Tania Alameda-Lawson

  • Office for Research & Economic Development. Alabama TOPS. Funding: $175,000

Jill Beck

  • Alabama Department of Education.  Tuscaloosa County School-Evergreen. Project Date: 10/1/18 – 9/30/19.  Funding: $85,330
  • Alabama Department of Youth Services. ADYS-Working on Womanhood (WOW) FY2. Project Date: 10/1/19 – 9/30/21. Funding: $2,692,777
  • Alabama Department of Education. Tuscaloosa City Schools – EvergreenProject Date: 10/1/19 – 9/30/20. Funding: $85,330
  • Alabama Department of Youth Services. ADYS-Accountability Based Sex OffenderProject Date: 10/1/19 – 9/30/21. Funding: $444,040
  • Alabama Department of Youth Services. ADYS-Youth Services Institute (FY20).  Project Date: 10/1/19 – 9/30/21. Funding: $768,829
  • Univ of Oklahoma Univ of Oklahoma – Youth Services I.  Project Date: 12/16/19 – 5/31/21. Funding: $18,000
  • Tuscaloosa County Department of Human Resources. Tuscaloosa County ADHR. Project Date: 10/1/19 – 9/30/20. Funding: $80,000

Daphne Cain

  • Alabama Department of Human Resources. Title IV-E FY-19 Project Date: 10/1/2018 – 9/30/2019.  Funding: $5,843,545
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources. Title IV-E FY-20. Project Date: 10/1/19 – 9/30/20.  Funding: $5,214,823

Cady Carlson

  • UA Small Grants Program.  Promoting Resilience for Survivors of Trafficking: Evaluating a Yoga-Based Approach in Kampala, Uganda.  Project Date: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021. Funding: $6,000
  • Children’s Investment Fund Foundation.  StrongMinds for Mental Health.  Project Date: 12/1/2018 – 5/31/2019.  Funding: $300,000 (UA Subcontract $14,715)
  • NIMH.  Implementing treatment for adolescent depression in Ugandan schools.  Project Date: 8/1/2017-7/31/2021.  Funding: $636,571
  • Columbia University Global Mental Health Small Grants Program.  Cultural adaptation of the Safety Planning Intervention (SPI) for survivors of human trafficking in the PhilippinesProject Date: 9/1/2019-12/31/2020.  Funding: $20,000

Cady Carlson  and Laura Hopson

  • Alabama Life Research Institute.  Implementing Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) via Telemedicine for the Treatment of Adolescent Depression in a Rural School ContextProject Date: 8/1/2019-7/31/2020.  Funding: $24,958

Leah Cheatham

  • Alabama Department of Corrections. WRNA Validation Study. Project Date: 5/14/2018-11/30/2020.  Funding: $941,371

Ellen Csikai

  • RCG Grant. Cross-cultural perceptions and attitudes influencing communication about serious illness and quality of life among older adults in Cuba and U.SProject Date: 9/4/2016 – 12/15/2019.  Funding: $6,000

Sha-Rhonda Green 

  • The University of Alabama-Pickens County Partnership. Assessing psychosocial and sleep health needs of mothers of infants and young children.  Project Date: 6/1/2019 – 5/30/2020. Funding: $25,000

Laura Hopson

  • Walker County Health Action Partnership. Evaluation of Teacher Training and Expanded Mental Health Services in Walker County. Project Date: 5/16/2020 – 8/15/2020. Funding: $4,407
  • Alabama Transportation Institute. Transportation to School, Academic Outcomes, and Well-being among Rural Students with Behavioral Health Needs. Project Date: 2020.  Funding Amount: $29,892.99
  • The University of Alabama. Co-I – Implementing Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) via Telemedicine for the Treatment of Adolescent Depression in a Rural School ContextProject Date: 2018-2020.  Funding: $24,958

Karen Johnson

  • RGC Small Grant.  Exploring the feasibility of adapting and implementing an HIV/STI evidence-based prevention intervention for Black substance-using, court involved women in Alabama. Project Date: 1/1/2019 – 12/31/2020

