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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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The initiative brings together public and private health care leaders to improve the health of mothers and babies throughout the state. The collaborative’s first effort, a year-long pilot test of a toolkit designed to eliminate cesarean sections and inductions for non-medical reasons before 39 weeks of pregnancy, officially got under way in six Florida hospitals […]
Dr. O’Rourke is currently the location lead investigator for two sites of the National Children’s Study: Hillsborough County and Orange County, Florida. Her current research will focus on cost effective monitoring of environmental chemicals in breast milk.
The U.S. Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) awarded 75 competitive grants to a broad range of organizations and agencies to replicate teen pregnancy prevention programs that have shown to be effective through rigorous evaluation. Out of 300 applications, the Florida Department of Health (FLDOH) was one of four applicants awarded at the highest funding level. […]
The Countermeasures to Biological and Chemical Threats grant is an integral part of Dr. Milhous’ and Dr. Unnasch’s Public Health research.