Congratulations to the 2nd Annual UF CARE Dissertation Aid Grant Awardees: Christian Garica, Neo Gebru, Peter Hamor, Douglas Miller

Published: March 29th, 2021

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Dissertation Aid Grant Awardees: Christian Garica, Neo Gebru, Peter Hamor, Douglas Miller

Left to right: Christian Garica, Neo Gebru, Peter Hamor, Douglas Miller have been awarded UF CARE Dissertation Aid Grants up to $7,500 each to support their dissertation projects.

Christian GarciaChristian Garcia

Department of Psychology

Title: “Exploring patterns of substance use and quality of life as a function of the COVID-19 pandemic among vulnerable populations”
Mentor: Dr. Sara Jo Nixon


Neo GebruNeo Gebru

Department of Health Education & Behavior

Title: “Using Behavioral Measures to Assess Changes in HIV Sexual Risk-Taking Associated With Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Uptake in Heavy Drinking Young Men Who Have Sex With Men”
Mentor: Dr. Robert Leeman


Peter HamorPeter Hamor

Department of Psychology

Title: “Investigating neural circuits and molecular substrates underlying post-cocaine motivational and cognitive deficits: focus on mGlu5 receptors”
Mentor: Dr. Marek Schwendt


Douglas MillerDouglas Miller

Department of Neuroscience

Title: “Methamphetamine regulation of VTA dopaminergic networks”
Mentor: Dr. Habibeh Khoshbouei