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Office of the Vice President for Research

Monthly Grant Awards Report: July 2021

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to share our monthly report listing new grant awards UofSC faculty researchers across the university system received between July 1 and 31, 2021. 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 grant awards.

Get the July 2021 New Grant Awards Report (pdf).


Summary of Large July 2021 Grant Awards

PI Name

PI College/Dept.

Award Title



McDonald, Melissa

College of Education - Child Development Res. Center

Management & Administration of the Child Care Resource and Referral Network (2021/2022)

SC Department of Social Services (DSS)/HHS


Andrews, Christina

Arnold School of Public Health - Health Services Policy & Mgmt

Medicaid Managed Care Coverage and Utilization Management of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)/NIH


Turner-McGrievy, Gabrielle

Arnold School of Public Health - Health Prom., Educ. & Behavior

Targeting important behaviors for weight loss through the use of social gaming and points: The Social Pounds Off Digitally (Social POD) study

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)/NIH


Wessinger, Carolyn

College of Arts and Sciences - Biological Sciences

Quantitative genetics and population genomics of repeated complex trait evolution

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)/NIH


Levkoff, Sue

College of Social Work - Social Work - Dean's Office

South Carolina - Advancing Diversity in Aging Research Undergraduate Program

National Institute on Aging (NIA)/NIH


Lu, Linyuan

College of Arts and Sciences - Mathematics

RTG: Mathematical Foundation of Data Science at University of South Carolina

National Science Foundation (NSF)


Googe, Heather

College of Education - Child Development Res. Center

South Carolina Partnerships for Inclusion

SC Department of Education/USDE


Sutton, Scott

College of Pharmacy - Pharm - Clin Pharm & Outcomes Sciences

The advancement of rural pharmacy education infrastructure in South Carolina through clinical practice training and research: The UofSC College of Pharmacy & Tandem Health rural health pharmacy training model.

SC Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare/SCDHHS


Twiss, Jeffery

College of Arts and Sciences - Biological Sciences

Axonal Stress Granules in Spinal Cord Injury

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation


Gillam, Pamela

Arnold School of Public Health - Applied Research & Evaluation (CARE)

Establish and Launch a Collective Strategy to Address Social Determinants of Health

USC Educational Foundation/The Duke Endowment



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