Dr. Wei Wang serves as co-investigator on a national grant

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University of South Florida College of Public Health researcher Wei Wang, PhD, is a co-investigator and lead statistician on a recently funded grant from the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI).  He will evaluate the effectiveness of the Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) treatment program with Kathleen Ferreira, PhD and Sharon Hodges, PhD from the College […]

$1.7 million NIH grant to Public Health will build research skills while helping adolescents

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From left, Dr. Tom Massey, Dr. Julie Baldwin, Dr. Bruce Lubotsky Levin, and Donna Burton USF graduate students and community professionals will gain stronger research skills for addressing drug abuse and other behavioral health problems in children and adolescents with the help of a $1.72 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The […]

Marhefka among first recipients of the Research that Matters Faculty Grant

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Stephanie Marhefka, PhD is one of four recipients of the first annual Research that Matters Faculty Grant, sponsored by the USF Office of Community Engagement. Her research project is titled “Assessing potential barriers and facilitators to establishing community-based videoconferencing HIV intervention stations throughout Florida.” Dr. Marhefka is an assistant professor in the Department of Community […]

Dr. Jodi Ray, Principal Investigator for Florida Covering Kids & Families, at the Rhea and Lawton Chiles Center receives million dollar grant from CMS

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The Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) Program at the Lawton Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies, was awarded a two-year, $1 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on August 18th, 2011. This proposal entitled Increasing CHIP and Medicaid Enrollment Through a School-Based Systemic […]

Kyle and Manetsch Receive New R01 from NIAID for Antimalarial Drug Discovery

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Dr. Dennis Kyle (Global Health) and Dr. Roman Manetsch (Chemistry) have been awarded a new multiple PI five year R01 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). The project entitled “Validation of New Antimalarial Leads” was awarded under the RFA for NIAID Partnerships with Product Development Public-Private Partnerships. The total award of […]