Social Work

UCF School of Social Work Awards Seed Grants for Interdisciplinary Research

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | March 9, 2020

Group shot of all 2020 UCF Social Work Seed Grant Recipients
From Left to Right: Social Work Ph.D. Candidate, Kenan Sualp; Social Work MSW Student and Graduate Research Assistant, Carli Meyerson; Social Work Assistant Professor Asli Cennet Yalim, Health Sciences Lecturer Katia Ferdowsi; Health Sciences Assistant Professor Keith Brazendale; Social Work Interim Director and Professor Ana Leon; College of Nursing, Associate Dean for Academic Excellence Norma Conner; Social Work Assistant Professor Susanny Beltran, Chair Population Health Sciences and Professor Eric Schrimshaw; Social Work Assistant Professor Julia O’Connor.

The UCF School of Social Work is committed to providing essential and unique research to health and mental health fields through the school’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT) research grants. Recently, four interdisciplinary research teams from Nursing, Population Health Sciences, Physical Therapy, Health Sciences and Social Work received seed grant funding of $5,000 to work together on their research topics. Some teams also include graduate students to assist on the research.

Congratulations to the four interdisciplinary teams and CBHRT grant recipients!

View the full album to see the photos from the ceremony including the 2019 award recipients present their research.

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