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Doctoral Dissertation Grant: An Ethnography of Chronic Disease Risk and Pre-Diabetes

This project examines how risk is made into an object of biomedical intervention. It will explore how biomedical risk practices and discourses are transforming contemporary social life. To illuminate these processes, the investigators will study the phenomenon of pre-diabetes in an urban environment. Pre-diabetes is a new and rapidly expanding diagnostic category. The use of the term speaks to new methods of surveillance and management of glucose in the bloodstream. It is creating a wide and growing at risk population that is situated between ill and healthy.

Determinants of Life Expectancy by Income and Geography, and Implications for Social Security Policy

The National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER), a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting and disseminating economic research, seeks applications for research projects that deepen our understanding of the mechanisms explaining geographic variation in the relationship between income and life expectancy in the United States, by using recently released statistics from the Health Inequality Project.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Public Policy Effects on Alcohol-, Marijuana-, and Other Substance-Related Behaviors and Outcomes exploratory/developmental research grant (R21)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications to conduct research on the effects of public policies on health-related behaviors and outcomes associated with alcohol, marijuana, and other substances. The purpose of the FOA is to advance understanding of how public policy may serve as a tool for improving public health and welfare through its effects on behaviors and outcomes pertaining to alcohol and other drugs. This FOA is intended to support innovative research to examine policy effects that have the potential to lead to meaningful changes in public health.

Deadline: 

Friday, June 16, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017
Friday, February 16, 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Monday, February 18, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Monday, February 17, 2020

Public Policy Effects on Alcohol-, Marijuana-, and Other Substance-Related Behaviors and Outcomes small grant program (R03)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications to conduct research on the effects of public policies on health-related behaviors and outcomes associated with alcohol, marijuana, and other substances. The purpose of the FOA is to advance understanding of how public policy may serve as a tool for improving public health and welfare through its effects on behaviors and outcomes pertaining to alcohol and other drugs. This FOA is intended to support innovative research to examine policy effects that have the potential to lead to meaningful changes in public health.

Deadline: 

Friday, June 16, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017
Friday, February 16, 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Monday, February 18, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Monday, February 17, 2020

Public Policy Effects on Alcohol-, Marijuana-, and Other Substance-Related Behaviors and Outcomes Research Grant (R01)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications to conduct research on the effects of public policies on health-related behaviors and outcomes associated with alcohol, marijuana, and other substances. The purpose of the FOA is to advance understanding of how public policy may serve as a tool for improving public health and welfare through its effects on behaviors and outcomes pertaining to alcohol and other drugs. This FOA is intended to support innovative research to examine policy effects that have the potential to lead to meaningful changes in public health.

Deadline: 

Monday, June 5, 2017
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Monday, February 5, 2018
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Monday, October 7, 2019
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health

Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health (P4A) was created to help build the evidence base for policies that can help build a Culture of Health.

Deadline: 

Friday, March 10, 2017

Targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development for HIV prevention and care Research Grant (R01)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits innovative, targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development research to reduce incident HIV infections and improve the health of those living with HIV.

Deadline: 

Monday, May 8, 2017
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Monday, January 8, 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018
Friday, September 7, 2018
Monday, January 7, 2019
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Monday, September 9, 2019
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development for HIV prevention and care Exploratory/Develomental Grant (R21)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages innovative, targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development research to reduce incident HIV infections and improve the health of those living with HIV.

Deadline: 

Monday, May 8, 2017
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Monday, January 8, 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018
Friday, September 7, 2018
Monday, January 7, 2019
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Monday, September 9, 2019
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children Exploratory/Development Grant (R21)

This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Investing in early childhood development is essential.

Deadline: 

Friday, June 16, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017
Friday, February 16, 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Monday, February 18, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Monday, February 17, 2020

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children Research Grant (R01)

This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Investing in early childhood development is essential.

Deadline: 

Monday, June 5, 2017
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Monday, February 5, 2018
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Monday, October 7, 2019
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

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