Awards have been made for the COVID-19 Rapid Response research program supported by the Kay Family Foundation. On behalf of Provost Glenn Pfeiffer, Dean Andrew Lyon, Dean Jason Keller, Dean Thomas Turk, and myself, I would like to congratulate the faculty teams below receiving awards. It was very competitive with 19 high quality proposals submitted requesting a total of $262,452 in funding and 7 projects representing 5 Colleges/Schools funded at a total of $93,433.
Real-time analysis of SARS-CoV-2 genomes associated with COVID-19 cases in USA (Hagop Atamian and Dony Ang – Schmid College of Science and Technology) $15,000
Viral Pandemic Health Disparities: An Examination Social and Environmental Determinants of COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality in New York and Los Angeles (Jason Douglas, Lawrence Brown, Angel Miles Nash, Emmanuel John, Georgiana Bostean – (Crean College of Health and Behavioral Science, School of Pharmacy, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Schmid College of Science and Technology) $15,000
Identifying Risk and Promoting Resilience in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic (David Frederick, Laura Glynn, David Pincus, Tara Gruenewald, Julia Boehm, Georgiana Bostean, Jo Smith, Brooke Jenkins, Vincent Berardi, Amy Moors, Jennifer Robinette, Jason Douglas – Crean College of Health and Behavioral Science, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Schmid College of Science and Technology) $15,000
The Response of Higher Education Institutions to the Outbreak of COVID-19 (Gregory Goldsmith, Chapman Undergraduates – Schmid College of Science and Technology) $5,899
Prosociality as a Resilience Factor for Mitigating the Detrimental Mental, Physical, and Social Well-Being Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic (Tara Gruenewald, Anthony Ong, Danielle Zahn, Natalie Standridge, Erin Bonham, Clarissa Tadros, Brianna Dinn – Crean College of Health and Behavioral Science, Cornell University) $12,534
Understanding Relations between Emotional Biases, Decision-making, and Behavior in the COVID-19 Pandemic in a National Sample (Uri Maoz, Ralph Adolphs, Gideon Yaffe – Brain Institute and Crean College of Health and Behavioral Science, California Institute of Technology, Yale Law School) $15,000
Psychosocial Resources in Chapman University Student Health and Learning during COVID-19 (Daniel Tomaszewski, Brooke Jenkins , Julia Boehm – School of Pharmacy, Crean College of Health and Behavioral Science) $15,000