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    Research Grants Awarded

    2005-2006 Grant Cycle : Research Grants Awarded

    Population Specific Research

    Narrowing the Gap in Breast Adjuvant Therapy for African American Women
    Vanessa Sheppard, Ph.D
    Georgetown University
    Population Specific
    $249,972


    Role of Estrogen Receptor Beta in Response to Tamoxifen Therapy
    Indira Poola, PhD
    Howard University
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    Elucidating the Barriers and Facilitators to Breast Cancer Screening: Gaining Perspectives of Women with Disabilities and their Health Care Providers
    Ellen Lopez, MPH, PHD
    University of Florida
    Population Specific
    $231,237


    Mammography Promotion Intervention for Korean-American Immigrant Women
    Jin H. Kim, PhD, RN
    The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    Testing A family Breat Cancer Prevention Intervention: Kin Keeper
    Karen P. Williams, Ph.D
    Michigan State University
    Population Specific
    $249,991


    Evaluating Support Groups for Asian American & Pacific Islander Cancer Survivors
    Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, PhD, MN, RN
    The Regents of the University of California
    Population Specific
    $249,666


    A Randomized Study to Prevent Lymphedema in Women Treated for Breast Cancer
    Electra Paskett, PhD
    The Ohio State University Research Foundation
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    The ACT Intervention to Reduce Breast Cancer Treatment Disparity
    Margaret Rosenzweig, PhD
    University of Pittsburgh
    Population Specific
    $246,000


    Screening Mammography Follow-Up For Women With Disabilities
    Bonnie Yankaskas, PhD
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Population Specific
    $249,999


    Determine Sexual Well-being in Sexual Minority Women
    Ulrike Boehmer, PhD
    Bedford VA Research Corporation, Inc. (BRCI)
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    Needs and Barriers to Mammography in a Heterogeneous American Indian/Alaska Native Population
    Christine Daley, PhD, MA, SM
    University of Kansas Medical Center
    Population Specific
    $249,982


    Cancer Risk Counseling on Underserved Women
    Jeffrey N. Weitzel, MD
    Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    Fear of Recurrence Among African-American Breast Cancer Survivors
    Teletia Taylor, PhD
    Howard University
    Population Specific
    $155,372


    Distress during the transition from treatment to survivorship and its impact on response to new symptoms
    Andrea Gurmankin, PhD, MBe
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc.
    Population Specific
    $249,996


    The Effects of a Culturally Specific Intervention for Breast Health
    Susan Hoppough, PhD, RN
    Saint Mary's Health Care, A member of Trinity Health
    Population Specific
    $249,751


    A Breast Cancer Education Program for Deaf Women
    Barbara Berman, PhD
    The Regents of the University of California
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    Reducing Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence in African American Women
    Rosalie Young, PhD
    Wayne State University
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    Understanding the Lived Experience of Being Diagnosed with Breast Cancer on the Gila River Reservation and Selecting a Cancer Treatment
    Michele Halyard, MD
    Mayo Clinic Arizona d/b/a Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Population Specific
    $146,970


    Improving Access to Breast Health Facilities and Services for Women with Disabilities
    Patricia Saleeby, PhD
    The Curators of the University of Missouri on behalf of the University of Missouri, St. Louis
    Population Specific
    $249,170


    Partners in Living: The Theory of Planned Behavior as a Family Intervention Strategy to Influence Breast Cancer Screening Behavior of Latina Immigrants
    Linda Calvacca, PhD
    Stephen F. Austin State University
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    A Population-Based Study of Inherited Breast Cancer in Young African American Women with Breast Cancer
    Tuya Pal, MD
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Inc
    Population Specific
    $199,984


    Breast Cancer In Hispanic Women
    James Goodwin, MD
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Population Specific
    $249,560


    A new paradigm for African American breast cancer involving stem cell differentiation
    Jean Latimer, PhD
    University of Pittsburgh
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    A Comparison Of Hormone Levels And Dietary Habits Among African American And West African Women In Houston, Texas And West African Women In Ibadan, Nigeria
    Janice A. Chilton, MA, MPH, DrPH, CHES
    The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    OVER(Olive oil Vaginal Exercise and Replens)come - an intervention study to improve sexual function in women with breast cancer
    Michael Friedlander, MD, PhD
    Prince of Wales Hospital
    Population Specific
    $112,242


    A Pilot Study of Transillumination of Breast Spectroscopy and Tanner Staging to Assess Breast Development in Puberty
    Cara Mulhall, PhD
    Cancer Care Ontario
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    The Impact Of Functional Burden On Psychological And Familial Functioning And Access To Follow-Up Care Among Asian American Breast Cancer Survivors
    Kimlin Ashing-Giwa, PhD
    Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope
    Population Specific
    $249,464


    Quality of Life in Latina Breast Cancer Survivors: The Role of Culture
    Melissa Figueiredo, PhD
    Georgetown University
    Population Specific
    $249,757


    Integrating Health Literacy and Community Based Education to Improve Breast Health Among Hispanics
    Thelma Hurd, MD
    University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    Access to Mammography Facilities and Use of Screening Mammography by African American Women
    Elena Elkin, PhD
    Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
    Population Specific
    $246,341


    Genome Wide Expression Analysis as a Basis for Prognosis in African-American Breast Cancer patients.
    Lisa L. Baumbach, PhD
    University of Miami School of Medicine
    Population Specific
    $250,000


    Racial Differences in Adverse Effects of Hormone Deprivation Therapy
    Kathy Helzlsouer, MD, MHS
    Mercy Medical Center
    Population Specific
    $249,991


    Associations between different levels of religiosity and prognosis in Breast cancer patients
    Siegal Sadetzki, MD, MPH
    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research
    Population Specific
    $249,298


    Strength Training for Older Breast Cancer Survivors: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
    Kerri Winters, PhD
    Oregon Health & Science University
    Population Specific
    $249,700


    Non-Clinical Factors in Disparate Treatment for Early Breast Cancer among Blacks and Whites
    Kitaw Demissie, MD, PhD
    Foundation of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
    Population Specific
    $248,926


    Stress Management Tool Kit for Latinas Coping with Chemotherapy (Un Programa Para el Manejo del Stress Durante la Quimioterapia)
    Cathy Meade, PHD
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute Inc
    Population Specific
    $226,629


    Demonstration of effective Native American breast health promotion strategies in the Great Lakes Region
    Lisa Kerfoot, MPH
    Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc.
    Population Specific
    $247,935


    Genetic ancestry and breast cancer risk in an admixed latin American population from Uruguay
    Rick Kittles, PHD
    The Ohio State University Research Foundation
    Population Specific
    $249,983


    Clinical Implications of Rabphillin-3A-Like Gene Alterations in Breast Cancer
    Upender Manne, PhD
    The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama for the University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Population Specific
    $250,000



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