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HIP-ACTSI-GSU Seed Grants in Healthcare Innovation Recipients

The Emory-Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP) in partnership with the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) and Georgia State University (GSU) is pleased to announce the recipients of the seventh round of research seed grants in Healthcare Innovation.  

The Healthcare Innovation Seed Grant program funds multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary teams examining healthcare services and clinical effectiveness.  The awards support innovative approaches that address issues of healthcare quality, costs, and/or access.

Examining the Safety and Efficacy of Early Fecal Transplant in Patients Infected with Clostridium Difficile at High Risk of Relapse

PI:  Tanvi Dhere, MD
Assistant Professor, Director of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Emory Division of Digestive Disease, Emory University
Colleen Kraft, MD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Emory University
Matthew Magee, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Georgia State University

MartialHearts: An Interactive Taekwondo Game Targeting Executive Functioning and Anxiety in Children with Congenital Cardiac Disease

PI:  Lindsey Cohen, PhD
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Psychology, Georgia State University
Erin Tone, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University
Akihiko Masuda, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University
Kevin Swartout, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University
William Mahle, MD
Director of Transplant Services and Pediatric Cardiologist, Sibley Heart Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Brandon Aylward, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Charles Hardin, MS
Associate Branch Chief for Infrared Countermeasures, Electro-Optical Systems Lab, Georgia Tech Research Institute
Brian Parise, MS
Research Scientist II, Georgia Tech Research Institute 

Non-invasive Detection of Retained Surgical Items Using Near-Infrared Fluorescence
PI:  Maged Henary, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Georgia State University
Jeffrey Olson, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Winship Cancer Institute
James Todd, RN
Registered Nurse, Emergency Care Center, Grady Memorial Hospital

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