cognitive Outcomes in Children."

Alison Norris, assistant professor in the Division of Epidemiology, received an OSU Impact Grant for a project titled "Establishing a collaborative Center for Learning, Research and Innovation (CLRI) in rural Malawi."

Micah Berman, assistant professor in the Division of Health Services Management and Policy with a joint appointment in the College of Law, received a K07 career development award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for a project titled "Designing a comprehensive framework for the evaluation of tobacco product risks."