June 26, 2020
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Dr. Kimberly Doudna, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University (WMU), received the Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award (FRACAA) through the Office of Research and Innovation. The FRACAA is a competitive internal grant through WMU and encourages and supports faculty in significant research, rigorous scientific inquiry, original artistic activity and inventive technology. Dr. Doudna was awarded $9,990 for her research on "The impact of self-care on longitudinal relations between adverse childhood experiences, current adverse experiences, depressive symptoms, and household food insecurity among university undergraduates."