2017-2018

 

Mathew Walters, PhD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine. 

 

Sydney Martinez, PhD. Assistant Professor of Research, OUHSC College of Public Health. 

 

Chung-Hao Lee, PhD. Assistant Professor, OU Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering.

 

Andriy Yabluchanskiy, MD PhD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine. 

 

2016-2017

 

Anne Kasus-Jacobi, PhD.  Assistant Professor of Research, OUHSC College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. "CAP37, a new pharmacological target in diabetic retinopathy."

 

Misty Hawkins, PhD. Assistant Professor, OSU College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology. "Pilot of weight reduction in under-represented populations (POWER-UP Trial)."

 

Amanda Janitz, PhD MPH. Assistant Professor of Research, OUHSC College of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. "Benzene and birth defects by race/ethnicity in Oklahoma with a focus on AI/ANs"

 

Ashley Comiford, DrPH. Epidemiologist, Cherokee Nation Community Health Promotion Program. "Combustible tobacco and PREPs use among American Indian smokeless tobacco users."

 

Fernando Esteban Flores. DDS, PhD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Dentistry. "Antibacterial adhesive resins with on-demand properties mediated by visible light."

 

Elizabeth Wickersham, MD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. "Improving the adoption of advance directives in ambulatory care settings in OK."

 

 

 

2015-2016

 

Stavros Stavrakis, MD PhD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine, Department of Medicine - Cardiology.  "Suppression of inflammation and atrial fibrillation by neuromodulation."

 

Alicia Salvatore, DrPH, MPH. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Public Health, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health. "Work Stress: Implications for Cardiovascular Health among Immigrant Latinas."

 

Robert Axtell, PhD. Assistant Member, OMRF Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Research Program. " Interaction between T-cell and B-cell Pathways in Neuro-inflammatory Disorders."

 

Angelia Kirkpatrick, MD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine, Department of Medicine - Cardiology. "Coated-platelet production and cognitive status among Native Americans."

 

Katherine Moxley, MD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. "Incidence and influence of circulating tumor cells in uterine malignancy."

 

 

2014-2015

 

Theodore Wagener, PhD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. “Evaluating a Sequential Adaptive Smoking Cessation Intervention”

 

Karina Lora, PhD, Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Allied Health, Department of Nutritional Sciences. “Needs Assessment for an Intervention to Prevent Obesity in Hispanic Preschoolers.”

 

Jeanie Tryggestad, MD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. “Comparison of micro-RNA microarray results between umbilical cord endothelial cells and serum of children.”

 

Ana Isabel Casanegra, MD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Medicine, Cardiovascular Section. “Galectin-3: a potential novel biomarker for Peripheral Arterial Disease”.

 

Grant Skrepnek, PhD, RPh. Associate Professor, OUHSC College of Pharmacy. “Cancer Disparities and outcomes among Citizens of the Chickasaw Nation.”

 

Wei-Qun Ding, PhD. Associate Professor of Experimental Pathology, OUHSC College of Medicine, Department of Pathology. “Exosome microRNAs as biomarkers for breast cancer”. 

 

 

2013-2014

 

Anthony Burgett, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma. Translational Drug Development of the Anti-cancer Oxysterol-Binding Protein Inhibitors.

 

Mohamad Cherry, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. and Matlock Jeffries, MD, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. A Descriptive Study of Genome-wide DNA Methylation Patterns in Osteosarcoma Tissues and their Potential Role in as Predictive Biomarkers for Chemotherapy Response.

 

LaTasha Craig, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Characterizing the Reproductive Microbiome: The ChaRM Study.

 

Ravindu Gunatilake, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Mechanism of Maternal Obesity Induced Excess Infant Fat Deposition and Insulin Resistance.

 

Jennifer Holter Chakrabarty, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. PET Image Analysis Using a Novel Radioisotope Fluorothymidine for Identification of Bone Marrow Repopulation following Myeloablative Transplantation.

 

Robin Kinnard, PhD, Epidemiologist, Oklahoma City Area Inter-tribal Health Board. Investigating Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Choctaw Nation Elders.

 

Ashley Weedn, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Obesity in Early Childhood Among Tribal Oklahoma Children.