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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 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 https://www.cdc.gov/nora/councils/default.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 https://heartland.public-health.uiowa.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Pilot-Grant-RFA-2019-Instructions.pdf
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION    Mindy Sickels Sterbenz, 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  hwce@uiowa.edu, 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 Lisa Roth, 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

https://prc.public-health.uiowa.edu/pilot-projects/

 

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 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 Sophie Switzer, Educational Support Services Coordinator