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Injury Center Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)

CE06-002: Dissertation Grant Awards for Violence Injury Research in Minority Communities

Initial Fiscal Year: 2006
Program: ERPO
FOA Number: CE06-002
FOA Title: Dissertation Grant Awards for Violence Injury Research in Minority Communities


The purposes of this RFA are to:
• Solicit research applications that address the priorities reflected under the heading, "Research Objectives".
• Build the scientific base for the prevention and control of injuries, disabilities, and deaths disproportionately experienced in minority communities.
• Encourage doctoral candidates from a wide spectrum of disciplines, including epidemiology, medicine, biostatistics, health economics, public health, law and criminal justice, behavioral, and social sciences to perform research in order to prevent and control injuries more effectively.
• Assist students in the completion of their dissertation research on a violence-related injury topic.
• Encourage investigators to build research careers related to the prevention of violence-related injuries, disabilities, and deaths in minority communities.

Awarded Projects

Project Title: Disparities at work: Intimate Violence Survivors and Work-related Outcomes
Grant Number: 1-R49-CE000948-01
Project Period: 9/1/2006 – 8/31/2007

Project Title: Acculturation and the Risk of Violence Among Hispanic Youth
Grant Number: 1-R49-CE000952-01
Project Period: 9/1/2006 – 8/31/2008

Project Title: Understanding Psychopathy in a Multi-Ethnic Sample of Male and Female Adolescents
Grant Number: 1-R49-CE000955-01
Project Period: 9/1/2006 – 8/31/2007

Project Title: Female Juvenile Offenders: Differentiating Mechanisms of Violence Risk by Race
Grant Number: 1-R49-CE000956-01
Project Period: 9/1/2006 – 8/31/2007