This page contains a list of Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Research and Development (R&D) Grants awarded for Fiscal Year (FY) 2007. The content is useful for those in the fire service seeking information about to how to improve the safety and health of firefighters.
Fiscal Year (FY) 2007
Reducing Occupational Hearing Impairment in Firefighters
The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
Oisaeng Hong, Ph.D, RN
Firefighters and Wellness: Building A Healthy Future Through Partnership and Science
Johns Hopkins University
Keshia Pollack, Ph.D, MPH
Determination of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Firefighters
Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona
Jeff Burgess, Ph.D
Firefighter Accountability Technology
Center for Firefighter Safety Research & Development, University of Maryland
Marino diMarzo, Ph.D
Firefighter Exposures to Smoke Particulars
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
Pravinray Gandhi, Ph.D
A Comprehensive Firefighter Fatigue Management Program: Operation Healthy Sleep
The Brigham & Women's Hospital, Inc.
Charles Czeisler, Ph.D
Changes in Cardiovascular Function as a Result of Prolonged Firefighting
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Gavin P. Horn, Ph.D
Effectiveness of Pre-Applied Wetting Agents in Prevention of Urban Wildland Interface Fires
University of North Carolina Charlotte
Jozef Urbas, Ph.D
Designing a Health, Wellness and Fitness Minimum Data Set for the Fire Service
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Carrie Dorsey, M.D.
Hearing Loss: Situational Awareness for Firefighters (SAFIRE)
Regents of the University of California, Irvine
Sharad Mehrotra, Ph.D
FIRE Study: A Prospective Evaluation of Health Behavior Risk for Injury among Firefighters
National Development and Research Institutes, Inc.
Sara Jahnke, Ph.D
Effect of Physical Fitness on Physiological Recovery from Firefighting Duties
Denise Smith, Ph.D
High-Performance Fire Blankets for Suppression and Protection
Case Western Reserve University
Fumiaki Takahashi, Ph.D