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Screening and Management of Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care: Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR Evidence (R18)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.226
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 4, 2018
Application: Jan 4, 2019

Scientific/research contact:

Monique D. Cohen, PhD, MPH, PMP

Robert McNellis, MPH, PA

Peer review contact:
Celeste Torio, PhD

Financial and grants management contact:
Kathryn Carr


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides funding for projects to disseminate patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) findings directly to primary care practices and support practices in implementing PCOR clinical and organizational findings. Successful projects will propose a comprehensive plan that uses evidence-based strategies designed to improve the delivery of patient-centered approaches to identifying and managing unhealthy alcohol use among adults, including screening and brief intervention and medication assisted therapy.

AHRQ supports specified health services research projects concerning the delivery of healthcare in inner-city and rural areas, including frontier areas, as well as for other AHRQ priority populations, including those that are:

  • Low-income
  • Minority
  • Women and children
  • Elderly
  • Individuals with special healthcare needs, including individuals with disabilities and those who need chronic care or end-of-life healthcare

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
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

The total budget should not exceed $1,000,000 in any given year or $2,250,000 for the entire 3-year project period. AHRQ expects to make up to 6 awards.

Application process

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

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to by December 4, 2018.

Applicant webinar:
October 24, 2018
1:30 p.m. Eastern
To register, email by October 22, 2018.

Tagged as
Alcohol use · Children and youth · Elderly population · Frontier and remote areas · Minorities · Poverty · Primary care · Research methods and resources · Women

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