Current Projects


NIH R21 grant, "Informal Mentors and the HIV Care Engagement of Young Minority Men in the Southern U.S." - Funded.   The purpose of the study is examine ways in which relationships with informal mentors can be utilized and enhanced to increase engagement along the HIV Care Continuum for HIV-positive young Black men who have sex with men.  Emma Sterrett-Hong


Sponsor:  Health Res. & Services Admin.  Title:  Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program.  $750,000.  Anna C. Faul


University of Louisville Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation - $1,428.20.  Older Adults in Kentucky State Prisons (OAK) Study - Funded June 2019 - May 2020 -  Stephanie Grace Prost



American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - $85,000.  Parental Expressed Emotion and Suicide-Related Disclosure in Suicidal Adolescents - Funded October 2018 - September 2020 -  Laura M. Frey


KY Cabinet for Health & Family Services - $225,100.  Aging HPP and Vulnerable Populations PHEP FY2019 & FY2020 - Dr. Elizabeth M. Shiels


SAMHSA - $125,000 per year for 3 years - Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Allied professionals - Dr. Bibhuti Sar.


Kentucky Children's Justice Act Taskforce - $72,000.  PIVOT (Prevention and Intervention of Victims of Trafficking in Kentucky)  - Dr. Jennifer Middleton.


Creating a Trauma Resilient Community in Louisville - $785,000 over 5 years.


Passport Health Plan - $49,997.  Role of Family Health Brokers (FHBs) in managing Chronic Disease Conditions and Serious Mental Health Issues of Refugees: A Pilot Study.  Bibhuti K. Sar

NIH - $90,881 for "Dementia and Physical Disablement Processes among Aging Latinos" project - Sunshine Rote

JustFundKy - $5000 grant to support the LGBT Adolescent Health Campaign for recruitment advertising of his project with the Cooperative Consortium for Transdisciplinary Social Justice Research - Maurice Gattis

RUMIS - Responsible use of Motivational Interviewing in Schools - Dr. Andy Frey

JCPS Early Childhood Mental Health Services - Jefferson County Public Schools -  $87,640 -  Dr. Andy Frey