KHN faculty awarded more than $650,000 in grants
By Jo Ann Jones | Date: August 27, 2014
By: Jo Ann Jones/ College of Education and Human Development
Two faculty members from the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition (KHN) were awarded more than $650,000 in grants for their research projects.
Dr. Meizi He, KHN professor, was awarded $573,095 from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas for her project “Building a Healthy Temple: Cancer Primary Prevention Program Amongst Hispanics.” Serving as co-principal investigators for the project are Drs. Zenong Yin and Erica Sosa.
Sosa, a KHN assistant professor, was awarded $40,000 from the City of San Antonio’s Metropolitan Health District for her project “Evaluation of Health Education Curriculum and Campaign.” Co-principal investigator for this project is Dr. Sara Oswalt, KHN associate professor.
Sosa also received an additional $50,000 from the City of San Antonio’s Metropolitan Health District for her project “Evaluation Services of Sodium Reduction Initiative.” Dr. Sarah Ullevig, KHN assistant professor, will join Sosa as a co-principal investigator.
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