ACHA Grant Program

In support of our continuous commitment to providing quality healthcare for students, we have established, through the American College Health Foundation, the Gallagher Student Innovative Practices in College Health Fund. We are proud of all of the winners and look forward to the difference they make in delivering quality healthcare for students.

2014 Grant Award Winners:

  • Gallagher Student Innovative Practices in College Health Award: University of California, Riverside, Jan Blacher, Project Director
    Project Title: “Autism 101

2013 Grant Award Winners:

  • Gallagher Student Innovative Practices in College Health Grant: University of New Mexico, Stephanie D. McIver, PhD
    Project Title: “College Mental Health Services for Distance Learners

  • Gallagher Student Innovative Practices in Cultrurally Competent Health Care Grant: University of Kentucky, Brandy Reeves, MPH, CHES
    Project Title: “Effects of a brief educational intervention on LGBT health at a unversity health center

2012 Grant Award Winners:

  • Gallagher Student Innovative Practices in Cultrurally Competent Health Care Grant: University of Bridgeport, Melissa Lopez
    Project Title: “Targeting Obesity on a College Campus Through a Healthy Monday Campaign

  • Gallagher Student Innovative Practices in College Health Grant: Columbia Health, Michael McNeil
    Project Title: “Mapping Healthy Columbia: An Interactive Tool

2011 Grant Award Winners:

  • Innovative Practices in College Health Grant: Luther College, JoEllen Anderson, RN, ARNP
    Project Title: "Luther College Health Service and Counseling Service Video Project"

  • Innovative Practices in Culturally Competent Health Care Grant: The Ohio State University, Judy Hild, MS, MBA
    Project Title: "Characterization of Hemoglobin A1c in a College Student Population: A Pilot Study"

2010 Grant Award Winners:

  • Innovative Practices in Culturally Competent Health Care Grant: University of Georgia, Gayle M. Robbins, PhD
    Project Title: "I Know How Project"

  • Innovative Practices in College Health Grant: New York University, Carlo Ciotoli, MD, PMA
    Project Title: "Take Care NYU: A Comprehensive Framework to Improve Student Health at NYU"

2009 Grant Award Winners:

  • Innovative Practices in College Health Grant: University of Bridgeport, Melissa Lopez, BSN, MPH
    Project Title: "The Art of Balancing"

  • Innovative Practices in College Health Grant: Framingham State College, Pamela Lehmberg
    Project Title: "Project Cosmo"

2008 Grant Award Winners:

  • Innovative Practices in College Health Grant: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
    Project Title: "A Comprehensive Weight Management Program to Reduce the Incidence of Obesity at the University of Alabama"

  • Innovative Practices in Culturally Competent Health Care Grant: Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
    Project Title: "The Influence of Culture and Family on Female Body Perception and Obesity"

2007 Grant Award Winners:

  • Innovative Practices in College Health Grant: Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    Project Title: "Experience Design for Student Health Center"

  • Innovative Practices in Culturally Competent Health Care Grant: University of Iowa Student Health Service, Iowa City, IA
    Project Title: "Enhancing International Students" Access to Appropriate Health Care"

2006 Grant Award Winners:

  • Pine Manor College Student Health Services, Chestnut Hill, MA
    Project Title: "A Campus Based Program to Reduce the Incidence of Obesity in Women of Color at Pine Manor College"

  • University of Michigan Health Services, Ann Arbor, MI
    Project Title: "Educational Program to Assist International College Students in Deciding about Treatment for Latent TB Infection"

2005 Grant Award Winner:

  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
    Project Title: "Evaluation of Web-Based Triage Referrals for Emergent or Immediate Care in College Students"

2004 Grant Award Winners:

  • Carroll College, Waukesha, WI
    Project Title: "Assessing Students Needs for the Development of a Comprehensive Health Program"

  • Georgetown University, Washington, DC
    Project Title: "Evaluating the Impact of an Online Health Resource"

Click here to learn more, and to download a grant application.