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Supporting Research in Health Disparities, Policy, and Ethics in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Research (HPE-ADRD)

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Alzheimer's Association
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 9, 2024
Application: Apr 2, 2024

This opportunity, HPE-ADRD, offers funding to increase understanding and develop strategies to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in Alzheimer's disease and related dementia (AD/ADRD) research.

Applications should focus on studies in underserved populations in one or more of the following areas.

  • Understand context and history of health-related disparities: Research to advance understanding of the medical history, ethical considerations, and the underpinning of health-related disparities for AD/ADRD within a community
  • Understand and investigate other understudied or less understood social determinants, such as illiteracy and food access
  • Health Services in Clinical Care: Research to evaluate how systems and structures contribute to racism, discrimination, and other gaps in clinical care in AD/ADRD
  • Disease burden: Research towards robust estimates of AD/ADRD incidence and/or prevalence within communities
  • Access to care: Exploration of structural and systematic barriers that prevent access to evaluation of cognition and overall care as related to cognition, and availability and access to/uptake of interventions, therapies, and care-related support

Populations of focus include but are not limited to:

  • Individuals living in geographies identified as underserved (rural and urban)
  • Black/ African American
  • Hispanic/ Latino/ Latinx
  • Asian/ Asian American
  • Native American/ Indigenous
  • Other national, ethnic, religious, and linguistic minority groups
  • Lower socioeconomic groups
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Refugees
  • Internally displaced people

Eligible applicants:

  • Individuals with expertise to advance research to increase our understanding and develop strategies to address disparities in AD/ADRD research and clinical care
  • Researchers with faculty appointments in a public and private non-profit entity, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories
  • Units of state and local governments and eligible agencies of the federal government that serve as a subcontractor to a primary applicant
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $240,000
Project period: Up to 2 years

Application process

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

Submit an online letter of intent by January 9, 2024. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal with a deadline of April 2, 2024.

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Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Dementia · Elderly population · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Immigrants · LGBTQ+ · Limited English proficient · Migrants · Minorities · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · People with disabilities · Poverty · Research methods and resources · Social determinants of health

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