PICo-PI(s)Project Title Amount
Susanny Beltran, Ph.D., MSW Morris Beato, P.T., DPT, GCS and Norma Conner, Ph.D., RN., FNAP Central Florida Nursing Home Staff’s Perceptions and Experiences Collaborating with Hospice. $5,000
Keith Brazendale, Ph.D., MSc Ana Leon, Ph.D., LCSW Investigating the Underlying Mechanisms of Disparities in Sleep Deficiencies in Children. $5,000
Julia O'Connor, Ph.D., MSW, MPH Eric Schrimshaw, Ph.D., MS Exploring Protective-Factors for Sexual Violence Perpetration Among College-Aged Men. $5,000
Asli Yalim, Ph.D., MSW Katia Ferdowsi, MD, MPH

Students: Kenan Sualp, MSW (doc. student) & Carli Meyerson (GRA)
Understanding Barriers to Implementation of a Refugee Mental Health Assessment for Newly
Arrived Refugees in Central Florida.


PICo-PI(s)Project Title Amount
Eunji Nam, Ph.D., MALindsay Taliaferro, Ph.D., MPH, MSAssessing needs for an engagement intervention in the emergency department for young adults in the early stages of mental illness$5,000
Jeanette Garcia, Ph.D.Shawn Lawrence, Ph.D., LCSW; Lauren Reinerman, Ph.D.; and Susan Quelly, Ph.D., RN, CNEImplementation of a school-based Fitbit intervention to increase physical activity in youth with ASD$4,697
Michael Rovito, Ph.D., CHES, FMHIDerek Falk Ph.D., MSW; Eunkyung Lee, Ph.D., MSRD; Humberto Lopez-Castillo, MD, Ph.D., CPH, CMI-Spanish; and Lindsay Taliaferro, Ph.D., MPH, MS A qualitative assessment of QOL among testicular cancer survivors$5,000
Reshawna Chapple, Ph.D., LCSWOlga Molina, DSW, MSW, LCSW and Desiree Diaz, Ph.D., RN-BC, CNE, CHSE-AComprehensive needs assessment for deaf survivors of IPV seeking emergency crisis and shelter services in FL$5,000
Tracy Wharton, Ph.D., MSc, MEd, MSW, LCSW Andres Cubillo-Novella, Ph.D., MA, OD (Javeriana University); Bernardo Ramirez, MD, Ph.D.; Heather Peralta, Ph.D.; Christian King, Ph.D.; and Denisse Lamas, LCSW (Hispanic Family Counseling). The mental health of migrant populations from Venezuela who arrive in Central Florida: Generating suggestions for public policy$2,000
Xiaochuan (Sharon) Wang, Ph.D., MSWMichael Valenti, Ph.D., RNThe lived experience of mental illness among older Chinese immigrants in Central Florida$5,000
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