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PRC Award Winners Announced for 2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
PRC Award Winners Announced for 2014

School of Health Sciences





2014 Prevention Research Center Awards for Translational Research  
Kenneth R Hightower, Dean 



  • Arena, Sara    Fitness Levels of Male Adolescent Boy Scouts
  • Black, Elizabeth    Theory based intervention program to support physical activity for individuals with multiple sclerosis:  a case series
  • Cheezum, Rebecca    NSO/Bell-Oakland University Research Partnership
  • Choi, Myung    Regulation of lipid metabolism by nitric oxide in obese African American and Caucasian individuals
  • Dallo, Florence    A health profile of refugees from the Middle East
  • Dallo, Florence    Preventive and Screening Practices Vary by Nativity Status and Region of Birth among non-Hispanic White Women.
  • Dinda, Sumi    The anti-estrogenic like effects of Resveratrol on the regulation of tumor suppressor gene p53 and estrogen receptor (ER-a) in breast cancer cells.
  • Hew, Tami    The purpose of this study is threefold: 1) to observe changes in performance, body composition, and injury/illness rates in OU student athletes participating in Fall sports; 2) to observe adherence to the Gatorade™/Muscle Milk™ routine and track potential adverse events; and 3) to evaluate both baseline and the change (Δ; post-season minus pre-season) in arsenic, lead and cadmium excretion levels in student athletes
  • Landis-Piwowar, Kristin     Cytogenetic Abnormalities in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia & Hairy Cell Leukemia:  A Case Study Evaluation of Familial Cancer
  • Lucarelli, Jennifer    Childhood Obesity:  Expert review of assessment tool for school health climate to establish face and content validity.
  • Lynch, Amanda    Examining Dietary and Weight Changes after Bariatric Surgery:  A follow-up study
  • Olawoyin, Richard    Exposure Risk Assessment of Industrial Activities in the Chemical Valley Sarnia and the Consequence of Nephproblastoma:  A Preliminary Environmental Study
  • Reznar, Melissa    Support for three summer students to support initiatives of the Oakland University Health Advisory Group.  The Oakland University Health Advisory group, established in Fall 2013, consists of faculty, staff, and students from Health Sciences, Wellness and Health Promotion and Injury Prevention, Campus Recreation, and Graham Health Center. 
  • Wren, Patricia GRASP mental health and suicide prevention:  GA mentoring and travel support.