Current & Past Research Studies

2020-2025: “Mamma Mia Study“: A multisite randomized controlled trial of an internet-based program for preventing and reducing perinatal depressive symptoms

  • Funded by: R01HD100395, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (PI: Kinser)
  • Recruiting participants now:

 


2019: “Mamma Mia” pilot study

  • Funded by: the VCU School of Nursing (PI: Kinser)

 


2020: VCU “COPE” Study: COVID-19 and Perinatal Experiences

  • Funded by: the VCU School of Nursing (PI: Kinser)
  • see our collaborative partners at Covgen.org

2016-2018: “Mindful Moms Study”: Self-Management of Chronic Depressive Symptoms in Pregnancy
  • Funded by: R15HD086835-01A1, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (PI: Kinser)
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2015-2016: “CPC+Y Study”: Centering Pregnancy Care plus Yoga for Diverse Pregnant Women
Funded by:
  • STTI/SNRS Research Grant (PI: Kinser)
  • VCU School of Nursing Internal Grant Funding (PI: Kinser)
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2014-2018: “PREG+PPD Study”: Social, environmental, and epigenetic mechanisms underlying postpartum depression 
Funded by:
  • VCU CCTR Endowment Fund, UL1TR000058;  National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences; Virginia Commonwealth University  (PI: Kinser)
  • American Nurses Foundation, Research Grant 5232 (PI: Kinser)
  • NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (PI: York)
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2015-2016: Mindfulness for Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Professionals in Training 
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2013: Exploring non-pharmacologic strategies for managing prenatal depression and stress in underserved women via focus groups (Kinser & Masho)
Funded by:
  • VCU School of Nursing Internal Grant Funding, P30 NR011403 (Grap, PI), Center of Excellence for Biobehavioral Approaches to Symptom Management; National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH.
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2012: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Effects of a Complementary Therapy for Women with Depression: A One-Year Follow-Up Study
Funded by:
  • VCU School of Nursing Internal Grant Funding, P30 NR011403 (Grap, PI), Center of Excellence for Biobehavioral Approaches to Symptom Management; National Institute of Nursing Research, NIH.
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2009-2011: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Effects of Yoga for Women with Depression
Funded by:
  • Center for the Study of Complementary and Alternative Therapies, University of Virginia School of Nursing, 5T32AT000052 (Ann Gill Taylor, PI), CAM Clinical Research Training Program, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
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