Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
This program provides research grants that address patient adherence to treatment and prevention regimens to promote positive health outcomes. Clinical trials are optional.
Research topics and intervention approaches may include, but are not limited to:
- Testing innovative approaches for monitoring and maintaining individual or caregiver adherence to complex healthcare regimens
- Interventions for target groups at high risk for non-adherence, such as adolescents/young adults and individuals with cognitive impairment, complex illnesses and health regimens, mental health comorbidities, and/or substance abuse
- Social and structural determinants of health contributing to racial and ethnic disparities in adherence and associated health outcomes
- Examine the role of shared decision making on adherence
The National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities is interested in supporting research and interventions considering determinants from more than one domain or level of influence. Research must focus on one or more minority or health disparity population:
- African Americans
- American Indians/Alaska Natives
- Asians, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders
- Socioeconomically disadvantaged populations
- Underserved rural populations
- Sexual and gender minority 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
- 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
- Independent school districts
- Public housing authorities
- Indian housing authorities
- Non-domestic entities
- Small businesses
- For-profit organizations
For R21 projects, the combined budget for direct costs for the 2-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.
R01 project budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available on grants.gov.
Note: This opportunity is listed under 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement Numbers (PA-18-723 for R21 and PA-18-722 for R01) and a series of Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Numbers based on research area.
R01 applicants requesting $500,000 or more in direct costs in any year must discuss the project with the appropriate scientific/research contact at least 6 weeks before submitting the application.
Standard deadlines apply for new R21 applications and for new, renewal, resubmission, and revision R01 applications.
Standard AIDS deadlines apply for all activity codes.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.