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Advancing Health Disparities Interventions Through Community-Based Participatory Research (U01)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.307
Sponsors
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 3, 2015
Application: Aug 3, 2015
Contact

Maryline Laude-Sharp
301.451.9536
mlaudesharp@mail.nih.gov

Purpose

Advancing Health Disparities Interventions Through Community-Based Participatory Research (U01) will award funding for research on approaches to addressing health disparities and community engagement strategies in addressing health disparities in socially disadvantaged populations groups.

Socially disadvantaged groups include:

  • Blacks/African Americans
  • Hispanics/Latinos
  • American Indians/Alaska Natives
  • Asian Americans
  • Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
  • Socioeconomically disadvantaged populations
  • Rural populations

Research intervention topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Interventions to promote healthy lifestyle behaviors
  • Interventions that address adversity and chronic stress
  • Interventions focusing on the prevention or cessation of tobacco use and substance abuse
  • Interventions that promote healthy sexual behaviors that prevent or reduce the transmission of HIV/AIDS and other sexually-transmitted infections
  • Interventions preventing or reducing intentional (e.g., suicide) or unintentional injuries and violence
  • Interventions to promote preventive behaviors (e.g., vaccinations, health screenings) that lead to the early detection or prevention of diseases/conditions such as colon cancer, prostate cancer, cervical cancer, influenza and other vaccine-preventable diseases
Eligibility

Grants are awarded to organizations of all types (universities, colleges, nonprofits, small businesses, for-profit, foreign and domestic, faith-based, etc.)

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Total funding available: $10,000,000
Number of awards: Up to 20
Project period: 5 years

Application process

A letter of intent is not required but is strongly encouraged. Letters of intent should be emailed to mlaudesharp@mail.nih.gov by July 3, 2015.

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
African Americans · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Asian and Pacific Islanders · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Depression · Diabetes · Health disparities · Hispanics and Latinos · Minorities · Obesity and weight control · Poverty · Research methods and resources · Stress and stress disorders · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention



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