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Surgical Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.307
National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 5, 2022
Application: Jul 5, 2022

Scientific/research contact:
Benyam Hailu, MD, MPH

Peer review contact:
Peer review contact information will appear in the applicant's eRA Commons account approximately 2 weeks after the submission date.

Financial and grants management contact:
Priscilla Grant, JD


Provides funding for research projects focused on understanding and addressing disparities in minority and health disparity populations in surgical care and outcomes, including factors that influence the disparities.

Health disparity populations include:

  • Black/African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Asian American
  • American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
  • Socioeconomically disadvantaged populations
  • Underserved rural populations

Research objectives, methodology, and examples of topics are described in detail in the application instructions.


Eligible applicants include:

  • Higher education institutions
    • Public/state controlled institutions
    • Private institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations
    • With 501(c)(3) status
    • Without 501(c)(3) status
    • Native American tribal organizations
    • Faith-based or community-based organizations
    • Regional organizations
  • Governments
    • State
    • County
    • City or township
    • Special districts
    • Federally recognized Indian/Native American tribal governments
    • Indian/Native American tribal governments (other than federally recognized)
    • Eligible agencies of the federal government
    • U.S. territory or possession
  • Other
    • Independent school districts
    • Public housing authorities
    • Indian housing authorities
    • Small businesses
    • For-profit organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

R01 project budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is 5 years.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to Carolina Solís-Sanabria, MD, MPH by May 15, 2021.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Cancer · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Minorities · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Poverty · Research methods and resources · Surgery · Women

Organizations (4)

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