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AHS Interdisciplinary Pilot Grant recipients

We began awarding the AHS Interdisciplinary Pilot Grant in Spring 2015 and continue to award at least one grant each semester.

Spring 2023 Heading link

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Mohan Zalake

Project: “EQUITY (Enhancing QUality of Instruction using TechnologY)” will develop virtual patients and use deliberate self-reflection to reduce racial bias in clinical encounters.

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Robert Motl

Project: “Physical Activity and Serum Neurofilament Light Chain as an Objective, Quantifiable Biomarker of Neuroaxonal Injury in Multiple Sclerosis” will examine physical activity along with serum neurofilament light chain as a biomarker in individuals with multiple sclerosis.

Spring 2021 Heading link

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Lindsay Slater

Project: A novel approach to treat knee osteoarthritis in patients with and without history of lower limb amputation.

Fall 2019 Heading link

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Yochai Eisenberg

Project: Building opportunities for big data research on disability and health using machine learning

Spring 2019 Heading link

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Kate Caldwell

Project: Lead on: Leadership and women with disabilities in government.

Fall 2018 Heading link

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Alex Aruin

Project: Balance control in older adults with mild cognitive impairment

Spring 2018 Heading link

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Jessie Chin

Project: Modeling social media misinformation dissemination and its impact on risk perceptions of HPV vaccination


Kharma Foucher

Project: Predicting mechanical and clinical outcomes of total hip arthroplasty

Fall 2017 Heading link

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Elizabeth Papautsky

Project: Examining breastfeeding education: Considering the patient context

Fall 2016 Heading link

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Mansha Mirza

Project: Walking the talk: Language access in rehabilitation services

Spring 2016 Heading link

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Sangeetha Madhavan

Project: Transcranial direct current stimulation as a novel therapeutic approach for individuals with ALS

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Yi-Ting Tsen

Project: Effect of single-legged ergometer exercise on diabetic foot ulcer healing

Fall 2015 Heading link

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Jacob Haus

Project: Novel mechanisms of insulin resistance mediated vascular function

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Kelly Hsieh

Project: We Walk: A pilot technology intervention to promote PA for adults with ID and their family caregivers

Spring 2015 Heading link

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Joanna Abraham

Project: Etiology of medication ordering: An observational study investigation of error generation and correcting