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Grants and Contracts

Grants and Contracts Received in FY20 for Research and Practice

Some projects listed are multi-year awards. Only the FY20 award amount is reflected below. 

Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics

Using Sustainable Local Investments to Support Integrated Health and Social Services: A Feasibility Study
Len Nichols
Commonwealth Foundation (Award No. 20192227), Episcopal Health Foundation (Award No. n/a), California Health Care Foundation (Award No. G-30338), and Missouri Foundation for Health (Award No. n/a)
$500,000

Center for Study of Chronic Illness and Disability

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC), Year 4
Ali Weinstein
American Institute for Research (Prime: US Department of Health and Human Services; Award No. PO 0418100003)
$14,753

Department of Global and Community Health

Gut Microbial Polyphenol Degradation and Intraindividual and Interindividual Endocrine-disrupting Chemical Exposure in Premenopausal Women
Cara Frankenfeld
College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University (Internal Award; Award No. 215042)
$50,000

A High School Program to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse
Kenneth Griffin
National Health Promotion Associate (Award No. 3273-0320)
$156,581

Hierarchical Source Apportionment for Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution
Jenna Krall
Jeffress Memorial Trust (Award No. n/a)
$120,000

COVID-19 & Partner Violence
Jhumka Gupta
College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University (Internal Award; Award No. 223677)
$22,876

Investigating Mixtures of Pollutants and Endometriosis in Tissue (IMPLANT) Study
Anna Pollack
National Institutes of Health (Award No. 1R01ES031079-01)
$339,796

Ecology of MERS-CoV in Camels, Humans, and Wildlife in Ethiopia
Amira Roess
National Science Foundation (Award No. 2025693)
$2,308,746

A Longitudinal, Source Attribution Study of Campylobacter Emergence and Transmission in Rural Bangladesh to Inform Intervention Development
Amira Roess
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Award No. OPP1204794)
$1,159,830

Impact of COVID-19 on Young Adults
Amira Roess
College of Health & Human Services, George Mason University (Internal Award; Award No. 223670)
$35,022

The Tobacco-Free Mason Project
Matt Rossheim
American Cancer Society (Award No. 63658)
$20,000

Vector Mapping of Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens of Mongolia
Michael von Fricken
Vysnova Partners, Inc. (Prime: U.S. Navy; Award No. N6264518D5058-N6264519F0235)
$78,150

Department of Health Administration and Policy

Impact of Community Factors on Geographic Disparities in Diabetes and Obesity Nationwide, Years 2 & 3
Farrokh Alemi
New York University (Prime: Center for Disease Control; Award No. 1U01DP006299)
$109,066

Secure Integrated Data Approach - Opioid Crisis
Alison Evans Cuellar
Fairfax County (Prime: U.S. Department of Justice; Award No. 4400009242)
$261,074

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center
Naomi Lynn Gerber
American Institute for Research (Prime: US Department of Health and Human Services; Award No. 90DP0082)
$65,000

Development and Delivery of a Web-based TES, Year 1
Peggy Maddox
Claude Moore Charitable Foundation (via George Mason University Foundation; Award No. 080110)
$291,190

Systems Modeling & Simulations for Effective Tobacco Control and Prevention Policies Among Youth
Hong Xue
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (Award No. 8521294)
$233,191

Department of Nutrition and Food Studies

Vidas Activas, FamaLias SaludablEs (VALÉ): A Multidisciplinary Childhood Obesity Treatment Program for Latino Communities, Year 2
Sina Gallo
Potomac Health Foundation (Award No. n/a)
$127,176

A Pilot Study of 3rd Grade Children's Dietary Recall Accuracy: Body Mass Index and Quantified vs. Non-Quantified Interviews
Sina Gallo
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Award No. n/a)
$10,000

Department of Social Work

Title IV-E Child Welfare Stipend Program (CWSP), Year 4
Michael Wolf-Branigin
Virginia Department of Social Services (Prime: US Department of Health and Human Services; Award No. FAM-19-055)
$267,675

Virginia Geriatric Education Center Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP), Year 1
Emily Ihara
Virginia Commonwealth University (Prime: Health Resources and Services Administration; Award No. 2U1QPH28744-04-00)
$57,001

School of Nursing

ECHO Consortium on Perinatal Programming of Neurodevelopment, Year 1
Kathi Huddleston
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Prime: National Institute of Health: Award No. 5UH3OD023337-04)
$1,457,607

Enhancing Quality with Culture-Sensitive, Patient-Center Assessments and Care Planning
Robert Mallinson
Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (Award No. n/a)
$14,700

Empowering Communities for a Healthier Nation, Year 2
Rebecca Sutter
Virginia Department of Health (Prime: US Department of Health and Human Services; Award No. CPIMP171154)
$314,968

Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Point of Service Maintenance and Enhancement for the Northern Virginia AHEC Program, Year 3
Caroline Sutter
Virginia Health Workforce Development Agency (Prime: Health Resources and Services Administration; Award No. U77HP26289)
$101,955

Development and Delivery of a Web-based LMS, Year 1
Caroline Sutter
Claude Moore Charitable Foundation (via George Mason University Foundation; Award No. 080110)
$532,657

Nurse, Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Registered Nurses in Primary Care, Year 2
Rebecca Sutter
Health Resources and Services Administration (Award No. 1UK1HP31716)
$696,737

The Virginia Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (VA-SBIRT) Project, Year 4
Panagiota Ferssizidis
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health (Prime: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Award No. 5H79TI026665)
$2,315,904

Improving the Forensic Documentation of Injuries through Alternate Light: A Researcher-Practitioner Partnership
Katherine Scafide
U.S. Department of Justice (Award No. 2019-NE-BX-0008)
$398,719

Integrating Services to Improve Social Determinants of Health
Rebecca Sutter
Potomac Health Foundation (Award No. n/a)
$137,700

Mason & Partners Clinic
Rebecca Sutter
Potomac Health Foundation (Award No. n/a)
$75,000

Directly Observed Medication-Assisted Therapy for High-Risk Opioid Use Patients, Year 2
Rebecca Sutter
Northern Virginia Health Foundation (Award No. n/a)
$100,000

Bridging the Behavioral Health Gap-GPWCHC/GMU Preceptorship Pipeline, Year 2
Rebecca Sutter
Greater Prince William County Health Center (Prime: Potomac Health Foundation; Award No. n/a)
$29,514

Population Health Center Operation Support (via George Mason University Foundation)
Rebecca Sutter
Kaiser Permanente (Award No. N/A)
$200,000

The George Mason University (George Mason) Rural Opioid Telehealth Project (ROTP)
Rebecca Sutter
U.S. Department of Agriculture (Award No. VA0723-A58)
$500,000

 

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