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This section includes new grants and contracts awarded in 2020-21. Due to space limitations, only funds of $50,000 or more are listed, by principal investigator.

SUDIPTO BANERJEE
Collaborative Research: Statistical Inference for High-Dimensional Spatial-Temporal Process Models
National Science Foundation, $260,000 for three years

ARTHUR CHO
Adverse Health Effects of Volatile Organic Compounds
Health Effects of Air Pollution Foundation (formerly Brain and Lung Tumor and Air Pollution Foundation), $467,952 for two years

EMMELINE CHUANG
MA 3 — Task Order 1: Qualitative Research, Project Management and Statistical Analysis
Department of Veterans Affairs, $300,000

BURTON COWGILL
Hands Off Tobacco and E-Cigarettes!: Tobacco & E-Cigarette Use Prevention for Deaf Youth
UC Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, $973,837 for three years

LARA CUSHING
Toxic Tides: Risks and Resilience to Coastal Flooding of Contaminated Sites
Environmental Protection Agency, $799,999 for three years

ALINA DORIAN AND MICHAEL PRELIP
Pandemic Workforce Training Academy for California — FEMA/COVID (Pathways)
California Department of Public Health & University of California, San Francisco, $1,368,123 for two years

DANIEL EISENBERG
3/4 Adapting Treatments for Suicidal College Students: A Multisite Trial 3
National Institute of Mental Health & University of Oregon, $135,271 for two years

Harnessing Mobile Technology to Reduce Mental Health Disorders in College Populations
National Institute of Mental Health & Washington University, $587,021 for three years

DAVID EISENMAN
Working to Ensure the Sustainability of the National Health Security Preparedness Index
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, $81,936

CHANDRA FORD
COVID-19 Stigma Project
National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Inc. & Howard University, $1,031,198

PATRICIA GANZ
A Model Clinical/Translational Research Program for Breast Cancer Survivors — A Focus on Cognitive Function After Breast Cancer Treatment
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, $175,000

An Interactive Survivorship Program to Improve Healthcare REsources [INSPIRE] for Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Survivors
National Cancer Institute & Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, $101,576 for three years

Phase II Pilot Study Evaluating the Feasibility of Delivery and Evaluation of a Digital Cognitive- Behavioral Stress Management (CBSM) Device (ATTUNE™) for Treatment of Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Stage I-III Breast or Stage I-III Non-Small Cell LungCancer
Blue Note Therapeutics, Inc., $108,568 for one-and-a-half years

The EPICS (Engaging Primary Care in Cancer Survivorship) Study: A Randomized Trial of Novel Models of Care for Cancer Survivors
National Cancer Institute & Kaiser Foundation
Research Institute, $198,695 for five years

GILBERT GEE
Reducing Racial Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease/Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementias: Addressing Structural Discrimination (LEADR)
National Institute on Aging & John Hopkins University, $163,580 for four years

PAMINA GORBACH
Activity Spaces for HIV Risk and Prevention Among Diverse Men Who Have Sex With Men in Los Angeles
National Institute on Drug Abuse & University of California, Santa Barbara, $129,111 for two years

Collaborating Consortium of Cohorts Producing NIDA Opportunities (C3PNO) COVID-19 Administrative (Supplement)
National Institute on Drug Abuse, $400,898

JODY HEYMANN

COVID-19 Impact of COVID Policy Choices on Women and Girls
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, $950,000 for two years

JAMES HUYNH AND CHANDRA FORD

Health Policy Research Scholars
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, $124,000 for four years

MOIRA INKELAS AND MITCHELL WONG

Impact of COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation on Equitable Return-to-School in the Second Largest U.S. School District
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, $1,451,150

COREY JACINTO AND FRED ZIMMERMAN
Health Policy Research Scholars Cohort Four — 2020
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, $124,000 for four years

LEEKA KHEIFETS
Update to a Pooled Analysis of Childhood Leukemia and Magnetic Fields
Electrical Power Research Institute, $520,123 for oneand-a-half years

GERALD KOMINSKI
California Simulation of Insurance Markets (CalSIM) 2021-2023
California Health Benefit Exchange (Covered CA), $850,000 for two years

Using CalSIM to Model Health Coverage in Rapidly Changing Times
California Wellness Foundation & University of California, Berkeley, $72,000 for two years

JAMES MACINKO
Understanding and Engineering the Ecosystem of Firearms: Prevalence, Law, and Firearm-Related Harms
National Science Foundation & New York University, $345,057 for four years

The Impact of Social Determinants, Conditional Cash Transfers and Primary Health Care on HIV/AIDS: An Integrated Retrospective and Forecasting Approach Based on a Cohort of 100 Million Brazilians
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases & Federal University of Bahia, $776,035 for five years

FOLASADE (FOLA) MAY
Ablon Scholars Award
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center & the Broad Stem Cell Research Center, $300,000 for three years

ELIZABETH ROSE MAYEDA
Optimizing Generalizability of Biomarker Studies for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias with Epidemiologic Tools
National Institute on Aging, $582,543

YING-YING MENG
State and Local Policies on Cigarette Smoking Behaviors and Disparities
UC Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, $896,703 for three years

