University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Research Seed Grant Program

The purpose of the College of Allied Health Research Seed Grant Program is to support faculty who demonstrate potential for developing and maintaining quality research programs. The goals of the Program are to:

  • Provide a means of initial funding for CAH faculty with assigned research responsibilities;
  • Generate pilot data in order to apply for extramural funding;
  • Assist faculty in proposal development through structured guidelines for development and peer review.
  • Facilitate publication of faculty research in scientific literature.

Recipients

Denise Finneran and Jennifer Graef (2017)

 

Denise Finneran

Development of a Dialect-Neutral Nonword Repetition Task for Preschool Children​
Denise A. Finneran, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
Nancy Carolyn Gullatt Professorship of Speech Pathology
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders


 

Jennifer Graef

Compromised Integrity of the Small Intestine Epithelial Barrier with Estrogen Deficiency​
Jennifer Graef, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences

Elizabeth Hile and Leah Hoffman (2016)

 

Elizabeth Hile

Creating a Nutrition Counseling Program in Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer
Elizabeth Hile, PhD, PT, NCS
Assistant Professor
Director, Cancer Rehabilitation Sciences Program
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences


Leah Hoffman

Creating a Nutrition Counseling Program in Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer
Leah Hoffman, PhD, RD/LD, CNSC
Assistant Professor
Director of Dietetic Education Program
Department of Nutritional Sciences

Daiquirie Crumrine and Karina Lora (2014)

Daiquirie L. Crumrine

Investigating Eye-Gaze Patterns and Fast-Mapping Skills of Young Children with ASD
Daiquirie L. Crumrine, PhD, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders


Karina Lora

Initial Validity and Reliability of a Beverage Intake Questionnaire for Preschool Children
Karina R. Lora, PhD
Assistant Professor
 Department of Nutritional Sciences

Suzanne H. Kimball (2013)

Suzanne Kimball
Teleaudiology in Oklahoma: Can it improve Pediatric Follow-Up Services? 
Suzanne H. Kimball, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Carrie Ciro (2012)

Carrie Ciro
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living and Role Performance in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study
Carrie Ciro, Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Holly Hull (2011)

Diet Quality and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Pregnancy
Holly Hull, PhD
Department of Nutritional Sciences

Carol Dionne and Susan Sisson (2010)

Carol Dionne
Characteristics of Lumbar Disc Disease: Developing Clinical Reference Criteria
Carol Dionne, Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences


Susan Sisson
Development of an Instrument to Measure Leisure Time Sedentary Behavior in Children
Susan Sisson, Assistant Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences