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esearch today Grants & Funding + Associate Professor ELLEN KURTZMAN in June was named a health policy fellow by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (see page 7). + Professor JOYCE PULCINI and Assistant Professor ERIN ATHEY in April were both awarded professional development grants from the GW Honey Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service. + DR. ATHEY was also named a Clinical Scholar by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in May. + Assistant Professor PEARL ZHOU in June received an award from the GW Cross-Disciplinary Research Fund for “Using blood glucose feedback to regulate physical activity to control blood glucose among women with Prediabetes.” + Assistant Professor BEVERLY LUNSFORD in July received funding from Mather Lifeways for “Meaningful Activities that Sustain Older Adults who are Homebound.” + Associate Professor SANDRA DAVIS received funding from Sigma Theta Tau International for “Mentorship for Academic and Professional, Growth, Guidance and Success” in April. + Associate Professor KATHLEEN GRIFFITH received a VA-SPIRE subaward for “Progressive Activity- Based Rehabilitation in Veteran Cancer Survivors with Chronic Pain.” + Associate Professor MAYRI LESLIE received a R01 NICHD subaward for “Umbilical Cord Milking in Non Vigorous Infants (the MINVI Trial) – Domestic.” THOUGHT LEADERSHIP COUNCILS EVIDENCE-BASED RESEARCH The O’Neil Center is the industry’s first central resource combining guidance from prominent health care thought leaders, evidence-based research and proven translational tools to move patient and family engagement from theory to practice. 28 | TRANSLATIONAL RESOURCES Learn more at getwellnetwork.com
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