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Center for Healthful Behavior Change Grants

At NYU Langone’s Center for Healthful Behavior Change, we use research grants to develop, evaluate, and disseminate behavioral interventions to help reduce chronic disease and improve health in medically underserved communities. Our funding comes from the National Institutes of Health and other public and private organizations. We often make our proprietary datasets available for research collaborations. If you are interested in accessing data gathered from current or past grants, learn more about our data repository.

We have current active grants in the following fields.

Cardiovascular Health

Correlates of Behavioral and Anthropometric Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Asian American Women
Principal investigator: Tanya M. Spruill, PhD
Funder: American Heart Association

Evaluating a Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Diverse Prehypertensive Women
Principal investigator: Tanya M. Spruill, PhD
Funder: American Heart Association–NY

Tailored Approaches to Improve Medication Adherence in Hypertensive Latinos and Blacks
Principal investigator: Antoinette M. Schoenthaler, EdD
Funder: Merck and Co., Inc.

Epilepsy

Managing Epilepsy Well (MEW) Network Collaborating Center
Principal investigator: Tanya M. Spruill, PhD
Funder: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kidney Disease

Behavioral Management of Phosphorus in Hemodialysis
Principal investigator: Mary A. Sevick, ScD, RN
Funder: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Lifestyle Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in Obese Diabetic Patients
Principal investigator: Mary A. Sevick, ScD, RN 
Funder: NIDDK

Mental Health

A Telephone-Delivered Mindfulness Intervention for Patients with Comorbid Depression and Chronic Disease
Principal investigator: Amanda J. Shallcross, MPH, ND
Funder: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Neuroscience and Neurological Disorders

Center for Stroke Disparities Solutions
Principal investigator: Olugbenga G. Ogedegbe, MD, MPH
Funder: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Sleep Health

Tailored Sleep Health Education: A Community-Engaged Approach
Principal investigator: Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD
Funder: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Tailored Peer-Based Sleep Health Education and Social Support in Blacks with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Principal investigator: Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD 
Funder: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

The Effect of Insufficient Sleep on Cardiovascular Disease Disparity Between Blacks and Whites
Principal investigator: Azizi A. Seixas, PhD
Funder: NHLBI

Adherence to PAP (Positive Airway Pressure) Treatment: Influences of Comorbid Insomnia and of Race/Ethnicity
Principal investigator: Natasha J. Williams, EdD, MPH
Funder: NHLBI

Education and Training

Congruent Mentorship to Reach Academic Diversity in Neuroscience Research
Principal investigator: Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD 
Funder: NINDS

Enhancing Leadership Capacity to Mentor Scientists in Translational Behavioral Alzheimer’s Disease–Related Research
Principal investigator: Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD
Funder: National Institute on Aging

Health Disparities Fellowship
Principal investigator: Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD
Funder: Association of Black Cardiologists

Postdoctoral Fellowship for Minorities in Behavioral and Cardiovascular Health Research
Principal investigator: Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD
Funder: NHLBI

Program to Increase Diversity in Behavioral Medicine and Sleep Disorders Research Summer Institute
Principal investigator: Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD
Funder: NHLBI