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Prevention and Treatment Research to Address HIV/AIDS Disparities in Women in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.307
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 28, 2018
Application: Feb 28, 2018

Scientific/research contact:
Jennifer Alvidrez, PhD

Peer review contact:
Thomas M. Vollberg, Sr., PhD

Financial/grants management contact:
Priscilla Grant, JD


This program provides grants to support health services, intervention, and implementation research to understand and reduce racial/ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic HIV disparities in women in the United States. Projects may address HIV prevention, screening and diagnosis, and/or treatment and may involve primary data collection and/or secondary analysis of existing data.

Specific areas of research interest include:

  • HIV prevention programs that address specific risk factors among women, including access to care, poverty, adverse childhood experiences, trauma exposure, interpersonal violence, substance use, cultural beliefs, gender roles, and stigma
  • Strategies to encourage routine HIV testing among women in primary care and OB/GYN settings and in settings that serve high risk women, including women's shelters, mental health and substance treatment settings, and criminal justice settings
  • System, clinician, and/or patient-level strategies to retain women in the HIV care continuum in primary care, OB/GYN, and HIV-specific service settings
  • Implementation science approaches to inform the adoption and sustainability of evidence-based interventions and practices to prevent HIV or engage women in HIV care

Eligible entities include:

  • Institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • For-profit organizations
  • Government entities
  • Independent school districts
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Faith-based or community-based Organizations
  • Regional organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $350,000 per year
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 3-4
Estimated total program funding: $2,000,000

Application process

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

While not required, prospective applicants are asked to submit a letter of intent 30 days prior to the application submission. Submit the letter of intent by email to

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · HIV and AIDS · Health disparities · Health screening · Mental health · Minorities · Poverty · Primary care · Sexual and reproductive health · Stigma · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women

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