Grant Funding

8/2019-21      NIH Loan Repayment Program Renewal Award (National Institute of Aging). Loan repayment award over two years

7/2019-21      “Facilitating Communication Study 2” Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) Administrative Supplement, National Institute of Aging to R01 from National Institute of Nursing Research, “Identifying opportunities to improve shared decision-making about intensity of care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias”. PI: J. Randall Curtis. $100,032 to UCSF of $405,579 total awarded. (Subaward Sub-PI)

6/2019-24      Alzheimer’s Disease Research Award. California Department of Public Health (CDPH), $2,115,573, “Using Human-centered Design to Mitigate Burdensome Life Sustaining Treatments Near the End of Life” (PI)

9/2020-22      Pilot Awards for Global Brain Health Leaders (Administered through GBHI and the Alzheimer’s Association, Funded by Alzheimer’s Society UK) $25,000 pilot award funding, “Burdensome end-of-life treatments in older adults with advanced dementia” (PI)

8/2018-21      National Institute of Aging (NIA) Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Subspecialty Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) R03. $120,031 per year for two years for project, “Identifying contributing factors to burdensome ICU treatments in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in the United States and United Kingdom” (PI)

10/2017-19    NIH Loan Repayment Program Award (National Institute of Aging). Loan repayment award over two years

7/2017-19      National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) Junior Investigator Career Development Award. Two years of salary support at $70,000 per year (declined salary support due to concurrent KL-2)

7/2017-19      KL-2 Scholars Program. UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Career Development Program. Three years of salary support at $85,000 per year in addition to $25,000 research support per year. Last year of salary support declined due to reciept of independent funding from CDPH.

7/2017-18      UCSF Osher Center Integrative Dementia Care and Treatment Pilot Award. $40,000 funding support for ethnographic project on burdensome care in older adults with dementia (PI)

10/2015-16    UCSF Pepper Center Older American Independence Center Research Development Core Scholar. $25,000 to support research and career development in geriatrics research

2014-15         Founders Grant Award, Society of General internal Medicine (SGIM). $10,000 to support research for a promising junior investigator in support of grant entitled, “Institutional Cultures and Policies Influence Do-not-resuscitate Decision-Making in the US and UK”