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

Cross-study analysis of coordinated randomized clinical trials for weight management among young adults

Dates: 12/1/2015 - 11/30/2016
Funding Amount: $67,321
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Investigator: John Jakicic

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

Enhanced Behavioral Intervention to Improve Long-Term Weight Loss in Young Adults - NCE

This study will examine whether an enhanced weight loss intervention (EWLI) that includes technology components results in improved weight loss in young adults (18-34 years of age) compared to a standard behavioral weight loss study (SBWP) over a period of 24 months. This study will also examuine whether EWLI, compared to SBWP, results improved reductions in body fatness, improved reductions in body fat distribution, improved increases in fitness and physical activity, improved reductions in energy intake, or differences in behavioral/psychosocial measures.
Dates: 12/1/2015 - 11/30/2016
Funding Amount: $500,377
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

Intergovernmental Personnel Act Agreement

This study will examine whether an enhanced weight loss intervention (EWLI) that includes technology components results in improved weight loss in young adults (18-34 years of age) compared to a standard behavioral weight loss study (SBWP) over a period of 24 months. This study will also examuine whether EWLI, compared to SBWP, results improved reductions in body fatness, improved reductions in body fat distribution, improved increases in fitness and physical activity, improved reductions in energy intake, or differences in behavioral/psychosocial measures.
Dates: 12/1/2015 - 11/30/2016
Funding Amount: $37,557
Funder: VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
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 - 5/1/2018
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