Ph.D. Student Samantha Paige Awarded Research Grant

Published: July 14th, 2016

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Samantha R. Paige, a PhD student in the Department of Health Education and Behavior, has been awarded a 2-year Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F31) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NIH/NHLBI). The grant will support training and mentored research to develop, pilot, and field test a novel, web-based instrument measuring self-efficacy and task performance related to interactive eHealth literacy among Floridians with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Her multidisciplinary mentoring panel includes: Dr. Michael Stellefson (Sponsor) from the Department of Health Education and Behavior, Dr. Janice Krieger (Co-Sponsor) from the STEM Translational Communication Center in the College of Journalism and Communications, Dr. Linda Cottler (Co-Sponsor) from the College of Public Health and Health Professions, and Dr. M. David Miller (Co-Sponsor) from the School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in the College of Education. (To read more about this grant click here)

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