Hee Yun Lee

  • Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). Implementation of an Integrated TeleECHO and Health Outpost Model for Opioid Prevention Treatment, and Recovery in Rural Alabama. Project Date: 2020 – 2023.  Funding: $1,000,000.
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  Mobile Mental Health Education, Awareness, and Learning (mHEAL) Initiative for Law Enforcement. Project Date: 2020 – 2023.  Funding: $375,000.
  • Health Resources and Services Administration.  TeleECHO Model Development for Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery in Rural AlabamaProject Date: 6/1/2019 – 11/30/2020.  Funding: $200,000
  • Mental Health Awareness Training Grants, Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Mobile Mental Health Education, Awareness, and Learning (mHEAL) Initiative for Law Enforcement. Project Date: 2020 – 2023.  Funding: $375,000
  • Alabama Transportation Institute (ATI) Research Award.  Bridging the Transportation and Treatment Gap – Preventing and Treating HIV in Alabama’s Black Belt.  Project Date: 2019-2020.  Funding: $35,467.25
  • Alabama Transportation Institute (ATI) Research Award. Transportation and Access to Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Services among Underserved Rural Populations with Substance Abuse and Misuse: Development of RideShare App.  Project Date: 2019 – 2020.  Funding: $50,768.16
  • Alabama Transportation Institute (ATI) Research Award.  Transportation as a Key Barrier to Cancer Health Equity in Rural Alabama. Project Date: 2018 – 2019.  Funding: $44,524.40
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Cancer Institute. Multilevel Communication Strategies for HPV Vaccination in Hmong Adolescents. Project Date: 1/1/18 – 9/28/18.  Funding: $500,000
  • Graduate Fellowship Fund. Division of Community Affairs. Center for Community Based Partnership. The University of Alabama.  Cancer Screening Disparities in Alabama’s Black Belt Areas: Developing Geographically Targeted and Individually Tailored Intervention Strategies for Cancer Health EquityProject Date: 8/15/18 – 4/30/19.  Funding: $41,100.

Lewis Lee

  • UA Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development. Work effects on individual levels of substance use among former delinquent adolescents.  Project Date: 1/1/2019 – 12/31/2020.  Funding: $5729
  • AL Department of Youth Services. Alabama Department of Youth Services’ program evaluation and validation project. Project Date: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021. Funding: $100,000

Debra Nelson-Gardell

  • Council on Social Work Education. Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education GrantProject Date: 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2022.  Funding: $10,000

Hyunjin Noh

  • California State University (CSU) Institute for Palliative Care.  Palliative Care Knowledge, Attitudes and Needs among Caregivers of Cognitively Impaired Older Adults.  Project Date: 10/1/2018 – 3/31/2020

Lesley Reid

  • Alabama Commission on Higher Education. SW Licensure Meeting Fund. Project Date: 10/1/2019 – 9/30/2020.  Funding: $5,000

Nicole Ruggiano

  • National Science Foundation (NSF). SCC-PG: Planning Live, Sustainable Community Asset Mapping for a Dementia e-Friendly Alabama. Project Date: 10/1/2020 – 9/30/2021. Funding: $150,000
  • National Institute on Aging.  Integration of Health Information, Technology, and Promotion of Personhood in Family Centered Dementia Care.  Project Date: 9/15/20 – 5/31/2025.  Funding: $1,584,552
  • John A. Hartford Foundation. Health and Aging Policy Fellows Project Period: 10/1/2018 – 9/30/2019. Funding: $25,000
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).  Examining the clinical workflow and outcomes of integrating health information technology to educate and support dementia caregivers.  Project Period: 9/30/2018 – 9/29/2020.  Funding: $ 299,999
  • UA Research Grants Committee. Using Social Media to Increase Access to Dementia Support Groups for Caregivers in the Deep South. Project Period: 5/15/2018 – 5/14/2020.  Funding: $5,999

Brenda Smith

  • Mathematica Policy Research via Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE).  Feasibility of Linking Administrative Data to Better Understand Child Maltreatment Incidence and Related Risk (CMI Data Linkages). Project Date: 2/1/2019 – 3/31/2021.  Funding: $114,012

Amy Traylor and Laura Hopson

  • The University of Alabama. An Evaluation of the Impact of Equine Assisted Activities on Child Behavior and Family Wellbeing.  Project Date: 1/1/2019 – 13/31/2020.  Funding: $6,000

Javonda Williams

  • Alabama Department of Mental Health.  ADMH – FY20-21 Harper CenterProject Date: 10/1/19 – 9/30/21.  Funding: $15,000
  • Alabama Department of Mental Health.  ADMH – FY20-21 Taylor Hardin. Project Date: 10/1/19 – 9/30/21.  Funding: $15,000
  • Alabama Department of Mental Health.  ADMH – Taylor Hardin Social Work Study. Project Date: 1/1/19 – 9/30/19.  Funding: $15,000
  • Department of Justice.  Juvenile Victims of Human Trafficking in Alabama. Project Date: 10/2017. Funding: $1,300,000