The Office of the Research administers research and training projects funded by a variety of federal, state and university sources. The table below lists current and past research projects, which are in progress and that have received external grant funding.

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External Research Grants/Projects Funded by Fiscal Year (FY)

Funded FY 2015-16

David Albright

University of Missouri, A Problem-Solving Intervention for Family Caregivers in Palliative Oncology. Project Period: August 1, 2015 – June 30, 2017. Funded by a grant to Missouri from NIHA – National Institutes of Health.

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David Albright and Karl Hamner

Community Foundation of South Alabama, South Alabama Veterans Needs Assessment. Project Period: September 15, 2015 – November 7, 2016.

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David Albright and Karl Hamner

NICHD –Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Service Member to Civilian. Project Period: April 1, 2014 – April 30, 2017.

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Jill Beck

Alabama Department of Youth Services, Youth Services Institute. Project Period: October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016.

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Jill Beck

Alabama Department of Youth Services, Working on Womanhood. Project Period: October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016.

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Jill Beck

Alabama Department of Youth Services, Accountability-Based Sex Offender Program: Continuum of Care. Project Period: October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016.

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Jill Beck

Tuscaloosa County Schools, Evergreen School – Educational Services to Qualified Students. Project Period: October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016.

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Carol Drolen, Allison Curington and Carroll Phelps

HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration, Transitional Age Youth – University of Alabama (TAY-UA). Project Period: September 30, 2014 – September 29, 2017.

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Hyunjin Noh

The University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center, Understanding Perceptions of Advance Care Planning by Race and Health Status. Project Period: July 1, 2015 – May 15, 2017. Funded by a grant to UAB from NIA – National Institute on Aging.

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Amy Traylor

NIDA – National Institute on Drug Abuse, Developing Virtual Reality Environments for Marijuana – Using Adolescents. Project Period: April 1, 2014 – June 30, 2017.

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Amy Traylor

The University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB), Leadership Education in Adolescent Health. Project Period: July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2017. Funded by a grant to UAB from – Health Resources and Services Administration.

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Vikki Vandiver

Alabama Department of Mental Health, Placement of Graduate SW Students at Taylor-Hardin Secure Facility. Project Period: October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2017.

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Vikki Vandiver and Kristy Holt

Alabama Department of Human Services, ADHR – Title IV-E FY15. Project Period: October 1, 2014 – September 30, 2015.

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