The NC TraCS Institute is pleased to announce awardees for the 121st cycle of the TraCS $2K pilot grants.

In total, 7 applications were received and 3 were chosen for funding. Awardees include investigators from UNC's Center for Community Capital, College of Arts and Sciences, Gillings School of Global Public Health, School of Medicine. The 3 projects are listed below.

TraCS $2K Pilot Grant Program

Bianca Allison, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, School of Medicine
Martha Perry, General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, School of Medicine
Project Title: Trends in contraception uptake and continuation over time amongst adolescent females insured by North Carolina Medicaid

Molly De Marco, Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health
Jessica Dorrance, UNC Center for Community Capital
Project Title: Addressing Basic Needs Security in College Students in North Carolina: A Formative Study

Lee Stoner, Exercise & Sport Science, College of Arts and Sciences
Project Title: The effects of mental stress with and without prolonged sitting on whole-body cardiovascular health

View a complete list of Pilot awardees at

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