Active Research Projects

Mina Attin, PhD, RN

Predicting Adverse Events From Cardiac Signals using Deep Neural Networks
Goergen Institute for Data Science
08/22/2016 - 08/21/2017
Role:  Principal Investigator

Amy Braksmajer, MPH, PhD

Formative Research to Assess Utility, Feasibility, and Acceptability of PrEP use Among MSM in Violent Relationships
CFAR Pilot Award (NIH/NIAID)
08/16/16 - 08/15/2017
Role:  Principal Investigator

Robert Cole, PhD

Age-17 Follow-up of Home Visiting Intervention (R01)
Contracted to: University of Colorado
NIH/NIDA
11/1/2015 -
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: David Olds

Hugh Crean, PhD

Managing Sleep Symptoms & Modifying Mechanisms of Traumatic Stress (R01)
NIH/NINR
09/27/2012 - 07/31/2017
Role: Co-Investigator
Co-PIs: Wilfred Pigeon & Kathi Heffner

Patient Priorities and Community Context: Navigation for Disadvantaged Women with Depression
PCORI
07/01/2012 - 06/30/2017
Role: Co-Investigator
Co-PIs: Ellen Poleshuck & Catherine Cerulli

Enhancing Patient Safety Though Simulation: A Randomized Control Trial of Suicide Prevention for Primary Care Providers-in-Training
AHRQ
09/01/2015 - 08/31/2018
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Wendi Cross

Cognitive Training to Protect Immune Systems of Older Caregivers
NIH
01/15/2016 - 12/31/2020
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Kathi Heffner

Healing through Education, Advocacy and Law (HEAL) to Respond to Violence
PCORI
07/01/2016 - 12/31/2019
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Catherine Cerulli


Kathi L. Heffner, PhD

Social Modifiers of Stress Regulation and Healthy Aging
UR -CTSI
6/1/17-5/31/19
Role: Principal Investigator

Cognitive Training to Protect Immune Systems of Older Caregivers
NIH
1R01AG049764-01A1
1/15/2016 - 12/31/2020
Role: Principal Investigator 

Managing Sleep Symptoms & Modifying Mechanisms of Traumatic Stress (R01)
NIH/NINR
09/27/2012 - 07/31/2017
Role: Co-Investigator
Co-PIs: Wilfred Pigeon & Kathi Heffner

Neurophysiological Aspects of Vision-based Speed of Processing Cognitive Training in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (R01)
NIH/NINR
09/05/2015 - 07/31/2019
Role: Principal Investigator
PI: Vankee Lin

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Family Caregivers of Dementia Patients
NIH R01
05/15/2016 - 04/30/2021
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Jan Moynihan

Harriet Kitzman, RN, PhD, FAAN

Age-17 Follow-up of Home Visiting Intervention (R01)
Contracted to: University of Colorado
NIH/NIDA
1 R01 DA021624-05
11/1/2015 -

Subsequent Children Supplement
1 R01 DA021624-03S1
11/1/2015 -

Economic Evaluation Supplement
1 R01 DA021624-03S2
11/1/2015 -

Role: Co-Investigator
PI: David Olds

University of Rochester’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute
NIH/NCRR
08/15/2016 - 05/31/2020
Role: Strategic Leadership Group
PI: Karl Kieburtz, Martin Zand, and Nancy Bennett

 

Vankee Lin, PhD

Social Modifiers of Stress Regulation and Healthy Aging
UR -CTSI
6/1/17-5/31/19
Role: Co-Investigator

Apply Multivariate Pattern Analysis to Determine Multi-Modality Brain Pattern Related to Alzheimer’s Neuropsychiatric Symptoms
Goergen Institute for Data Science
02/1/2017-1/31/2018
Role: Principal Investigator

Neurophysiological Aspects of Vision-based Speed of Processing Cognitive Training in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (R01)
NIH/NINR
09/05/2015 - 07/31/2019
Role: Principal Investigator

Applying the Neuroeconomics Paradigm for the Assessment of Central Fatigability in the Aging Population (R21)
NIH/NIA
08/01/2016 - 04/30/2018
Role: Principal Investigator

Cognitive Training to Protect Immune Systems of Older Caregivers
NIH
01/15/2016 - 12/31/2020
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Kathi Heffner

Jennifer Mammen

Technology Enabled Asthma Management System (TEAMS) Pilot Study
Sigma Theta Tau Epsilon Xi Chapter
12/1/2016 – 11/30/2017
Role: Principal Investigator

James McMahon, PhD

PrEP implementation with US HIV-serodiscordant couples: Couples PrEP Demo Project (R01)
NIH/NIMH
09/25/2015 - 06/30/2020
Role: Principal Investigator

University of Rochester Center for AIDS Research (DCFAR) (P30)
NIH
05/01/2013 - 04/30/2018
Role: Co-Director, Clinical and Translational Sciences Core
PI: Stephen Dewhurst 

Exploring Stigmas and HIV Diagnosis Delay, Linkage and Retention for MSM in Ghana
NIH/NIMH R21
05/23/2016 - 04/30/2018
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: LaRon Nelson

