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Twelfth Annual Grant Winners 2011-2012

1. Title: One-step or two-step excavation of deep caries lesion? Randomized Clinical Trial

Dean:
Robert Uchin, DDS (HPD-DEN)

Faculty and Students:
Luana Oliveira (HPD-DEN)
Steven Haas, DMD, JD (HPD-DEN)
Audrey Levitt Galka, DDS (HPD-DEN)
Hal Lippman, DDS (HPD-DEN)
Amir Far, DDS (HPS-DEN)
Gladston Silva, DDS (HPD-DEN)


2. Title: Acute Morphine After Fear Learning: Implications for Sex-Specific PTSD Treatment

Dean:
Andres Malave, PhD (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Edwin Santini, PhD (HPD-PHR)
Dinah L. Ramos-Ortolzaz, PhD (HPD-PHR)
Annelyn Torres-Reveron, PhD (HPD-PHR)


3. Title: Human Trafficking Prevention through Faculty Professional Development

Dean:
Rick Davis, PA-C, EdD (HPD-ALL)

Faculty and Students:
Brianna Kent, PhD, RN (HPD-ALL)
Rose M. Colon, PhD (HPD-ALL)
Sandrine Gaillard-Kenny, EdD (HPD-ALL)


4. Title: Interventional study of text messaging to improve medication adherence in T2DM

Dean:
Andres Malave, PhD (HPD-PHR)
Anthony Silvagni, DO, PharmD (HPD-OST)

Faculty and Students:
Kevin Clauson, PharmD (HPD-PHR)
Jane McLaughlin-Middlekauff, PharmD (HPD-PHR)
Alexandra Perez Rivera, PharmD (HPD-PHR)
Goar Alcarez, PharmD (HPD-PHR)
Naushira Pandya, MD (HPD-OST)
Sydney Kchao (HPD-PHR)


5. Title: Comparison of dental treatments to impact the quality of life of children

Dean:
Robert Uchin, DDS (HPD-DEN)

Faculty and Students:
Peter Murray, PhD (HPD-DEN)
Kenneth N. Namerow, DDS (HPD-DEN)
Melissa Marchesan, DDS (HPD-DEN)
Sergio Kuttler, DDS (HPD-DEN)
Rebecca MacLaughlin, BS (HPD-DEN)
Christine Manguno, BS (HPD-DEN)
Matt Miller, DMD (HPD-DEN)
Juan Francisco Espanol, DMD (HPD-DEN)
Kiran Sreekantaiah, BDS (HPD-DEN)


6. Title: A Study of New Metal-Organic Frameworks as Gas Storage and Drug Delivery Media

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, PhD (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Donald Baird, PhD (FAR)
Reena Parikh, BS (FAR)
James Brandes, BS (FAR)
Hugues Touze (FAR)


7. Title: Parental and Peer Influences on Psychosocial Adjustment in Emerging Adulthood

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, PhD (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Madhavi Menon, PhD (FAR)
Elizabeth Castillo, BS (FAR)


8. Title: Quaternary Landscape Development, Badlands National Park, South Dakota

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, PhD (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Paul Baldauf, PhD (FAR)
Eric Householder, MS (FAR)
Todd Van Iderstine, BA (FAR)


9. Title: Use of an iPad application to teach communication skills to children with autism

Dean:
Roni Leiderman, PhD (MSI)
Kimberly Durham, PsyD (HS)

Faculty and Students:
Nurit Sheinberg, EdD (MSI)
Manny Gonzalez-Abreu, PhD (MSI)
Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, PsyD (Human Services)
F. Charles Mace, PhD (MSI)
Mathew Zaffos, BA (CPS)
Marisa Michetti, CCC-SLP (MSI)
Trina Morgan, CCC-SLP (MSI)
Jamie Rubin, CCC-SLP (MSI)
Heather Dern, MEd


10. Title: Microbial Roles in Rapid Tissue Loss Disease of Acropora cervicornis Coral

Dean:
Richard Dodge, PhD (OSC)
Don Rosenblum, PhD (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
David S. Gilliam, PhD (OSC)
Jose V. Lopez, PhD (OSC)
Aurelien Tartar, PhD (FAR)
Charles J. Walton, BS (OSC)


11. Title: Evidence for Catastrophic Sealevel Rise in Broward County

Dean:
Richard Dodge, PhD (OSC)

Faculty and Students:
Bernhard Riegl, PhD (OSC)
Anastasios Stathakopoulos, MS (OSC)


