Funding

The UK College of Health Sciences is in the TOP 25 in NIH funding for Colleges of Allied Health. The College also has active Federal funding from the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Defense, Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), and Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ).


Recent Faculty Grant Awards


Charlotte Peterson, PhDJohn McCarthy, PhD     
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, $1,945,714
Exercise-induced Skeletal Muscle Exosomes Promote Adipocyte Lipolysis


Charlotte Peterson, PhD 
The Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, $60,000
Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging


Tim Butterfield, PhD, ATCEsther Dupont-Versteegden, PhD 
National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health, $99,450
Mechanisms Underlying Anabolic Effects of Cyclic Compressive Loading in Muscle


Brian Noehren, PT, PhD, FACSM 
ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., $82,932
Randomized Trial Testing Alterations in Biomechanics Due to Treadmill Design


Nicholas Heebner, PhD, ATC & Tim Uhl, PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA
American Hand Therapy Foundation, $12,000
Biomechanical Validation of Push-up and Pull-up Progression Program


John Abt, PhD
U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Naval Research, $4,000,000
Marines SpeCial Operations PrEparedness (M-SCOPE)


Recent Student Grants


Shelby Baez, MSAT, ATC
Johanna Hoch, PhD, ATC (Mentor)
NATA Research & Education Foundation, Doctoral Grant, $2,488
Implementation of In Vivo Exposure Therapy to Decrease Fear in Females after ACL-Reconstruction: A Pilot Study


Alexa Johnson, MS
Joshua Winters, PhD, CSCS (Mentor) 
American Society for Biomechanics, ASB Grant-In-Aid, $2,000
Connecting the Pieces: How Low Back Pain Alters Lower Extremity Biomechanics and Shock Attenuation in Active Individuals


Kyle Kosik, PhD, ATC
Phillip Gribble, PhD, ATC, FNATA (Mentor)
SEATA Research and Education Committee, SEATA (District 9) Research Grant, $2,000
Cartilage Deformation and Gait Biomechanics in Patients with and without Chronic Ankle Instability


Jennifer Mullins, DPT
Arthur Nitz, PT, PhD, ECS, OCS (Mentor)
Retired Army Medical Specialist Corps Association, RAMSCA Endowment Award, $2,000
The Effect of Dry Needling on Clinical and Neurophysiologic Components of Balance in Individuals with Chronic Ankle Instability


Oliver Silverson, ATC
Tim Uhl, PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA (Mentor)
NATA Research & Education Foundation, Master's Grant, $1,000
Reliability and Validity of a Clinical Assessment Tool for Measuring Scapular Mobility in Healthy Subjects

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