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Jenkins, Schmidt receive OVPR Faculty Research Grants

  |   Michael Childs   |   Permalink   |   News Release,   Spotlight

Two rising researchers in the College of Education's Department of Kinesiology—Nathan Jenkins and Julianne Schmidt—have received Faculty Research Grants from the University of Georgia Office of the Vice President for Research.

Jenkins received a $10,000 grant to support a project titled, "Effect of Exercise and GM-CSF on Circulating Angiogenic Cell Function." Jenkins joined the UGA faculty in 2013. He received his Ph.D. in exercise physiology from the University of Maryland.

Schmidt received a grant for $9,932 to support a project titled, "Driving After a Concussion: Is it Safe to Drive After Symptoms Resolve?" Schmidt received her Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary program – Human Movement Science from the University of North Carolina.

Both Jenkins and Schmidt are assistant professors in the exercise science program and joined the UGA faculty in 2013.

The UGA Research Foundation funds competitive internal grants annually to support initial work by early career faculty and research in new areas of endeavor.

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