MATTHEW MIMIAGA
Brief Acceptance-Based Retention Intervention for Newly Diagnosed HIV Patients
National Institute of Mental Health & Brown University, $81,790 for four years

Developing and Pilot Testing and Adaptive Intervention to Facilitate Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Uptake and Maximize PrEP Adherence Among At-Risk Transgender Women
National Institute of Mental Health, $647,374 for three years

Digital, Limited Interaction Efficacy Trial of LifeSkills Mobile to Reduce HIV Incidence in Young Transgender Women
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, $8,822,687 for five years

Integrated Behavioral Activation and HIV Risk Reduction Counseling for MSM With Stimulant Abuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse, $1,097,075 for two years

MATTHEW MIMIAGA AND ROGER DETELS

Los Angeles Clinical Research Site for the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study/Women’s Interagency HIV Study Combined Cohort Study — MWCCS COVID-19 Supplement Activities
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, $110,256

Study of Hearing and Balance in Middle Aged and Aging Men and Women in the MACS-WIHS Combined Cohort Study (Supplement) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, $59,522

NINEZ PONCE
A Model for Data-Driven Policy Making in the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Community
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, $500,000

California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
California Department of Public Health, $3,400,000 for four years; California Health Benefit Exchange (Covered CA), $1,057,400 for two years; Harbage Consulting, $254,071 for two-and-a-half years; California Healthcare Foundation, $701,517 for two-and-a-half years; California Department of Health Care Services (DHS), $4,599,000 for four years; The California Endowment, $75,000 (Supplement); The California Endowment, $3,000,000 for two years

California Health Interview Survey: COVID-19 Data Collection and Dissemination
California Wellness Foundation, $75,000

California Health Interview Survey: Tracking and Reporting on Coverage and Access 2019-2020 (Supplement)
California Healthcare Foundation, $80,000

Individual, Family and Community Factors of Gun Violence Affecting California Communities
RAND Corporation, $596,171 for three years

Trends and Scenarios for California’s Future: Universal Effective Coverage and Population Health Equity
California Community Foundation, $90,000

NADEREH POURAT
Evaluation of Housing for a Healthy California (HHC) Program
California Department of Housing and Community Development, $449,249 for three-and-a-half years

Integrating Health and Human Services for High-Risk Medicaid Beneficiaries During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, $200,000 for two years

California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP) Task Force
California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP), $168,000

ANNE RIMOIN
COVID-19 Vaccination in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Assessment of Behavioral and Social Determinants for Vaccination in Target Populations for Improving Communication Strategies
The Task Force for Global Health, Inc., $171,798 for two years

Monitoring and Evaluation of Haut Lomami and Tanganyika Provinces Routine Immunization and Strengthening Program
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation & PATH, $573,418 for two years

Strengthening Pharmacovigilance Capacity in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Utilizing Archival Records to Assess Rates of Maternal Vaccination and Birth Outcomes of Interest Throughout Kinshasa (Supplement)
Food and Drug Administration, $123,430 for two years

BEATE RITZ
Microbiome, Environment, and Parkinson’s Disease (MEP) Pesticide Exposures and the Gut Microbiome in Parkinson’s Disease
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, $3,212,322 for five years

Pesticide Exposure, Systems Biology, and Parkinson’s Disease
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, $399,063 for two years

Pilot Population-Based Case-Control Study of Environmental Risk Factors for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition, $152,570

MARISSA SEAMANS
Associations Between Household Polypharmacy and Adherence to Medications for Substance Use Disorders and Health Outcomes
PhRMA Foundation, $100,000

DAMLA SENTURK
Multilevel Time-Dynamic Modeling of Hospitalization and Survival in Patients on Dialysis
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, $2,987,891 for five years

CRYSTAL SHAW AND THOMAS BELIN
Link, Transport, Integrate: A Bayesian Data Integration Framework for Scalable Algorithmic Dementia Classification in Population Representative Studies
National Institute on Aging, $119,972 for two-and-a-half years

MAY SUDHINARASET
COVID-19 — Experiences Engaging the Health System for Maternal and Neonatal Health Services in Kenya
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, $100,000

Putting the Power in Patients’ Hands: Person-Centered Abortion Care and Clinical Health Outcomes for No-Test Telemedicine and Clinic Based Medication Abortion in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Society of Family Planning, $99,074

CANDACE TSAI
Development of a Silica Dust Direct Reading Sampler With Selectivity for Dust Components and Size
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention & Colorado State University, $293,902 for three years

The Effect of Coal and Mine Respirable Dust Size on Lung Cells and Exposure Assessment
Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, Inc., $343,813 for three years

A Study of Protective Clothing to Prevent Nanoparticle Exposure and Surface Contamination
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, $235,743 for two years

ZUO-FENG ZHANG
Molecular Epidemiology Cancer Training Program
National Cancer Institute, $1,607,758 for five years

HUA ZHOU
Division of Mathematical Sciences/National Institute of General Medical Sciences 2: Statistical Methods and Computational Algorithms for Biobank Data
National Science Foundation, $955,817 for four years