Dr. Kathy Wright received an R21 from NIA in June 2022 and a Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development award in Jan 2022.
1R21AG077069-01 NIA Wright (PI) 05/26/2022-06/31/2024
Addressing the double jeopardy of stress and hypertension among African American female caregivers of persons living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. This RCT study will test a behavioral intervention (MIM DASH) to promote hypertension self-care in African American women caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias. Findings from the pilot study will inform the infrastructure for a larger trial.
Role: PI ($ 460,125)
79429 Wright (PI) 01/01/2022-12/31/2026
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Award. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Project title, “Improving stress and hypertension outcomes in African American female caregivers of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.”
Role: PI ($420,000)