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Research

Provost New Strategic Directions for Research Award Recepients

2021 Provost New Strategic Directions for Research Awardees

Meeting the Needs of Women of Color Living with HIV (WoCLWH) to Improve Resilience & ART Adherence During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
Toinette Frederick, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Mariam Davtyan, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Mellissa Withers, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Annie L. Nguyen, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Sara L. Schwartz, School of Social Work
Paul Nash, Davis School of Gerontology

Novel, Large-Field Gradient, Electrical Stimulator to Accelerate Peripheral Nerve Regeneration into Split Thickness, Skin Graft Donor Sites
Kimberly Gokoffski, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Gianluca Lazzi, Viterbi School of Engineering
Justin Gillenwater, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Life in a turbulent ocean: Understanding the microbiology of a keystone marine nitrogen fixer with fluid mechanics
David Hutchins, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Paul Ronney, Viterbi School of Engineering
Feixue Fu, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Niema Pahlevan, Viterbi School of Engineering

Towards Pandemic Preparedness: Development of Robust Platform Diagnostics for Rapid Point-of-care Detection of Pathogens
Maral Mousavi, Viterbi School of Engineering
Meisam Razaviyayn, Viterbi School of Engineering
Lucio Comai, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Constantine Sideris, Viterbi School of Engineering
Parisa Hosseinzadeh, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences

Air pollution and extreme heat and health disparities in Southern California
Lawrence Palinkas, School of Social Work
Rob McConnell, Keck School of Medicine of USC
George Ban-Weiss, Viterbi School of Engineering
Erika Garcia, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Michael Hurlburt, School of Social Work
Jill Johnston, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Modeling is Not Enough: Addressing Fundamental Challenges in Learning Underlying Factors for Infectious Disease Forecasting
Viktor K. Prasanna, Viterbi School of Engineering
Ajitesh Srivastava, Viterbi School of Engineering
Wandi Bruine de Bruin, Sol Price School of Public Policy

2020 Provost New Strategic Directions for Research Awardees

Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Political Science & Gender & Sexuality Studies
Christian Phillips, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Political Science
Devon Brooks, School of Social Work
Jane Junn, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Political Science & Gender & Sexuality Studies
Parveen Parmar, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Emergency Medicine
Francille Wilson, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, American Studies & Ethnicity
Understanding Complexity: the USC Institute for Intersectionality & Social Transformation

Zoe Corwin, Rossier School of Education, Pullias Center for Higher Education
Brent Blair, School of Theatre, Performance
Rafael Angulo, School of Social Work, Children, Youth and Families
Dan Birman, Annenberg School for Communication, Specialized Journalism
Alan Green, Rossier School of Education, School Counseling
Jordan Davis, School of Social Work, Children, Youth and Families
Mattering in the Margins: Skateboarders Stories of Mental Health Challenges and Opportunities

Vsevolod Katritch, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, BISC
Stan Louie, School of Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy
Vadim Cherezov, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Chemistry
Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 Induced Pneumonia by Stimulating the Protective Arm of Angiotensin System

Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Viterbi School of Engineering, EE Systems – Computer Engr. Grp.
Gemini – A digital twin for data-driven modeling, policy planning and decision making at the University of Southern California

Vishal Patel, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Radiology
Hosung Kim, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Neurology
Sook-Lei Liew, Ostrow School of Dentistry, Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mara Mather, Davis School of Gerontology, Gerontology
Keoru Nashiro, Davis School of Gerontology, Gerontology
Krishna Nayak, Viterbi School of Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Developing Actionable Insights for Maintaining Brain Health through Artificial Intelligence

Jayakanth Ravichandran, Viterbi School of Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Sri R. Narayan, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Chemistry
Shaama Sharada, Viterbi School of Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Brent Melot, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Chemistry
Sustainable Production of Fuels and Chemicals using Novel Sulfide Catalysts

Jennifer Treweek, Viterbi School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Vasilis Marmarelis, Viterbi School of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Ray Matthews, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Interventional Cardiology
Caleb Finch, Davis School of Gerontology
Simultaneous brain and heart monitoring through a miniaturized wearable device