OIBR Recently Received Four New Funded Grants

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OIBR Recently Received Four New Funded Grants

Things are really hopping at the Institute!! We are pleased to congratulate the following OIBR Affiliates and Fellow on their funded grants this summer:

Affiliate Denise Lewis (Human Development & Family Science) received $3+ million from the National Academies of Sciences and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for her project Community and Family Resilience, Strength and Well-being: Sociocultural Influences on Cambodian and Laotian Refugee Communities’ Responses to Environmental Changes. More information…

Affiliate Margaret Caughy (Human Development & Family Science) received $2.8 million from NIH for her project entitled Self-regulation Development and the Transition to Middle School. More about Dr. Caughy here.

Affiliate Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn (Journalism) was awarded $3.3 million from NIH for her research project The Virtual Fitness Buddy Ecosystem: Using Digital Technology to Promote and Sustain Moderate-to-Vigorous Intensity Physical Activity in Children. More about Grace and her research can be found here.

Fellow Leann Birch (Foods and Nutrition) and Affiliate Justin Lavner (Psychology) teamed together and have been awarded $2.7 million from NIH for their project Responsive Parenting, Sleep, and Rapid Weight Gain among African American Infants. More information…

We are very proud of these faculty members and look forward to working with them on these exciting research projects! Go here if you would like more information on the benefits and services OIBR offers.