Events, Funding, and More
Events and Conferences
- Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI). May 2-5, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. May 28 – June 1, 2019 – Orlando, Florida.
- National Council on Aging 2019 Age+Action Conference. June 17-20, 2019 – Washington, DC.
- Athletic Trainers’ Osteoarthritis Consortium (ATOAC) Annual Meeting. June 24, 2019, – Las Vegas, Nevada. More information available soon.
- NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo. June 24-27, 2019 – Las Vegas, NV.
- Obesity Policy Evaluation Research – This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications that propose to evaluate policies or large scale programs that are expected to influence obesity-related behaviors and/or weight outcomes have the potential to prevent or reduce rates of obesity. Application deadline – May 8, 2019.
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award – recognizes sports teams, athletes, and community-based organizations that use sports to catalyze and sustain changes to make communities healthier places to live, learn, work, and play. Application Deadline: May 29, 2019.
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding opportunities
- Mechanisms Mediating Osteoarthritis in Aging (R21). Also available as an R01 – Exploratory/Developmental applications to accelerate the characterization of new paradigms to test hypotheses that will lead to an improved understanding of the mechanisms of initiation and progression of osteoarthritis and the role of aging in the process. Standard dates apply.
- Research Grants Using the Resources from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) (R21). Also available as an R01 – Applications for research awards that are focused on the use of the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) database, clinical data, and images. Applications submitted to this FOA should be exploratory and novel and are not required to be hypothesis-driven in nature. Standard dates apply.
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health: $2.2 million in grants for research on the impacts of innovative programs, policies, and partnerships on health determinants and outcomes. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Grant periods may be for durations of up to 36 months, with no specific range for allowable budget requests.
- Grants.gov-Funding Opportunities for Osteoarthritis
- OAAA Lunch and Learn Webinar: Doesn’t Everyone Get the Same Thing? Learning What TKR Post-Operative Physical Therapy Looks Like with Carol Oatis, PT, Ph.D. – April 17, 2019 at 12pm ET.
- Minority Health: #ActiveandHealthyChat – April 17, 2019 at 2pm ET.
- FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity Webinar: Precision Medicine and Minority Health – April 23, 2019 at 1pm ET.
- NIH Webinar: Optimization of Prevention Interventions Using MOST: State of the Science and Future Directions – April 23, 2019 at 3pm ET.
- NCOA Webinar: NCOA 2019 Age+Action Conference Hill Day: Opportunities and Resources – April 25 at 3pm ET.
- America Walks Webinar: Equitable Development: Back to Basics – April 29, 2019 at 2pm ET.
- Planning for OARSI 2019 – If you are attending OARSI 2019 please register for the pre-Congress Workshop entitled “Pre Congress Workshop: Approaches to Preventing Post-traumatic OA in Sport and the Military” AND the Discussion Group entitled “Sport, Exercise, Physical Activity and Osteoarthritis Prevention”. Please notify Jeff Driban if you have an accepted abstract at OARSI 2019.
- The NIH Clinical Center’s Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR) is offering a free, self-paced online course that trains registrants on how to effectively and safely conduct clinical research. The course focuses on the spectrum of clinical research and the research process by highlighting biostatistical and epidemiologic methods, study design, protocol preparation, patient monitoring, quality assurance, ethical and legal issues, and much more. Participants may access lectures at any time during the course session which runs from October 1, 2018-June 30, 2019.