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Office of the Vice President for Research

Monthly New Grant Awards Report: August 2023

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to share our monthly report listing new grant awards USC faculty researchers across the university system received between Tuesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 31, 2023. 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 August 2023 New Grant Awards Report (pdf).


Summary of Large August 2023 New Grant Awards

PI Name

PI College/Dept.

Award Title



Beets, Michael

Arnold School of Public Health - Exercise Science

Etiology of Accelerated Weight Gain during Summer vs. School in Adolescents: What's UP (Undermining Prevention) with Summer 2

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


Ribar, Alicia

College of Nursing - Nursing

Expanding an APRN Practice Training Partnership in South Carolina

Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)/HHS


Strosnider, William

College of Arts and Sciences - BARUCH COASTAL LABORATORY

From blue-gray to blue-green: Facilitating the transition to non-plastic, natural material use within the coastal zone economy

SC Sea Grant Consortium/NOAA


Rorden, Christopher

College of Arts and Sciences - Psychology

Extending ezBIDS, NiiVue and dcm2niix for user-friendly cloud-based integration and visualization

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)/NIH


Cutter, Susan

College of Arts and Sciences - Geography

RII Track-2 FEC: Where We Live (WWL): Local and Place Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Underserved Rural Communities

National Science Foundation (NSF)


Abraham, Michele

Darla Moore School of Business - Small Business Dev. Ctr.

South Carolina Department of Commerce Award Fiscal Year 2023-2024

SC Department of Commerce (SCDOC)


Pettay, Daniel

University of SC Beaufort - BFT Natural Sciences

Town of Bluffton Water Quality MOU

Town of Bluffton


Wilson, Kiesha

School of Medicine - Path, Microbio. & Immunology

Role of macrophages in CBD mediated attenuation of SEB-induced ARDS (R00)

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)/NIH


Boghossian, Nansi

Arnold School of Public Health - Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Reducing racial disparities in postpartum adverse outcomes by implementing a cloud-connected remote blood pressure monitoring program

USC Educational Foundation/The Duke Endowment


Rotholz, David

School of Medicine - MDC Ctr Disability Resources

Training Programs and Technical Assistance for Staff

SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs



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