Research

Grants

Active Grants

Barrett, K. (PI). Child Care and Youth Training and Technical Assistance Project, subcontract through the University of Nebraska, 2011-2014, $44,999.

Biringen, Z. (PI). An Evaluation of Parent Child Interaction Therapy and the Emotional Availability Intervention: Mitigating Toxic Stress among American Indian Children in Early Head Start, subcontract through University of Colorado Denver, 2011-2016, $129,000.

Diehl, M. (PI). Awareness of Age-Related Change: A Cross-Cultural Collaboration, subcontract through University of Heidelberg, 2010-2013, $80,000.

Fidler, D.J. (PI) and Daunhauer, L (co-PI). Executive Function and Participation in Activities of Daily Living in Children with Down Syndrome, US Department of Education, 2010-2013, $570,000.

Fidler, D.J. (PI) & Daunhauer, L (co-PI). Special Education- Research and Innovation to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities, US Department of Education, 2011-2015, $883,500.

Gavin, W. (co-PI). Removing Barriers to the Practical Use of Noninvasive Brain-Computer Interfaces, National Science Foundation, 2011-2016, $1,198,325.

Gavin, W. (co-PI). A Longitudinal Study to Assess if the Effectiveness of a Preschool Nutrition and Physical Activity program in Sustained in Elementary School, United States Department of Agriculture, 2010-2014, $1,499,509.

Lucas-Thompson, R.G. (co-PI). Do you see what I see? Eye tracking of parent/child pairs during food selection, subcontract through the University of Minnesota, 2012-2013, $169,966.

Miller-Heyl, J., & MacPhee, D. (co-PI). (2008-13). Comparison of Care to Wait family classes and Care to Wait with middle school youth only in diverse implementation sites. Office of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, DHHS. $5,150,000.

Miller-Heyl, J. (PI), & MacPhee, D.L. (co-PI) Dare to Be You Care to Wait Family Based Prevention Program, HHS Office of Population Affairs, 2007-2012, $1,754,215.

Riggs, N. (PI). Translational Research: Applying Drug Prevention to Obesity Prevention, subcontract through University of Southern California, 2012-2013, $39,283.

Shomaker, L. (PI). Depression and Insulin Resistance in Adolescents. Pathway to Independence Award R00HD069516, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2013-2016

Shomaker, L. (co-PI). Human Body Dimensioning Specialized Facility. Research and Creative Artistry Infrastructure Grant, Office of the Vice President for Research, Colorado State University, 2013-2015.

Shomaker, L. (PI). Depression and Excess Gestational Weight Gain in Pregnant Adolescents. Mini-Grant Program, College of Health and Human Sciences, 2014-2015.

Shomaker, L. (PI). Evaluation of a Mindfulness-Based Program in Adolescents At-Risk for Obesity . Pilot Grant, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, 2014-2015.

Shomaker, L. (PI). Evaluation of a Mindfulness-Based Program in Adolescents At-Risk for Obesity . Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, 2014-2016.

Youngblade, LM (PI), Barrett, KC (co-PI), Bruce, A (co-I) & Palermo, F (co-I). Health Care Literacy for Head Start Families. PROJECT HOME: Healthcare Options Made Easy. Funded by DHHS, Administration for Children and Families, 2008-2011, $1,193,420

Recently Completed Grants

Barrett, K. (PI) & Cerbana, CB (co-PI) Online Baccalaureate Program in ECE with a Focus on Hispanic/Latino Education. HHS Administration for Children & Families, 2004-2009, $747,675.

Biringen, Z. (PI) Project Secure Child in ChildCare. Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation, 2005, $62,962.

Biringen, Z.(PI) Project Secure Child in Child Care. Bohemian Foundation, 2005, $24,903.

Biringen, Z. (PI) Project Secure Child in Child Care; Phase 2 of Early Childhood Project. Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation, 2006-2007, $62,982.

Biringen, Z. (PI) Project Secure Child in Child Care; Phase 2, Bohemian Foundation, $29, 938.

