Funding for End-of-Life Research

Active Grant Projects

Phase I Social Work and Integrated Behavioral Health Project

PI: Marion Becker  - 07/01/2012 – 06/30/2013 $5,000

Council on Social Work Education-National Association of Deans and Directors

Phase II Social Work and Integrated Behavioral Health Project

PI: Marion Becker  - 07/01/2013 – 06/30/2014  $10,000

Adoptability and Implementation of the Quality Improvement Palliative Care Training Program for Staff in Assisted Living Settings. 

PI:  Debra Dobbs -  07/01/13 - 06/30/14  $7,500

Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships, University of South Florida


Caregiving and Health Care Utilization after Stroke among Medicare Beneficiaries

PI: David Roth, PhD (Johns Hopkins University) - Collaborator: William E. Haley, PhD 2011-2016

$2,944,394.00 (subcontract $313,049.00) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 

Patient Outcomes of a Self-care Management Approach to Cancer Symptoms: A Clinical Trial

PI: Susan McMillan, Ph.D. Collaborator: William E. Haley, Ph.D.& Hongdao Meng - 2013-2016  $2 million

Efficacy of Home-Based Self-Management for Chronic Fatigue

PI: Fred Friedberg, PhD (Stony Brook University)  Co-Investigator: Hongdao Meng - 1/1/2012-12/31/2014

Psychological Distress in Newly Diagnosed Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients: Role of HPV Status

PI: Lora Thompson, MD  Collaborator: Kristine Donovan, PhD - 2012-2013  $30,000

American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant -93-032-16

Development and evaluation of online CME course for disseminating clinical guide

Principal Investigator: Ladislav Volicer, MD, PhD - 2013 – 2014  $196,100

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Colorectal Cancer Screening in African Americans: Methodologies Help Reduce Disparity

PI: Hsiao-Lan Wang    Mentor: Dr. Clement Gwede  Consultant: Dr. Maria Fernandez  2013-2014

Research Career Development Award ($20,000) Oncology Nursing Society Foundation

Health Disparities Research Fellow Mentoring Program

Research Fellow: Hsiao-Lan Wang - 2013

The People’s Scientific Conference to Promote Health and Eliminate Health Disparities ($460) University of Florida

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (1R13MD007621-01)

Identification of Human Serum miRNAs for the Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

PI: Feng Cheng   Co-investigator: Hsiao-Lan Wang - 2013-14  $8,740

Women’s Health Collaborative Grant, University of South Florida

Physical Activity for Advanced Stage Cancer Patients

PI:  Hsiao-Lan Wang - 2013-14  $15,000

Pilot Research Grant Program, Center for Hospice, Palliative Care, and End of Life at University of South Florida