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The I.M. Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award Winners​

The I.M. Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award was established to encourage researchers to maintain and enhance their interest in PF research during the early stages of their academic career. 

Hon Yuen, PhD, MS

Apr 20, 2021, 12:53 PM
Title : Hon Yuen, PhD, MS
First Name : Hon
Middle Name :
Last Name : Yuen
Position :
University : University of Alabama, Birmingham
Proposal Title : “Home-Based Pulmonary Rehab for Patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis"
Proposal Funder :
Dr. Yuen received his education in occupational therapy at the University of Queensland, Australia. His doctoral training at the University of Florida focused on the area of research, evaluation, and measurement methodology. He has consistently received National Institute of Health funding on grant projects, as well as foundation grants between 2002 and 2012. His research interests in the area of physical rehabilitation include strategies to improve physical activity adherence through therapeutic modification of the physical and psychosocial environments, and the use of interactive health video games. This includes delivering and evaluating exercise interventions using the Nintendo Wii Fit Plus in persons with chronic diseases. He has several publications on incorporating game activities as an incentive to improve motivation and adherence to home-based exercise for these populations. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Established Investigator Award will help facilitate Dr. Yuen’s work on his long-term career goals of studying the impact of home-based exercise, especially using exergames to improve physical fitness, and alleviating fatigue among people with chronic health conditions.
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The Albert Rose Established Investigator Award Winners

Created to allow established investigators to explore novel, innovative areas of research, the Albert Rose Established Investigator Award provides critical support to the development of new projects, and enables the investigator to pursue additional funding through the National Institutes of Health or other agencies. Two $50,000 grants are awarded per annual cycle, disbursed over a two-year period.

Hon Yuen, PhD, MS

Apr 20, 2021, 12:53 PM
Title : Hon Yuen, PhD, MS
First Name : Hon
Middle Name :
Last Name : Yuen
Position :
University : University of Alabama, Birmingham
Proposal Title : “Home-Based Pulmonary Rehab for Patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis"
Proposal Funder :
Dr. Yuen received his education in occupational therapy at the University of Queensland, Australia. His doctoral training at the University of Florida focused on the area of research, evaluation, and measurement methodology. He has consistently received National Institute of Health funding on grant projects, as well as foundation grants between 2002 and 2012. His research interests in the area of physical rehabilitation include strategies to improve physical activity adherence through therapeutic modification of the physical and psychosocial environments, and the use of interactive health video games. This includes delivering and evaluating exercise interventions using the Nintendo Wii Fit Plus in persons with chronic diseases. He has several publications on incorporating game activities as an incentive to improve motivation and adherence to home-based exercise for these populations. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Established Investigator Award will help facilitate Dr. Yuen’s work on his long-term career goals of studying the impact of home-based exercise, especially using exergames to improve physical fitness, and alleviating fatigue among people with chronic health conditions.
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