Research

Currently Funded Projects

Federal Funding

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)

Driving Performance of People with Parkinson’s Disease via Autonomous Vehicles

9/01/2020 – 8/30/2023
Total Award: $599,993
Principal Investigator: Classen
Co-Investigator: Winter
Project ID: 90IFRE0035

US Department of Defense (DOD)

Effectiveness of a Driving Intervention on Safe Community Mobility for Returning Combat Veterans

4/15/2015 – 4/14/2022
Total Award: $1,781,608
Principal Investigator: Classen
Co-Investigator: Winter
Project ID: W81XWH-15-1-0032

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Enabling Self-Reported Outcomes for Youth with Developmental Disabilities: The Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory – Patient Reported Outcome (PEDI-PRO) – Phase II

7/2/2020 – 6/30/2022
Total Award: $1,347,000
Principal Investigators: Kramer & multiple investigators
Project ID: 2R42HD090772-03A1

National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Medical Marijuana Use and Driving Performance: A Test of Psychomotor Functioning in Adults 50 and Older

9/30/2020 – 8/31/2022
Total Award: $152,741
Principal Investigators: Ennis & Classen
Project ID: 1R21DA048067-01A1

US Department of Transportation (DOT) and UF Transportation Institute

UF and UAB’s Phase 2 Demonstration Study: Developing a Model to Support Transportation System Decisions considering the Experiences of Drivers of all Age Groups with Autonomous Vehicle Technology

3/1/2020 – 12/31/2021
Total award: $220,000
Principal Investigator: Classen
Project ID: AWD01573

US Department of Transportation (DOT) and UF Transportation Institute

UF and UAB’s Phase 2 Demonstration Study: Developing a Model to Support Transportation System Decisions considering the Experiences of Drivers of all Age Groups, and those with Disabilities, with Autonomous Vehicle Technology

5/15/2021 – 5/31/2022
Total Award: $165,436
Principal Investigator: Classen
Project ID: AWD01573

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Vocational Fit Assessment and Employment Status in People with Intellectual Disabilities

4/23/2019 – 3/31/2024
Total Award: $621,133
Principal Investigators: Kramer & multiple investigators
Project ID: 1R01HD092474-01A1

Foundation Funding

American Occupational Therapy Foundation

Implementing 3-Step Workout for Life to Improve ADL Outcomes in Home Health

2020-2022
Total Award: $99,999
Principal Investigator: Liu

State Funding

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

Aging Road User Information System 2020-2021

10/01/2020 – 9/30/2021
Total Award: $197,725
Principal Investigator: Mason
Project Coordinator: Winter

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

Child Passenger Safety Seat Fitting Station Database and Mapping 2020-2021

10/01/2020 – 9/30/2021
Total Award: $90,569
Principal Investigator: Mason
Project Coordinator: Winter

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

Florida Older Adults’ Perceptions on Acceptance of Autonomous Ride Sharing Services in the COVID-19 Era

8/15/2021 – 12/31/2022
Total Award: $250,000
Principal Investigator: Classen

Other Funding

Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE)

Barriers Facilitators of People with Disabilities in Accepting & Adopting Autonomous Shared Mobility Services

5/15/2021 – 8/15/2022
Total Award: $165,436
Principal Investigators: Classen & Sisiopiku
Co-Investigator: Mason

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Preparing Individuals with IDD for Engagement in Research During Public Health Emergencies and Disasters

7/1/2020 – 6/30/2021
Total Award: $150,000
Principal Investigators: Kramer (co-lead)
Project ID: EAIN-00109

North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System

Promoting Veteran Centric Rural Transportation Options via Automated Shuttle Exposure

7/1/2021 – 12/31/2022
Total Award: $200,000
Principal Investigator: Classen

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Reconciling the Past & Changing the Future: Engaging young adults with IDD-MH and researchers in Comparative Effectiveness Research

2/2/2020 – 1/31/2022
Total Award: $389,980
Principal Investigators: Kramer (lead)
Project ID: 15364 – UF