Prevention Research Special Interest Projects

Sponsor Deadline: 

Feb 24, 2021

Letter of Intent Deadline: 

Jan 25, 2021


University of Iowa Prevention Research Center for Rural Health PRC-RH

UI Contact: 

The UI Prevention Research Center for Rural Health (PRC-RH) wants the University community to be aware the Prevention Research Centers program office at the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  CDC has released its list of 2021 Special Interest Projects (SIPS). It is published as RFA-DP-21-004. 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 UI may apply and the funds are passed through the PRC. It is anticipated that up to 12 awards will be made and will start September 30,  2021.

RFA-DP-21-004 will provide supplemental funding to the Prevention Research Centers to design, test, evaluate, disseminate, and translate effective applied public health prevention research strategies to include interventions (i.e. programs, practices, policies, or strategies) and tools developed in real-world settings to address the leading causes of illness, disability, and death in the United States. Research strategies align with public health priorities such as the Healthy People 2030 topic areas: Adolescent Health, Arthritis, Cancer Prevention and Care, Drug and Alcohol Use, Maternal, Infant and Child Health, Mental Health and Mental Disorders, Physical Activity, and Health care access and quality.  Details vary across SIPS, so please read carefully. 

Please let Heidi Haines (  Center Coordinator of the University of Iowa  PRC-RH know if you are interested in applying for any of these SIPs, or you have any questions.

Letter of Intent:  January 25, 2021     Proposal Due date: February 24, 2021