Congratulations to Lili Lengua, co-investigator on a project recently awarded research grant funding from the Population Health Initiative! The award is for research on supporting Latinx parents of young children with tools for parenting, stress management and legal education.
Initiative announces award of 2019 pilot research grants
The University of Washington Population Health Initiative announced the award of approximately $280,000 in pilot research grant funding to six faculty-led teams. These teams include members from seven different schools and colleges, plus representatives of both UW Bothell and Tacoma. Funding was partially matched by additional school, college and departmental funds, bringing the total value of these awards to nearly $475,000.
“We were impressed by the number of innovative project ideas and the range of interdisciplinary collaborations represented in this year’s round of applications,” said Ali H. Mokdad, the university’s chief strategy officer for population health and professor of health metrics sciences. “We are delighted to be able to support each of the awardees in their efforts to improve the population health of communities here and around the world.”
The Population Health Initiative pilot research grant encourages new interdisciplinary collaborations among investigators for projects that address critical components of the grand challenges the UW seeks to address in population health. This year’s awardees were selected from a pool of 29 applications from faculty investigators representing the UW Bothell and UW Tacoma campuses as well as nearly every school and college on the Seattle Campus. The awardees are:
Dr. Lengua's award is for research on supporting Latinx parents of young children with tools for parenting, stress management and legal education.
Read about the award and awardees here .