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Office of the Vice President for Research

Monthly Awards Report: October 2020

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to share our monthly report listing new sponsored awards UofSC faculty researchers across the university system received between October 1 and October 31, 2020. Please note that some awards received toward the end of that period might have missed the reporting cut-off. In such cases, the award will be listed in the next monthly report. Our office is proud to share these successes with the university research community. Please join us in congratulating our excellent researchers on their new sponsored awards.

Get the October 2020 New Awards Report (pdf).


Summary of Large October 2020 Awards

PI Name
PI College/Dept.
Award Title

Boghossian, Nansi

Arnold School of Public Health - Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Hospital quality, Medicaid expansion and racial/ethnic disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)/NIH


Plotner, Tony

College of Education - Educational Studies

Project DRIVE- Developing a Robust, Inclusive Vision for Expansion: Moving Beyond Access to Enhanced College Opportunities and Outcomes

US Department of Education (USDE)


Brooks, John

Arnold School of Public Health - Health Services Policy & Mgmt

Effects of Musculoskeletal Surgery Rate of Medicare Costs

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)


Arent, Shawn

Arnold School of Public Health - Exercise Science

USMC Gender-Integrated Recruit Training Study

University of Pittsburgh/USMC/DoD


Graham, Crystal

College of Nursing

Project Experiential SHiNE: Simulation and Social determinants of Health in Nursing Education

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)/HHS


Browne, Teri

College of Social Work

Improving SC Rural Health Workforce Recruitment & Retention

SC Center for Rural & Primary Healthcare/SCDHHS


Martin, Maria

Arnold School of Public Health

DHEC-MCH Proposal Evaluation of PASO CCD

SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC)


Neils-Strunjas, Jean

Arnold School of Public Health - Communication Sci & Disorders


SC Department of Education/USDE


Kloot, Robin

Arnold School of Public Health - Environmental Health Sciences

Video Representation of NRCS Conservation Practices and Standards

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)/USDA


Maas, Carl

College of Social Work

SC VRD Power UP! 2.0 Curriculum Design and Development

SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department (SCVRD)



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