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All of Us Awareness and Virtual Engagement Award

National Institutes of Health, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Nov 30, 2020

The All of Us Awareness and Virtual Engagement Award supports Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) members in the Greater Midwest Region with the development and implementation of programs that expand public access to health information and promote awareness of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us research program. Projects must target a specific population that meets NIH Underrepresented in Biomedical Research (UBR) criteria. Funds may also be used to develop professional capacity around the precision medicine approach utilized by All of Us in order to enhance community outreach efforts for the program and to better meet community needs for quality online health information. Applications from rural areas are encouraged.

Program objective include:

  • Present relevant health information in a way that is meaningful to the UBR population targeted by the program
  • Increase awareness and utilization of free and authoritative consumer health and wellness resources from NIH, National Library of Medicine, and other government agencies
  • Raise awareness of the NIH All of Us precision medicine research program

Competitive preference will be given to proposals on the following NNLM All of Us priority topics:

  • Citizen science
  • Consumer health
  • Digital health literacy and health literacy
  • Precision medicine

NNLM members located within the Greater Midwest Region (GMR) are eligible to apply. NNLM membership is free and open to institutions whose role includes providing access to authoritative health information.

Geographic coverage
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $49,999 per award
Estimated number of awards: 4

Application process

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

Applicants must obtain an NNLM ID before beginning the application process. Information about joining the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) and obtaining an NNLM ID can be found on the GMR website.

Email Outreach Specialist, Nora Barnett, to discuss the proposed project. Ms. Barnett will offer consultation and proposal review services.

Tagged as
Health literacy · Research methods and resources · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kentucky · Michigan · Minnesota · North Dakota · Ohio · South Dakota · Wisconsin

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