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Monit Cheung, Ph.D.

Monit Cheung, Ph.D., LCSW, (P.I.)

Patrick Leung, Ph.D.

Patrick Leung, Ph.D, (P.I)



Sheara Jennings, Ph.D, ACSW (P.I.)

  • Evaluation of Project HYPE

Sarah Narendorf, Ph.D, LCSW (P.I.)

  • Residual Funds for Dr. Sarah Narendorf in The Graduate College of Social Work
  • Social Experiences in Assisted Living: Resident Health and Well-being

Suzanne Pritzker, Ph.D. (P.I.)

  • Civic Engagement through the Voices of Latino/A Youth: Exploring Definitions, Supports, and Barriers
  • Civic Engagement Strategies

Isabel Torres, Ph.D. (P.I.)

  • Disclosure Preferences of Older Latinos with Advanced Cancer & their Caregivers


Dr. Christiana Miyawaki (P.I. and Co-I.)

  • Community-Engaged Dementia Education Program
  • Filial Responsibility and Acculturation among Chinese-American Family Caregivers of Older Adults in Houston, Texas: Mental and Health Impact
  • 2022-2027 National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute on Aging (NIA)--Data Enhancements and Analyses to Clarify the Relationship between Education and Cognitive Function; Education and Cognitive Functioning in Later Life: The Nation’s High School Class of 1972.
  • 2023-2025: Alzheimer’s Association Rapid Program in Dementia (RAPID) Funding Grant--Caregiver-Provided Life Review for Persons with Dementia in Care Facilities
  • 2022-2023: National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute on Aging (NIA) Engaging Communities of Hispanics for Aging Research (ECHAR) Network; Community-Engaged Dementia Education Program (CEDEP) for the Houston Vietnamese American Community



Reiko Boyd, Ph.D. (P.I.)


  • Capitalizing Connections Between Public Health and Child Welfare Systems: Building the Evidence Base for Cross-sector Collaboration to Promote Black Infant Health