Biringen, Z. (PI) Military Families Project, Department of Defense, subcontract from Purdue University Military Families Research Institute, 2005, $29,998.

Bruce, A. (PI) Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS). US Department of Education, 2005-2009, $389,116.

Bruce, A. (PI) Training Services. Qualistar Early Learning, 2005-2006, $25,736.

Diehl, M. (PI) Self-Concept Organization Across the Lifespan. National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging, 2006-2009, $162,144.

Diehl, M. (PI) Cognitive-Emotional Integration in Adulthood and Aging. National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging, subcontract through Wayne State University, 2006-2009, $231,713.

Diehl, M. (PI) & Fruhauf, C. (co-PI). Healthy Aging Initiative, subcontract through Larimer County Office on Aging, 2007-2011, $28,000.

Fetsch, R.J. (PI) Colorado AgrAbility Project, USDA CSREES, 2006-2010, $800,000.

Fetsch, R.J. (PI) Colorado AgrAbility Supplemental Project, 2006. $29,791.

Fruhauf, C. (PI) Service-Learning & Aging Issues. Corporation for National & Community Service, 2003-2004, $525.

Robinson, C., Hepburn, S.L., Fidler, D.J., (co-PI) DiGuiseppi, C. et al. Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children with Down Syndrome. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006-2008, $600,000; approx. CSU subcontract $90,000).

Riley, K., Miller, G., & Fidler, D.J. Analysis of Two Early Language and Literacy Inteventions for Young Children with Down Syndrome: A Pilot Study. Anna and John Sie Foundation. 2008-2009, $110,000; approx. CSU subcontract $9,000.

Fidler, D.J. (PI) National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Cognitive strengths and weaknesses in children with Down syndrome 2003-2005, $138,000.

Hepburn, S.L., Fidler, D.J. (co-PI), & Philofsky, A. Describing the Emerging Williams Syndrome Behavioral Phenotype: Implications for Early Intervention. March of Dimes, 2003-2006, $183,106 (approx. CSU subcontract $39,000).

Hepburn, S.L., Fidler, D.J. (PI), & John, A. Early development in Williams syndrome. Williams Syndrome Association. 2003-2004, $5,000.

Fidler, D.J. (PI) Exploring the visuo-spatial processing relative strength in children with Down syndrome. National Down Syndrome Society, 2001-2004, $24,700.

Fidler, D.J. (PI) & Barrett, K.C. (co-PI). Exploring Differences in Emotional Expression in Individuals with Down syndrome, Williams Syndrome and Mixed Mental Retardation. Developmental Psychobiology Endowment Fund, 2002, $5,000.

Le, T.N. (PI). Evaluation of Creative Interventions: Community-Based Domestic Violence Intervention Project. Subcontract from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to Creative Interventions, 2007-2008, $5,000.

Le, T.N. (PI) School Context and Developmental Patterns of Delinquency and Violence in Immigrant Youth, Russell Sage Foundation, 2008-2010, $61,568.

Le, T.N. (PI) Capacity Building for Organizations Empowering Communities against Youth Violence. Subcontract from Administration for Children and Families grant to NCCD-National Council on Crime & Delinquency, 2007-2009, $131,407.

Miller-Heyl, J. (PI), & MacPhee, D.L. (co-PI) Dare to Be You Bridge Program in Montezuma County & Navajo Nation, CDC, 2002-2005, $1,291,604.

Miller-Heyl, J. (PI), & MacPhee, D.L. (co-PI) Dare to Be You Family Based Prevention of Teen Pregnancy, HHS Office of Population Affairs, 2002-2007, $1,125,000.

Youngblade, L.M. (PI) Medical Home State Implementation Project. Maternal and Child Health Bureau/HRSA, through subcontract from Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2008-2011, $39,000.

Youngblade, L.M. (PI) Medical Home in the Safety Net. Maternal and Child Health Bureau/HRSA, through subcontract from University of Florida, 2007-2009, $92,106.

Youngblade, L.M. (PI) Telehealth Connections for Children and Youth. Maternal and Child Health Bureau/HRSA, through subcontract from University of Florida, 2006-2008, $77,358.