Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research / NIH / DHHS:
Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities (R01)

  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility
  • Award: Amount not indicated
  • Deadline: 8/20/2009 Second Deadline: 9/18/2009
  • Details: The sponsors provide support for behavioral and social science research on the causes and solutions to health and disabilities disparities in the U. S. population. Health disparities between, on the one hand, racial/ethnic populations, lower socioeconomic classes, and rural residents and, on the other hand, the overall U.S. population are major public health concerns. Emphasis is placed on research in and among three broad areas of action: a) Public policy, b) health care, and c) disease/disability prevention. Particular attention is given to reducing “health gaps” among groups. Proposals that utilize an interdisciplinary approach, investigate multiple levels of analysis, incorporate a life-course perspective, and/or employ innovative methods such as system science or community-based participatory research are particularly encouraged.
  • Keywords: Social science, behavioral research, health disparities, disabilities, U.S. healthcare system, public policy

NB: DEADLINE NOTE: The deadline for receipt of optional letters of intent is August 20, 2009. The deadline for receipt of full applications is September 18, 2009.

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