Faculty Grants

Wafaa M. El-Sadr, MD, and Jessica Justman, MD, ICAP, will receive $1,421,810 over one year from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for "HPTN083 Protocol Funding- Implementation Costs Bronx CRS."

 

W. Ian Lipkin, MD, and Angela Rasmussen, PhD, Center for Infection & Immunity, will receive $1,928,869 over two years from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for "Determination and Understanding of Quantitative Infectious Dose for Ebola Virus."

 

Peter A. Messeri, PhD, Sociomedical Sciences, will receive $2,265,453 over three years from the Health Resources and Services Administration for "Ryan White Part A Contract 93-EVL-4645 for Planning and Evaluation (Base)" in a competitive renewal.

 

Alwyn Cohall, MD, Sociomedical Sciences, and Erica Chin, PhD, Psychiatry, will receive $1,198,613 over five years from the New York State Department of Health for "Youth Access Program (YAP) for YMSM: Transgender and Other Hisk-Risk Adolescents/Young Adults."

 

Alwyn Cohall, MD, Patrick Wilson, PhD, and Renee Cohall, Sociomedical Sciences, will receive $1,027,198 over five years from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for "Health and Justice: A Continuum of Care for HIV and SU for Justice-Involved Youth."

 

Lynn Freedman, JD, and Shanon McNab, Population & Family Health, will receive $901,730 over one year from Merck for "Globalizing the Quest for Maternal Health - D&A in the USA."

 

 

Jeanine Genkinger, PhD, Epidemiology, will receive $304,864 over five years from the National Cancer Institute for "Circulating Biomarker Consortium for Pancreatic Cancer Early Detection."

 

 

Diana Hernandez, PhD, Sociomedical Sciences, will receive $700,000 over three years from the Department of Housing & Urban Development for "Smoke-Free Living: Evaluating Compliance and Refining Enforcement of Smoke-free Housing Policy in Low-Income Multiple-Unit Housing."

 

Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD, Regina Santella, PhD, and Joseph Graziano, PhD, Environmental Health Sciences, will receive $1,884,653 over five years from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health for "Metals in the Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy 2 (TACT2M)."

Matthew Perzanowski, PhD, Environmental Health Sciences, will receive $251,495 over seven years from the Office of the NIH Director for "Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Coordinating Center."

 

Virginia Rauh, ScD, and Matthew Perzanowski, PhD, Population & Family Health, will receive $496,111 over two years from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for "Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes in the Northern Plains Safe Passage Study Cohort."

 

Jeffrey Shaman, PhD, and Kim Knowlton, DrPH, Environmental Health Sciences, will receive $270,274 over one year from the Rockefeller Foundation for "Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education."

 

Elaine Abrams, MD, ICAP, will receive $2,474,263 over five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for "Supporting the Provision of High-Quality, Comprehensive, and Sustainable HIV Services in National Teaching and Referral Hospitals in the Republic of Kenya Under PEPFAR."

 

Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD, Environmental Health Sciences, will receive $437,821 over two years from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for "Early Exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants, Breast Milk Extracellular Vesicles, and Abnormal Cardiometabolic Programming." He will also receive $494,706 over two years from the Office of the NIH Director for "ECHO Consortium on Perinatal Programming of Neurodevelopment.

Lisa Bates, PhD, Epidemiology, will receive $425,263 over two years from the Fogarty International Center for "Domestic Violence Attitudes and Culturally Appropriate Prevention in Pakistan."

 

 

Helena Duch, PsyD, Population & Family Health, will receive $554,774 over one year from the Heising-Simons Foundation for “Getting Ready for School: An Integrated Approach to School Readiness” in a competitive renewal.

 

 

Wafaa M. El-Sadr, MD, ICAP, will receive $27,026,933 over five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for “Supporting Sustainable Implementation of HIV and TB Services for Epidemic Control in the Republic of Mozambique under PEPFAR.” Dr. El-Sadr also will receive $2,539,153 over five years from the National Institute of Mental Health for “IPrEP: A Combination Strategy for HIV Prevention Among Young Female Sex Workers, Kisumu, Kenya.”

Pam Factor-Litvak, PhD, Epidemiology, and Roy Alcalay, MD, Neurology, will receive $702,204 over five years from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for “Environmental Epidemiology of Essential Tremor.”

 

 

Lynn Freedman, JD, and Marta Schaaf, MIA, MPH, Population & Family Health, will receive $500,000 over two years from the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for “For Maternal Health Accountability at the Frontlines.”

 

Tiffany Harris, PhD, ICAP, will receive $1,490,000 over five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for “Strengthening Epidemiology and Strategic Information in the Republic of Zimbabwe Under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).”

 

Julie Herbstman, PhD, Environmental Health Sciences, will receive $608,000 over four years from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for “Personal Environmental Exposure Assessment Using Wristbands for Epidemiological Studies in Disadvantaged Communities.”

 

Andrea Howard, MD, ICAP, will receive $500,000 over two years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for “Lesotho, Provide Miner-Friendly Services for Integrated TB/HIV Care (PROMISE).”

 

 

W. Ian Lipkin, MD, Center for Infection & Immunity, will receive $2,407,915 over five years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for “Systems Biology of Innate Immunity and Vaccination.” Dr. Lipkin also will receive $298,930 and $348,691 over one year from the Chronic Fatigue Initiative for “Epigenetic Analysis of CFI PBMC DNA” and “TruCulture Immune Profiling in CFS/ME,” respectively. He will also receive $2,890,669 over two years from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for "Optimization of Sequence-Based Microbial Surveillance." Additionally, he will receive $2,821,949 over two years from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for "THUNDER: Tolerant Hosts Using Novel Drug-Enhanced Resilience."

Silvia Martins, MD, PhD, Epidemiology, will receive $261,255 over four years from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for “Health and Social Consequences of National Marijuana Legalization.”

 

 

Lisa Metsch, PhD, Sociomedical Sciences, will receive $8,000,974 over five years from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for “A Cluster RCT to Increase HIV Testing in Substance Use Treatment Programs.”

 

 

Peter Muennig, MD, Health Policy & Management, and Heidi L. Allen, PhD, School of Social Work, will receive $2,800,189 over five years from the National Institute on Aging for “The Earned Income Tax Credit and the Health of Adults Without Dependent Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial.”

 

Frederica Perera, PhD, DrPH, and Julie Herbstman, PhD, Environmental Health Sciences, will receive $2,745,597 over two years from the Office of the NIH Director for “Identifying Newborns at Risk of Adverse Neurodevelopmental Outcomes and Obesity From Air Pollution.”

 

James Phillips, PhD, Population & Family Health, will receive $440,000 over two years from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for “A Comprehensive Systems Analysis of Community-Based Primary Health Care.” Dr. Phillips also will receive $364,900 over two years from the Fogarty International Center for “Adapting the WHO Cardiovascular Disease Risk Management Package to the Ghanaian Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Primary Care Model: An Implementation Pilot Study.”

Min Qian, PhD, Biostatistics, will receive $440,000 over two years from the National Institute of Mental Health for “Building Multistage Treatment Regimens for Depression After Acute Coronary Syndrome.”

 

 

Ursula Staudinger, PhD, Columbia Aging Center, will receive $252,000 over one year from the Atria Senior Living Group for “Research on Aging for Atria.”

 

 

Parisa Tehranifar, DrPH, Epidemiology, will receive $2,780,671 over five years from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities for “Impact of Breast Density Information Disclosure in Racially Diverse Populations.”