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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation $35,000 Research Grant on Childhood Overweight and Obesity
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Research Endowment was established by the contributions of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members and friends to support food and nutrition research by Academy members.
The Foundation encourages submission of applications from Academy Members that explore lifestyle interventions which can reduce the risk of development of childhood overweight and obesity by focusing on nutrition and physical activity.
A one year grant of up to $35,000 is available to Academy Members.
For-profit or non-profit acute care hospitals or acute-care healthcare systems.
Public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges and physician practice groups.
July 1, 2013 – Application deadline
November 1, 2013 – Award decision (announcement at FNCE)
Contact Amy Donatell at email@example.com with questions. July 1, 2013 – Application deadline.
Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award
This grant is open to both students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children.
Deadline: October 1, 2013
Sponsors: American Psychological Foundation/Division 54: Society of Pediatric Psychology
The Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents as reflected in the activities and interests within pediatric psychology of the late Lizette Peterson-Homer and her commitment to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development. This grant is open to students and faculty to support research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Funding is available up to $5,000 and is sponsored jointly by the American Psychological Foundation and APA Division 54.
Research should focus on prevention of physical injury in children and adolescents. More information about the criteria on which applications will be judged is available from Division 54. Funds are not provided for convention and meeting travel.
Student and/or faculty at an accredited university.
Demonstrated research competence and area commitment.
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
A research proposal, which should be no more than four single spaced pages including:
- A 100-word abstract.
- Description of the project with introduction, methods and procedures.
- A detailed budget.
- References (all in one MS Word document).
A current curriculum vitae.
Supporting faculty supervisor letter (if the applicant is a student).
Proof of IRB approval or statement that IRB approval is pending.
Application materials may be submitted online.
Submit a completed application to:
David M. Janicke, PhD
International Association for Dental Research John Clarkson Fellowship
Deadline: October 8, 2013
Applications are accepted from post doctoral investigators for a sponsored Fellowship in Public Dental Health. It is intended that the fellow will spend up to six months at a research facility outside his/her institution and/or country studying aspects of public dental health of relevance to his/her country. The subject of public dental health is intended in its broadest context, i.e., health services research, epidemiology, prevention, diagnostics, health promotion, etc. The Fellowship is in honor of John Clarkson, who served as Executive Director of IADR/AADR from 1990-97.
To allow investigators to obtain training and experience in public dental health at a center of excellence.
The candidate must:
(1) hold a degree in dentistry or in a scientific discipline (dental, masters, or PhD);
(2) be a member of IADR and actively engaged in research in public dental health.
Research Topic: Public Dental Health
Applications should be made individually and should include the following details:
(1) name, address, current place of work, and position;
(2) IADR Division/Section membership;
(3) full curriculum vitae and reprints of three relevant publications;
(4) references from two recognized scientists and the principal Dean/Chair of the institution where the applicant is employed]; and
(5) an outline by the applicant describing how his/her experience and interests qualify him/her as a candidate for the Fellowship (no more than 3 single-spaced pages), including:
• detailed description of the subject areas to be covered in the training program,
• practical use to which the training acquired would be put,
• proposed duration and dates of the Fellowship,
• institutes and country it is proposed to visit,
• reasons for selection of particular institutes(s),
• previous Fellowships/awards, and
• detailed budget for program.
Please send application electronically in one PDF package to: Sheri S. Herren, IADR Strategic Programs Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fellowship is funded by a generous donation from the IADR Institutional Section and individual members. The Fellow will receive funding for accommodation, subsistence, and travel (up to $15,000) following approval.
The Fellowship may begin following the announcement of the successful Fellow and should be completed within 18 months. The Fellow will be responsible for organizing the Fellowship program. This will include contacting the institution where the training is to take place, confirming the institution's agreement to accepting the Fellow(s), and making all the necessary on-site arrangements. A statement will be obtained from responsible individual(s) at the host institution that they are willing to accept the Fellow and willing to bear any research or laboratory costs involved. The Fellow will confirm these arrangements with IADR Global Headquarters prior to receiving any funding.
On completion of the training program, the Fellow will provide a report to his/her IADR Division/Section and the IADR Global Headquarters.
Applications are sent electronically in one PDF package to Sheri S. Herren, Strategic Programs Manager at email@example.com.
