203394 Community-Based Participatory Research through National Institutes of Health (NIH) Funding Opportunities

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 1:30 PM

Dana Sampson , National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, Bethesda, MD
William Elwood, PhD , Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Shobha Srinivasan, PhD , Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is an orientation to public health research that requires a collaborative approach to involve research participants throughout all stages of research projects. A more comprehensive approach than community-based or community-placed research, CBPR requires that all stakeholders in research projects, communities and researchers alike, recognize one another's expertise as strengths, thus ensuring mutual respect and contributions before, during, and after a single public health study. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is increasingly supportive of community-based participatory research and progressively issues solicitations for CBPR and CBPR-related research projects. At least half of NIH's 27 Institutes and Centers have supported research projects involving CBPR. As a means of funding and sustaining community-based public health research and education, current NIH funding opportunities for CBPR will be identified and explained. Additionally, an overview of recent and planned CBPR initiatives developed through the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) will be provided.

Learning Objectives:
Name one funding resource for CBPR. Discuss how the National Institutes of Health supports the work of CBPR. List two CBPR initiatives developed through the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research.

Keywords: Community Research, Funding

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I coordinate informatinal and educational opportunities for CBPR at NIH
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.