NIOSH extramural research and training program : annual report of fiscal year 2015
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NIOSH extramural research and training program : annual report of fiscal year 2015

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      "In FY2015, NIOSH awarded $96,774,267 in extramural funding, a decrease of $933,859 from the previous year. A total of 183 awards were made during the fiscal year, and the success rate for investigator-initiated research grants was 12%. Multidisciplinary centers received a total of $52,779,439 (54%) and 33 awards in the following program areas: 1. $26.9 million for 18 Education and Research Centers (ERCs) 2. $15.2 million for 10 Agriculture Safety and Health Centers (Ag Centers) 3. $5.8 million for 1 CPWR . The Center for Construction Research and Training. 4. Investigator-initiated and career development research received a total of $27,019,595 (28%) and 82 awards. Cooperative research agreements made up $10,687,931 (11%) of the extramural portfolio, with 38 awards. Specialty training programs received a total of $5,612,480 (6%) with 28 awards and $674,822 (1%) for two small business innovation research projects. Funding for global health initiatives included a cooperative agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO) for $249,993 to support the Global Plan of Action on Workers' Health to strengthen the capacities of national health systems to respond to the specific health needs of workers. NIOSH continued its long-standing support of global occupational health research and training through cosponsorship of the NIH Fogarty International Center Global Environmental and Occupational Health Hubs to support the development of institutions in low- or middle-income countries that serve as regional hubs for collaborative research and training around high priority environmental and occupational health threats. In FY2015, NIOSH extramural researchers reported 472 peer-reviewed publications in 234 journals. The largest number of publications resulted from investigator-initiated R01 research (150), followed by ERCs (140). The journal most frequently published in by NIOSH researchers was Occupational and Environmental Medicine." - NIOSHTIC-2

      SUGGESTED CITATION: NIOSH [2017]. NIOSH extramural research and training program annual report of fiscal year 2015. Felknor SA, Grandillo P, Williams DF. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2017-195

      NIOSHTIC no. 20050450

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