University of Pittsburgh School of Education
 

Health and Physical Activity - Grants

Alliance of Randomized trials of Medicine vs. Metabolic Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes: Armms-T2D

Dates: 2/20/2016 - 2/19/2017
Funding Amount: $51,012
Funder: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Investigator: John Jakicic

16/21 Action for Health in Diabetes Extension Study Research Project 05-127317

Dates: 2/1/2016 - 1/31/2017
Funding Amount: $853,861
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

2016-2017 NWP SEED Invitational Leadership Institute to Invest in Developing New Teacher-Leaders

Dates: 5/1/2016 - 8/31/2017
Funding Amount: $15,593
Funder: National Writing Project
Investigator: Gregory Gustin

2017-2018 NWP CRWP-SEED Professional Development in a High Need High School

Dates: 3/1/2017 - 8/31/2018
Funding Amount: $21,148
Funder: National Writing Project
Investigator: Gregory Gustin

Effects of Exercise and Weight Loss on Cardiovascular Health - NCE

Dates: 6/1/2016 - 5/31/2017
Funding Amount: $694,665
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

Examining the Contribution of Physical Activity to Brain Health and Cognition in Older Adults NCE

Dates: 1/1/2016 - 12/31/2016
Funding Amount: $67,243
Funder: Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services
Investigator: John Jakicic

Facilitating HCV Treatment through Tailored Prenatal Care for HCV Infected, Substance Using Pregnant Women

Dates: 4/1/2016 - 3/31/2017
Funding Amount: $7,085
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: Stephanie M. McCoy

Impact of Cognitive Function on Weight Management Outcomes in Adolescents

Dates: 1/1/2017 - 8/31/2017
Funding Amount: $57,199
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

Influence of Physical Activity and Weight Loss on Brain Plasticity

This application proposes to add a neuroimaging arm to an NIH funded 12-month diet and physical activity intervention. Obesity is currently at epidemic proportions in the United States, affecting over 1/3 of American adults. Impaired cognitive and brain function - manifested as mood disorders, impulseivity, and an increased risk for neurological pathology - are often unrecognized consequences of obesity.
Dates: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017
Funding Amount: $41,269
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

Maximizing Adolescent Potentials Add-on

Dates: 2/21/2017 - 6/9/2017
Funding Amount: $12,510
Funder: Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Investigator: Carl Fertman

Maximizing Adolescent Potentials Program (MAPS)

Dates: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017
Funding Amount: $394,683
Funder: Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Investigator: Carl Fertman

Staff Training in Preference Identification and Choice Opportunities

Dates: 7/1/2016 - 12/31/2017
Funding Amount: $1,915
Funder: Organization for Autism Research
Investigator: Stephanie M. McCoy

The Disciplined Mind: Mindfulness-Based Strategies to Improve Academic Diligence

Dates: 5/1/2016 - 4/30/2019
Funding Amount: $346,733
Funder: John Templeton Foundation
Investigator: Jacob Ricciuti

The Education Doctorate: A Promising Strategy to Promote Smart Use of Research Evidence

Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2018
Funding Amount: $22,558
Funder: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Investigator: Kristie L. Rupp

The Education Doctorate: A Promising Strategy to Promote Smart Use of Research Evidence

Dates: 7/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
Funding Amount: $116,601
Funder: William T. Grant Foundation
Investigator: Kristie L. Rupp

The Education Doctorate: A Promising Strategy to Promote Smart Use of Research Evidence

Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
Funding Amount: $239,365
Funder: William T. Grant Foundation
Investigator: Kristie L. Rupp

The Education Doctorate: A Promising Strategy to Promote Smart Use of Research Evidence

Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
Funding Amount: $250,028
Funder: William T. Grant Foundation
Investigator: Kristie L. Rupp