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Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) Hearing Healthcare for Adults: Improving Access and Affordability

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health
Jan 7, 2024

Scientific/research contact:
Kelly King, Au.D, Ph.D.

Peer review contact:
Peer review contact information will appear in the applicant's eRA Commons account approximately 2 weeks after the submission date.

Financial and grants management contact:
Christopher Myers


This opportunity is a Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) for research to improve access and affordability of hearing healthcare (HHC) in adults.

A detailed list of research objectives is provided on the program website.

Objectives of interest to rural areas may include:

  • Conduct research addressing rural health issues potentially affecting HHC utilization and the unique HHC needs of rural populations
  • Evaluate innovative models including, but not limited to, community health workers, telehealth, mobile health, retail clinics, and self-administered hearing healthcare, with outcomes that are patient centered
  • Conduct studies seeking to improve understanding of HHC disparities and to investigate how economic, racial, cultural, gender, and age-related factors may influence HHC use and patient-centered outcomes

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
  • 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

Funding amounts vary based on the parent funding announcement.

Tagged as
Access · Hearing impairment · Research methods and resources

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