Newly funded research

Published on July 8, 2021

Congratulations to the following CPH researchers who received awards in the 4th quarter of FY21.

Rima Afifi   

  • Community Health Worker (CHW) Environmental Scan funded by Iowa Department of Public Health and Health Resources & Services Administration
  • Fueling the Future funded by UnityPoint Health – Quad Cities Muscatine and Health Resources & Services Administration
  • Understand context and determinants of e-cigarette use among middle & high school students funded by Johnson County Public Health and Iowa Department of Public Health

Sato Ashida 

  • Implementation research: Engaging community stakeholders to develop Disaster PrepWise implementation infrastructure in Iowa communities funded by Retirement Research Foundation

Natoshia Askelson

  • Advocating for SNAP Waiver in Iowa funded by Drake University and Center for Science in the Public Interest
  • PSE Webinar Series funded by Iowa Department of Public Health  

Mary Charlton

  • Effectiveness and implementation of a health system intervention to improve quality of cancer care for rural, underserved patients funded by NIH
  • SEER Core 2018 (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results) funded by NIH

Hyunkeun (Ryan) Cho

  • Veteran’s Rural Health Resource Center project funded by Veterans Rural Health Resource Center – Iowa City DVA Health Care System

Brian Kaskie 

  • Elevating Age-Friendly Employers with the AIM Colorado Platform funded by NextFifty Initiative

Chuck Lynch

  • Virtual Tissue Repository 2019-01 funded by the NIH          
  • Agricultural Health Study Tumor Tissue Study funded by Westat and the NIH
  • Agricultural Health Study (AHS) IA Cancer Registry Linkage 2021 funded by Westat and the NIH

Clinton MacKinney

  • Rural Health Value Proposal to the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model funded by Rural Health Redesign Center Authority (RHRCA) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Keith Mueller

  • Rural Health Information Hub Data Visualization funded by American Institutes for Research and the University of North Dako

Nicole Novak

  • Health Equity Data Portal for Rural Immigrant and Mixed-Status Communities funded by Illinois Public Health Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Michael O’Rorke

  • Comparative Effectiveness Research for Neuroendocrine Tumors (CER-NET) funded by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute 

Corinne Peek-Asa

  • FY21 GSL for Concussion Protocol Evaluation funded by Iowa Department of Public Health and the Administration for Community Living

Peter Thorne

  • Effect of IL-4RR576 variant on response to Dupilumab in children with Asthma (IDEA) funded by Boston Children’s Hospital and the NIH

Michele West

  • NCI Patterns of Care (POC)/Quality of Care Study: Diagnosis Year 2019 (Urinary Bladder Cancer and Kidney Cancer) funded by NIH

Whitney Zahnd

  • Rural Health Research Grant Program Cooperative Agreement 2020-2021 funded by University of South Carolina and Health Resources & Services Administration