Grant Funded Research

Current Grant Funded Research


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UTAH MHIDD Training Project
Awarded: 2021
10/1/2021 – 9/30/2026
Award Amount: $150,000
PI: UTAH State University 


Educating Medical Trainees on Mental Healthcare and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Funder: WITH Foundation
Approval Date: September 24, 2021
Start Date: November 1, 2021
Award Amount: $50,000
PIs: Joan B. Beasley, PhD, MEd; Andrea Caoili, LCSW

Completed Grants


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

Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington Engagement Award (15364 – UF)
9/1/2019 - 8/13/2021
Award Amount: $249,981
PI: Jessica Kramer, PhD; Co-PIs: Joan B. Beasley, PhD & Tawara Goode
View Truth & Reconciliation Project Website


Integrated Mental Health Treatment Guidelines for Prescribers in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Funder: WITH Foundation
October 2019
Grant Amount: $50,000
PI: Joan B. Beasley, PhD

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Measurement of START Interventions on Emergency Room Use
Funder: Special Hope Foundation
March 2016 - February 2017
Grant Amount: $40,000
Co-PIs: Joan B. Beasley, PhD & Luther Kalb, PhD