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Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.307
National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
May 7, 2027

This program provides grants for research focused on understanding the long-term effects of natural and/or human-made disasters on healthcare systems serving health disparity populations.

Health disparity populations include:

  • Racial and ethnic minorities (Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asians, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders)
  • Sexual and gender minorities
  • People with lower socioeconomic status
  • Underserved rural populations
  • People with disabilities

Examples of research methods include, but are not limited to:

  • Use of large-scale longitudinal data sets, data mining techniques, and integration of quantitative and qualitative techniques to assess trends and projections on healthcare needs, access, delivery and utilization of healthcare services, patient population health profiles, disparities, or healthcare workforce
  • Decision science modeling and analyses of post-disaster recovery population demographics, social determinants of health, healthcare needs, access and utilization of healthcare services, and workforce trends
  • Retrospective and prospective analyses of healthcare needs, healthcare disparities, and/or health outcomes related to strategies implemented by public health entities, healthcare facilities, schools, or academic institutions during and after the disaster(s)
  • Retrospective analyses of the impact of policies on healthcare access and utilization and continuity of care before, during and after the event(s)
  • Participatory engagement of stakeholders in the formulation of the research and to the extent necessary, in the implementation of the research
  • Subpopulation analyses to assess differences or similarities in the impact of these events on healthcare needs or to determine which interventions work best for specific population groups
  • Multi-level interventions based on data already collected or strategies implemented during and/or after the disaster(s)

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)
    • 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

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

Applicants requesting $500,000 or more in direct costs in any year must contact a Scientific/ Research Contact at least 6 weeks before submitting the application.

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 Solis-Sanabria, MD, MPH, FACS at least 30 days prior to the application submission deadline.

Standard NIH application due dates for new R01 applications apply to this funding opportunity. Standard AIDS dates apply for AIDS and AIDS-related applications.

The expiration date for this opportunity is May 8, 2027.

Tagged as
Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Emergency preparedness and response · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · LGBTQI+ · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · People with disabilities · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups · Social determinants of health · Statistics and data

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