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External link American Cancer Society RFA: The Role of Healthcare and Insurance in Improving Outcomes Exit Disclaimer
The American Cancer Society is announcing this RFA to investigate the impact of healthcare costs, healthcare system and capacity, insurance status, social factors and delivery of health care services, on outcomes in cancer prevention, early detection and treatment. The purpose of this RFA is to stimulate research on the effects of the US healthcare system structure and the role of insurance on access to screenings and treatment.
Application deadline (electronic and paper): October 15th, 2008.
Psychiatry Research Fellowships, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education (APIRE)
The annual application deadline for research fellows is December 1 and for summer medical students is April 1.

Announcement of fellowships, specifically for ethnic minority psychiatrists who have completed their psychiatry residency and are searching for research fellowship opportunities.
External link Pre and Post Doctoral Training Program in Health of Older Minorities Exit Disclaimer
The Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas has openings available for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral positions. Pre-doctoral fellows will earn a Ph.D. degree in Sociomedical Sciences or Health Services Research curricula in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, the Institute for Medical Humanities, or other relevant doctoral programs at UTMB. Funded by a training grant from the National Institute on Aging, these positions are for research focusing on the health of older minorities, with a particular emphasis on older Hispanics.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Association of Operating Room Nurses Foundation Research Grant Program
Deadlines: June 1, November 1, and February 1

To support the development of nurse researchers and to contribute to the scientific knowledge of perioperative nursing practice... AORN offers a multi-level research grant program, that recognizes research skills are developed through education and experience... The AORN Research Grant Program also provides funding opportunities for chapters, specialty assemblies, state councils and others engaged in collaborative research projects...
Joint American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation - AAFP Grant Awards
Deadlines: July 1; January 5

To support research projects in family medicine / practice... The AAFP / F and American Academy of Family Physicians ( AAFP ) through the Joint Grant Awards Program ( JGAP ) does not seek proposals that grant support for such activities as educational programs or projects ( e... Educational and health-care institutions or organizations which will use the JGAP support exclusively for research projects directly involving and impacting on family medicine / practice...
External link NIMH Research Education Grants (R25)
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Research Education Program fosters the development of mental health researchers via creative and innovative research educational programs. Through this funding opportunity, the NIMH encourages educational programs that will attract, train, and advance the career development of physician-scientists committed to research careers relevant to the mission of the NIMH. The NIMH also encourages educational programs that will help prepare researchers for interdisciplinary research careers that are relevant to the mission of the NIMH. These programs may be designed as institutional, regional or national programs.

The application submission dates are: October 1 annually for new applications; November 1 annually for resubmission and renewal applications.

External link Housing and Urban Development Graduate Student Research Program Exit Disclaimer
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) sponsors the Graduate Student Research Program (GSRP). The goal of the program is to recruit graduate students who are interested in starting or advancing their careers in housing and urban development. The program combines educational with practical experience to enhance learning.

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

External link Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32)
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will award the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32) to eligible institutions as the primary means of supporting graduate and postdoctoral research training to help ensure that a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to assume leadership roles related to the Nation's biomedical, behavioral and clinical research agenda.

Multiple deadline dates. Read the full announcement to find out more.

Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Institutional Training Programs in Health Services Research
Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Institutional Training Programs in Health Services Research The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funds 24 educational institutions throughout the country, which in turn provide tuition and stipend support to train predoctoral and postdoctoral students in health services research...
Integrated Preclinical/Clinical AIDS Vaccine Development (IPCAVD) Program (U19)
The purpose of IPCAVD program is to support the more advanced stages of vaccine research and development including: advanced stage preclinical research, such as vaccine optimization studies; Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) preclinical toxicology and safety studies; Good Manufacturing Practice vaccine production; pre-Investigational New Drug (IND) and IND submission; and clinical testing.
Centers for AIDS Research: D-CFAR, CFAR (P30)
This PAR solicits applications for the Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) program to provide administrative and shared research support to enhance AIDS research.
Minority Institutions' Drug Abuse Research Development Program (MIDARP)
Various Deadlines

The purpose of this program is to increase the capacity of minority institutions to conduct research in drug abuse and addiction. Grants will be provided to foster the research career development of racial/ethnic minority faculty, students, and staff who are underrepresented in drug abuse research and to conduct research in the drug abuse and addiction research area.
NIH Program Announcement (PA-05-006)
Variable Deadlines

The Effect of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination/Bias on Health Care Delivery
Centers of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CERC) [P01]
Various Deadlines

The purpose of the CERC is to provide a vehicle for accomplished researchers to apply their expertise to CAM research questions, with an emphasis on applying cutting-edge scientific approaches to elucidating the mechanisms of action of CAM therapies and modalities.
Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R21)
Various Deadlines

Several of NIH's Institutes invite grant applications for research that will identify, develop, and refine effective and efficient methods, structures, and strategies that test models to disseminate and implement research-tested health behavior change interventions and evidence-based prevention, early detection, diagnostic, treatment, and quality of life improvement services into public health and clinical practice settings.
Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health
Various Deadlines

The purpose of this dissemination and implementation research program announcement (PAR) is to support innovative approaches to identifying, understanding, and overcoming barriers to the adoption of evidence-based interventions that previous efficacy or effectiveness research has shown to be effective, but where adoption to date has been limited or significantly delayed.
Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minorities - NIH
At these meetings, testimony was presented by concerned individuals and organizations regarding the underrepresentation of minorities in biomedical and behavioral research... In response to these concerns, the NIH is emphasizing the use of administrative supplements to attract underrepresented minorities into biomedical and behavioral research... The mechanisms described in this announcement have been endorsed by all the awarding components of the NIH and are designed to provide support for research experiences at grantee institutions for minorities throughout the continuum from high school to the faculty level...
Research Supplements for Individuals with Disabilities - NIH
The New Face of Science and Engineering" issued by the President's Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology, December 1989, has documented a very low participation rate for Americans with disabilities in the science and engineering workforce... To address this problem for the biomedical and behavioral research workforce, the National Institutes of Health ( NIH ) and its awarding components have developed an initiative that is designed to extend opportunities to individuals with qualifying disabiliies who are capable of entering or resuming research careers... It is hoped that the plan to provide funding at several different stages in a research career will substantially increase the number of individuals with disabilities in biomedical research...

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