Amanda Staiano, PhD, Pennington Biomedical Research Center

  • 2015-2017 Roadmap Scholar, 2013-2014 Meritorious Scholar
  • Received a funding award from PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute)
  • Title: "A Pragmatic Family Centered Approach to Childhood Obesity Treatment"


Sarah Jolley, MD, MSc, LSU Health Sciences Center- New Orleans

  • 2015-2017 Roadmap Scholar
  • Received a K23 award from NIH/NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)
  • Title: "Prevalence of ICU-Acquired Myopathy in Patients with Alcohol Use Disorders"


Derrick Samuleson, PhD, LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans

  • 2016-2017 Meritorious Scholar
  • Received a K99 award from NIH/NIAAA
  • Title: "Mechanisms by Which Alcohol-Induced Dysbiosis Impairs Host Defense Against Klebsiella Pneumoniae"