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Chisholm, Wharton Receive NIH Support for Mentored Research

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Congratulations to Latarsha Chisholm (photo, left), assistant professor of health management and informatics, and Tracy Wharton (right), assistant professor of social work, on their receipt of prestigious awards from the National Institutes of Health.

Chisholm and Wharton have been awarded funding from the NIH Loan Repayment Program to support research mentored by Thomas Wan, associate dean for research in the College of Health and Public Affairs.

The NIH's National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities will support Chisholm's research on health and health care disparities by providing her with nearly $50,000 over two years to repay student loans.

The NIH's National Institute on Aging will support Wharton's research on patients with dementia by providing her with $70,000 over two years to repay student loans.

All proposals submitted to the Loan Repayment Program go through peer review at the NIH. Last year, less than half of the proposals submitted were funded (415 out of 977).

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Chisholm Awarded NIH Support for Mentored Research
Wharton Awarded NIM Support for Mentored Research

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