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PROGRAM NAME

Environmental Health Sciences Research Center

FOCUS AREA(S)

Environmental Health Sciences

AWARD

$40,000

LENGTH OF AWARD One year

PROPOSAL FORMAT

NIH format with minor additional sections

ELIGIBILITY

Post-doctoral fellows or scholars, Faculty (all ranks), Research Scientists or Engineers,  Associate Research Scientists or Engineers

HOW TO APPLY

See program guidelines at http://cph.uiowa.edu/ehsrc/pilot-grants/application.html.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Dana Lange, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

PROGRAM NAME Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health                                                                                      
FOCUS AREA(S) Agricultural Health and Safety Research, Prevention, Intervention, Community Outreach, and Translation projects
AWARD 3-4 projects awarded at $15,000 each; IRB approval required
LENGTH OF AWARD One year
PROPOSAL FORMAT 6 page NIH format
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-grants
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Dana Lange, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

PROGRAM NAME

Injury Prevention Research Center Pilot Grant Program

OBJECTIVES

Encourage development of new injury control research projects which will shape future of Center

AWARD

Up to $15,000

CONDITIONS

Funding available for usual categories of cost in NIH grants; progress and final reports required

ELIGIBILITY

Any investigator at UI with interest in injury control (Researchers affiliated with Midwest injury Prevention Consortium are also eligible.)

NOTIFICATION OF ACTION

Variable; contact person listed below

HOW TO APPLY

See program guidelines at www.public-health.uiowa.edu/IPRC/index.html.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

John Lundell, 158 IREH, 5-4458

 

PROGRAM NAME

Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety                                                                       

FOCUS AREA(S)

Occupational Health and Safety

AWARD

$15,000 students included; $5,000 non-student funding; IRB approval required

LENGTH OF AWARD One year

PROPOSAL FORMAT

5 page NIH format

ELIGIBILITY

Doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, and occupational medicine residents

HOW TO APPLY See guidelines at http://cph.uiowa.edu/heartland/pilot-grants/index.html
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Dana Lange, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

PROGRAM NAME Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence
FOCUS AREA(S) Employee health protection and health promotion
AWARD 3 new investigator projects ($10,000-$30,000 per project)
$2,500 each for 4 projects awarded to students
LENGTH OF AWARD One year
PROPOSAL FORMAT NIH format
ELIGIBILITY Faculty member, post-doctoral trainee, medical resident or fellow, graduate student, undergraduate student, or senior scientific staff
HOW TO APPLY See guidelines details at http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/hwce/for-the-researcher/resources/pilot-project-grant-program/
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Dana Lange, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

PROGRAM NAME

I-CASH Farm Youth Safety Grant

OBJECTIVES To enhance the health of farm youth in Iowa
AWARD Up to $5,000
CONDITIONS Requires involvement of community organizations and frequently matching support
ELIGIBILITY Anyone in state of Iowa working with community organizations, coalitions, or individuals involved with farm youth safety
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Variable
HOW TO APPLY Watch for annual announcement or news, or contact person below or website at www.public-health.uiowa.edu/icash/
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Kay Mohling, 107 IREH, 5-4219

 

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 Dana Lange, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

PROGRAM NAME Prevention Research Center for Rural Health
FOCUS AREA(S) Rural contexts that engage community members
AWARD $20,000
LENGTH OF AWARD One Year
PROPOSAL FORMAT NIH general format
ELIGIBILITY Any U of I, UNI, or Iowa State Faculty member, Research Scientist, Doctoral candidate, or Post-doctoral trainee
HOW TO APPLY See guideline details at http://cph.uiowa.edu/prc/
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Dana Lange, S142 CPHB, 4-1505

 

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 Research Scholarships in International Health
OBJECTIVES Enable students to gain international research experience in a health-related area
AWARD Up to $5,000 for graduate and professional students, up to $2500 for undergraduates
CONDITIONS Must work with and project must meet approval of UI faculty members; funds spent or encumbered within one year of receiving award; project must address interests of CIREH
ELIGIBILITY Must be full-time student, enrolled in UI degree program; applicants considered undergraduates until they begin a graduate program; post-doctoral students ineligible
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Variable
HOW TO APPLY Contact person below
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Robin Ungar, CIREH, 120 IREH, 5-4541

 

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
GPCAH Regional Feasibility/Pilot Project Grant Program  
OBJECTIVES New, creative, research projects (max duration 12 months) leading to more comprehensive studies addressing health and safety concerns of farm and ranch producers, farmworkers, their families, or their communities
AWARD Up to $20,000 for an individual project; Total funding for all projects (expecting to fund 3 or 4) not to exceed $50,000
CONDITIONS Areas of interest include research, research-oriented prevention-intervention, and research-oriented translation projects. Other conditions as described in Request-for-Proposals (RFP) dated March 5, 2007.
ELIGIBILITY UI faculty or staff members, graduate or post-doctorial students, or any other individual who has an interest in agricultural health and safety is invited to work with their eligible Midwest institution (See RFP) to develop an application. Junior investigators are encouraged to apply as are individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups as well as persons with disabilities.
NOTIFICATION OF ACTION Within approximately 60 days after application due date / deadline
HOW TO APPLY Refer to application details in RFP or contact persons listed below
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Wayne T. Sanderson, College of Public Health, 100 Oakdale Campus #134 IREH, 5-4207

Risto Rautiainen, College of Public Health, 100 Oakdale Campus #103 IREH, 5-4887

Murray D. Madsen, College of Public Health, #203 IREH, 5-4481