Through this funding opportunity, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) seeks to develop and amplify the evidence around a set of approaches that improve community health and well-being and advance health equity, while also addressing climate change adaptation or mitigation. Application deadline is February 8, 2019 3pm ET.
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The Center for Retirement Research, Boston College, sponsors the annual Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for scholars in the field of retirement or disability research and policy. The program is funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration to provide opportunities for junior or non-tenured scholars from all academic disciplines to pursue cutting-edge projects on retirement or disability issues. Deadline: January 31, 2019.
RFA-MH-19-411 (R21), RFA-MH-19-410 (R34), and RFA-MH-19-412 (R01). This Funding Opportunity Announcement solicits research grant applications which will: 1) advance measurements of intersectional stigma and examine the mechanisms by which it is a barrier to HIV testing and linkage to prevention; or 2) develop and test interventions to reduce intersectional stigma and improve the uptake of HIV testing and linkage to ongoing HIV prevention among key populations at substantial risk for HIV infection. Applications due January 23, 2019.
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health DisparitiesChristine Bachrach
PAR-19-093 (R01), This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks to support research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes. Letter of intent due 30 days prior to application due date. Due date for 2019 is March 4th.
The National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research, an effort backed by philanthropic donors, will issue the first of four annual requests for proposals in January 2019 and is seeking input from researchers on areas of focus for gun-policy research funding. Researchers who would like to suggest areas of focus for gun-policy research funding can email email@example.com and those interested in receiving alerts about funding opportunities can sign up at NCGVR.org.
Mechanisms of Disparities in Etiology and Outcomes of Lung Cancer in the U.S.: The Role of Risk and Protective FactorsChristine Bachrach
PAR-19-018 (R01), PAR-19-019 (R21) This initiative will support multidisciplinary research to understand the underlying causal factors and mechanisms that result in lung cancer disparities in U.S. health disparity populations. Application due March 4, 2019.
This National Science Foundation solicitation supports the development of innovative analytical and statistical methods and models for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social, behavioral, and economic sciences. As part of its larger portfolio, the MMS Program partners with a consortium of federal statistical agencies to support research proposals that further the production and use of official statistics. Multiple mechanisms supported. Annual deadline, next is January 31, 2019.
NIMHD is leading a trans-NIH initiative to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics focused on minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. The program invites observational studies or evaluations of interventions that use data collected from Tribal Epidemiology Centers, with an emphasis on areas where there are significant gaps in data and knowledge. PAR-17-484 and PAR-17-483. This years applications due December 4, 2018.
RFA-OD-19-011; This FOA solicits applications for new Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) predoctoral training programs that focus on innovative computational and/or data science analytic approaches and their incorporation into training for the future BSSR health research workforce. The vision of the Advanced Data Analytics for BSSR training program is to support the development of a cohort of specialized predoctoral candidates who will possess advanced competencies in data science analytics to apply to an increasingly complex landscape of behavioral and social health-related big data. Application due by May 25, 2019.
Feasibility Studies to Build Collaborative Partnerships in Cancer Research (P20 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)Christine Bachrach
PAR-18-911; Through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) invites P20 planning grant applications for developing collaborative partnerships between institutions serving underserved health disparity populations and underrepresented students (ISUPS) and NCI-designated Cancer Centers. First application due date is November 14, 2018.