Leadership & Educational Programs

Mentorship Programs

Grants & Scholarships


Examining Sex Differences in Young Adult Stroke: Incidence and Etiology Using the Colorado Statewide All-Payer Claims Database

PI: Michelle Leppert, MD
Funding: University of Colorado Neurology Intradepartmental Grant
Dates: 01/01/19-06/30/20

Examining Sex Disparities in Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Patients with Essential Tremor
PI: Michelle Fullard, MD; Lisa Deuel, MD
Funding: University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center Research Grant
Dates: 09/01/18-08/29/19

Create Community Ties between University of Colorado and African Immigrant Community in the Denver Metro Area through Addressing Stroke Prevention and Preparedness
PI: Karen Orjuela, MD (CU) & Community Partner Clinical Trust Solutions Moussata
Funding: CCTSI Community Engagement Grant
Dates: 05/01/22-01/31/23

Engaging the Denver Hispanic Community in Parkinson's Disease Research
PI: Michelle Fullard, MD
Funding: Michael J. Fox Foundation FIRE-UP PD Research Award
Dates: 06/01/19-02/28/23

Diversifying Research through Inclusivity and Engagement in Parkinson’s Disease (DRIVE-PD)
PI: Emily Forbes, DO
Funding: Michael J. Fox Foundation
Dates: 07/01/22-03/31/23

Gender Disparities in the Utilization of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in Parkinson's Disease
PI: Michelle Fullard, MD
Funding: University of Colorado Neurology Intradepartmental Grant
Dates: 07/01/21-06/30/23

Improving Decision-Making for Women with Parkinson's disease
PI: Michelle Fullard, MD
Funding: Lorna Grindlay Moore Faculty Launch Award 2022
Dates: 07/01/22-06/30/23

Increasing Diversity in Neurovascular Research
PI: Karen Orjuela, MD 
Funding: Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Award
Dates: 11/1/22-10/31/24


Community Projects

Boot Camp Translation - CU Alzheimer's & Cognition Center
Faculty leads: Samantha Holden, MD & Peter Pressman, MD
Description: Boot Camp Translation is a community outreach initiative sponsored by the University of Colorado (CU) Alzheimer's and Cognition Center called Boot Camp Translation, or BCT. Fifteen African American women from around metro Denver volunteered to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias so they could inspire and encourage their neighbors and friends to become better informed about the disease.

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