Winter 2016 RCAC, Ben Bryer, and Provost's Research Fund Awardees
Provost's Research Fund Awardees
Bara Alsalaheen, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, received $4,500 to support proposal preparation for his project Randomized Clinical Trial to examine the effects of vestibular rehabilitation on dizziness and balance disorders in patients with protracted recovery after concussion.
Lisa Lapeyrouse, Assistant Professor of Health Education received $9,786 to support proposal preparation for her project Investigating the Impact of ACA Enrollment on Mammography Screening among Women of Color: Have We Achieved a Culture of Preventative Health Service Utilization.
Seung-Jin Lee, Assistant Professor of Earth and Resource Science, received $9,810 to support proposal preparation for his project Microsensor-based Direct Investigation of Lead Leaching from Lead Plumbing Sources in Corrosive Water and its Sustainable Mitigation Strategies.
Research and Creative Activity Committee Awardees
Amal Alhosban, Assistant Professor of Computer Science received $18,393 for her project Fault management for Service-oriented Systems.
Olanrewaju Aluko, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering received $10,773 to support his project A Computational Modeling of nonographene/epoxy composite using molecular dynamics simulations.
Stephanie Dean, Assistant Professor of Theatre received $5,073 to support her endeavor Level 2 Certification in the Alba Method.
Emily Feuerherm, Assistant Professor of Linguistics received $16,669 to support her project Building a Community Based ESL Program: Participation and Action in Research.
Nicholas Kingsley, Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry received $13,124 to support his project Development of Group 13 Imido Complexes.
Jacob Lederman, Assistant Professor of Sociology received $10,101 to support his project Participatory urban democracy: Levels of Institutionalization in Master Planning Processes in Flint and Detroit
Toko Oshio, Assistant Professor of Education received $19,422 to support her project Role of Immigration Status on Undocumented and DACAmented Adolescents' Social-Emotional Development, Educational Experiences, and Aspirations, and Family Processes
Dr. Ben Bryer Foundation and Research and Creative Activity Committee Awardees
Bara Alsalaheen, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy received a total of $19,958 for his project Efficacy of vestibular rehabilitation in patients with protracted dizziness and balance disorders after sport and recreation concussion. He was awarded $9,958 from the Research and Creative Activity Fund, and $10,000 from the Dr. Ben Bryer Foundation.
Rie Suzuki, Associate Professor of Public Health received a total of $17,885 to support her project Prenatal care access and women with disabilities. She was awarded $7,885 from the Research and Creative Activity Fund, and $10,000 from the Dr. Ben Bryer Foundation.