Events, Funding, and More
Events and Conferences
- AF-OREF Inaugural OA Fit Bootcamp. September 19-21, 2019 – Rosemont, IL
- Health, Wellness and Society Conference. September 19-20, 2019 – Berkeley, CA
- National Recreational and Park Association Annual Conference. September 24-26, 2019 – Baltimore Maryland.
- America Walks National Walking Summit. September 24, 2019 – Columbus, Ohio.
- International Council on Active Aging Conference. October 10-12, 2019 – Orlando, FL.
- American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo. November 2-6, 2019 – Philadelphia, PA.
- American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. November 3-7, 2019 – Las Vegas, Nevada.
- ACR/ARP Annual Meeting. November 8-13, 2019 – Atlanta, GA.
- Movement is Life: 2019 National Caucus Addressing Musculoskeletal Health Disparities. November 14-15. National Harbor, MD.
- HHS/Administration for Community Living (ACL): Grant. Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Independent Living Transition Services for Youth and Young Adults with Significant Disabilities from Minority Backgrounds. Eligibility is limited to minority-serving public, state-controlled or private institutions of higher education, federally-recognized Tribal governments and Tribal organizations.
Deadline is August 19. Learn more.
- The International League of Associations for Rheumatology for projects that advance rheumatology in developing countries. Project proposals must clearly demonstrate that they address ILAR’s mission to advance rheumatology in developing countries in the areas of patient education and health professional education, including population health* and/or clinical practice, and advocacy for rheumatology. Applications for proposals for the 2020 calendar year will be accepted July 1 – September 13, 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 Webinar: A Walkable America. Heidi Simon, Deputy Director, and Crystal Bowne, Program Manager, will discuss the important work of America Walks and share tips about how individuals and organizations can make their own communities more walkable. August 21, 2019 at 12pm ET.
- National Institute for Children’s Health Quality: Moving the Needle on Health Equity Webinar: Two Experts Share Successful Programs and Lessons Learned.In this webinar, speakers will provide insights on successful programs that have addressed health equity, lessons learned about what led to the success of those programs and strategies that organizations can use to champion health equity in their work. August 21, 1:00 pm ET. Register.
- America Walks Webinar: Active and Engaged: Community Outreach Strategies for Health. America Walks will offer information on programs and strategies communities are using to engage individuals to get moving. This webinar is intended for those who are familiar with topics and issues related to walking and walkability. September 11, 2019 at 2pm ET.
- NATA Webinar: ACL Injury Prevention Webinar –September 18, 2019 at 11am ET.
- OAAA Webinar: Preparing Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to Enhance the Arthritis Workforce by Benjamin J Smith, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA. This presentation will describe a curriculum that has been developed to be used broadly and adapted to meet unique practice and regional needs to positively affect the arthritis provider workforce. September 18, 2019 at 12pmET.
ACE Webinar: Foundations of Lifestyle Medicine – December 18, 2019 at 11am ET.
- American Public Health Association releases application for The Public Health Fellowship in Governement. The Fellowship in Government provides a unique public policy learning experience, demonstrates the value of science-government interaction and enhances public health science and practical knowledge in government. APHA is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials and an interest in serving as a staff person in the U.S. Congress. Applications for the 2020 Fellowship are due Sept. 4, 2019 at 6 p.m. ET.
- Check Out the New Mental Health Infographic from Healthy People 2020 Each month, an infographic is released with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.
- Participate in the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Process. USDA and HHS are seeking written comments from the public on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s work.