12. Title: Cultural-Linguistic Adaptation of a Health Literacy Intervention for Hispanics

Dean:
Anthony Silvagni, DO, PharmD (HPD-OST)
Andres Malave, PhD (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Robin Jacobs, PhD (HPD-OST)
Raymond L. Ownby, MD, PhD (HPD-OST)
Joshus Caballero, PharmD (HPD-PHR)
Cristina Avila, BS (HPD-OST)


13. Title: Discovery and Description of Two Benthic Communities - Poritidae and Pennatulidae

Dean:
Richard Dodge, PhD (OSC)
Don Rosenblum, PhD (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Joshua Feingold, PhD (OSC)
Angelica Garcia (FAR)


14. Title: Early Detection of Aging Related Alterations in Endogenous Brain Fluctuations

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, PhD (FAR)
Anthony Silvagni, DO, PharmD (HPD-OST)

Faculty and Students:
Evan Haskell, PhD (FAR)
Siddharth Pandya, DO (HPD-OST)
Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD (HPD-OST)
Rajeswari Murugan (FAR)


15. Title: Assessment, Monitoring and Mapping of Coral Reefs in Veracruz, Mexico

Dean:
Richard Dodge, PhD (OSC)

Faculty and Students:
Brian Walker, PhD (OSC)
David S. Gilliam, PhD (OSC)
Elizabeth Larson, MS (OSC)
Mauricio Lopez Padierna, BS (OSC)


16. Title: Evaluating the benefits of text message reminders on HIV medication adherence

Dean:
Andres Malave, PhD (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Elizabeth Sherman, PharmD (HPD-PHR)
Kevin Clausen, PharmD (HPD-PHR)
Klumi Ayala, PharmD (HPD-PHR)


17. Title: Empowering Teachers: Differentiated Teaching for Positive Outcomes

Dean:
Jerome Chermak, EdD (US)
Karen Grosby, MEd (CPS)

Faculty and Students:
Rhoda Levine, SLPD, CCC-SLP (US)
Kristen Cunningham, PsyD (CPS)
Erica Friedland, AuD (HPD-ALL)
Dr. Nadine Barnes (US)
Lisa Chancey (US)
Dr. Barbara Packer-Milti (FSEHS)
Dr. Eugene Cash (CPS)
Lisa Duog, AuD (HPD-AUV)


18. Title: Differential Desensitization of Salt Appetite and Thirst by Brain Angiotensin

Dean:
Andres Malave, PhD (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Robert Speth, PhD (HPD-PHR)
Jamala Swindle (FAR)
Luz Gonzalez (FAR)


19. Title: The Influence of Rapid Sequential Reading on Generating Inferences

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, PhD (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
W. Matthew Collins, PhD (FAR)
Anil Sawh (FAR)
Belkis Rivas (FAR)


20. Title: Simulated Patient Assessment Research, and Collaboration (SPARC)

Dean:
Karen Grosby, MEd (CPS)

Faculty and Students:
Sarah Valley-Gray, PsyD (CPS)
Heidi A. Lane, EdD (HPD-OST)
Ralph Eugene (Gene) Cash, PhD (CPS)
Barry Nierenberg, PhD (ABPP)
Stephanie T. Camejo, MS (CPS)
Megan Cannon, MS (CPS)
Bianca Basil, MS (CPS)
Courtney Cantrell, BS (CPS)
Cristina Calderon, BA (CPS)
Hilary Cagle, MS (CPS)


21. Title: A Collaborative, Multi-disciplinary Model to Improve P-12 Learning

Dean:
Karen Grosby, MEd (CPS)
H. Wells Singleton, PhD (FSEHS)

Faculty and Students:
Mercedes ter Maat, PhD, LPC, ATR-BC (CPS)
Angela Waguespack, PhD (CPS)
Marliese Hogan, EdD (FSEHS)
Jan Yates, PhD (FSEHS)
Ahysa Boutron, BA (FSEHS)
Amrita Singh, BA (CPS)
Steven Arcidiacono, BS (CPS)
Maria Espinosa, BA (CPS)


22. Title: Parent Awareness: Childhood Obesity in Autism and the Role of Physical Therapy

Dean:
Rick Davis, PA-C, EdD (HPD-ALL)
Roni Leiderman, PhD (MSI)

