Research Projects

Dr. Rotheram’s work has been lauded with high honors. Her proposed and current work is recognized by funding through grants. Over the course of her career she has been awarded 60 grants as a primary researcher. Half of these awards have come from the National Institutes of Health. Science published an analysis NIH grants in 2001 and revealed that Dr. Rotheram was the second most funded multi-grant recipient in 2000 and was the only woman in the top ten.

Below is a list of the grant awards to Dr. Rotheram to date.

PROJECT FUNDING AGENCY TIMEFRAME GRANT AMOUNT
The Global Partnership for AIDS Behavioral Research: South Africa and the U.S. National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 9/5/2013-8/31/2018 $2,370,000
Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 2/14/2012-1/31/2017 $9,850,000
Partnership for Community Wellness: Psychosocial and Behavioral Summer Camp Program Unihealth Foundation 7/1/2013-6/30/2015 $550,000
Mentor Mothers for Neighborhood Well-being W.K. Kellogg Foundation 1/1/2012-12/31/2014 $800,000
The District of Columbia Developmental Center for AIDS Research National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease 8/9/2012-5/31/2014 $150,000
Structural Pathways for South African Men to Reduce Substance Abuse & HIV National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 4/1/2011-3/31/2014 $560,000
Creating Evidence-Based Practice Interventions that Communities Can Adapt to Improve the Well-being of Children and Families Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 9/1/2012-8/31/2013 $400,000
The UCLA Family Commons/RFK Community Schools: Life Skills Coaching for Students & Families Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 8/15/2011-8/14/2013 $750,000
Neighborhood Alcohol & HIV Prevention in South African Townships National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) 9/30/2007-6/30/2013 $3,800,000
Partnership for Community Wellness: School-Based Obesity Prevention for Families at RFK Community Schools Unihealth Foundation 7/1/2011-6/30/2013 $550,000
Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning and Implementation for Metropolitan Statistical Areas Most Affected by HIV/AIDS National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease 9/1/2011-5/31/2013 $150,000
Mentor Mothers: A Sustainable Family Intervention in South African Townships National Institute of Mental Health 9/19/2006-8/31/2012 $3,530,000
The Intersection of Cutting-Edge Social, Behavioral and Biomedical Strategies for HIV Prevention National Institute of Mental Health 7/15/2007-5/31/2012 $360,000
Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 2/12/2007-1/31/2012 $11,170,000
Website for UCLA CHIPTS Gilead Sciences, Inc. 12/1/2010-11/30/2011 $6,000
Creating a Network of Family Coaching Clinics Using a New Model of Family-Centered Preventive Behavior Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 11/15/2008-11/14/2011 $2,050,000
Family-to-Family: Psychoeducation to Improve Children’s Outcomes in HIV+ Families National Institute of Nursing Research 9/23/2005–6/30/2011 $2,910,000
Prevention Efforts Targeted at HIV+ Populations/Rapid Response CA/HHS/Department of Health Services 7/1/2008-6/30/2011 $2,030,000
Partnership for Community Wellness Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 12/1/2010-5/31/2011 $100,000
Mentor Mothers for Diabetes Management in South African Townships American Academy of Family Physicians 02/01/2009-01/31/2011 $100,000
NIMH Collaboration HIV?STD Intervention Trial in China National Institute of Mental Health 9/23/2004-8/31/2009 $4,320,000
Mothers Living with HIV and their Adolescent Children National Institute of Mental Health 9/12/2003–6/30/2008 $7,000,000
Prevention Efforts Targeted at HIV+ Populations CA/HHS/department of Health Services 7/1/2005-6/30/2008 $1,665,000
Family Empowerment: Adapting Successful Disclosure Strategies for HIV+ Patients (Subaward) Science2Market LLC 8/1/2006-12/31/2007 $72,000
Training and Technical Assistance for Teens Linked to Care Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 8/31/2004–6/30/2007 $960,000
HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services National Institute of Mental Health 4/15/2002–12/31/2006 $10,010,000
Technology, Translation, and Transfer of Effective HIV Prevention Behavioral Interventions CDC 9/30/2003–9/29/2006 $620,000
Health Related Interventions for Persons Living with HIV (Competing Renewal) National Institute of Mental Health 8/1/2003–7/31/2006 $2,670,000
Adaptation of a Cognitive Behavioral Support Program for HIV+ Women in South Africa (Futterman, D., Principal Investigator of core program) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) 2004–2006 $560,000
Evaluation, Technical Assistance, and Coordination of Four Coordinated HIV/STD/TB & Substance Abuse Prevention Networks in Los Angeles County Los Angeles County Department of Health Services 2002–2005 $1,131,800
Vocational Training & HIV Prevention Among Street Youth in Uganda World AIDS Foundation 2003–2004 $90,000
Healthwhys Collaboration with Juma Ventures California Endowment 2003–2004 $50,000
Popular Opinion Leader HIV Intervention Among Migrant Chinese Laborers NIMH 1999–2004 5,382,669
Adolescent Trajectories for Homelessness & Risk for HIV NIMH 1999–2004 $2,803,118
Supplement to AIDS International Training and Research Program: Chennai, India; Fogarty International Center Grant (Detels, R., Principal Investigator of training program) NIH 2000–2003 $225,000
Supplement to Methodologies for Popular Opinion Leaders Intervention; Fogarty International Center Grant NIH 2000–2003 $42,669
Health Related Interventions for Persons Living with HIV NIMH 1998–2003 $3,189,625
Supplement to International Training Grant in Epidemiology Related to AIDS (Detels, R., Principal Investigator of training program) Fogarty International Center, NIH 1998-2003 $271,940 minority supplement
Impact of AIDS on Adolescents’ Transition to Adulthood NIMH 2000–2002 $2,554,989
Provider Level Intervention for People Living with HIV. Within UCLA California AIDS Research Center (Mitsuyasu, R., Principal Investigator) Universitywide AIDS Research Program 1999–2002 $361,711
Interventions for Substance Using Youth Living with HIV NIDA 1998–2002 $2,865,039
CHIPTS NIMH 1997–2002 $2,878,783
Health Related Interventions for Persons Living with HIV NIMH 2000–2001 $117,482 supplement for evaluating empowerment interventions for HIV prevention in India
Promoting Successful HIV Interventions in India World AIDS Foundation 1999–2001 $100,000
Effective Early Childhood Mental Health Programs Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health 1999–2000 $117,306
LA Pilot – Community Health Tracking Study City of Los Angeles, AIDS Coordinator Office 1999–2000 $90,909
Impact of AIDS on Adolescents’ Developmental Transitions to Adulthood William T. Grant Foundation 1999–2000 $379,382
Supplement to International Training Grant in Epidemiology Related to AIDS (Detels, R., Principal Investigator of training program) Fogarty International Center, NIH 1999–2000 $46,296
Translation of an Effective HIV Intervention for Runaway and Homeless Youth CDC 1998–2000 $561,851
Grief Interventions for People Living with AIDS, Adolescents, and their Guardians NIMH 1997–2000 $3,100,000
CHIPTS NIMH 1997–1999 $145,643 post-doctoral minority supplement
Cooperative Agreement for Multi-site Study of Mental Health Service NIMH 1994–1999 $8,326,563
Secondary Analysis of HIV Prevention with Runaway and Homeless Youth Universitywide AIDS Research Program (UARP) 1997–1998 $59,885
Policies of Community-based Agencies on Care of People Living with AIDS UARP 1996–1998 approx. $120,000
HIV Prevention with Depressed Girls in Therapy.   Within Ehrhardt, A. & Stein, Z. (Principal Investigators) HIV Center for Clinical & Behavioral Studies, NIMH 1993–1998
resigned Columbia University, 8/1993
approx. $1,300,000
Interventions for Adolescents whose Parents Live with AIDS NIMH 1993–1997 approx. $3,700,000
HIV Prevention with Depressed Girls in Therapy.   Within Ehrhardt, A. & Stein, Z. (Principal Investigators) HIV Center for Clinical & Behavioral Studies, NIMH 1993–1997 $93,700 minority supplement
Interventions for Adolescents whose Parents Live with AIDS NIMH 1993–1997 approx. $135,000 technology transfer supplement
Secondary Prevention with HIV+ Youth in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City NIDA 1992–1997 approx. $3,200,000
HIV Risk and Coming-out Among Gay and Lesbian Adolescents. Within Ehrhardt, A., & Stein, Z. (Principal Investigators) HIV Center for Clinical & Behavioral Studies, NIMH 1992–1997 $32,000 minority supplement
Ethical Issues Surrounding Mandatory HIV Testing UCLA AIDS Institute 1996 $53,644
HIV Risk and Coming-out Among Gay and Lesbian Adolescents. Within Ehrhardt, A., & Stein, Z. (Principal Investigators) HIV Center for Clinical & Behavioral Studies, NIMH 1993–1996
resigned Columbia University, 8/1993
approx. $450,000
Primary Prevention of HIV Among High Risk AdolescentsSpecialized Family Emergency Room Program with Adolescent Female Suicide Attempters NIMHNIMH 1991–1996 approx. $3,070,000
1990–1994
resigned Columbia University, 8/1993
$1,338,931
Primary Prevention of HIV Among High Risk Adolescents NIMH 1991–1994
resigned Columbia University, 8/1993
$166,000 minority supplement
Faculty Scholars AwardPlanning to Live: Treating Suicidal Youth in Community Settings W.T. Grant FoundationNational Resource Center for Youth, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1988–1993
no cost supplement, 1993–1994; 1998
$175,000; $15,000
HIV Prevention Among Runaway and Gay Youths.   Within Ehrhardt, A., Spitzer, R., & Stein, Z. (Principal Investigators) HIV Center for Clinical & Behavioral Studies, NIMH 1987–1993 approx. $2,800,000
Planning to Live: Treating Suicidal Youth in Community Settings National Resource Center for Youth, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1991–1993 $45,000 minority supplement
Primary Prevention of Suicide Attempts Among Runaways U.S. Office of Human Development Services 1987–1990 $120,000
Primary Prevention of Suicide Attempts Among Runaways U.S. Office of Human Development Services 1985–1987 $375,000
Development of Ethnic Identity During AdolescenceChildren’s Ethnic Socialization: A Cross‑national Study National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentNational Science Foundation 1985–1987 $110,000
Development of Ethnic Identity During AdolescenceChildren’s Ethnic Socialization: A Cross‑national Study National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentNational Science Foundation 1984–1986 $16,000
Friendships Within and Across Ethnic Groups A training grant through the Minority Biomedical Research Sciences Program 1982–1984 $54,000
PACES: Profiled Assessment of Children’s Ethnic Socialization California State University, Los Angeles 1983 $1,700
Children’s Ethnic Socialization Society for Research in Child Development 1983 $7,000
Child Abuse Identification: Interpersonal Issues Between Social Workers and Clients National Council on Child Abuse 1981 $4,200
Ethnic Attitudes and Behaviors: Variations Among Four Groups California State University 1981 $1,500
Aggressiveness Among Delinquents Ohio State University 1977 $1,700