Moy Collaborative Research Fund Awardees

Caryl Towsley Moy, PhD, Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research

The Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D., Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research was established by the family of Dr. Moy to honor the life and work of the former University of Illinois Springfield professor who also taught at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Its purpose is to provide funding for collaborative, team-based research initiatives undertaken jointly by faculty from the University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIU-SOM). Awards are granted through a competitive review and selection process. Application materials and review criteria can be found on the UIS Faculty Research and Scholarship Support page.

2019 Award

Modulation of Ryanodine Receptor by Peptide Toxins

  • Julio A. Copello, Co-Principle Investigator, Associate Professor of Pharmacology (SIU-SOM)
  • Stephen R. Johnson, Co-Principle Investigator, Associate Professor of Chemistry (UIS)

 

2018 Award

School Shootings and mental illness: A study of offender and incident characteristics

  • Janice R. Hill, Co-Principle Investigator, Research Instructor of Psychiatry (SIU-SOM)
  • Sheryl Reminger, Co-Principle Investigator, Associate Professor of Psychology (UIS)

 

2017 Award

Assessing health and geographic disparities in asthma and COPD morbidity: A GIS approach

  • Wiley Jenkins, Principal Investigator, Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine; Science Director, Population Science Program; Associate Director, Center for Clinical Research; Co-Director, MD-MPH Program (SIU-SOM)
  • Egbe Egiebor, Senior Researcher, Assistant Professor of Public Health (UIS)
  • Maithili Deshpande, Researcher, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy (SIUE)
  • Kristin Osiecki, Researcher, Assistant Professor of Public Health (UIS)
  • Amanda Fogelman, Research Assistant, Research Development Coordinator (SIU-SOM)

 

2016 Awards

SIU Health Care Pediatrics Big Data Analysis

  • Sameer Vohra, Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (SIU-SOM)
  • Yanhui Guo, Co-Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor of Computer Science (UIS)
  • Elham Khorasani, Senior Researcher, Assistant Professor of Computer Science (UIS)

Identification of Patterns of Use of Electronic Record System in an Ambulatory Health Care Setting

  • Hamed Qahri Saremi, Co-Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems (UIS)
  • Robert Robinson, Co-Principle Investigator, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (SIU-SOM)
  • Rassule Hadidi, Senior Researcher, Professor of Management Information Systems (UIS)
  • Stacy Sattovia, Researcher, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (SIU-SOM)

 

2015 Award

None

 

2014 Awards

A Pilot Study of EEG-Derived Predictors of Treatment Success in Major Depressive Disorder with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

  • Karen Reinke, Co-Principal Investigator & Project Coordinator, Associate Professor of Psychology (UIS)
  • Jeffrey Bennet, Co-Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry (SIU-SOM)
  • Janet Hill, Faculty Research Instructor, Department of Psychiatry (SIU-SOM)

 

Geospatial Analysis of Potential Environmental Causes of Cancer in Illinois.

  • Wiley Jenkins, Principal Investigator, Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine; Science Director, Population Science Program; Associate Director, Center for Clinical Research; Co-Director, MD-MPH Program (SIU-SOM)
  • Dennis Ruez, Associate Professor and Chair, Environmental Studies (UIS)

 

Outcomes

 

Mueller GS, Clayton AL, Zahnd WE, Hollenbeck KM, Barrow ME, Jenkins WD, Ruez DR. Geospatial analysis of cancer risk and residential proximity to coal mines in Illinois. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2015;120:155-62.