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2020-2021

Jooyeon Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor, OUHSC College of Public Health. “Assessment of Exposure to Residual PAH from Turnout Gear in Oklahoma Firefighters.”

Magdalena Bieniasz, PhD. Assistant Member, OMRF Aging and Metabolism; “sfRon and cell cycle inhibition as a promising therapeutic strategy for ovarian cancer.”

Sam Emerson, PhD, Assistant Professor, OSU Department of Nutrition. “Development of a More Sensitive Screening Tool for NAFLD in Children.”

Huimen Wu, MD, Assistant Professor, OUHSC Department of Medicine. “Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among Native Americans in Oklahoma.”

Luca Fornelli, PhD, Assistant Professor, OU Norman Department of Biology. “Characterization of apolipoprotein E proteoforms in cardiovascular disease.”

Maria de Lurdes Quiemado, MD PhD, Associate Professor, OUHSC Department of Otorhinolarygology. " A new molecular tool to predict cervical cancer risk.”

2019-2020

Neelakshi Jog, PhD, Associate Staff Scientist, OMRF Arthritis and Clinical Immunology. “Granulopoiesis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis.”

Mojgan Padash-Barmchi, PhD. Assistant Professor, OU-Norman Department of Biology; “A fruit fly model of cervical cancer, a platform for unraveling the disease mechanism and discovery of novel therapeutics.”

Yuchen, Qiu, Assistant Professor, OU-Norman School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. “Development of an Innovative CT image Marker to Stratify Cervical Cancer Patients for Precision Treatment.”

Wenxin Wu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Research, OUHSC Department of Internal Medicine. “Restoring Cigarette Smoke-Suppressed Antiviral Responses in a Human Model.”

Jad Kebbe, MD, Assistant Professor, OUHSC Department of Medicine. “Screening strategy for early diagnosis of silicosis in at-risk populations in Oklahoma.”

Lee Bennett, PhD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC Department of Ophthalmology, Dean McGee Eye Institute; “A focus toward inherited eye disease in Oklahoma.”

Sirish Palle, MD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC Department of Pediatrics. “Evaluating microRNA-122 as a biomarker for non-invasive detection of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in children.”

2019-2020 – Opioid Special Pilots

Dursun Delen, PhD. Regents Professor, Oklahoma State University, Department of Management Science and Information Systems. “Predicting Chronic Pain Development for Preventing Opioid Abuse.”

Zsolt Nagykaldi, PhD. Associate Professor, OUHSC Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. “Reducing Opioid Prescribing through Education and Support (ROPES-3).”

Joan Walker, MD. Professor, OUHSC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “Reduction of Opioid Use in oncology patients preventing diversion to rural Oklahoma.

Kate Arnold, MD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “A non-inferiority study of standardization of post-operative opioid prescribing after hysterectomies.”

Alicia Ford, PhD. Clinical Assistant Professor Oklahoma State University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. “Cognitive rehabilitation for opioid abuse-related cognitive impairment. “

2017-2018

Andriy Yabluchanskiy, MD, PhD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC Department of Geriatric Medicine. “Microvascular mechanisms of cognitive decline in PAD patients.”

Matthew Walters, PhD. Assistant Professor, OUHSC Department of Medicine; Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Section. “Cigarette smoke induction of UCHL1 suppresses innate immunity in the lung.”

Sydney Martinez, Assistant Professor of Research, OUHSC Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. “Smoking behaviors of GED recipients: An equivalent degree with an unequal burden.”

Chung-Hao Lee, PhD. Assistant Professor, OU Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. “SMP-based devices for optimal endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms.”

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.

Mohamed 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.