Active Gants


1. Florida Department of Health Tobacco Control Program, Parvanta (PI), March-June 2020                A comparison of surveys, focus group and neuromarketing measures of message effectiveness for anti-smoking communications.

Role: Research Assistant

2. Florida Department of Health, Parvanta (PI),  2017-2020

Coordination of Regional Cancer Control Collaborative, assist member organizations located in 16 counties of southwest Florida in their efforts to achieve the goals of the Florida Cancer Control and Research Plan and the regional collaborative strategic plan.

Role: Research Assistant & Collaborative Chair



Completed Grants

1. United Nations Fund for Population Benin Grant    Bewa (PI), 2019

Using innovative technologies to improve sexual and reproductive health and promote youth participation and engagement


2. Centers for Disease Control, Parvanta (PI), 2014-2019                                   

Community-Based Prevention Marketing for Systems Change: Reducing colorectal cancer Disparities through the Florida Prevention Research Center’s core research project.

Role: Research Assistant


Complex Systems Innovation (CSI) and The Partners North Carolina Systems of Care Expansion Project (PNC-SOC) Grant, Walby (PI)

Role: Evaluation and Research Assistant



4. USF Health WELL Mini-grant,  Cultural Competency, Bewa (PI),  2018                                                                                       

5. Lisa de Safey Award for patient centered communication, Bewa (PI), 2018 


6.Fulbright Scholarship, 2016-2018