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Funding Opportunity | Nora Kahn Piore Award

February 1, 2016

Funding Opportunity | Nora Kahn Piore Award | Deadline: February 1st, 2016

The School of Public Health is pleased to invite proposals for the annual Nora Kahn Piore Award.  This award has been created in recognition of the lifetime work of health policy expert, Nora Kahn Piore through the generosity of Margot Piore Onek, MD ’64, P’91 and Joseph N. Onek.  These awards are made annually to support undergraduate, graduate and medical students who wish to undertake research in health services, with a focus on health status and access to health care by poor and underserved people. Last year's awardees were:   Desislava Byanova (PhD candidate in Economics), Janine O’Donnell (MPH student), Marie Sullivan (MPH student), and Andrew Zullo (PhD candidate in Health, Services, and Research).

The proposal narrative must be no longer than three pages and include:
  • Abstract (one paragraph)
  • Objectives
  • Methods
  • Analysis and dissemination plan
  • Proposed Budget
  • Faculty mentor sign-off

The award will provide funding of up to $5,000.00 for research, travel, and related costs.  Student stipends are not permissible.  Projects of up to one year will be considered. All Nora Kahn Piore Award recipients are required to submit a summary report within three months of project completion.

The proposals will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of individuals with appropriate expertise.

The deadline for proposals is February 1st, 2016. Awardees will be notified in early December. For more information, we welcome you to send questions to: The Brown University School of Public Health via e-mail: Public_Health@brown.edu.