Grants and Contracts

Research lab

Grants Funded

  • NIH (NHGRI), eMERGE ELSI Supplement 1U01HG011167-03S1. University of Alabama Birmingham, Parent Grantee): Racial Differences in Sources of Trusted Information about Medicine and Biomedical Research. (2022 – 2023). WSU Bioethics Faculty Role: ELSI Supplement PI
  • NIH: NLM (primary) and NHGRI (secondary), 5G13LM012445-02. New Frameworks for Informed Consent in Genomic & Precision Medicine. (9/01/2018 – 8/31/2021). WSU Bioethics Faculty Role: Principle Investigator (PI)
  • NIH (NHGRI), eMERGE Network Grant 1U01HG011167-01. (University of Alabama Birmingham, Parent Grantee): Integrating Genomic Risk Assessment for Disease Management in a Diverse Population. (4/01/20. – 3/31/25). WSU Bioethics Faculty Role: Primary Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Lead and WSU site PI  
  • State of Alabama: Alabama Genomic Health Initiative. The goal of the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative (AGHI) is to accelerate the discovery of genomic variants with health implications and to bring these discoveries to the citizens of Alabama. Participants will be enrolled into a research study and their genome will be sequenced or genotyped by microarray. (2018 – on-going). WSU Bioethics Faculty Role: ELSI Co-Lead 
  • WHO: Epidemic Ethics/WHO Initiative supported by FCDO/Wellcome Grant 214711/Z/18/Z.  From Theory to Practice: Integrating Ethics into Scarce Resource Allocation for COVID-19. (December 16 2020- March 31, 2021). WSU Bioethics Faculty Role: Lead PI
  • NIH (NINR), 3R01NR016732.  Clinician-in-the-Loop Smart Home to Support Health Monitoring and Intervention for Chronic Conditions: Supplement to Focus on Bioethics and Machine Learning Bias. (4/01/21 – 6/30/22). WSU Bioethics Faculty Role: Co-Investigator 
  • WSU Office of Research, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.  Support for Genomic Family History Project on Consensus and Best Practices for the use of Genetic Testing to Fill Gaps in Family Health History for Adopted Persons. (2-21- ongoing). WSU Bioethics Faculty Role: Principle Investigator

Contracts Funded

  •   HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Contract June 2018-July2019. 
  •   HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Contract July 2019-July 2020. 
  •   HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Contract July 2020-July 2021. 
  •   HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Contract July 2021-July 2022. 
  •   Kaiser Permanente, Educational Consulting contract, 2019.