Awarded Research Grants

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Speech Perception, Cognitive Processing and Self-Reported Communication Abilities in Older Adults with Hearing

  • PI: Janel Cosby
  • Co-PI:
  • Amount: $7,500 | Timeframe: 06/14/2017 - 05/31/2018
    Funding Type: Foundation/Industry
    Funding Agency: UCF Foundation, Inc.
    Physical Therapy

    UCF and Orlando Health Neurologic Residency

  • PI: Morris Beato
  • Amount: $1,500 | Timeframe: 06/01/2017 - 07/31/2018
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, Inc.
    Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Reading Beyond the Book: Implementing Dialogic Reading to Improve Language and Emergent Literacy Skills for Preschool Children with Significant Language Impairments

  • PI: Jacqueline Towson
  • Amount: $7,500 | Timeframe: 05/01/2016 - 04/30/2018
    Funding Type: Internal
    Funding Agency: UCF Office of Research and Commercialization
    Social Work

    The Seminole County System of Care (SCSOC) Expansion Evaluation

  • PI: Kristina Childs
  • Co-PI: Kimberley Gryglewicz
  • Amount: $305,862 | Timeframe: 01/01/2016 - 09/29/2019
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) (to Community Initiatives, Inc. then to UCF)
    Communication Sciences and Disorders

    Teaching Preschoolers with Complex Communication Needs to Ask Inverted Yes-No Questions Using an AAC iPad Application

  • PI: Jennifer Kent-Walsh
  • Amount: $437,812 | Timeframe: 12/01/2015 - 11/30/2019
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)
    Social Work

    Central Florida Pathways to Awareness, Support and Services I (C PASS I)

  • PI: Kimberley Gryglewicz
  • Co-PI: Kristina Childs Fisher
  • Amount: $375,000 | Timeframe: 09/30/2015 - 03/31/2019
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    Social Work

    Expanding SBIRT Workforce Capacity in Central Florida: SBIRT Training for Graduate Social Work Students and Community Health Professionals

  • PI: Shawn Lawrence
  • Co-PI: Mary Ann Burg
  • Co-PI: Reshawna Chapple
  • Co-PI:
  • Co-PI: Kimberley Gryglewicz
  • Amount: $807,538 | Timeframe: 09/30/2015 - 09/29/2019
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    Social Work

    Social Work HEALS: Social Work Healthcare Education and Leadership Scholars

  • PI:
  • Amount: $95,650 | Timeframe: 07/27/2015 - 07/26/2020
    Funding Type: Foundation/Industry
    Funding Agency: Council on Social Work Education & National Association of Social Workers
    Physical Therapy

    A Study of Physical Therapist-Provided Medicare Services

  • PI: Xinliang Liu
  • Co-PI: Michael J. Rovito
  • Co-PI: William Hanney
  • Co-PI: Reid Oetjen
  • Amount: $7,983 | Timeframe: 04/01/2015 - 03/31/2016
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: Center for Innovative Healthcare, Inc.
    Social Work

    Comprehensive School Safety Initiative: Developing Knowledge About What Works to Make Schools Safe

  • PI: Kristina Childs
  • Co-PI: Kimberley Gryglewicz
  • Co-PI: Roberto Potter
  • Amount: $305,862 | Timeframe: 01/01/2015 - 06/30/2019
    Funding Type: Extramural Research
    Funding Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ) (to Brevard Public Schools then to UCF)[total NIJ award is $2,269,744]
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