College of HHD

Faculty & Research

Externally Funded Research

Each month, California State University, Northridge faculty and staff receive funding from outside organizations to support unique programs and cutting-edge research facilitated on campus. Below are a list of the individuals from the College of Health and Human Development who received awards over the 2017-18 academic year (most recent first):


2018

Suzanne Spear (Department of Health Sciences) received $14,029 from the University of Southern California (USC) in support of a project entitled “Measuring Sustainment in Prevention Programs and Initiatives.” (May 2018) Source: CSUN Today.

Nola Kennedy (Department of Environmental and Occupational Health) received $106,992 from the National Institutes of Health in support of a project entitled “Student-to-Scientist Bridge Program in Environmental Health Science (S2S Bridge).” (April, 2018) Source: CSUN Today.

Mechelle Best and Joong-Won Lee (Department of Recreation and Tourism Management) received $63,450 from the Lily Academy of Japan in support of a project entitled “Recreation Institute for the Lily Academy of Japan.” (April, 2018) Source: CSUN Today.
 
Merav Efrat (Department of Health Sciences) received $150,000 from the US Department of Agriculture in support of a project entitled “Pathways to Lactation Consulting for Human Sciences Students.” (March, 2018) Source: CSUN Today.


2017

Emily Russell (Department of Child & Adolescent Development) received $69,891 from Jumpstart, Inc. in support of a project entitled “Jumpstart- Northridge.” (December 2017) Source: CSUN Today.

Annette Besnilian (Department of Family and Consumer Sciences) received $60,000 from the Northeast Valley Health Corporation in support of a project entitled “WIC-based Dietetic Internship Program.” (November 2017) Source: CSUN Today.

Steven Loy (Department of Kinesiology) received $20,000 from the American Council on Exercise in continued support of a project entitled “3 WINS ACE.” (November 2017) Source: CSUN Today.

Teri Todd (Department of Kinesiology) received $45,016 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in support of a project entitled “Impact of a Hand-cycling Program.” (November, 2017) Source: CSUN Today.

Lawrence Chu (Health Sciences) and Edith Chen (Asian American Studies) received $437,030 from the National Institutes of Health in support of a project entitled “Is Assimilation Costing Asian Americans Their Health? Type 2 Diabetes in California’s Asian American Populations.” (October 2017) Source: CSUN Today.

Annette Besnilian (Department of Family & Consumer Sciences) and Merav Efrat (Department of Health Sciences) received $250,000 from the US Department of Agriculture – NIFA in support of a project entitled “Pathways to Success for Hispanic Students as Registered Dietitians (“Pathways”).” (September 2017) Source: CSUN Today.

Steven Loy (Department of Kinesiology) received $70,000 from the American Council on Exercise in support of a project entitled “3 WINS ACE.”  (August 2017) Source: CSUN Today.

Sloane Burke (Department of Health Sciences) received $428,158 from the US Department of Education in support of a project entitled “Charting Access for Hispanics Majoring in Needed Careers and Occupations in Healthcare (CAMINO).”  (August 2017) Source: CSUN Today.