COVID-19 Research Fund Recipients (FY21)

Recipients of COVID-19 Research Fund awards in FY21

Principal Investigator Project Title Department

Meghana Ayyagari

Surviving Pandemics: Supply Chains and Corporate Immunity

International Business and International Affairs

Janice Blanchard Perceptions of District of Columbia Residents to COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations Emergency Medicine

Jennifer Clayton

Schools as Problem Solvers and Innovators: How Educational Leaders are Responding to COVID-19

Educational Leadership

Keith Crandall

Establishing an Infrastructure for Data Integration Across Clinical and Omics Data for COVID-19 Research at GW

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Norca Maritza Dowling

Usability and Acceptability of Telehealth Technologies During COVID-19 Among a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Sample of Medicaid and Medicare Beneficiaries

Biostatistics and Research

Samuel Ledermann

A New Normal: Covid-19 and Its Impact on Sustainable Investments in Healthcare and Agriculture

International Development Studies

Norman Lee

Genomics of Platelet Dysfunction & Health Disparities in Covid-19

Pharmacology and Physiology

Luyao Lu

Wireless Multimodal Soft Wearable Sensors for Remote Physiological Monitoring of COVID-19 Symptoms

Biomedical Engineering

Rebecca Lynch

Investigating the Durability of the Antibody Response to SARS-CoV-2

Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine

Adrienne Poon

Creation of a COVID-19 Specimen Bank and Study of Outcomes


Carlos Santos-Burgoa

Assessment of Excess Total Mortality Trends and Impact of the Covid-19 Epidemic in the DC-MD-VA Metropolitan Area

Global Health and Environmental Health

Michelle Stock

Understanding the Impact Of COVID-19 and Intersectional Discrimination on the Mental and Physical Health Disparities among Black Young Adults

Applied Social Psychology