2016-17 Awards

The Consortium issued an intramural request for proposals (RFP) to graduate and professional students in November, 2016. The RFP was intended to provide a stipend for research and writing in the summer 2017 or academic year 2017-18. We were delighted that the RFP stimulated 39 proposals from 33 programs around the University.

Six awards were made for a total of $32,556:

1. Bitter Pill? Patent Regimes, Imitation, and Innovation in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry—Anindita Chatterjee, PhD Candidate, College of Liberal Arts ($6,496)  View Proposal   View Report 

2. Integrating a Fractured Healthcare System Through Inter-organizational Networks: A Study of Medicare Accountable Care Organizations—Keyman Dennie Kim, PhD Candidate, Carlson School of Management ($4,500)  View Proposal   View Report

3. Bridging the Gap Between Health Geography and Evidence-Based Public Health Policy by Facilitating Knowledge of Spatial Methods with Dynamic Geovisualization—Brittany Krzyzanowski, PhD candidate, College of Liberal Arts ($7,000)  View Proposal   View Report 

4. Maternal Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index (BMI) and Infant Neurodevelopment—Neely Miller, MPH Candidate, School of Public Health ($7,000)  View Proposal   View Report 

5. The Legal Implications of Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Earlier—Joshua Panduro Preston, JD/MA Candidate, Law School and Center for Bioethics ($3,760)  View Proposal   

6. Sustainable Livelihood in Rural Guatemala: Commercialization Strategy and Impact Assessment of Indigenous Forest Products—Patrick Roisen, MDP Candidate, Humphrey School of Public Affairs ($3,800)  View Proposal   View Report