Academic Opportunities

Pilot Award

The AHPRC research pilot awards began in 2018 and are aimed to build an interdisciplinary team of researchers for collaborative health- and performance-related research. 

Learn More about the Pilot Program

Apply for Pilot Award Funding 

2021-22 Pilot Award Winners

  • “Motor Training to Improve Cognitive-Linguistic and Motor Learning Function in Typically-Developing Children” – Dr. Jenya Iuzzini-Seigel, Dr. Sam Nemanich, Michael Danduran
  • “Effects of Ischemic Conditioning on Language, Cognitive, and Motor Outcomes in Persons with Chronic Aphasia” – Dr. Sarah Grace Dalton, Dr. Allison Hyngstrom, Dr. Matthew Durand
  • “Student Health Allies & Peer Educators Competencies and Mindfulness Training and Its Effect on Their Mental Health” – Dr. Lee Za Ong and Dr. Karisse Callendar
  • “CUped: A New Method for Using Exercise As Medicine After Stroke” – Dr. Sheila Schindler-Ivens, Dr. Brian Schmit, Dr. Philip Vogelwede, Dr. Kristof Kipp


Summer Student Research Initiative

The 2021 Marquette AHPRC Summer Student Research Initiative (SSRI) is designed to facilitate student research experiences and support the mission and global goal of the AHPRC. Applications for the 2021 SSRI awards are live and due April 12th.

Learn more and apply here. 

2021 SRI Award Winners

Awardee 1: Emily Anderson

Awardee 2: Stephanie Jansen

Awardee 3: Sarah Lessila

Awardee 4: Jane Layden

Awardee 5: Charlie Rydeski

2020 SRI Award Winners: Isabell Dobrzycki, Jane Layden, Davina Lettau, Emily Olsen, Katie Slater, Brianna Weibye

View the research posters of the 2020 academic year SRI awardees here!

Watch the SRI Students present their posters: