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PROGRAM NAME Environmental Health Sciences Research Center - Pilot Grant Program
FOCUS AREA(S) Environmental Health research, community-based research and outreach, use of High Throughput Screening Facility
AWARD $40,000
LENGTH OF AWARD One year
PROPOSAL FORMAT cover page, specific aims, research strategy, additional information, host country arrangements, detailed budget and justification, support letter, NIH biosketch, EHSRC proposal routing form, letter of commitment from foreign collaborator, letter of commitment from community collaborators
ELIGIBILITY All University of Iowa researchers eligible for apply for K or R01 grants from NIH are invited to apply.
HOW TO APPLY  email PDF of application to nancy-wyland@uiowa.edu
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION http://cph.uiowa.edu/ehsrc/pilot-grants/application.html

 

PROGRAM NAME Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health - Pilot Grant Program 
FOCUS AREA(S) Emerging issues, vulnerable populations, and aging of the agricultural workforce.
AWARD up to $15,000
LENGTH OF AWARD One year
PROPOSAL FORMAT Cover letter, front page, research or program plan, potential for future funding and plans for dissemination of results, references, budget and budget justification, timeline and milestones, biographical sketch
ELIGIBILITY All persons with an interest in agricultural health or safety with appropriate resources to collaborate with an “eligible Midwest Institution” (see website for details)
HOW TO APPLY See guidelines at http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/gpcah/pilot-grant-program/
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   Amanda Jorgensen, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

PROGRAM NAME Injury Prevention Research Center Pilot Grant Program
OBJECTIVES Interdisciplinary pilot projects which concern injuries in rural contexts. All injury prevention and control projects will be considered. Priority is given to pilot proposals that hold greatest potential for leading to a larger research proposal.
AWARD  

Up to $25,000 

LENGTH OF AWARD One year
PROPOSAL FORMAT Follow general NIH guidelines. Executive summary, research plan, support budget and justification, schedule and milestones, biographical sketch for each investigator
ELIGIBILITY Any faculty member, sponsored staff, graduate student, or post-doc at The University of Iowa with an interest in injury control is encouraged to apply for the program.  Young investigators, such as students, research associates, or instructors, are encouraged to apply together with more senior faculty members, but may apply independently as well.
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Variable; contact person listed below
HOW TO APPLY email application to lisa-m-roth@uiowa.edu
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION http://cph.uiowa.edu/iprc/research/

 

PROGRAM NAME Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety Pilot/Small Projects Program
FOCUS AREA(S)

Related to one of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) sector areas

(see http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nora/sectorprograms.html), and pertain to an occupational health or safety issue. The research must be conducted in the United States.

AWARD

1) A project that can include student funding with a maximum award of $15,000

2) A project that does not include student funding with a maximum award of $5,000

LENGTH OF AWARD One year
PROPOSAL FORMAT Cover page, specific aims, background and significance, research plan, expected products, timeline, references, detailed budget and budget justification, human subjects statement, and appendix
ELIGIBILITY Research trainees pursuing an MS or PhD, occupational medicine residents, junior faculty, and faculty developing a new research focus in the occupational safety and health field.
HOW TO APPLY See guidelines at http://cph.uiowa.edu/heartland/pilot-grants/index.html
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION    Amanda Jorgensen, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

PROGRAM NAME Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence Pilot Project Grant Program
FOCUS AREA(S) Topics relevant to Total Worker HealthTM. For a comprehensive list of potential topics, visit the website:http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/twh/
AWARD up to $30,000 for new investigators and up to $5,000 for students
LENGTH OF AWARD One year
PROPOSAL FORMAT Applications should conform to standard NIH guidelines: cover letter, front page, research plan, potential for future funding and plans for dissemination of results, collaboration with HWCE investigators or staff, budget and budget justification, human subjects statement, references, biographical sketches.
ELIGIBILITY Any faculty member, post-doctoral trainee, medical resident or fellow, graduate student, undergraduate student, or senior scientific staff (e.g., research scientists) with an interest in Total Worker HealthTM at the University of Iowa is eligible to apply. Researchers and students affiliated with other Midwest institutions who have an interest in Total Worker HealthTM are also eligible.
HOW TO APPLY Proposals should be sent to kevin-kelly@uiowa.edu
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  Amanda Jorgensen, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

PROGRAM NAME Injury Prevention Research Center
FOCUS AREA(S) Traumatic injury and violence prevention
AWARD Up to $25,000; IRB approval required
LENGTH OF AWARD One year
PROPOSAL FORMAT 5 page NIH format
ELIGIBILITY Academic and community agencies in the region; students eligible
HOW TO APPLY See guidelines at http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/iprc/research/
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Amanda Jorgensen, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

PROGRAM NAME               Prevention Research Center Pilot for Rural Health Pilot Project Program
FOCUS AREA(S) Improving community health by enhancing community capacity for health promotion in rural Iowa, particularly Iowa communities that engage community members.
AWARD Up to $20,000
LENGTH OF AWARD One year
PROPOSAL FORMAT Follow general NIH guidelines: cover page and executive summary, research plan, specific aims, background and significance, preliminary studies, design and methods, human subjects issues, potential for future grant, support budget and justification, schedule and milestones, biographical sketch for each investigator, letters of support.
ELIGIBILITY Any faculty member, research scientist, or post-doctoral trainee at
the University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa and
Iowa State University with an interest in conducting research
on health promotion in rural settings is encouraged to apply.
HOW TO APPLY Proposals should be sent via e-mail as a single document attachment to heidi-haines@uiowa.edu by March 25, 2016.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

http://cph.uiowa.edu/prc/PilotGrants.html

 

PROGRAM NAME EHSRC Pilot Grant Program
OBJECTIVES Provide seed funding for innovative ideas in environmental health research
AWARD Up to $20,000
CONDITIONS Research areas include, but are not limited to: environmental toxicology, environmental lung disease, environmental assessment, environmentally-associated cancers, occupational and environmental medicine, environmental remediation and control; no support for travel, unless directly associated with research; no support for faculty salary; must utilize EHSRC facilities
ELIGIBILITY UI faculty members with an interest in environmental health, especially investigators in early stages of career
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION        Within 60 days of application submission
HOW TO APPLY Watch mail and fyi for announcements; contact person below
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Peter S. Thorne, College of Public Health, 176 IREH, 5-4216

 

PROGRAM NAME EHSRC International Pilot Grant Program
OBJECTIVES Provide seed funding for innovative ideas in international environmental health research
AWARD Up to $10,000
CONDITIONS Research areas include, but are not limited to: environmental toxicology, environmental lung disease, environmental assessment, environmentally-associated cancers, occupational and environmental medicine, environmental remediation and control; budget should be used to support research in the host country; must utilize EHSRC support for consultation and/or services
ELIGIBILITY UI faculty members with one or more foreign co-investigators; junior investigators are encouraged to apply
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Within 60 days of application submission
HOW TO APPLY Watch mail and fyi for announcements; contact person below
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Peter S. Thorne, College of Public Health, 176 IREH, 5-4216

 

PROGRAM NAME
Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety
OBJECTIVES

To fund research projects focusing on National Occupational Research Agenda area in Occupational Health and Safety Research.
See http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/nora/

AWARD Up to $15,000
CONDITIONS Research must have relevance to occupational health and safety issues addressed by the NIOSH NORA initiative.  Doctoral students must have a faculty mentor.  No support for faculty salary.  IRB approval must be obtained prior to funding.
ELIGIBILITY Graduate students, occupational medicine residents, junior faculty, staff researchers. All applicants must have faculty sponsor to oversee research.
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Mid-April with award beginning July 1 and ending June 30
HOW TO APPLY http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/gpcah/research 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Patrick O'Shaughnessy, 319-335-4202

 

PROGRAM NAME MHIRT CIREH International Summer Internship Program
OBJECTIVES Enable students to gain international research experience in a health-related area
AWARD Eight undergraduate awards and two graduate/professional awards available each summer: Round trip airfare, housing, visa and tuition fees, stipend ($1200 / month for undergraduates (Junior/Senior), $1600 per month for Post baccalaureate/Clinical/Master level degree students, and $2000 per month for Predoctoral degree level students)
CONDITIONS Priority to applicants interested in research pertinent to reducing and/or eliminating health disparities, appropriateness of the project to trainee’s academic level and future career plans, demonstrated background knowledge in research/technical skills for acquiring, processing and interpreting information to be gathered
ELIGIBILITY US citizen or non-citizen national and UI student with 2+ years of coursework in biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences program , GPA >3.0
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Variable
HOW TO APPLY Application form http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/cireh/mhirt/index.php
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Kristina Venzke, MHIRT Program Coordinator CIREH, 335.4135

 

PROGRAM NAME Global Public Health Student Travel Grant
OBJECTIVES to encourage international research, practicums and internships
AWARD Two awards are available of up to $5,000 per student
CONDITIONS Priority to applicants interested in research pertinent to reducing and/or eliminating health disparities, appropriateness of the project to trainee’s academic level and future career plans, demonstrated background knowledge in research/technical skills for acquiring, processing and interpreting information to be gathered
ELIGIBILITY Only students seeking a degree within the College of Public Health are eligible, including joint degree programs. (Certificate and affiliated programs are not eligible).
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Spring (for proposed activities that will happen during the upcoming summer and fall)
HOW TO APPLY Application due early spring,  information http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/global-public-health-student-travel-g...
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Kristina Venzke, Educational Support Services Coordinator at kristina-venzke@uiowa.edu,