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NIOSH extramural research and training program : annual report of fiscal year 2016
  • Published Date:
    December 2017
  • Series:
    DHHS publication ; no. (NIOSH) 2018-106
  • Language:
    English
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  • Description:
    In FY2016, NIOSH funded 186 extramural awards totaling $97,799,835—an increase of $1,025,568 over FY2015’s total of $96,774,267.

    Multidisciplinary centers received 36 awards totaling $55,417,158 (57%) in these program areas:

    • $28.0 million for 18 Education and Research Centers (ERCs)

    • $16.0 million for 11 Agriculture Safety and Health Centers (Ag Centers)

    • $5.8 million for 1 National Center for Construction Research and Training

    • $5.7 million for 6 Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health®

    Investigator-initiated and career development research received 68 awards totaling $22,985,270 (23%). Cooperative research agreements received 42 awards totaling $11,562,722 (12%). Specialty training programs received 31 awards totaling $5,785,944 (6%), and nine small business innovation research projects received a total of $2,048,741 (2%).

    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, which works 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 by cosponsoring the NIH Fogarty International Center Global Environmental and Occupational Health Hubs. This program supports institutions in low- and middle-income countries that serve as regional hubs for collaborative research and training in responding to high-priority environmental and occupational health threats.

    In FY2016, NIOSH extramural researchers wrote 582 peer-reviewed articles in 287 journals, an increase of 110 articles over FY2015. Education and Research Centers had the most articles (215) published, followed by investigator-initiated R01 research (158). In FY2016, NIOSH extramural researchers most often published articles in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

    SUGGESTED CITATION: NIOSH [2018]. NIOSH extramural research and training program: annual report of fiscal year 2016. By Felknor SA, Williams DF, Grandillo P. 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. 2018-106.

  • DOI:
    10.26616/NIOSHPUB2018106
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