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Faculty 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.


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