- Seed Special Cycle Minigrant, (Co-PI: Hill, Stokes) 01/10/2020 - 12/31/2021
University of Pittsburgh Office of the Provost
Exploring Black Undergraduate College Women’s Experiences with Sexual Misconduct: Knowledge of Resources, Barriers to Access, and Strategies to Improve Engagement and Outcomes.
- NIH Loan Repayment Program (Health Disparities), Hill (PI) 08/13/2020 - 07/25/2022
Syndemic Indicators of Adverse Reproductive Outcomes in Black Young Women.
This program provides loan repayment for scholars conducting research in the areas of health disparities. Hill’s projects for this grant relate to understand the influence syndemic co-occurring social and structural determinants of sexual and reproductive health (e.g. racism, discrimination) on disparities in pregnancy and birth outcomes.
- NIMHD Diversity Supplement, Hill (PI) 04/01/2021 – 03/31/2023
Exploring Indicators of Inequity and Influences on Girls Reproductive Health.
Disparities in sexually transmitted infections (STI) are stark and disproportionately impact Black girls and women. This proposed project will examine the impacts of structural inequity on sexual health. Results are expected to inform violence and STI prevention research by providing a foundation for integrating fundamental social determinants of health and intersectional frameworks into intervention design.
4. Disparities in COVID-19 Therapeutics and Vaccination 07/15/2021 - 07/15/2022
Pilot Grant Program, Hill (PI)
University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)
Racial inequities in COVID Vaccine Uptake & Access
This study will identify factors related to vaccine uptake and hesitancy, assess experiences of COVID-19 testing and vaccination among Black residents in Pittsburgh, PA and estimate COVID-19 testing and vaccination rates across Allegheny County and by race/ethnicity and over time. Results will provide timely data for local decision-making and prevent and redress poor COVID-19 outcomes among historically oppressed populations.