Ahn Receives Grants to Support 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.