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NCCIH Research Blog

NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

Christine Moretto Wishnoff, M.P.H

NCCIH Clinical Research Toolbox: Forms, Templates, and Policies at Your Fingertips

September 19, 2022

Christine Moretto Wishnoff, M.P.H.

The Toolbox is a web-based information repository for investigators and staff involved in NCCIH-funded clinical research.

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Sekai Chideya-Chihota, M.D., M.P.H.

Funding Opportunities for Research on Sickle Cell Disease Pain—Technical Assistance Webinar on October 4

September 6, 2022

Sekai Chideya, M.D., M.P.H.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Helping to End Addiction Long-term® Initiative, or NIH HEAL Initiative®, has released two funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to support large-scale clinical trials on sickle cell disease (SCD) pain management. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NC

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Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunity for Research on Fostering Behavioral Health Among Children in School

September 1, 2022

Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.

The goal of this FOA is to improve the evidence base on school-based complementary and integrative health interventions to improve youth mental health.

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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

September 9 Council Meeting: Data Sharing and Management Policy and Health Determinants Update

August 26, 2022

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

The first meeting for Fiscal Year 2023 of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health is outlined, including a presentation on National Institutes of Health policies on data management and sharing.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Administrative Supplement Program for Complementary and Integrative Health Clinician-Scientists: October 3 Deadline

August 18, 2022

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

NCCIH is collaborating with NCATS through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program to support early career complementary and integrative health clinician-scientists with clinical and translational research training opportunities.

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Lessening the Burden of Student Loans: Apply for NIH Student Loan Repayment September 1–November 17, 2022

July 21, 2022

NIH has created the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs), which will repay up to $100,000 of qualified student loan debt for a 2-year award. The goal of the NIH LRPs is to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals in research careers by lessening the burden of student loans.

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Debbie Chen

Tips To Help You Navigate the Just-in-Time Process

July 18, 2022

Debbie Chen

The chief grants management officer at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health introduces and provides suggestions on the the Just-in-Time process, in which some time-sensitive elements of an application may be submitted later in the application process.

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Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.

Time-Sensitive Funding Opportunity for Prevention Research in Health Disparity Populations

July 14, 2022

Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.

Dr. Ginexi shares an exciting funding opportunity that targets two key areas of research interest for the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH): prevention research and health disparities.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Upcoming Funding Opportunity To Support Virtual Resource Centers for Research Across Complementary and Integrative Health Institutions (REACH)

July 12, 2022

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Dr. Mudd shares a notice about an upcoming FOA to support virtual resource centers that will foster institutional partnerships and provide resources to support research activities and training for faculty who work at partnering U.S. domestic complementary and integrative health institutions.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Updates on NCCIH’s Interest in Emotional Well-Being Research

June 21, 2022

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Emotional well-being is strongly linked with many aspects of health across the lifespan. For example, high levels of emotional well-being are associated with a 20 percent decrease in the risk of death from all causes among healthy people.

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