Faculty and Students:
Melissa Tovin, MA, PhD (HPD-ALL)
Martha M. Wichert, PT, DPT (HPD-ALL)
Nancy Lieberman, EdS, CCC-SLP (MSI)
Marlene Sotelo, EdD (FSEHS)
Allison Edwards, BS (HPD-ALL)


23. Title: Off-Label Antidepressant Use in Treatment of Insomnia

Dean:
Andres Malave, PhD (HPD-PHR)
H. Wells Singleton, PhD (FSEHS)

Faculty and Students:
Leanne Lai, PhD (HPD-PHR)
Hui Fang Huang "Angie" Su, EdD (FSEHS)
Mooi Heong Tan, BS (HPD-PHARM)


24. Title: Molecular monitoring of microbial symbiont changes in a marine sponge over time

Dean:
Richard Dodge, PhD (OSC)
Anthony Silvagni, DO, PharmD (HPD-OST)

Faculty and Students:
Jose Lopez, PhD (OSC)
Jay Fleisher, PhD (HPD-Public Health)
Dawn Formica, BS (OSC)


25. Title: Ideology and Moral Disgust: Their Influence on Water Reuse

Dean:
Karen Grosby, MEd (CPS)

Faculty and Students:
John Lewis, PhD (CPS)


26. Title: American Heart Association 2011 CPR Retention: PT, OD students and Public Safety

Dean:
Rick Davis, PA-C, EdD (HPD-ALL)
Anthony Silvagni, DO, PharmD (HPD-OST)
David S. Loshin, OD, PhD (HPD-OPT)

Faculty and Students:
Debra F. Stern, DBA, MSM, PT (HPD-PHR)
Leah Nof, PhD, MS, PT (HPD-ALL)
Kevin Nugent, REMT-P (HPD-OST)
Eva Duchnowski, OD (HPD-OPT)


27. Title: Smart Polymers to Reduce Alcohol Absorption into Systemic Circulation

Dean:
Andres Malave, PhD (HPD-PHR)
Robert Uchin, DDS (HPD-DEN)

Faculty and Students:
Hossein Omidian, PhD (HPD-PHR)
Umadevi Kandalam, PhD (HPD-DEN)
David Mastropietro, BS (HPD-PHR)


28. Title: The Effectiveness of Diagnosis and Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Dean:
Anthony Silvagni, DO, PharmD (HPD-OST)
Rick Davis PA-C, EdD (HPD-ALL)

Faculty and Students:
Yasmin Qureshi, MHS, DPT (HPD-OST)
Nathalie Garbani, MS (HPD-ALL)
Heather McCarthy, DO (HPD-OST)
Jay Fleisher, PhD, MS (HPD-Public Health)
Lindsay Lacorte, BS (HPD-OST)
Wendy Song, BS (HPD-OST)


29. Title: Religion, Medicine and Healing in the Volta region of Ghana

Dean:
Don Rosenblum, PhD (FAR)

Faculty and Students:
Eileen Smith-Cavros, PhD (FAR)
Joyce Avotri-Wuaku, PhD (FAR)
Irina Vicnansky (FAR)
Marcel Zikofsky (FAR)


30. Title: Prevalence and Correlates of Posttraumatic Growth in Pediatric Burn Survivors

Dean:
Karen Grosby, MEd (CPS)
Hal Lippman, DDS (HPD-DEN)

Faculty and Students:
Barry Nierenberg, PhD (CPS)
Deborah A. Mulligan, MD (HPD)
Micah Brosbe, MS (CPS)
Katie Hoefling, MS (CPS)
Latisha Gathers, MS (CPS)
Becca Wallace, BA (CPS)
Sarah Nelson, BA (CPS)
Gillian Mayerson, BA (CPS)


31. Title: Evaluation of a novel procedure to increase compliance in young children with ASD

Dean:
Roni Leiderman, PhD (MSI)
Karen Grosby, MEd (CPS)

Faculty and Students:
Charles Mace, PhD (MSI)
Tara Sheehan, MS (MSI)
Heather O'Brien, MS (MSI)
Yulema Cruz, MS (MSI)


32. Title: Molecular Effects of Angiotensin II on Astrocytes Isolated from Hypertensive Rats

Dean:
Andres Malave, PhD (HPD-PHR)

Faculty and Students:
Michelle Clark, PhD (HPD-PHR)
Umadevi Kandalam, PhD (HPD-DEN)
Larisa Odessky, BS (HPD-PHARM)
Hieu Tran AA (HPD-PHR)