Grants, Research, and Projects

A Transdiciplinary Center Focused on Rural African American Families
University of Georgia Institute for Behavioral Research
NIDA Core Center of Excellence Grant, Funded 2009-2014
Paul Root Wolpe, Ethics Consultant
 
Assessment of Competencies: Comparison of Observed Standardized Encounters and Other Measurements.  School of Medicine.
Unfunded, 2009 - present.
Principal Research Team:  Sally Santen (PI), Lisa Bernstein, Jaffar Khan, Kathy Kinlaw, Barbara Pettit
 
Biosocial impact of emerging disease

Research seed grant from College, open funding period.
Arri Eisen with Les Real, Biology, and Kate Winskell, RSPH.

A Comparative Analysis of Public Health Systems Research on Preparedness. 
Emory Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center.  Emory University Rollins School of Public Health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funding, October 2008 - September 2013.
Julie Gazmararian (PI), Arthur Chang, Benjamin Druss, Robert Geller, Patrick Sullivan, Kathy Kinlaw
 
Development of an Advance Planning Guide for Children with Life-Limiting Illnesses

Emory Medical Care Foundation, funding 2004-2005 (extended).
Principal Research Team:  Shannon Croft, Kathy Kinlaw, Nicolas Krawiecki (PI), Karen Trotochaud
 
Emory/Tibet Science Initiative: three years.
Arri Eisen with Lobsang Negi in Religion, Carol Worthman in Anthropology, Preetha Ram in the College Office, et al.  developing and teaching modern science curriculum to and for all Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns in exile.
 
Ethically Contentious Research and Innovation: 
An Interdisciplinary and Inter-institutional Experiment in Ethics Education
. Multi-institutional proposal with Georgia Institute of Technology. National Science Foundation funding, Jan. 2009 - Dec. 2011.
Principal Emory Research Team:  Gillian Hue, Kathy Kinlaw (Emory PI), Edward Queen (with Roberta Berry, Georgia Institute of Technology (grant PI); Marty Elks, Morehouse School of Medicine; Leslie Wolf, Georgia State University School of Law)

Interdisciplinary Program in Bioethics
Woodruff Fund grant, August 2004 - August 2006 (extended)
Kathy Kinlaw, PI
 
New School of Medicine Curriculum Evaluation

Unfunded, 2009 - present
Principal Research Team:  Sally Santen (PI), Erica Brownfield, Bill Eley, Kathy Kinlaw, Alan Otsuki
 
Pediatric Provider Response to Requests for Perceived Futile Treatments

Unfunded, 2008 - present
Principal Research Team: Nicolas Krawiecki (PI), Joyce Ramsey-Coleman, Karen Trotochaud
 
Religious Guidance and Care Regarding Genomic Testing. Clergy Knowledge and Preparedness to Counsel Congregation Members regarding Genetics and Reproductive Health.  Interdisciplinary proposal: Ethics, Theology; Human Genetics; and Public Health.
Emory University Religion and Health Collaborative funding, Fall 2008 - Fall 2009 (extended)
Principal Research Team:  Andy Faucett, Kathy Kinlaw, Karen Scheib, Zhou Yang
 
Research and Science Teaching, Institutional Research and Academic Career Development

NIH, NIGMS, MORE post-doctoral research and teaching training grant, 2005-2010
Arri Eisen with Doug Eaton, Emory Physiology, and JK Haynes, Morehouse College.
 
Research project analyzing the practices of 4 interfaith organizations in Jerusalem
Travel funded by Initiative in Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding.
Edward Queen

Second year at Emory Living and Learning experience: an interdisciplinary seminar course/internship in addiction and depression:
Engelhard Foundation, match from Emory, 2005-2009.
Arri Eisen

Section on Ethics in Research and Participant Advocacy,
Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute.  NIH,  9/1/07 to 8/31/12. 
Principal Research Team: John Banja, Director, Gillian Hue, Rebecca Pentz, Karen Trotochaud

Religion and the Human Spirit Strategic Plan, support for fellows in ethics, religion, and science, and to increase education activities in Emory and greater community, 2007-2010.
Funding for post-docs, Gillian Hue and Kyle van Houten.


Recently Completed
International Health Ethics
Emory Global Health Initiative, June 2007 - Fall 2008
Kathy Kinlaw (PI), Deborah Cruze, Rebecca Pentz
 
Science and Religion seed grant. research seed grant
Emory College, 2006-2009.
Arri Eisen, with Gary Laderman in Religion

Survey of Donation After Cardiac Death (DCD) Policies in Children's Hospitals. 
Multi-site review of DCD policies at U.S. Children's Hospitals.   Summer 2007 - 2009
Emory Research Team: Kathy Kinlaw, Karen Trotochaud (with Armand Antommaria, University of Utah School of Medicine and Joel Frader, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)