Call for Nominations: International Association for Dental Research E.W. Borrow Memorial Award
Supported by The Borrow Foundation
Nominations are invited for the 2014 IADR E.W. Borrow Memorial Award, which was established to recognize and stimulate research in oral health promotion for children, with a priority for caries prevention where fluoride in different formats is utilized.
Selection will be based on the originality of contributions and record of achievement in the field of oral health promotion and on the significance of research carried out on the oral health of children. Basic research, applied clinical research, and clinical investigation will be considered for the award as well. At the time of nomination, the nominee should be actively engaged in the area of research for which the award is presented. Candidates MUST be IADR members.
Any IADR Division, Section, Group, or individual IADR member may nominate a candidate for this award. Once a nomination is made, it will be considered each year for five years.
The following documentation must accompany the nomination:
• Name, address, and date of birth of the candidate;
• Full curriculum vitae with lists of publications; and
• A short statement describing the reasons the individual is being nominated for the award.
The award commenced in 1992 and is awarded annually. Nominations are reviewed by a BMF/IADR Committee. The individual selected will receive a monetary award of $3,500 and a plaque, which will be presented at the Opening Ceremonies of the 92nd General Session & Exhibition of the IADR.
The award is made in memory of the late E.W. Borrow and is generously supported by The Borrow Foundation.
Please submit nominations electronically to Sheri S. Herren, Strategic Programs - firstname.lastname@example.org by October 8, 2013.
International Association for Dental Research Colgate Research in Prevention Travel Awards
Supported by Colgate-Palmolive Company
Deadline: January 13, 2014
The IADR is inviting applications from young investigators who have submitted an abstract which has a preventive component for a travel award to support their attendance at the IADR General Session. The objective of this award program is to encourage young investigators to undertake research in the prevention of oral diseases and to facilitate their presentation of this work to the international dental and oral health research community.
• Young investigators (up to five years post-graduation from dental, dental hygiene, specialty training, or pre-PhD) are eligible to apply for a travel award. (No persons having already obtained a PhD are eligible to apply.)
• Entrants must provide a verification letter of their educational status.
• In addition, entrants can only receive an IADR Colgate Research in Prevention Travel Award once.
• Applicants MUST be IADR members.
• To apply you must select the IADR Colgate Research in Prevention Travel Awards when submitting your abstract for the 92nd General Session & Exhibition of the IADR in Cape Town, South Africa, June 25-28, 2014, by the January 13, 2014 abstract deadline
• Fill out the eligibility requirements.
• Applicants MUST be members of the IADR (including student members) at the time of abstract deadline.
• Applicants must also submit electronically a separate and more detailed overview of their projects (2 pages, double-spaced).
• This overview must include brief details of their material and methods, the results of the research including details of statistical analysis, and a brief discussion including how the research will affect the prevention of the condition stated.
• The overview must be received in the IADR Global Headquarters no later than January 13, 2014, for the application to be considered.
• Please submit the overview and verification letter in one PDF package electronically to Sheri S. Herren, IADR Strategic Progreams Manager, email@example.com indicating clearly with your submission that this is associated with the award and including your abstract submission reference.
Submissions must represent original research in the area of disease prevention (for example caries, gingivitis, periodontitis, xerostomia, oral cancer, and any other oral disease or condition). Applications that have as their focus prevention of systemic disease where oral disease is a significant potential contributory factor will also be considered.
In addition to research on various preventive agents, the Committee will consider submissions that focus on preventive programs, demonstration projects, or community programs, providing that outcomes are measured and reported and that the applicant can clearly articulate the benefits of their work in terms of prevention of disease in their overview.
Six (6) awards will be granted—one person from each of the following IADR regions:
• North America (Canada, United States, and Mexico),
• Latin America,
• Europe (including Israel),
• Africa/Middle East, and
• Asian/Pacific region (including the Indian sub-continent, Asia, China, Australia/New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, excluding Hawaii and Guam).
• The sixth award will be made to the next most worthy applicant from any part of the world. In the event that there are no suitable applications from one or more of the geographic regions outlines above, the “extra” awards will be divided between the applicants on the basis of merit and regional distribution.
The winner of each award will receive US $2,000 for expenses to attend the IADR General Session & Exhibition.
