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.
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.
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.
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.
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.