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Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Grant Notice

Grant Opportunities

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to encourage exploratory developmental research to improve Native American health.

Such research can include: conducting secondary analysis of existing data (such as databases that the Tribal Epidemiology Centers have collected); merge various sources of data to answer critical research questions; conduct pilot and feasibility studies; and/or assess and validate measures that are being developed and/or adapted for use in NA communities.

For the purposes of this FOA, the term ‘Native Americans’ includes the following populations: Alaska Native, American Indian, and Native Hawaiian. Studies should: be culturally appropriate and result in promoting the adoption of healthy lifestyles; improve behaviors and social conditions and/or improve environmental conditions related to chronic disease; prevent or reduce the consumption of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs; improve mental health outcomes; reduce risk of HIV infection; improve treatment adherence and/or health-care systems adopting standards of care to improve overall quality of life.

Deadline for Letter of Intent: April 14, 2018 

More Information

Funding Opportunity Number – PAR-17-496
Funding Agency Name – National Institutes of Health