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Kenneth E. Schmader, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center VA Medical Center,
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
National Institute on Aging Academic Award
2 Industry Sponsored Studies

Delane W. Kitzman, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University
Grants Awarded:
NIH R01 – Effect of Exercise Training on Diastolic Dysfunction, PI
Supplement to R01
Hypergen: Genetics of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy PI, Bowman Gray School of Medicine Field Site

William M. McDonald, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Emory University
Grants Awarded:
Parasuicide in Nursing Home Residents (National Suicide Foundation) PI
Pallidotomy and Parkinson Disease (NIH) – CoI
Alzheimer’s Registry (NIH) CoI

Douglas C. McCrory, M.D., M.H.Sc, Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center & VA Medical Center,
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
Development of Clinical Practice Guidelines: Headaches (AHCPR)

Julie M. Chandler, Ph.D., PT
Senior Epidemiologist Merck Research Laboratories

Debra K. Weiner, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA
Grant Awarded:
NIA Academic Award

Arline D. Bohannon, M.D., Division of General Internal Medicine,
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center,
Richmond, VA
Grants Awarded:
Minority Supplement Duke Univ. Pepper OAIC (PI)
NIEHS Environmental Toxicology Fellowship

Helen M. Hoenig, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine
VA Medical Center and Duke University Medical Center,
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
VA Merit Grant (PI)
HSR&D Rapid Development Project Grant (Co PI)
Beeson Award 1997-2000

Larry B. Goldstein, M.D., Professor of Medicine (Neurology)
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
Duke University Small Grant (PI)
3 Industry Sponsored Studies
Stroke PORT AHCRP
Clinical Practice Guidelines from Chronic Pain: Headaches
AHCPR

Maya McNeilly, Ph.D.
Private Practice, Durham, NC
Grant Awarded:
Opioid Compromise in Hypertension: Modulating Factors (NIH) PI
Effects of Stress on Sodium Excretion, Blood Pressure In Older African Americans CoPI

Michael J. Econs, M.D.
Indiana University Medical Center
Grant Award:
FIRST Award NIH

Miriam J. Smyth, PhD
University of Maryland
Grant Awarded:
Duke University Medical Center Small Research Grant
Research Grant Institutional Grant Award to Duke University from American Cancer Society

Wei Jiang, M.D., Research Associate in Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grant Awarded:
SAD Heart Study (Peizer Pharmaceutical) CoPI

Virginia B. Kraus, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine;
Assistant Professor , Pathology; and Assistant Professor, Surgery
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
Arthritis Investigator Award (PI) – Arthritis Foundation
Early Career Development Award (PI American Federation for Aging Research Grant (PI)
RO1

Barbara E. Tardiff, M.D., M.S., Assistant Consulting Professor of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grant Awarded:
A Randomized Trial of SPM 633 to Prevent Renal Impairment in CABG Patients (Schwartz Pharmaceuticals)
Dose Ranging Study of hBNP After CABG Surgery (SCIOS) PI
Effect of Integrin on Platelet Aggregation ( ) Site PI

William E. Kraus, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine & Cell Biology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
Molecular Events Promoting Phenotypic Transformation of Skeletal Muscle During Exercise Training (PI)
American Heart Association (PI)
Molecular Signaling in Muscular Adaptation to Exercise NIAMS (PI)
SCOR In Heart Failure NHLBI (CoPI)
Regulation of Skeletal Muscle Development and Differentiation In Vitro by Mechanical and Chemical Factors NASA (PI)

Jeremy Sugarman, M.D., Professor of Medicine,
Johns Hopkins
Grants Awarded:
SPORE in Breast Cancer, NCI (CoPI)
Ethical Aspects of Umbilical Cord Banking NHLBI (CoPI)

James A. Tulsky, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center & VA Medical Center,
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
SOROS Faculty Scholar (PI)
AHRP-Andrus Foundation (PI)
Greenwald Foundation(PI)
Open Society Institute (CoPI)

David Edelman, M.D., Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
VA Health Services Research Career Award
AHRQ Award
HSRA Training Grant
2 Industry Grants
VA HSRD Grant: “Screening Elderly Primary Care Patients for Diabetes”

Rodney Folz, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medicine; and Asst. Research Professor, Cell Biology,
Duke University Medical Center,
Durham, NC
Grant Awarded:
1 NIH RO1 grant

William Scott, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor
Medicine-Medical Genetics
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grant Awarded:
1- NIH – RO1 Grant: Genetics of Successful Aging in Midwestern Amish

Hilary Grocott, M.D., Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology-Cardiac Division,
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
New Investigator Award, Foundation for Anesthesia Education Research/ American Geriatrics Society 2001-2003; Co-Investigator,
Biosite Diagnostics Inc., 1999-2001

Cathleen S. Colon Emeric, M.D., Assistant Professor, Medicine,
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grant Awarded:
Brookdale Fellowship 2001-2003
” Osteoarthritis & Cardiovascular Disease”

Mitchell T. Heflin, M.D., Assistant Professor, Medicine,
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
Pfizer/AGS Health Services Research Fellowship
Geriatric Career Development Award

Beverly Fermor, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor
Surgery – Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
1 NIH R01,
1 Industry Grant
1 NIH R03

Sandhya A. Lagoo-Deenadayalan, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Surgery – General
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
1 AGS Jahnigen Award
1 NIH K08 Submitted
1 NIH R21 Submitted
Aging and Immune Response to Surgical Stress and Sepsis

David F. Lobach, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Community & Family Medicine – Informatics
Clinical Associate, Division of Endocrine & Metabolic Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
1 Industry Grant
1 NIH R01 Submitted
1 HSRA Grant Submitted

Gregory A. Taylor, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor
Medicine – Geriatrics
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
1 NIH R01 Grant
1 VA Merit Review
” Effectiveness of PspA Pneumococcal Vaccines In Aging Mice”

Silke A. Schmidt, Ph.D., Assistant Science Research Professor,
Medicine – Genetics Division,
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
1 NIH / NEI Grant
“Genetic and Epidemiologic Risk Factors in Age-Related Macular Degeneration”

Virginia B. Kraus, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine;
Assistant Professor , Pathology; and Assistant Professor, Surgery
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grants Awarded:
Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Grant
Mary Biddle Duke Grant
1 NIH R01 Grant
1 NIH R01
Pilot Study: “Genetic Ascertainment of a Large African-American / Native American Family for Osteoarthritis and Cardiovascular Disease”

David M. Seo, M.D., Assistant Professor, Medicine-Cardiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grant Awarded:
1 NIH R01 Grant submitted, review pending NIH K12 funding

James T. Cavanaugh PT, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor,
Medicine – Geriatrics Division
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grant Awarded:
VA Associate Investigator Award
” Rehabilitation Research and Development Service”
NIA – R21
” Walking Activity and the Burden of Multiple Morbidities
Duke Community and Family Medicine Small Grant
” Physical Activity and Recovery Postpartum”

Keith Kaye, M.D., Associate Professor – Medicine, Infectious Disease
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grant Awarded:
1-NIA K23
“Hospital Acquired Infections in the Elderly”

Jama L. Purser, PT, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor
Medicine – Geriatrics Division
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Grant Awarded: (Funded 2006-2011)
K01 Mentored Research Scientists Career Development Award
NICHHD “Candidate Genes and Longitudinal Disability Phenotypes”