This opportunity will support 3 PCOR K-Scholars for a period of two years to build capacity for the conduct of PCOR to enhance patient-centered care. The mission of the K-Scholars program is to prepare independent investigators to pursue careers focused on translating research evidence into practice and to evaluate the benefits and harms of different strategies and interventions on patient outcomes. For the two years of support, the K12 will provide up to $90,000 towards salary annually. Selected candidates must commit a minimum of 75% of time to research and career development.
UAB's Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) will fund at least 3 nutrition-related P/F studies at up to $25,000/year. A second year of funding is possible through a competitive renewal process. (Renewal applications will be considered from investigators currently funded by the NORC P/F program. These applications should show substantial progress in the aims of the original application and propose important new aims that further enhance the prospect of extramural funding. Those seeking a second year of funding should apply with the regular P&F procedure.)
The mission of PREP is to fund the UAB community in innovative research; contributing to the evidence base of palliative and supportive care and enhancing the prospect for external funding opportunities. Funding is one year. Funds will be available beginning October 1, 2016. One award will support research in the areas of: nutrition as it relates to palliative, supportive, or survivorship care; or nutrition as it relates to cancer. Two to three awards, not exceeding $25K each, will support research in the areas of, but are not limited to: aging, HIV/AIDS, or cancer in the context of palliative, supportive, or survivorship care.