NIOSH Will Participate in PA-08-190, Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

Notice Number: NOT-OH-10-009

Key Dates
Release Date: October 8, 2010

Issued by
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

NIOSH participation in Program Announcement  PA-08-190

CFDA 93.262      

The purpose of this Notice is to inform interested applicants that NIOSH will participate in the “Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research”.  Principal Investigators, currently funded through a NIOSH research grant (R01), are eligible to request administrative supplemental funds to existing grants for the support and recruitment of underrepresented students, post-doctorates, and eligible investigators from underrepresented groups.

The purpose of this supplement is to attract and encourage underrepresented individuals to enter and pursue a professional career in occupational safety and health research.
NIOSH is limiting total costs of individual awards to $33,000 per year and expects that about $100,000K will be available for this program in FY-2011. Applications will be considered for research experiences of up to one year.

Letters of Intent are not required; however, interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the NIOSH program official to discuss their application and the current status of this program. Applications are to be sent directly to the program official listed below.


We encourage inquiries concerning this notice, and welcome the opportunity to answer questions from potential applicants. For questions or further information, please contact:

Lata Kumar, MPH, MBA
Scientific Program Official
Office of Extramural Programs
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control
1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E74
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 404-498-2530
Fax: 404-498-2571