All abstracts submitted for the IADR General Session are subject to peer review within the scientific groups of the IADR. Once the abstracts which are the basis of an application for a travel award have been accepted for presentation, they will be grouped into the regional categories outlined above and subject to an adjudication process. The awards committee for this process will be the IADR Awards Review Committee. The Committee’s decision will be made after the January 14 abstract deadline, and winners will be notified before the General Session. The award winners will be formally announced at the Opening Ceremonies of the General Session & Exhibition of the IADR. If selected for the award, the paper must be presented at the meeting (no presenter substitutions allowed). The award cannot be deferred until a future meeting.
The Award is supported by a generous donation from the Colgate-Palmolive Company.
International Association for Dental Research Colgate Community-Based Research Award for Caries Prevention
Deadline: December 9, 2013
The IADR Colgate Community-Based Research Award for Caries Prevention is sponsored by the International Association for Dental Research with funding provided exclusively by Colgate-Palmolive Company.
The awards of up to $75,000 will be provided annually to recipients to advance research in the field of cariology to promote oral health improvement globally, with a focus on community-based research for the prevention and management of caries. Depending on the proposals and peer-review, either a single award of $75,000 or multiple smaller awards not exceeding a total of $75,000 will be offered.
The principal investigator listed in the application must be a current member of IADR and affiliated with a non-profit academic institution or non-governmental organization.
Completed proposals should be sent in one PDF package electronically to Sheri S. Herren, Strategic Programs Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date of December 9, 2013.
For inquiries: Please contact: Sheri S. Herren at email@example.com.
This award will be presented at the 93rd General Session & Exhibition of the IADR in Cape Town, South Africa, March 25-28, 2014
Call for Nominations: Pan American Health Organization/Pan American Health and Education Foundation 2013 Sérgio Arouca Award for Excellence in Universal Health Care
The call for nominations is now open for the 2013 PAHO/PAHEF Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health. The deadline to submit a nomination is June 14, 2013 at 5:00 pm ET (Washington, D.C., time).
Form of the Award
The award consists of a cash prize, certificate of honor, and a symbolic representation of the award.
In 2009, the Sergio Arouca Award for Excellence in Universal Health Care was created by the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) in cooperation with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to promote the availability of universal healthcare with equity in the Americas. The award honors Dr. Sérgio Arouca who was a physician, researcher, and professor in the National School of Public Health and served as the Secretary of Health in Rio de Janeiro, and the Secretary of Social Participation in the Ministry of Health, Brazil. As president of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a highly recognized Brazilian institution, he helped to develop the scientific, teaching, and technological development in the Brazilian sanitary movement. Dr. Arouca devoted his entire career to the advancement of public health in the Americas with a focus in advocacy and increasing the access of health care services. The award seeks to recognize extraordinary efforts by the Latin American and Caribbean countries in improving their health systems and in achieving better access to health care by the most vulnerable population groups.
This award is one of the awards in the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Program, a joint partnership of PAHO and PAHEF.
The winner of the Sérgio Arouca Award for Excellence in Universal Health Care will have made a significant health impact, demonstrated leadership and excellence in public health, and contributed significantly to the advancement of care, ideally in more than one country in the Americas, with a focus in Latin America and/or the Caribbean.
The Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) will accept nominations from one
or more people or one or more institutions, which may be governmental or nongovernmental, that have together accomplished a significant contribution in the following:
a) the development and implementation of a policy and/or national strategy of health for all; b) the promotion of health programs that have made considerable advances in increasing the coverage and quality of care; c) improving the effectiveness of the management of health systems; d) the development and implementation of policies and/or health and ethical legislation in the framework of a nation’s health structure; e) innovative programs that target socially-excluded and geographically-disadvantaged populations; f) innovatively-designed programs in the field of education and formalized training of health care workers with the aim of expanding universal health care; g) efficacy in efforts to interest communities in the planning, management, and appraisal of health programs; h) the preparation and execution of relevant research on primary health systems. The nominee’s works ideally should have demonstrated impact in more than one country in the region of the Americas, with a focus in Latin America and/or the Caribbean.
Staff members, consultants, and interns in active service of PAHO, the World Health Organization (WHO), and other United Nations agencies; current official representatives to PAHO's governing bodies (e.g., ministers of health and their delegates); sitting members of PAHEF’s board of directors; PAHEF staff, consultants, advisors, and interns; members of the Sérgio Arouca Award for Excellence in Universal Health Care jury; and current employees of the Brazilian Federal Ministry of Health are ineligible to receive the award.
