Our Grants

Funded projects

2024         NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (US$102,932)
                  Project: Household Energy Insecurity, Health and Sustainable Livelihoods in Colombia (Role: Principal Investigator)

2023         Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (CAD40,636)
                  Project: Exploring connections between Black Youth civic participation and identity (Role : Co-principal investigator)

2023         Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, York University - CRC Matching Grant (CAD100,000)
                  Project: Resource insecurity, health and sustainable livelihoods (Role: Principal Investigator)

2023         Canada Foundation for Innovation's John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI-JELF) - Small Infrastructure Grant (CAD$35,000) 
                  Project: Resource insecurity, health, and sustainable livelihoods -Environment & Disease Vulnerability sub-theme (Role: Principal Investigator)

2023         Dahdaleh Institute Seed Grant for Critical Social Science Perspectives in Global Health Research (CAD$5000) 
                  Project: Retooling Black Anxiety: An exploratory and intervention study of Black families with children in and out of the criminal justice system  in Canada (Role: Principal Investigator)

2023         Canada Research Chair in Global Health and Humanitarianism (CAD$600,000)
                  Project: Resource insecurity, health, and sustainable livelihoods (Role: Principal Investigator)

2023         York University, Faculty of Health Collaborative and/or Community-Based Research Seed Grant – Anxiety Research (CAD$35,000) 

                 Project: Exploring and intervening for anxiety among black families with children in the criminal justice and child welfare systems. (Role: Principal Investigator)

2022         IDRC, the Canadian Institute of Health Research – Mobilizing Principles for Equitable Global Health Research (CAD$593,700)
                  Project: Delivering on the promise of equitable global health research: positioning for use, ensuring legitimacy, and changing systems. (Role: Co-Applicant)

2022         The Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame (USD$17,357) 
                   Project: Resource Insecurity, Relational Poverty, and Wellbeing in Malawi’s Informal Settlements (Role: Co-Principal Investigator)

2021          UTA Center for Research and Scholarship Pilot Grant (USD$10,000) 
                   Project: Resource Insecurity, Health, and Well-being in Urban Informal Settlements. (Role: Principal Investigator).

2021           U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – R40MC41752-01-00 (USD$100,000)
                   Project: Racial differences in patient experience and diabetes management outcomes among reproductive-age women: implications for maternal morbidity and mortality (Role: Co-Principal Investigator).

2020          UTA Research Enhancement Program (USD$10,000)
                    Project: Household Energy Insecurity, Health & Sustainable Livelihood in Colombia (Role: Principal Investigator).

2019          The National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) Small Starts Grant (USD$40,000)
                   Project: Developing and testing transportation barriers scale and its impact on mental health among at-risk/homelessyouth and emerging adults. (Role: Co-Investigator).

2019          National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities/SIRC Pilot Project Program (USD$50,000) 
                   Project: Culturally relevant measurement of social support among Congolese refugee women in resettlement (Role: Co-investigator).

2018          Northwestern Faculty Research Grant (USD$5000)
                   Project: Energy Insecurity, Health, and Sustainable Livelihoods in Developing Countries (Role: Principal Investigator).

Grants submitted

1. Department of Health and Human Services/NIH: Measures and Methods to Advance Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities-related Constructs, R01, PAR-22-072 (USD$3,684,011).

Project: The protective role of social support in buffering health disparities among refugee and asylee women: scale validation and a cross-cultural mixed methods longitudinal examination of mechanisms and outcomes (Role: Co-Investigator).


Our grants