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Medication Assisted Treatment Delivery for Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders Involving Prescription Opioids and/or Heroin

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 28, 2018
Application: Sep 25, 2018

This program provides grants for large, randomized controlled trials or well-justified observational studies that compare the effectiveness for maternal and neonatal outcomes of different models for comprehensive opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment delivery for pregnant and post-partum women with different levels of addiction severity. Treatment must include maintenance medication, delivery components must be evidence based or currently in use, and studies must address actual choices faced by decision makers in the field of treatment delivery to pregnant women with OUD.

Priority populations for PCORI research and engagement efforts include:

  • Racial and ethnic minority groups
  • Low-income groups
  • Residents of rural areas
  • Urban populations

Eligible applicants are public and private sector research organizations, including:

  • Nonprofit and for-profit organizations
  • University or college hospital or healthcare systems
  • Laboratories or manufacturers
  • Units of local, state, or federal government
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $4,000,000
Project period: Up to 4 years

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Submit a letter of intent through the online portal by June 28, 2018. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of September 25, 2018.

Letter of Intent Town Hall/Applicant training
(Registration required)
June 11, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern

Applicant Town Hall/training
(Registration required)
August 9, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern

Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Minorities · Prescription drug abuse · Research methods and resources · Women

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