NIMHD Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) invites applications for the Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT) awards. These awards will support programs that offer international research training opportunities at a foreign site. The programs are available to qualified undergraduate students, post-baccalaureates, or graduate students in the life, physical, or social sciences; or medical students, dental students, or students in other health-professional programs who have not yet received terminal degrees and are from groups underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences research.

Faculty at the River Campus must submit a letter of intent with a brief statement of the proposed project and an approximate budget to the Deans via Debra Haring (debra.haring@rochester.edu) or Cindy Gary (cindy.gary@rochester.edu).

Faculty at the Medical Center must submit a letter of intent with a brief statement of the proposed project and an approximate budget to Dean Puzas via Catherine Muzytchuk (Catherine_muzytchuk@urmc.rochester.edu), using the phrase “International Health Disparities” in the subject field.

The deadline for submissions to the Deans is February 4, 2013. The Deans will forward their ranked nominations to Associate Provost Jason Adsit by February 11, 2013. A final decision regarding the nomination that will move forward to the NIH will be announced February 15, 2013.

The optional Letter of Intent is due February 20, 2013. Full proposals are due March 20, 2013. It is important to remember that ORPA must receive electronic proposals five (5) business days prior to the sponsor’s deadline, along with a completed and signed University sign-off form.

The complete program solicitation can be found here.

 

NIH Funding Acknowledgement ** Important ** All publications resulting from the utilization of CTSI resources are required to credit the CTSI grant by including the NIH FUNDING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.