2020-2021 PHDR Pilot Grant Awardees

Congratulations to the 2020-2021 PHDR Pilot Grants in Health Disparities Research Grant Awardees! Funding provided by PHDR, the Masonic Cancer Center, the Office for Business & Community Economic Development (OBCED), and the UMN Medical School. This year's recipients are: 

"Utilizing traditional tobacco to reframe what tobacco is and is not to promote commercial smoking cessation in American Indians"

  • Dylan Jennings (Bizhikiins), Tribal Council member, Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians; Dana Carroll, UMN SPH Div of Environmental Health Sciences and Dorothy Hatsukami, UMN Dept of Psychiatry 

"Un poco de luz: Learning from cervical cancer screening among uninsured Hispanics in Minnesota"

  • Rodolfo Gutierrez, Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment through Research (HACER); Gabriela Bustamante Callejas, UMN Dept of Family Medicine & Community Health 

"Participatory Theater to share learnings about living with Type 2 Diabetes while homeless"

  • Maren Ward, zAmya Theater; Kate Diaz Vickery, UMN Dept of Medicine and Hennepin County Medical Center 

"Implementation of Culturally Tailored Lung Cancer Screening In The Native American Community Clinic"

  • Antony Stately & Shannon (Fahey) Klingelhutz, Native American Community Clinic; Abbie Begnaud, UMN Dept of Medicine, Div of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine