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ATSU manages a diverse portfolio of research, service, and educational grant awards from many prestigious funding sources. As shown in the following pie charts, ATSU received just under $3.9 million in grant awards (representing 58 individual sponsored programs) from federal, state, foundation, and internal sources for the most recent fiscal year, ending June 30, 2018.

Sources of Sponsored Program Grant Awards at ATSU - FYE June 30, 2017

Categories of Sponsored Program Grant Awards at ATSU - FYE June 30, 2017

The following provides a sampling of ATSU’s extramural grant awards:

  • The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded SOMA a prestigious $1.9 million, 5-year Primary Care Training and Enhancement (PCTE) grant.

    SOMA’s Primary Care Transformation Executive fellowship will prepare healthcare providers to address social determinants of health, improve population health, and enhance primary care in America’s community health centers (CHCs).

  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH)-National Institute of General Medical Sciences recently awarded a KCOM faculty member an R15 grant to conduct a 3-year research project entitled Atomic-scale refinement of CFTR and TAAR1 molecular models for the study of drug binding.

  • An elite $1.7 million, 5-year Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene grant award from HRSA is supporting ASDOH’s efforts to expand innovative interprofessional education. These federal funds support training initiatives that enable the School’s dental students to train collaboratively with SOMA medical and ASHS physician assistant students in both didactic and CHC-based clinical settings.

  • MOSDOH was recently awarded $27,635 from the Retirement Research Foundation to support continuation of a dental health initiative for St. Louis seniors.

  • HRSA awarded KCOM a highly competitive 5-year federal grant, valued at $1.2 million. The College’s Primary Care Training and Enhancement project seeks to better prepare KCOM students to reduce health disparities and barriers to care for vulnerable populations, improve patient engagement, and become leaders in the Primary Care Workforce Competencies endorsed by the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative.

  • An ASHS faculty member holds an R15 research grant from the NIH-National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to conduct a 3-year study entitled Multi-limb Control in Parkinson’s Disease: Implicit and Explicit Control of Attention.

  • A KCOM faculty member was awarded a 5-year NIH-National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases R01 research grant. This prestigious funding was awarded through the multiple PI model to a KCOM pharmacology faculty member and 2 collaborating researchers at Pennsylvania State University- Hershey.

  • Delta Dental of Arizona awarded ASDOH a grant of $50,000 to support Smiles Across Pinal County, a community-based oral health outreach project serving students in the Apache Junction Unified School District.

  • Funding from the Centers for Disease Control supports a Practice Vaccination Capacity Inventory of Community, Migrant, and Homeless Health Centers, which is a collaborative effort between the National Association of Community Health Centers (prime recipient) and SOMA faculty researchers (subrecipients).

  • HRSA awarded a competing cooperative agreement to KCOM, valued at $5+ million over 5 years, to support the continuation of the Missouri Area Health Education Centers 2017-22: Statewide Network for Interprofessional Health Care Workforce Development and Practice Transformation in Rural and Underserved Missouri.

  • A grant award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee supports an outreach project, conducted by ASHS faculty, entitled A Community Partnership to Foster Health and Sport Safety Education Among Ethnically Diverse Youth.

  • A State of Missouri award continues to provide support for the Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center, Year 34.