Current Projects

1. NIH R15 (AREA): Recruiting the Next Generation of Sustainable Blood Donors. (Collaborative work with Dr. Lin Li (Co-PI) at Kennesaw State University). This project will develop a framework based on the Theory of Planned Behavior for recruiting and sustaining the next generation of blood donors to succeed the WWII and baby boomer generations.


Research Funding Awarded  

NIH R15 20107: Removing Barriers to Fluoride Varnish Application in Primary Care Settings. February 2022. ($426,490). (Collaborative work with Dr. Christina Scherrer (PI), (Kennesaw State University) and Dr. Shillpa Naavaal (Co-PI), (Virginia Commonwealth University). The goal of this project is to remove process flow barriers and cost inefficiencies currently dissuading physicians from providing FV during pediatric well-visits.

“Developing No-Cost-to-Student Learning Materials for Systems and Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Simulation and Engineering Application Courses”.  Georgia Affordable Learning Grant #432161. January 2020. ($11,800). (Collaborative work with Dr. Lin Li (PI) and Dr. Meng Han (Co-PI) at Kennesaw State University). The goal of this project is to transform one ISYE course and one IET course from traditional textbooks to no-cost-to-students textbook courses.