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Becker-Dreps Receives R56 Award
Sylvia Becker-Dreps received an R56 award from the NIAID, titled, "Simple interventions to Improve Rotavirus Vaccine Effectiveness (SIRVE)", for $478,238.
Kistler Receives UCRF Award
Chrissy Kistler has received $125,000 over two years from the University Cancer Research Fund (UCRF) for her proposal, "Important Characteristics of Electronic Cigarette Use among Adult Smokers."
Newly Appointed Research Director
Katrina Donahue, MD, has recently accepted the leadership role of Research Director for the UNC Family Medicine Research Section. Congratulations, Katrina!
Viera Receives + 2 Million Dollar Grant
Anthony Viera, MD, along with his Co-Principal Investigator, Alice Ammerman, were recently awarded 2.3 million dollars by the NIH for their latest project, "Effects of Physical Activity Calorie Expenditure (PACE) Food Labeling."
Margaret Gourlay Receives Grant Funding for Osteoperosis
Margaret Gourlay, MD, received over $845,000 in funding from the National Institute on Aging for her latest project, "Secondary Analyses of Osteoporosis Screening in Older Men."
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