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2013 Co-Funded Research Projects

The Office of Disease Prevention provides limited co-funding for extramural prevention grants, intramural projects, and meetings and workshops to NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) as well as to other agencies and offices. Priority is given to those areas where current research is lacking or additional research may be stimulated. Priority is also given to projects that address prevention research areas that span multiple ICs and those that focus on health disparities.

NIH-Funded Grants
Organization Title Grant Number Principal Investigator and Institution
NCI Transforming Cancer Health Messaging: Engaging Alaska Native People Through Digital Storytelling 1R21CA163163-01A1 Cueva, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
NHLBI Cyber Partners: Harnessing Group Dynamics to Boost Motivation to Exercise 1R21HL111916-01A1 Feltz, Michigan State University
NHLBI Pooled Analysis of Common Measures in Multiple NIH-funded Intervention Studies 5U01HL103561-04 Stevens, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
NIAID Development of a Monoclonal-based Assay to Diagnose Taenia solium Tapeworm Infection in Humans 1ZIAAI000846-15 Nash, NIAID
NIAID LIR International Center for Excellence in Research (ICER) in Uganda: Working Group on Non-communicable Disease Risk Factors (PDF - 166KB) 1ZIAAI001040-05 Quinn, NIAID
NIAMS Psoriasis and the Risk of Diabetes 1K24AR064310-01 Gelfand, University of Pennsylvania
NICHD Financial Incentives for Smoking Cessation Among Disadvantaged Pregnant Women 1R01HD075669-01 Higgins, University of Vermont and State Agriculture College
NICHD Mood and Insulin Resistance in Adolescents at Risk for Diabetes 1Z1AHD000641-17 Yanovski, NICHD
NICHD Natural Disaster Effects on Aggressive Children and Their Caregivers: Outcomes Across Time 1R01HD079273-01 Lochman, University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
NICHD Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting 5R13HD055094-07 Siega-Riz, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
NIDA The CFAR Social & Behavioral Science Research Network National Scientific Meeting 1R13HD074468-02 Blank, University of Pennsylvania
NIDA Society for Prevention Research Annual Meetings, 2012‒2016 5R13DA033149-02 Gorman-Smith, Society for Prevention Research, Inc.
NIMH Biomarkers in HPA Axis and Inflammatory Pathways for Suicidal Behavior in Youth 1R21MH101208-01 Melhem, University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
NINDS Collaborating to Measure the Effects of Stroke Preventive Interventions 3U54NS081764-02S3 Vickrey, University of California Los Angeles
NIH-Sponsored Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences
Organization Title Contact Email
NCI An NIH Short-Course Series on Systems Science and Behavioral Health Heather Patrick, Ph.D. patrickha@mail.nih.gov
NCI Understanding Obesity and Obesity-related Behaviors Across the Lifecourse: Application of Epidemiologic and Systems Science Methods Heather Patrick, Ph.D. patrickha@mail.nih.gov
NHLBI, NIA Sedentary Behavior: Identifying Research Priorities Workshop (PDF - 182 KB) Josephine Boyington, Ph.D. and Lyndon Joseph, Ph.D. boyingtonje@mail.nih.gov; josephlj@mail.nih.gov
NIAAA Workshop to Consider Next Steps in Building Alcohol-informed Preventive Interventions for HIV/AIDS Robert Freeman, Ph.D. rfreeman@mail.nih.gov
NINDS Developing Interventions for Stroke Disparities Solutions Workshop (PDF - 232KB) Salina Waddy, M.D. waddysp@mail.nih.gov
Federal Initiatives and Projects
Organization Title Contact Email
NIAID Study of Magnesium Supplementation in the Treatment of Patients with XMEN Syndrome Michael Lenardo, M.D. mlenardo@niaid.nih.gov
NICHD Systematic Review and Research Needs Regarding the Causes and Prevention of Motor Vehicle Crashes Among Young Drivers Bruce Simons-Morton, Ed. D., M.P.H. mortonb@mail.nih.gov
NINDS, NHLBI, CDC Healthy People 2020 Heart Disease and Stroke Objectives Katie Pahigiannis, Ph.D. katie.pahigiannis@nih.gov
ODPHP DATA2020: Tracking Health Disparities Debbie Hoyer, M.P.H. deborah.Hoyer@hhs.gov
ODPHP Dissemination, Implementation, and Translation of Evidence-based Resources to Achieve Healthy People 2020 Emmeline Ochiai, M.P.H., J.D. emmeline.Ochiai@hhs.gov
ODPHP Healthy People 2020 Prevention Portal: Connecting and Coordinating Federal Prevention Initiatives Allison Roper, L.I.C.S.W. allison.Roper@hhs.gov
ODPHP Healthy People 2020 Sharing Library Theresa Devine, M.P.H. theresa.devine@hhs.gov
ODPHP Leveraging Webinar Technology to Disseminate, Translate, and Implement Healthy People 2020 and Science-based Objectives Yen Luong, M.P.H. Yen.Luong@hhs.gov