Ahn Receives Grants to Support Research

Published: June 26th, 2015

Category: Faculty, News, Research

Ahn1Brian Ahn was recently awarded several grants to support his research on older adults. His research program of clinical and translational research that focuses on pain disparities among ethnic/racial minority populations.

Dr. Ahn was named a Pepper Center Junior Scholar for his study “Knee Pain and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Older Asian Americans” by the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. This will support a two-year $181,881 mentored research experience.

Dr. Ahn also received the Florida Health Equity Research Institute (HERI) Faculty Scholarship Award ($5000) funded by the Aetna Foundation for 2015-2016.This funding will allow him to develop a program of clinical and translational research to advance the understanding of the relationships between multi-dimensional health factors (e.g., biological and psychosocial factors) and pain disparities in ethnic/racial minority groups.