Research Projects

Currently Collaborative Funded Projects with Multiple Center Faculty

The Effects of Experimentally Manipulated Social Status on Energy Balance in Youth: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Clinical and Translational Science Institute Clinical Pilot Award              
(PI: Cardel)
(CO-Is from Center:  Janicke)
$28,084
The objective of this pilot award is to assess the effects of experimentally manipulated low and high social status conditions on 24-hour energy intakes, energy expenditure, and energy balance in Hispanic youth.

 

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute R01HL120960 Recipient of Research Supplement to Michelle Cardel to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
Study Title: Socioeconomic Status and Subjective Social Status as Modifiers of Stressors and Discrimination in their Relationship with MetS Severity Over Time
(Study PI: Gurka/DeBoer)
$224,023
The objective of this research is to evaluate the impact of socioeconomic status (SES) and subjective social status (SSS) with metabolic syndrome (MetS) severity over time and will allow for us to investigate how SES and SSS modifies the relationship between stress and discrimination and MetS severity among African American adults in the Jackson Heart Study.

 

AIM2ACT: Applying Interactive Mobile health to Asthma Care in Teens
National Institute Child and Human Development (R21NR015526)
(PI: Fedele)
(CO-Is from Center:  Janicke)
Costs:             $410,913
The objective of this research is to develop a collaborative disease management mobile health tool for early adolescents with asthma.

 

Recently Completed Collaborative Funded Projects with Multiple Center Faculty

Childhood Health and Asthma Management Program (CHAMP)
American Lung Association (ALASB88692)
(PI: Fedele)
(CO-I from Center:  Janicke)
$80,000
The objective of this study is to design and pilot test a behavioral family-based intervention designed to promote successful weight and asthma management in overweight or obese children with asthma.

 

Submitted Collaborative Research Grants with Multiple Center Faculty

The Childhood Health and Asthma Management Program for Overweight or Obese Youth with Asthma
National Institute of Nursing Research
(Multi-PIs:  Fedele and Janicke)
$407,209
The objectives of this application are to further refine and conduct a pilot RCT to assess the preliminary efficacy of a behavioral family intervention delivered via phone and home visits designed to address comorbid asthma and obesity in school-age children.

 

Phone Counseling Delivered to Parents to Address Obesity in PreschoolAged Youth  
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (R34HL141052)
(PI: Janicke)
(CO-Is from Center:  Gurka & Cardel)
$686,251
The objectives of this application are to develop and conduct a pilot RCT to assess the preliminary efficacy of a behavioral family intervention delivered via phone contacts to parents designed to address obesity in preschool-aged children.