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Northwest Native American Research Center for Health Research Training Institutes

National Institutes of Health, Native American Research Centers for Health, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Northwest Native American Research Center offers virtual research training programs designed for health professionals and students interested in native health.

Courses emphasize practical skill-building in research, program evaluation, and implementation. Courses include, but are not limited to:

  • Program evaluation
  • Graphic design for health promotion
  • Cancer prevention and control
  • Beginning and intermediate grant writing
  • Tribal research, ethics, and values
  • Tribal sovereignty and public health policy
  • Data visualization
  • Designing survey instruments
  • Introduction to ArcGIS Pro
  • Data science methods
  • Research design

2024 Summer Research Training Institute Flyer


The program is designed for American Indian and Alaska Native health professionals and health science students. Individuals with a strong interest in native health, but who work in professional areas outside of native health are also eligible to attend.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The cost of tuition per course is $300.

Tuition may be covered by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) if one of the following criteria is met.

  • Be an AI/AN health professional or student
  • If not AI/AN, be employed at a tribal health organization
Application process

A link to the online registration is available on the program website.

Program deadlines are posted by institute.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Cancer · Evaluation methods and resources · Grant writing · Health workforce education and training · Public health · Research methods and resources · Statistics and data

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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.