Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

money_bag_clip_art_23184Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Debra Zand_CMSSaint Louis University received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a study of treatment services offered to women substance abusers. The study will assess a new treatment regimen for 114 pregnant and postpartum women with a history of substance abuse. The research will be under the direction of Debra Zand, an associate professor of pediatrics at the university.

The University of Oklahoma received a $500,000 grant from the Mary K. Chapman Foundation of Tulsa to fund research at the Charles Stephenson Cancer Center. The research will focus on finding new ways to diagnose and treat ovarian cancer.

The Yale School of Public Health is the lead institution for a $4 million study funded by the United Health Foundation to develop and implement a new model of group prenatal care to promote healthier pregnancies.

Tufts University has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women for a study on the role of natural hormones and environmental chemicals in the development of breast cancer.


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