Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities

Funding OpportunityBehavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The purpose of this grant is to encourage behavioral and social science research on the causes and solutions to health and disabilities disparities in the U. S.  Emphasis is placed on research in and among three broad areas of action: 1) public policy, 2) health care, and 3) disease/disability prevention.
Due September 8, 2016.

Health promotion among racial and ethnic minority males

Funding Opportunity: Health promotion among racial and ethnic minority males 
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
This grant seeks applications that expand research in the health of minority men to enhance understanding of the numerous factors (e.g., sociodemographic, community, societal, personal) influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males and their subpopulations across the life cycle, and encourages applications focusing on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males and their subpopulations age 21 and older.
Due September 7, 2016.

NIH Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children

Funding Opportunity: Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Suggested research areas include: biobehavioral studies of multiple factors that influence child health disparities, studies that target specific health promotion needs of children with known illness and/or disability, and/or studies that test and evaluate comparative effectiveness of health promotion interventions.
Due Jan 7, 2014.

NIH Stigma research grant

Funding Opportunity: Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health
National Institutes of Health
Promotes research addressing the health-related aspects of stigma, including the etiology and perpetuation of stigma; its impact on physical and mental health, well-being, life course development, and aging; its influence on health behaviors and on use, access to, and quality of received healthcare services; its contribution to health disparities affecting vulnerable demographic groups; and intervention strategies to reduce health-related stigma.
Open date (earliest submission date): September 16, 2013

Know Hepatitis B Campaign

Resource: Know Hepatitis B
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A national, multilingual communication campaign to increase testing for hepatitis B among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). The campaign delivers culturally relevant messages in English, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese through a variety of multimedia channels.

Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series, Funding

Funding Opportunity: Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at NIH encourages Research Conference Grant applications to conduct health disparities-related meetings, workshops, and symposia, especially about addressing health disparities through the use of Community-Based Participatory Research. Due October 17, 2013.

Funding NIH Health Literacy

Funding Opportunity: Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy
National Institutes of Health
Funding to encourage empirical research on health literacy concepts, theory and interventions as these relate to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ public health priorities.
Application Closing Date: May 7, 2013