Grants


  • R01: Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States (R01-CA140150). Principal Investigator, 35% effort. National Cancer Institute. Direct Costs: $1,727,259; Indirect Costs: $824,018. Project Period 2010-2017.
  • R01 Supplement: Exploring Sex Differences in Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking (R01-CA140150-S1). Principal Investigator, 5% effort. National Cancer Institute. Direct Costs: $64,918; Indirect Costs: $35,055. Project period 2014-2017.
  • R01: Cessation in Non-Daily Smokers: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Nicotine Replacement Therapy with Ecological Momentary Assessment (R01-DA034629). Co-Principal Investigator, 15% effort. National Institute on Drug Abuse. Direct Costs: $2,029,819; Indirect Costs: $1,026,867. Project Period 2014-2018.
  • R21: Sponsored Health Information Technology and Evidence-Based Prescribing among Medical Residents (R21-HS022927). Principal Investigator, 20% effort. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Direct: $194,805. Indirect: $105,195. Project period 2014-2017.
  • R21: Improving U.S. Health Policy Regarding Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking (R21-CA185767). Principal investigator, 20% effort. National Cancer Institute. Direct Costs: $239,250. Indirect: $157,857. Project period 2014-2017.
  • R24: Emergence of Gender Inequitable Practice in Adolescence (R24-HD079507). Co-Investigator (PI Elizabeth Miller), 5% effort. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Direct Costs: $295,800; Indirect Costs: $157,857. Project period 2013-2016.
  • R01: Alcohol Marketing and Underage Drinking (R01-AA021347). Co-Investigator (PI James Sargent), 5% effort. National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Direct Costs: $1,471,139; Indirect Costs: $803,046. Project Period 2014-2017.
  • U54: Professional Skill Development for Mentors (U54-GM119023-S1). Co-Investigator (PI David Burgess), 15% effort. National Institutes of Health National Research Mentoring Award. Direct Costs: $1,490,740; Indirect Costs: $119,259. Project Period 2015-2018.
  • R01: Improving the Ability of Younger Unrelated Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donors (R01-HL130388). Co-Investigator (PI Galen Switzer), 10% effort. National Institute of Heart, Lung, and Blood Disease. Direct Costs: $815,588; Indirect Costs: $418,722. Project Period: 2016-2019.
  • Investigating Hookah Tobacco Smoking Policy. Principal Investigator, 5% effort. University of Pittsburgh Health Policy Institute. Direct Costs: $19,834. Indirect Costs: $0. Project period 2012-2014.
  • Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking among Women: Data Synthesis from Social Media and Implication for Interventions. Co-Principal Investigator, 5% effort. University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Direct Costs: $25,000. Indirect Costs: $0. Project period 2013-2015.
  • Alcohol-Related Messages in Social Media. Principal Investigator, 10% effort. ABMRF Alcohol Research Foundation. Direct Costs: $86,957. Indirect Costs: $13,043. Project period 2013-2015.
  • Media Literacy to Improve Evidence-Based Prescribing Among Family Medicine Trainees. Co-Principal Investigator, 25% effort. Oregon Department of Justice. Direct Costs: 180,000; Indirect Costs: $0. Project period 2011-2012.
  • R01: Waterpipe Tobacco Smoke: Toxicant Exposure and Effects. Co-Investigator, 10% effort, Years 4 and 5 only. National Cancer Institute. Direct Costs: $2,185,820; Indirect Costs: $606,036. Project period 2008-2013.
  • Investigating Associations Between Media Use, Depression, and Anxiety Using Ecological Momentary Assessment. Co-Principal Investigator, 10% effort. RAND-University of Pittsburgh Partnership. Direct Costs: $25,000; Indirect Costs: $0. Project period 2009-2011.
  • K07 Supplement: Supplement to Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking (K07-S). Principal Investigator, effort subsumed under K07. National Cancer Institute. Direct Costs: $100,000; Indirect Costs: $8000. Project period 2009-2011.
  • Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Among University Students. Principal Investigator, effort subsumed under K07. University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh. Direct Costs: $10,000; Indirect Costs: $0. Project period 2009-2011.
  • K07: Media Literacy to Prevent Adolescent Smoking (K07-CA114315). Principal Investigator, 75% effort. National Cancer Institute. Direct Costs: $609,375; Indirect Costs: $48,750. Project period 2006-2011.
  • Computer-Based Health and Media Education in Needy Area High Schools. Principal Investigator, 10% effort. Maurice Falk Foundation. Direct Costs: $92,592; Indirect Costs: $7,408. Project period 2008-2011.
  • The Effect of a Targeted Video Intervention on Beliefs Regarding Hypertension. Co-Investigator and Research Mentor, 5% effort. American Academy of Family Physicians. Direct Costs: $30,000; Indirect Costs: $2400. Project period 2008-2011.
  • School-Based Media Literacy to Reduce Adolescent Smoking. Principal Investigator, 25% effort. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Direct Costs: $300,000; Indirect Costs: $0. Project period 2006-2010.
  • Improving Medical Students' Cultural Competency through Developing Community Patient Education Materials: Health Literacy Meets Social Marketing. Principal Investigator, 3% effort. University of Pittsburgh Innovation in Education Award. Direct Costs: $13,435; Indirect Costs: $0. Project period 2005-2006.
  • Ad It Up: Integration of Video Production into Smoking Prevention Media Literacy Programs. Principal Investigator, 10% effort. Maurice Falk Fund. Direct Costs: $65,765; Indirect Costs: $5,261. Project period 2004-2007.
  • Health, Media Exposure, and Media Literacy. Principal Investigator, 10% effort. Tobacco-Free Allegheny. Direct Costs: $20,264; Indirect Costs: $1,621. Project period 2004-2005.
  • Media Literacy for Health Education and Disease Prevention: Pilot Project. Principal Investigator, 10% effort. Maurice Falk Fund. Direct Costs: $26,365; Indirect Costs: $2,109. Project period 2003-2004.