Funding Opportunities 

Partnership and Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program

Facilitate collaboration with local organizations on health research that benefits our communities.
View the 2022 Partnership and Innovation Accelerator Pilot Program RFA

View Applicant Webinar Slides for the PIAP Program Introduction

 

PIAP Projects

PIAP Awarded Projects
InvestigatorsCommunity PartnerProject TitleYear
Slawa Rokicki, RutgersCentral Jersey Family Health ConsortiumAn Academic-Community Partnership to Prevent Perinatal Depression Among Low-income and Black Women2020
Walter Zahorodny, RutgersStatewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)Partnership for Autism Awareness2020
Jose Centeno, RutgersRWJUH-CHPP and United Community CorporationIdentifying Needs, Barriers, and Facilitators in the Care and Rehabilitative Services for Hispanic Adults with Post-stroke Aphasia: Perspectives from Caregivers2020
Christine Dimaculangan, RutgersHyacinth AIDS FoundationVaccination Outreach and Integrated Cardiovascular Risk Education in People Living with HIV2020
Richard Marlink, RutgersNew Brunswick TomorrowNew Brunswick Tomorrow2020
Kathryn Edin, PrincetonTrenton Health TeamHousing and Health in New Jersey’s Capital City2019
Pamela Rothpletz-Puglia, RutgersLeaguers, Inc.Needs Assessment of Family Functioning around Food Related Behaviors2019
Joachim Sackey, RutgersNorth Jersey Community Research InitiativeExploring diet quality and CVD risk factors among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex (LGBTQI) adults in Newark, NJ2019
Usha Ramachandran, RutgersSai Datta Peetham TempleDiabetes Prevention Program in South Asians2019
Helmut Zarbl, RutgersGroundwork ElizabethHealthy Air and Healthy Eating: Encouraging a Culture of Health in Elizabeth, NJ2019


Publications

Community Core Peer Reviewed Publications
Margarita Vinnikov, Daniel Vergilis, Uras Oran and James Geller.  Virtual Reality Ontology Object Manipulation (VROOM). In Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies – HEALTHINF, 361-368, 2022
Chih-yuan (Alen) Li, Soon A. Chun, James Geller: Stemming the tide of fake news about the COVID-19 pandemic. FLAIRS-35, 2022: 4 Pages at https://journals.flvc.org/FLAIRS/article/view/130716/133861
Rivera-Nunez Z, Jimenez ME, Crabtree BF, Hill D, Pellerano MB, Devance D, Macenat M, Lima D, Gordon M, Sullivan B, Rosati RJ, Ferrante JM, Barrett ES, Blaser MJ, Panettieri RA, Jr., HUDSON SV.  Experiences of Black and Latinx health care workers in support roles during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative study.  PLoS One.  2022;17(1):e0262606. Epub 2022/01/19.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0262606. PubMed PMID: 35041702; PMCID: PMC8765643.
Jimenez ME, Rivera-Nunez Z, Crabtree BF, Hill D, Pellerano MB, Devance D, Macenat M, Lima D, Martinez Alcaraz E, Ferrante JM, Barrett ES, Blaser MJ, Panettieri RA, Jr., HUDSON SV. Black and Latinx Community Perspectives on COVID-19 Mitigation Behaviors, Testing, and Vaccines.  JAMA Netw Open.  2021;4(7):e2117074. Epub 2021/07/16.  doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.17074.  PubMed PMID: 34264327; PMCID: PMC8283554.*
Jimenez ME, Rivera-Nuftez Z, Crabtree BF, Hill D, Pellerano MB, Devance D, Macenat M, Lima D, Martinez Alcaraz E, Barrett ES, Blaser MJ, Panettieri RAJ r, Hudson SV. • 1 Don’t Want to be a Part of Anybody’s Experimenta: Understanding Black and Latinx Community Perspectives on COVID-19 Experiences, Precautions, and Vaccines [poster].  In: Proceedings of the 2021 Virtual Academy Health Research Meeting.  Session: Addressing Consumer and Patients’ Preferences and Needs, June 14-17; Poster nr 38.

 

 

 

 


 

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  • Cite our CTSA grant, UL1TR003017, KL2TR003018 or TL1TR003019 in any relevant publications, abstracts, chapters, and/or posters. 
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