Advance-CTR is pleased to announce the latest awardees of the Pilot Projects Program, Mentored Research Awards, and Grant Resubmission Awards.

The awardees show outstanding promise on a range of projects that address the Rhode Island’s health priorities.

Congratulations to the awardees and their teams. 

Pilot Projects Program

large_nishant_shah_web.jpgNishant Shah, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice
Providence VA Medical Center 


"Automated Assessment of Nuclear Stress Test Appropriateness and Downstream Patient Outcomes"

Mentored Research Awards

large_lauren connell bohlen_headshot.jpgLauren Connell Bohlen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Kinesiology
University of Rhode Island 


"Improving the Translation and Dissemination of Technology-Delivered Physical Activity Interventions through Perspectives of Users, Stakeholders, and Researchers"

large_sarah thomas _headshot.jpgSarah Thomas, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Bradley Hospital 


"Cognitive Flexibility and Reward Motivation in Adolescent Cannabis Use: An Investigation of Neurobehavioral Mechanisms and Intrinsic Resting State Connectivity"

Grant Resubmission Awards

large_Katie_Sharkey_web.jpgKatie Sharkey, MD, PhD
Assistant Dean for Women in Medicine and Science
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Rhode Island Hospital

"Chronotherapy for Perinatal Depression Grant Resubmission Award"

Learn more about the funding opportunities available through Advance-CTR.