February 20, 2024

THRO Researcher Spotlight Series: An Interview with Dr. Angela Fernandez

Dr. Angela Fernandez (Menominee Nation of Wisconsin) of the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities shares her academic background, professional path, and vision forward in February’s installation of the Researcher Spotlight Series. To learn more, read Dr. Fernandez’s interview.

February 7, 2024

Application information for the NARCH Program (PAR-23-166)

The video and slides from the January 17, 2024, NARCH Program (PAR-23-166) pre-application webinar are now available. For more information about the NARCH program please visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) NARCH webpage

February 7, 2024

Application information for the NARCH R34 Planning Grant (PAR-24-041)

The Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) R34 Planning Grant (PAR-24-041) Pre-Application video and slides from the January 12, 2024, webinar are now available. For more information about the NARCH R34 Planning grant please visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) NARCH webpage

January 22, 2024

THRO Launches New Researcher Spotlight Series

The Tribal Health Research Office is pleased to announce the launch of the Researcher Spotlight Series. This monthly informational series will highlight Indigenous researchers and their research projects or training programs, reminding us of the power of “Indigenous Knowledges, Powering Science”, THRO’s new theme. Read the first article, Yappalli: Restoring Hope and Resilience to Narratives of Trauma.

December 15, 2023

Pre-Application webinar for Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) Program (PAR-23-166)

A Pre-application webinar for the NARCH Program (PAR-23-166) will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 from 2:30-4:00 pm ET. The NARCH Program application due dates are: July 8, 2024; July 8, 2025; and July 8, 2026. The Pre-application webinar information is Zoom link, Meeting ID: 160 175 6395, Passcode: NIGMS

For additional information, please contact Dr. Krishan Arora at arorak@nih.gov

December 15, 2023

Pre-Application webinar for Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) Planning Grant (PAR-24-041)

A Pre-application webinar for the NARCH Planning Grant (PAR-24-041) will be held on Friday, January 12, 2024 from 2:30-4:00 pm ET. The NARCH Planning Grant application due dates are: July 8, 2024; July 8, 2025; and July 8, 2026. The Pre-application webinar information is Zoom link, Meeting ID: 161 758 8120, Passcode: NIGMS

For additional information, please contact Dr. Kyungsook Gartrell at kyungsook.gartrell@nih.gov

November 30, 2023

Apply Now to the NCI iCURE Program

Applications for the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Fall 2024 Intramural Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (iCURE) program are being accepted now through December 6, 2023. The program is a mentored research experience for students and scientists from diverse backgrounds. To learn more about the program and to apply, visit the iCURE webpage, which also includes a pre-recorded, pre-application webinar link. 

November 30, 2023

PAR-24-041: NARCH Planning Grants (R34 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

A new Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) specific for Tribes and Tribal organizations has been released: Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) Planning Grants (PAR-24-041). The NOFO will support planning grants for Tribes and Tribal organizations to plan and conduct preparatory work in developing a future NARCH application. Learn more and apply now.

November 21, 2023

Native American Heritage Month at COSWD

In the latest Diversity Blog by the Office of the Director, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD), Dr. Marie A. Bernard discusses her perspective as a physician and researcher from Oklahoma and highlights the office’s new initiative involving outreach to research-active institutions, including Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). Read their latest post.