Events, Funding, and More
Events and Conferences
- American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Summit March 21-24, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois.
- 29th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference. April 1-5, 2019, Hilton Head Island, SC.
- 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.
- 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
- NCOA Webinar – Opportunities to Implement Live Healthy, Work Healthy: The Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management Program – February 12, 2019 at 12pm ET.
- America Walks Webinar: Creating Safer Communities for All – Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 2:00 PM ET.
- OAAA Lunch and Learn Webinar: Burden of OA series – Part 1 with Gillian Hawker, MD, MSc- OA is a Serious Disease – February 20, 2019 at 12pm ET.
- Partnership for Active Transportation Webinar: Exploring the Human-Centered Mobility Principles – February 28, 2019 2:00 PM ET.
- America Walks Webinar – Stronger Together: Partnering with the Disability Rights Movement – March 9, 2019 at 2pm ET.
- OAAA Lunch and Learn Webinar: Burden of OA series – PART 2 with Nigel Arden, MBBS, FRCP, MSc, MD – March 20, 2019 at 12pm 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.
- Apply today for the 2019 Walking College – America Walks is excited to announce the opening of applications for the 2019 class of The Walking College. The Walking College is an interactive, online educational program for walkable community advocates. Applications are due February 28th. Apply Here!
- 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.