Awarded Research Grants

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences

Social Work

COVID-19 cases and deaths in U.S. assisted living facilities: An examination of influencing factors

  • PI: Xiaochuan (Sharon) Wang
  • Amount: $26,016 | Timeframe: 06/01/2021 - 05/31/2022
    Funding Type: Internal
    Funding Agency: Internal - UCF
    Social Work

    Florida LEADS (Launch, Engage, Activate Departments and Systems for Zero Suicide) project

  • PI: Kimberley Gryglewicz
  • Amount: $3,500,000 | Timeframe: 03/31/2021 - 03/30/2026
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    Social Work

    Examining Facility, Quality, and State Contextual Factors Associated with COVID-19 Outbreaks in U.S. Nursing Homes

  • PI: Xiaochuan (Sharon) Wang
  • Amount: $18,799 | Timeframe: 02/01/2021 - 01/31/2022
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging
    Communication Sciences and Disorders

    An interdisciplinary approach towards the management of velopharyngeal dysfunction in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

  • PI: Lakshmi Kollara Sunil
  • Co-PI: Tushar Chandra
  • Co-PI: Craig Johnson
  • Co-PI: Brian Kellogg
  • Co-PI: Matthew Robinson
  • Amount: $40,026 | Timeframe: 01/11/2021 - 06/10/2022
    Funding Type: Internal
    Funding Agency: Internal - UCF
    Social Work

    The impacts of refugee policies on the wellbeing of muslim refugees in the United States and Germany

  • PI: Asli Cennet Yalim
  • Amount: $2,000 | Timeframe: 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Funding Type: Foundation/Industry
    Funding Agency: Society for Psychological Study of Social Issue
    Health Sciences

    Investigating the Underlying Mechanisms of Disparities in Sleep Deficiencies in Children

  • PI: Keith Brazendale
  • Co-PI: Ana Leon
  • Amount: $5,000 | Timeframe: 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Funding Type: Internal
    Funding Agency: Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT)
    Health Sciences

    Understanding Barriers to Implementation of a Refugee Mental Health Assessment for Newly Arrived Refugees in Central Florida

  • PI: Asli Cennet Yalim
  • Co-PI: Katia Ferdowsi
  • Amount: $5,000 | Timeframe: 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Funding Type: Internal
    Funding Agency: Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT)
    Health Sciences

    A Qualitative Assessment of QOL Among Testicular Cancer Survivors

  • PI: Michael J. Rovito
  • Co-PI: Humberto Lopez Castillo
  • Co-PI: L. Taliaferro
  • Amount: $5,000 | Timeframe: 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Funding Type: Internal
    Funding Agency: Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT)
    Health Sciences

    Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in Low-Income Minority Women with Prior Gestational Diabetes

  • PI: Jaqueline Lamanna
  • Co-PI: Susan Quelly
  • Co-Is: Jeanette Garcia
  • Co-Is: Angeline Bushy
  • Amount: $10,000 | Timeframe: 11/01/2019 - 09/01/2020
    Funding Type: Foundation/Industry
    Funding Agency: Swift Family Grant Foundation
    Social Work

    Program Evaluation Services for K9 Partners for Patriots

  • PI: James Whitworth
  • Amount: $99,680 | Timeframe: 08/01/2019 - 08/31/2023
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: K9 Partners for Patriots
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