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Current Grants

Who Grant Was Awarded To Name of Grant Date Active Description of Grant Role Total Amount Awarded
Dr. Ty Borders The Journal of Rural Health 5/1/09-4/30/2015   Editorship $55,000 per Year
Dr. Ty Borders Rural and Urban African American Cocaine Users' Perceived Need for Care 7/1/2010-4/30/2015 The overarching objective of this mixed methods study is to further understand rural vs. urban differences in African American cocaine users' perceived need for and access to drug abuse treatment and HIV testing. PI $1,508,118
Dr. Angela Carman HRSA- funded grant Sep 2010-Present Facilitation/Consulting in Kentucky Counties Training/Facilitator  
Dr. Angela Carman Pilot Dissemination and Implementation Research Aug 2013-Present CDC funded grant Affiliate Faculty  
Dr. Angela Carman Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Hospira, Inc. and Grant Thornton, LLP funded project July 2013 - Present Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Hospira, Inc. and Grant Thornton, LLP funded project Affiliate Faculty  
Dr. Angela Carman Robert Wood Johnson funded grant June 2012-Present Conducted Public Health Systems and Services Research Researcher, Research Assistant  
Dr. Angela Carman funded through the Kentucky Department of Public Health June 2009- 2013 Kentucky Public Health Institute Session Instructor, Research Assistant  
Dr. Julia Costich Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Prescription Drug Overdose:  Boost for State Prevention 10/01/14-09/30/2017 The purpose of this project is to enhance and evaluate Kentucky’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. Co-I $362,000/year direct costs
Dr. Julia Costich Nat’l Highway Traffic Safety Admin through Ky Transportation Cab, Improving Scope and Quality of Ky Trauma Data 10/01/14-09/30/15 To add reporting facilities to the Ky Trauma Registry, remedy quality deficiencies, and make data more useful for system quality monitoring PI $110,237 total costs
Dr. Julia Costich Nat’l Highway Traffic Safety Admin through Ky Transportation Cab, Ky Trauma Registry and CRASH Data Integration & Surveillance Quality Improvement 10/01/14-09/30/15 To integrate motor vehicle crash data from two important sources, add data elements, and create dataset that provides more actionable surveillance information. CO-I 80,245 total costs
Dr. Julia Costich Ass’t Sec’y for Planning & Evaluation & CDC through Mathematica, Impact of ACA Coverage Mandate on State Newborn Screening Programs 10/01/14-12/31/14 Goals: To complete research and prepare report on state newborn screening programs’ responses to mandated coverage in the Affordable Care Act. Project PI, Co-I $30,000 total costs
Dr. Julia Costich Cabinet for Health and Family Services through UK Dept.of Pediatrics, Kentucky Healthcare Infrastructure Authority 07/01/2008-present Goals: Support development and implementation of Kentucky Health Information Exchange Co-I  
Dr. Julia Costich Asst. Sec’y for Planning & Evaluation & CDC through Mathematica, Building Analytic Capacity Linkages Between ACOs and Health Departments. 11/01/13-09/27/14 Goals: This project seeks to explore the impact of a key area of emphasis in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the formation of Accountable Care Organizations, on the relationships between public health agencies and ACOs. Co-I $85,000 total costs
Dr. Julia Costich Maternal-Child Health Bureau, Health Resources & Services Admin., National Maternal-Child Health Workforce Development   Goals: Develop systems analysis capacity in maternal-child health Co-I $150,753 UK costs
Julia Costich Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, Evaluation of Kentucky Medicaid Managed Care 02/01/12-01/31/15 Goals: Evaluate implementation of statewide managed care Co-I $300,00 total costs
Dr. Julia Costich National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research, NIH, 07/01/10-06/30/13 Goals: Improve ability of KARRN to enhance access to care and services Co-I $1,000,000 total costs
Dr. Julia Costich Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Outreach and Enrollment Planning for Health Insurance Exchange. 04/01/12-03/31/13 Goals: Identify efficient and effective outreach and enrollment strategies of Ky Health Ins. Exchange PI $500,000 total costs
Dr. Julia Costich Behavioral Health Data Integration. Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Through Governor’s Office of Health Information Exchange 07/01/12-12/31/12 Goals: Determine issues and potential solutions to integrating behavioral health data Co-I  
Dr. Julia Costich Public Health Finance Study, Dept. of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Planning, and Evaluation subaward through NORC 09/30/11-09/29/12 Goals: Prepare environmental scan on public health finance Co-I,,Project PI  
Dr. Julia Costich Local Legal Infrastructure and Its Association with Population Health, Public Health Law Research Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation   Goals: Identify associations among organizational structure of local public health and population health outcomes. PI
Dr. Rick Ingram Building Analytic Capacity for Policy Analysis and Decision-Making N/A Project seeks to explore the impact of a key area of emphasis in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the formation of Accountable Care Organizations, on the relationships between public health agencies and ACOs. Co- PI $85,000
Dr. Rick Ingram National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services and Systems Research and Public Health practice based Research Networks. 10/9/13-8/31/14 This program coordinates the development of public health services and systems research, and facilitates the harmonization of public health data sets for use by researchers. Investigator  
Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight Co-Investigator for Kentucky Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, Policy and Environmental Approaches & Community Clinical Linkages in Cancer Program. 2012-2017   Co-Investigator  
Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Plan. 2011-2014   Facilitator  
Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight Demonstrating the Capacity of the Kentucky Cancer Consortium to Implement Policy. 2010-2015 National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, Division of Cancer, Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion. Program Director  
Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, Kentucky Lung Cancer Survivorship Program 9/1/14 – 8/31/17 Goals: The purpose of this project is to develop, implement and evaluate a statewide multi-component lung cancer survivorship program, including provider education, survivorship care and prevention and early detection. Co-P.I. of Prevention and Early Detection Component $3,688,983/overall project direct costs
Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight National Cancer Institute, Cancer Center Support Grant – HPV Supplement 7/1/14 – 6/30/15 Goals: The purpose of this project is to conduct an environmental scan on HPV-related work in Kentucky and identify potential research priorities. Co-Project Lead $100,000 direct costs
Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight Kentucky Department for Public Health, Facilitator Cancer Control Leadership and Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion 7/1/14 – 6/30/16 Goals:  The purpose of this project is provide facilitation and strategic planning for the Kentucky Cancer Control Leadership Team and Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion leadership, advisory and stakeholders.   $16,735/year direct costs
Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight   2010-2011 Cervical Cancer Free Kentucky Initiative, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Health Behavior Co-Investigator  
Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight   2007-2012 Kentucky Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, National Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Division of Cancer, Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Co-Investigator/Program Director  
Dr. Jennifer Redmond Knight   2007-2012 Kentucky Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, National Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Division of Cancer, Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Co-Investigator/Program Director  
Dr. Larry Prybil Promoting Wellness and Preventing Obesity Among, Children: Measuring and Evaluating the Impact of (Principal Financial, Initiatives in Two Iowa Communities Group Foundation) 2008-2013   PI $250,000
Dr. Larry Prybil Governance Structures and Practices in Large Nonprofit, Health Systems (Consortium 2010-2013   PI $262,000
Dr. Larry Prybil Kentucky and Appalachia Public Health Center at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health (Health Resources Department of Health and Human Services) 2010-2014   Co-PI $2,003,031
Dr. Larry Prybil Models of Collaboration Involving Hospitals, Public Health Departments, and Others: Improving Community Health (Consortium Including Through Successful Partnerships Robert Wood) 2013-1014   PI $279,016
Dr. Martha Riddell Kentucky Medicaid Specialist Regional Extension Services 2011-2014 Funds services to specialists serving Medicaid participants to assist in the adoption and implementation of EHRs. Co-Investigator $2,700,000
Dr. Martha Riddell Kentucky Regional Extension Center 2010-2015 Provides services to priority primary care providers in 90+ Kentucky counties to assist in the adoption and achievement of meaningful use of electronic health records. Co-PI $6,879,318.00
Dr. Martha Riddell Kentucky Regional Extension Center Critical Access Hospital Supplemental Award 2010-2014 Funded by the Office of National Coordinator, US Department of Health and Human Services. Co-PI $360,000.00
Dr. Martha Riddell Kentucky Regional Extension Center Critical Access Hospital Supplemental Award #2 2010-2014 Funded by the Office of National Coordinator, US Department of Health and Human Services. Co-PI $180,000.00
Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield National Institute Diabetes & Kidney, ARRA: The Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Collaborative (KDOC) 8/15/2010-7/31/2013 The Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Collaborative represents a transformative initiative to develop a novel and sustainable research infrastructure designed for the long-term goals of mitigating the public health burdens of obesity and diabetes in rural, medically underserved areas. Co-PI $998, 571
Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, with additional support from Grant-Thornton and Hospira, Inc., Models of Collaboration involving Hospitals, Public Health Departments and Stakeholders to Accelerate Improvements in Community Health 8/15/13 – 11/14/14 This study examines 10 successful collaborations to provide insights on their core characteristics for public policy makers and leaders of other organizations interested in building successful partnerships. Co-PI RWJF $149,016; Total $279,016
Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield Models of Collaboration involving Hospitals, Public Health Departments and Stakeholders to Accelerate Improvements in Community Health 11/1/14-9/30/14 Building Analytic Capacity Linkages Between ACOs and Health Departments.  PI $85,000
Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Coordinating Center for Public Health Services and Systems Research, National Program Office 9/1/2010-8/31/2014 The NCC works with partners in the public health practice and research communities to develop an on-going PHSSR research agenda, set priorities in funding initiatives and conduct internal research. PI $1,221,130 current ($3,881,130 total)
Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield Health Resources Administration Association, Kentucky and Appalachia Public Health Training Center 9/1/2010-8/31/2015 The KA PHTC provides assessment and training services to local health departments and other public health agencies in Kentucky and surrounding areas. Co-PI $3,200,000