Formative Research to Assess Utility, Feasibility, and Acceptability of PrEP use Among MSM in Violent Relationships
CFAR Pilot Award (NIH/NIAID)
08/16/16 - 08/15/2017
Role:  Co-Investigator
PI: Amy Braksmajer

Chronic Exposure to cART Predispose Older HIV Infected Individuals to CNS Injury
DHHS/PHS/NIH R01
04/15/2013 - 03/31/2018
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Giovanni Schifitto

University of Rochester’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute
NIH/NCRR
08/15/2016 - 05/31/2020
Role: Strategic Leadership Group
PI: Karl Kieburtz, Martin Zand, and Nancy Bennett

Availability is Not Access: Recently Incarcerated Women, HIV Risk, and Substance Use Disorders
07/15/2016 - 03/31/2019
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Diane Morse

LaRon E. Nelson, PhD, RN, FNP

Implementing High-Impact Field Based Interventions to Optimize HIV Prevention and Treatment Outcomes for African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) Communities
The Ontario HIV Treatment Network
1/1/16-12/31/21
Role: Principal Investigator

Exploring Stigmas and HIV Diagnosis Delay, Linkage and Retention for MSM in Ghana
NIH/NIMH R21
05/23/2016 - 04/30/2018
Role: Principal Investigator

Feasibility and Acceptability of Using a Mobile Application for HIV Symptom Monitoring, Clinical Follow Up and Peer Support Among HIV Infected MSM in Ghana, West Africa
University of Rochester School of Nursing and School of Medicine & Dentistry
01/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
Role:  Co-Principal Investigator
Co-PI:  Amina Alio

Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Decision Support Intervention Adapted for HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Adoption and Adherence among African, Caribbean, and Black Canadian STD Clinic Patients
University of Rochester School of Nursing and School of Medicine & Dentistry
01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017
Role:  Co-Principal Investigator
Co-PI:  Geoffrey Williams

University of Rochester Center for AIDS Research (DCFAR) (P30)
NIH
05/01/2013 - 04/30/2018
Role: Associate Director, International Research
PI: Stephen Dewhurst

HVTN704/HPTN 085 Protocol Funding
Fred Hutch/NIH
10/01/2015 - 11/30/2020
Role: Protocol Team Member and University of Rochester Site PI
PI: Michael Keefer

University of Rochester HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit
NIH/NIAID
12/01/2015 - 11/30/2020
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Michael Keefer

Sally Norton, PhD, RN, FNAP, FPCN, FAAN

Impact of a Novel Cancer Communication Intervention on Caregiver Bereavement (R01)
NIH
01/23/2013 - 12/31/2017
Role:  Co-Investigator
PI: Paul Duberstein

Testing Hypotheses about Socioeconomic Disadvantage and End of Life Care (R01 supplement)
NIH
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
Role:  Co-Investigator
PI: Paul Duberstein

Prognosis Communications and Race in Advanced Cancer Care
Subcontract from University of Vermont (American Cancer Society)
07/01/2013 - 06/30/2017
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Robert Gramling

Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes
PCORI
04/01/2013 - 03/31/2017
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Helena Temkin-Greener 

David Olds, PhD

Age-17 Follow-up of Home Visiting Intervention (R01)
Contracted to: University of Colorado
NIH/NIDA
1 R01 DA021624-05
11/1/2015 -

Subsequent Children Supplement
1 R01 DA021624-03S1
11/1/2015 -

Economic Evaluation Supplement
1 R01 DA021624-03S2
11/1/2015 -

Role: Principal Investigator

 

Tobie Olsan, PhD, MPA, RN, CNL, NEA, BC

Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes
PCORI
04/01/2013 - 03/31/2017
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Helena Temkin-Greener 

Finger Lakes Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
HRSA
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2018
Role: Director of Community Engagement
PI: Thomas Caprio

Factors Associated with Institutional Use by Veterans in Home Based Primary Care
VA Health Services in Research and Development Services (HSR&D)
06/01/2015 - 03/31/2018
Role: Principal Investigator

Hyekyun Rhee, PhD, RN, PNP

Peer-Led Asthma Self-Management for Adolescents (PLASMA): A Multi-site Study (R01)
NIH/NINR
09/15/2014 – 06/30/2019
Role: Principal Investigator

Mary Tantillo, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAED, CGP

Comprehensive Care Centers for Eating Disorders Program
NYS DOH Division of Chronic Disease Prevention
04/01/2013 - 05/31/2017
Role:  Principal Investigator 

Reconnecting for Recovery: A Relational/Motivational Multifamily Therapy Group for Young Adults with Anorexia Nervosa
Hilda Davis Foundation
Spring 2015 - Spring 2017
Role:  Principal Investigator 

Jane Tuttle, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)
HRSA
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2021
Role: Nursing Discipline Coordinator
PI:  Stephen Sulkes 

Center for Adults with Special Health Care Needs
Greater Rochester Health Foundation
04/01/2014 - 03/31/2017
Role: Workforce Development Coordinator
PI:  Tiffany Pulcino

Primary Care Training and Enhancement Grant
HRSA
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2020
Role:  Educational Liaison
PI:  Thomas Campbell