Community-Based Partnerships for Childhood Obesity Prevention
Posted by on April 27, 2009
Community-Based Partnerships for Childhood Obesity Prevention and Control: Research to Inform Policy (R03)
Deadline: June 16, 2009
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued by the NICHD is to enhance childhood obesity research by fostering the formation of local, state, or regional teams consisting of researchers, policymakers, and other relevant stakeholders (e.g., community representatives, public health practitioners or officials, educators) in order to identify research questions and hypotheses, design and implement the relevant research, and translate the research into evidence relevant to potential policy efforts in this area. The R03 grant mechanism supports different types of projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. The R03 is intended to support small research projects that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited resources. For more information, visit: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-09-140.html
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