CDC: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Centers: Special Interest Projects

Sponsor Deadline: 

Feb 22, 2016

Letter of Intent Deadline: 

Jan 21, 2016


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UIowa Prevention Research Center PRC

UI Contact: 

The Prevention Research Centers program office at the CDC has released its list of 2016 Special Interest Projects (SIPS). It is published as RFA-DP-16-006. It is anticipated that up to 8 awards will be made and will start September 30, 2016. These funding opportunities are available only to the Prevention Research Centers in the US. The PI role is not limited to PRC Directors, but can be any investigator at that institution – so, anyone at the UIowa may apply and the funds are passed through the PRC.

This RFA will provide supplemental funding to Prevention Research Centers (PRCs) to design, test, and disseminate effective applied public health prevention research strategies to include behavioral interventions, environmental or system-wide solutions, and strategies that address major causes of disease and disability. Research strategies align with public health priorities such as the Healthy 2020 topic areas: Cancer and Oral Health.

UIowa applicants are asked to contact Heidi Haines, Center Coordinator of the PRC if interested in applying for any of these SIPs, or with any questions.

Letter of Intent due: January 21, 2016 

Proposal due: February 22, 2016

Details vary across SIPS, so please read carefully.  

To Access RFA-DP-16-006 & Application Package visit:  and Click the Related Documents tab to access PDF of full announcement


1.     Search  for RFA-DP-16-006

2.     Select: “For Applicants” from the menu on the left

3.     Select: “Find Grant Opportunities”

4.     Select: “Basic Search”

5.     In the Search by Funding Opportunity Number box, type the number formatted as:  RFA-DP-16-006.

6. Click the Related Documents tab to access PDF of full announcement.


Thank you,


Heidi Haines, MS

Center Coordinator, University of Iowa Prevention Research Center 

100 College of Public Health Bldg., Room N440

Iowa City, IA  52242-2007

Phone 319-335-8350