Call for Nominations: Pan American Health Organization/Pan American Health and Education Foundation 2013 Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature
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This award honors Dr. Fred L. Soper, director of the Pan American Sanitary Bureau from 1947 to 1959, and his outstanding contributions to health in the Americas. The award recognizes Dr. Soper for his many significant contributions to research and control of infectious diseases in the Americas. At the 12th Pan American Sanitary Conference in January 1947, Dr. Fred L. Soper, of the United States, was elected as director of the re-organized Pan American Sanitary Bureau from 1947 – 1958.
This award is one of the awards in the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Program, a joint partnership of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF).
The award is intended to stimulate excellence in medical/public health research and literature by recognizing a significant contribution in the region of Americas, with an emphasis in Latin America and/or the Caribbean.
A paper selected for the Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature will have high and far-reaching impact on policy and research with a focus in the region of the Americas, especially in Latin America and/or the Caribbean. Impact may be measured at different levels of the public health field which may include: civil society/federal/state/municipal levels, physicians/nurses/associations/health care providers, non-governmental organizations, hospitals, managers, policymakers, etc. Nominations for publications related to infectious diseases are encouraged, but are not required. Only articles that were published within the three years previous to the nomination in a scientific journal indexed in a medical database (e.g., PubMed, SciELO) or in the Pan American Journal of Public Health are eligible for consideration.
If an article has multiple authors, the first or corresponding author should receive the award on behalf of the article.
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the nominator to notify each of the article’s authors that the article is being nominated.
Staff members, consultants, and interns in active service of PAHO, the World Health Organization (WHO), and other United Nations agencies; current official representatives to PAHO's governing bodies (e.g., ministers of health); sitting members of PAHEF’s board of directors; PAHEF staff, consultants, advisors, and interns; and members of the Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature jury are ineligible to receive the award.
The award consists of a cash prize, a certificate of honor, and a symbolic representation of the award.
Call for Nominations: Pan American Health Organization/Pan American Health and Education Foundation 2013 Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence for Voluntary Service
This award honors Clarence H. Moore, an American, who joined the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1947 as an administrative officer in Geneva, where he was instrumental in setting up the WHO regional office structure. He served as executive director and chief operating officer of PAHEF from its inception in 1968 until his death in 1988. For most of that time, Mr. Moore served as a volunteer, accepting no salary for his work at PAHEF.
This award recognizes outstanding contributions in a health area of importance to the PAHO/PAHEF program of work by national or local non-governmental or private voluntary organizations located in the Americas, with an emphasis on performing work to benefit the people of Latin America and/or the Caribbean.
Staff members, consultants, and interns in active service of PAHO, the WHO, and other United Nations agencies; current official representatives to PAHO's governing bodies (e.g., ministers of health); sitting members of PAHEF’s board of directors; PAHEF staff, consultants, advisors, and interns; and members of the Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence for Voluntary Service jury are ineligible to receive the award.
Call for Nominations: Pan American Health Organization/Pan American Health and Education Foundation 2013 Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Public Health
This award honors Dr. Abraham Horwitz, former director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and former president of the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF). national of Chile, he served as director of PAHO from 1958 to 1975 and as president of PAHEF from 1975 to 2000. His professional career spanned six decades. Among his many achievements, he laid the groundwork for the eradication of smallpox in the Americas and is known for organizing Chile’s National Health Service.
It was created by his friends and the PAHEF board of directors to recognize his outstanding contribution to health in the Americas. This award is one of the awards in the Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Program, a joint partnership of PAHO and PAHEF.
The award is intended to recognize the achievements of leaders and their contributions to public health that have resulted in improvements in the lives of people across the Americas, with an emphasis in Latin America and/or the Caribbean. Candidates must have an outstanding lifetime career in medicine or public health demonstrating innovation, cross-border impact, and have stimulated excellence in his or her area of expertise and in others. At the time of nomination, candidates must be contributing actively to the field, even if he or she is in formal retirement.
Staff members, consultants, and interns in active service of PAHO, the World Health Organization (WHO), and other United Nations agencies; current official representatives to PAHO's governing bodies (e.g., ministers of health); sitting members of the PAHEF board of directors; PAHEF staff, consultants, advisors and interns; and members of the Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Public Health jury are ineligible to receive the award.