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NIH: Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy & Program Evaluation-Closing Date: September 15, 2015
This FOA establishes an accelerated review/award process to support time-sensitive research to evaluate a new policy or program expected to influence obesity related behaviors and/or weight outcomes in an effort to prevent or reduce obesity. This FOA is intended to support research where opportunities for empirical study are, by their very nature, only available through expedited review and funding.
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is issued by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute on Aging (NIA), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Did you know that a new line of funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is awarding $120 million this year alone to support comparative clinical effectiveness research? Find out more about this opportunity and how PCORI was created by Congress at their website, www.pcori.org . If you are interested in applying for PCORI funding, you need to hurry! Letters of Intent are due through PCORI’s online application system by June 15th! (posted 6.12.12)



The Foundation for Physical Therapy’s on-line application system has been opened to accept applications for the 2010 Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) Scholarships and the 2010 New Investigator Fellowship Initiative – Health Services Research (NIFTI-HSR). Applications are due at Noon (ET), January, 2010.

Access to the on-line system, as well as the guidelines and application instructions for these and other Foundation programs can be found by clicking here. Contact Karen Chesbrough, Scientific Program Administrator, at karenchesbrough@apta.org or 1-800-875-1378 ext 8505 for additional assistance.   (posted 9.17.09)


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