Month: October 2015

  • NIH Launches Landmark Study On Substance Use And Adolescent Brain Development

    October 15, 2015

    NIH awarded 13 grants to research institutions around the country as part of a landmark study about the effects of adolescent substance use on the developing brain. The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study will follow approximately 10,000 children beginning at age nine to 10, before they initiate drug use, through the period of highest risk […]

  • OCTOBER 2015

    October 15, 2015

    In support of this health observance, SAMHSA is making a number of resources available. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network is providing resources for families, teens, educators, clinicians, mental health professionals, and law enforcement personnel on how to recognize, deal with, and prevent bullying. http://www.nctsnet.org/resources/public-awareness/bullying-prevention-awareness-month SAMHSA’s free KnowBullying app is available to help parents, caregivers, […]

  • Federal Policy For The Protection Of Human Subjects: Comments Sought On Proposed Rule

    October 15, 2015

    HHS and other federal agencies propose revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991. Comments are sought on proposals to better protect human subjects involved in research, while facilitating valuable research and reducing burden, delay, and ambiguity […]

  • Nondiscrimination In Health Programs And Activities: Comments Sought On Proposed Rule

    October 15, 2015

    HHS has issued a proposed rule to advance health equity and reduce disparities in healthcare. The proposed rule, Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities, will assist some of the populations that have been most vulnerable to discrimination, and will help provide those populations equal access to healthcare and health coverage. It harmonizes protections provided by […]

  • NIMH Announces Concept Clearance For Research To Expand Zero Suicide Evidence Base

    October 15, 2015

    NIMH has published a rationale for possible future funding of applied research proposals that would bring Zero Suicide to more healthcare systems. The goal of this initiative is to reduce the burden of suicide events in healthcare systems through intervention effectiveness and implementation research. Comments are accepted on this concept clearance on an ongoing basis. […]

  • Webinar: Getting To Know The Federal Government And Funding Opportunities

    October 15, 2015

    NOVEMBER 5, 2015, 3:30 PM ET In this HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center webinar, a Federal funders panel reveals best practices in responding to federal funding announcements. Opportunities for Federal funding are identified. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1409324687085554946

  • Webinar: Why All The Excitement About Logic Models?

    October 15, 2015

    OCTOBER 20, 2015, 3:30 PM ET This HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center webinar is being offered for community-based, faith- based, and other organizations that want to learn the basics of creating successful Federal grant applications. This presentation will provide an overview of logic models and when to use them in both applications and […]

  • NIH Digital Summit: Optimizing Digital To Reach Patients, Scientists, Clinicians, And The Public

    October 15, 2015

    OCTOBER 19, 2015, 9:00 AM–3:00 PM ET, BETHESDA, MARYLAND NIH is presenting its first digital summit, developed to explore how patients, health professionals, and researchers are getting and sharing health and science information in today’s technology-driven world. The summit is designed to encourage discussion, so come prepared to ask questions in person or virtually. The […]