Funds totaling $475,424 were recently received by the School of Pharmacy, the School of Education, the School of Law, the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (BSNES) and the Center for Pharmacy Care.
- Jennifer Elliott, School of Pharmacy, $100,000, from The Heinz Endowments, to establish a long-term partnership with community-based organizations that will improve comprehensive health care services in Hazelwood.
- Jennifer Elliott, School of Pharmacy, $60,000, from the Jefferson Regional Foundation, for Sustainability and Treatment of Asthma in Mon-Valley Schoolchildren.
- Tammy Hughes, School of Education, and Tiffany Sizemore, School of Law, $75,000, from the William Hodge Burchfield and Thomas Howell Burchfield Fund of the Pittsburgh Foundation, to expand the capacity for juvenile client representations and training to address the school-to-prison pipeline.
- McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, $50,000, from the Phillip H. and Betty L. Wimmer Family Foundation, for the Faculty Enrichment Program.
- John Stolz, BSNES, $50,000, from The Heinz Endowments, to support survey and measurement of water quality in public and private drinking water.
- Heather Allen, a student of Dr. Benedict Kolber, BSNES, $42,226, from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, for Investigation of Cell-Type Specific Contributions to Bladder Pain Modulation in the Central Amygdala.
- Amanda Shaver, Center for Pharmacy Care, $1,000, from the APhA Foundation, for The Impact of a Pharmacist Led Prediabetes Outreach Program in the Community.
- Benedict Kolber (BSNES), Kevin Tidgewell (Pharmacy), Michael Cascio (BSNES) and Rita Mihailescu (BSNES), $97,198, from the National Institutes of Health, for Pain and Neurodegenerative Undergraduate Research Experiences: Interacting with Community Partners to Build Specialized and Enhanced Neurologic Disease Programs for Undergraduates.