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CHER Research Initiatives


Focused area of research for faculty and fellows supported by extramural funding







Vulnerability due to Chronic Conditions

Title: Mothers as Caregivers for Survivors of Brain Tumors
Principal Investigator: Janet Deatrick
Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research, R01NR009651
Project Period: July 17, 2007 to May 31, 2010
ABSTRACT

Title: Patient-Provider Communication: CAM Beliefs, Attitudes and Practices
Principal Investigator: Maureen George
Agency: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, K23AT003907
Project Period: May 1, 2008 to April 30, 2013

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itle: Role of Corticosterone on Hippocampal Cell Proliferation in Mice with Diabetes
Principal Investigator:
Nancy Ho
Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research, $62,190, F31NR010853
Project Period: July 1, 2008 to June 30,2010
Co-Mentors: Irwin Lucki and Marilyn S. Sommers
ABSTRACT

Title: Diabetes and Neurobehavioral Complications: Role of Hippocampal Neurogenesis
Prncipal Investigator: Nancy Ho
Agency: American Nurse Foundation
Project Period: September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2010


Health Equity for Women, Children, and Families

Title: Injury from Sexual Assault: Addressing Health Disparity
Principal Investigator: Marilyn Sommers
Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research and National Institute of Mental Health, $2,253,661, 2R01NR05352
Project Period: June 1, 2007 to March 31, 2011
ABSTRACT

Title: Diversity Supplement to Injury from Sexual Assault: Addressing Health Disparity
Principal Investigator: Marilyn Sommers; (Fellow: Carla Clements)
Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research and National Institute of Mental Health, $73,530, 3R01NR05352-06S10
Project Period: July 17, 2009 to May 31, 2011
ABSTRACT

Title: Injury in Latina Women after Sexual Assault: Moving Toward Health Care Equity
Co-Principal Investigator: Marilyn Sommers with Yadira Reguiera, University of Puerto Rico

Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research, $3,554,021, 1R01NR011589
Project Period: September 30, 2009 to June 30, 2014
ABSTRACT

Title: Research on Vulnerable Women, Children, and Families
Director: Marilyn Sommers;Co-Directors: Janet Deatrick and Loretta Jemmott
Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research, $2,624,190, T32NR007100
Project Period: July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2014
ABSTRACT

Title: Skin Elasticity and Skin Color: Understanding Health Disparity in Sexual Assault
Principal Investigator: Janine Everett
Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research, $143,269, F31NR011106
Project Period: January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2012
Mentor: Marilyn S. Sommers, PhD, RN, FAAN; Co-Mentor: Jamison D. Fargo, PhD
ABSTRACT

Title: Community Violence Exposure and Positive Youth Development in Urban Adolescents
Principal Investigator: Catherine McDonald
Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research, F31NR011107
Project Period: December 1, 2008 to November 30, 2010
Mentors: Therese Richmond, PhD, RN, FAAN and Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD

ABSTRACT

Interventions to Promote Sexual Health