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CHS Points of Pride

There’s so much to be proud of at CHS! Learn about the achievements and successes of our faculty and staff. Have something to highlight? Email chscommunications@asu.edu.

BMI grad student selected to prestigious journal editorial board  

George Karway, a second-year PhD student in biomedical informatics, has been appointed to the student editorial board of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA).

Study to test effects of mindfulness on autism  

B. Blair Braden, an assistant professor of behavioral neuroscience, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for research on the effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who experience anxiety and depression.

NIH grant for medication adherence for HIV-infected patients  

Chad Stecher, an assistant professor of health economics, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health and the RAND Corporation for his research on medication adherence for HIV-infected patients in Uganda.

Associate dean to study supplement’s effect on symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection  

Carol Johnston, associate dean for faculty success and a professor of nutrition, will study the effects of palmitoylethanolamide (PEA), a fatty amide found naturally in foods such as egg yolks and peanuts as well as the human body, on upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) in adults.

Assistant professor receives grant for metabolic reprogramming and pulmonary disease research  

Assistant Professor Haiwei Gu has received a $482,000 grant from the University of Arizona for his work on metabolic reprogramming and pulmonary vascular disease in congenital hearts.

Project ECHO awarded 2 grants for new and ongoing ECHO projects  

Adrienne White, lecturer and director of Project ECHO, has received two grants for two ECHO telementoring groups to support training in palliative care and clinical treatment of sex trafficking victims.

BMI faculty recognized as fellows of professional informatics association  

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has recognized Clinical Associate Professor Anita Murcko and Research Professor Murthy Devarakonda for their accomplishments and achievements in the application of medical informatics.

ASU Healthy Lifestyles Organization receives Catalyst Award  

The Healthy Lifestyles Organization at ASU received the 2020 Catalyst Award from the ASU Committee for Campus Inclusion.

Two CHS faculty elected to serve in leading AZ health organizations  

Associate Professor Mac McCullough and Professor Bill Riley have been elected to leadership positions in two prominent Arizona health organizations.  

Podcast grant will develop new avenue of training for medical students  

Swapna Reddy, a clinical assistant professor in the science of health care delivery, has received a grant from Honorhealth to develop training podcasts for medical students.


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