Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant
The Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents as reflected in the activities and interests within pediatric psychology of the late Lizette Peterson-Homer and her commitment to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development. This grant is open to students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Funding is available up to $5,000 and is sponsored jointly by the American Psychological Foundation and APA Div. 54.
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Research should focus on prevention of physical injury in children and adolescents. More information about the criteria on which applications will be judged is available from Div. 54. Funds are not provided for convention and meeting travel.
student and/or faculty at an accredited university
demonstrated research competence and area commitment
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Please include the following in a single document, not to exceed five pages, one-inch margins, 11-point Times New Roman/Garamond font, single space:
- goals, relevant background/literature review
- methods (must be detailed enough so that the design, assessments, and procedures can be evaluated)
- anticipated outcomes, significance, and impact
Additionally, please submit the following documents:
- project timeline, not to exceed one page (Typically, APF grants are for 1 year.)
- detailed budget and justification, not to exceed one page
- abbreviated CV, not to exceed five pages
- supporting faculty supervisor letter (if the applicant is a student)
Application materials should be submitted online.
Please be advised that APF does not provide feedback to applicants on their proposals.
Danielle DeVille, University of Tulsa
Nam-Yoon Kim, University of Iowa
Joao F. Guassi Moreira, University of California, Los Angeles
Lindsey E.G. Weil, Northwestern University
Erin Kaufman, University of Utah
Marissa Swanson, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Haley Johnson , University of Alabama at Birmingham
Catherine Glenn, PhD , Harvard University
Elizabeth O'Neal, PhD, University of Iowa
Jiabin Shen, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Keri Brown Kirschman, PhD, University of Dayton
Bryan Karazsia, Kent State University
Despina Stavrinos, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Robin Toblin, University of Southern California
Sheila Crowell, University of Washington
Ben Barton, PhD, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Kristen Bradbury, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Mary C. Kral, Medical University of South Carolina, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award
Jill E. MacLaren, West Virginia University, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award
Christine Chambers, Center for Community Health Research, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award
Alicia Auliffe, St. John's University, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award
Susannah Allison, George Washington University, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award
Christopher D. Houck, University of Florida, Rebecca Routh Coon Research Award