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2022 Posts

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.

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

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

August 18, 2022

Melissa Treviño, 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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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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BRAIN Initiative Research Presented at International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health

June 17, 2022

Erin Burke Quinlan, Ph.D.

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health is one of 10 NIH Institutes and Centers participating in the BRAIN Initiative. A presentation about the Initiative took place at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in May.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

High-Risk, High-Reward Program Offers Unique Opportunities for Innovative Research

June 7, 2022

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

If you have an idea for an innovative but risky research project within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) mission, I urge you to consider applying for one of the funding opportunities offered by the NIH High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) program.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

How You Can Help Your Application Move Successfully Through Review: Part II

June 2, 2022

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Ideas for grant applicants on meeting requirements for applications that are administratively reviewed before entering the larger review process.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

New Supplemental Funding Opportunities To Increase Diversity in the Scientific Research Workforce and To Promote Re-Entry and Re-Integration

May 23, 2022

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

This blog post describes the unique features of these new supplemental funding opportunities.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

NCCIH Supports Research Training for Complementary and Integrative Health Practitioners

May 20, 2022

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

NCCIH provides opportunities for complementary and integrative health clinician-scientists to advance their careers.

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Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.

June 1–2 NIH Pain Consortium Symposium Will Highlight Whole Person Health Approach for Pain Management

May 13, 2022

Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.

A whole person health approach to pain management represents a new paradigm in thinking and developing effective treatment strategies. It is central to our understanding of the multiple interconnected factors that influence both pain and its management.

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Two Lectures To Explore Aspects of the Emerging Science on Emotional Well-Being

May 6, 2022

NCCIH Research Blog Team

Virtual lectures on May 18 and June 23 will feature feature Michelle Y. Martin, Ph.D., and Elissa Epel, Ph.D., discussing their research and work on emotional well-being.

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

May 13th Advisory Council Meeting To Highlight Clinical Trials on Stress and NIDCR

April 29, 2022

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

The National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health, NCCIH, NIH, will meet on May 13, 2022. Highlights include a presentation by the director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and a mini-symposium on impactful clinical trials on stress.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

How You Can Help Your Application Move Successfully Through Review: Part I

April 27, 2022

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Dr. Martina Schmidt of NCCIH, NIH, provides Part I of her recommendations on how to create a grant application that has more of a chance of moving through various review processes successfully.

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Join Us April 26 and 27 for “Precision Probiotic Therapies—Challenges and Opportunities”

April 19, 2022

Hye-Sook Kim, Ph.D.

I hope you can join us on April 26 and 27 for the 2-day virtual workshop “Precision Probiotic Therapies—Challenges and Opportunities,” co-sponsored by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) and the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS).

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April 25 Lecture To Explore Kratom’s Therapeutic Potential in Opioid Addiction

April 4, 2022

NCCIH Research Blog Team

Dr. Christopher McCurdy, University of Florida College of Pharmacy, will give a virtual lecture on kratom, and the science on its potential to be helpful in ending the opioid epidemic. Presented by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Join Us at the In-Person International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health May 23–26

April 1, 2022

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

You’ll find much to learn, discuss, and share at the in-person 2022 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (ICIMH), to be held in Phoenix, Arizona, from May 23 through May 26, 2022.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Tips for Grant Applicants During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part II

March 24, 2022

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Schmidt shares tips and guidelines for researchers submitting applications during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

NIH Funding for Pragmatic and Implementation Trials of Embedded Interventions: Join the April 5 Technical Assistance Webinar

March 19, 2022

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Learn about a funding opportunity that will solicit phased cooperative research applications to conduct efficient large-scale pragmatic or implementation trials embedded within health care systems. June 17. 2022 is the deadline to apply.

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Emrin Horgusluoglu, Ph.D

Update on NCCIH’s Small Business Programs and the Applicant Assistance Program

March 16, 2022

Emrin Horgusluoglu, Ph.D.

I’m the new coordinator for NCCIH’s small business research programs. I’d like to share some resources that you may find helpful.

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

January 21 Council Meeting To Focus on Pain Research

January 10, 2022

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

The National Advisory Council of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH, will meet virtually on January 21, 2022, a meeting that is open to the public.

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