Research

Research

R21 (DK088368-01), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)/National Institutes of Health (NIH)
2010-2012
Title: Using GIS and Simulation for Analyzing Optimal Geographical Boundaries and
Organ Allocation Mechanism for Liver Transplant
Amount: $397.639
Role: PI [with Dr. Chung-Hung Chen (Co-PI) at GMU, Dr. Nigel Waters (Co-PI) at GMU and Dr. Zobair Younossi (Consultant) at INOVA Health System]

George Mason University Seed Grant (#102480)
2010-2011
Title: Using GIS and Simulation for Analyzing Optimal Geographic Boundaries and
Organ Allocation
Amount: $5,167
Role: PI

Innovation Grant, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
2009
Title: Encouraging Innovation: Field-Initiated Programs
Amount: $399,911
Role: Co-PI [with Dr. Faye Taxman at GMU]

R01 (MH074877-01), National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)/National Institutes of Health (NIH)
2006-2010
Title: Simulation Model for Mental Health Systems Planning (R01 MH074877-01)
Amount: $1,504,201; Amount Subcontracted to GMU: $301,171
Role: Co-PI [with Dr. Eri Kuno (PI) at UIPUI and Dr. Aileen Rothbard (Co-PI) at University of Pennsylvania]

R21 (MH65307-01), National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)/National Institutes of Health (NIH)
2003-2005
Title: Mental Health Residential Capacity Planning
Amount: $300,000; Amount Funded Post-doc Salaries: $66,013
Role: Main Analyst (as a member of Key Personnel) [with Dr. Eri Kuno (PI) at UIPUI and Dr. Aileen Rothbard (Co-PI) at University of Pennsylvania]

 

Contract

Mentor – Protégé Programs (MPP) / Mason Enterprise Center (MEC)
2008 – Present
GIS-related advisory and training work for several Mentor and Protégé companies under the National Geospatial Agency (NGA), the contracted programs including Northrop Grumman – CSSS and Chenega Technology – DMG.

International Benchmarking Survey on Study Habit of 5th Graders (Benesse Corp.)
2006 – 2007
The US investigator for a 5 country survey project involving 1000 students in each country. The contractor was the largest Japanese education think-tank, Benesse Corp. Japan.

K01, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
2004 – 2006
Title: “Risk Factors for Drug Resistant Pneumococcal Infections” as the post-doc GIS analyst (2004-2005) and then as a consultant (2005-2006) for Dr. Josh Metley, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania