Cardel Grants


Acceptance-Based Therapy Weight Loss Intervention for Adolescents: A Pilot, Randomized Controlled Trial, 2018-2023.

Cardel, M. (Principal Investigator). NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute K01HL141535. Award amount: $782,234.


Socioeconomic Status and Subjective Social Status as Modifiers of Stressors and Discrimination in their Relationship with MetS Severity Over Time.

Cardel, M. (Co-Investigator), Gurka, M.J. (Co-Principal Investigator), DeBoer, M.D. (Co-Principal Investigator). Recipient of Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research. NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute R01HL120960. Award amount: $224,023. 2017-2019.

The objective of this research is to evaluate the impact of socioeconomic status (SES) and subjective social status (SSS) with metabolic syndrome (MetS) severity over time and will allow for us to investigate how SES and SSS modifies the relationship between stress and discrimination and MetS severity among African American adults in the Jackson Heart Study.



The Influence of Social Standing on Eating Behavior, Obesity Risk, and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Hispanic Adolescents.

Cardel M. (Principal Investigator). NIH Loan Repayment Program. 2016-2018

The objective of the research proposed for this award is to assess the effects of experimentally manipulated low and high social status conditions on 24-hour energy intakes, energy expenditure, and energy balance in Hispanic youth.



The Effects of Experimentally Manipulated Social Status on Energy Balance in Youth: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Cardel M. (Principal Investigator). University of Florida Clinical Translational Research Institute Clinical Pilot Award. Award amount: $28,084. 2016-2017.



DiaFit: A Smart App that Empowers Patients with Type II Diabetes and Obesity.

Cardel, M. (Co-Principal Investigator), Modave, F. (Co-Principal Investigator). University of Florida Clinical Translational Research Institute Translational Pilot Award. Award amount: $50,000. 2015-2016.


A University-Clinic-Community Collaborative to Prevent and Treat Childhood Obesity in the North Metro Denver Area.

Cardel, M. (Co-Investigator), Haemer, M. (Principal Investigator). Colorado Health Foundation. 2013-2016; Award amount: $832,715


OneFlorida Clinical Data Research Network.

Cardel, M. (Co-Investigator), Shenkman, E. (Principal Investigator). PCORI-CDRN-1501-26692  Award amount: $7,200,000. 2015-2016.