Community Collaborator of the Year Award

This is an award that will be awarded at the Annual Scientific Meeting to an individual who has demonstrated exemplar community-engaged research Deadline for submissions: October 10th at 5 PM More details can be found here.  To nominate a community leader please fill out this form.  

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Pilot Funding Opportunities

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Pilot Funding Opportunities The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce 4 pilot research funding opportunities. See the attached documents for additional information. *Please note: Team Development, Team Research, and Tech Transfer awards are available to full-time faculty at the following institutions: UNMC, UNO,…

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Research Scholar Program LOI Announcement

Letter of Intent (LOI) Announcement: Research Scholar Program LOI is RequiredDue Date: October 4th, 2021The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce that funding through an NIH/NIGMS grant is available to support four faculty who are in the early stages of their career.We are requesting a Letter…

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2022 Research Incubator RFA

Click here to apply! The Great Plains IDeA-CTR network is excited to announce the inaugural Research Incubator. The goal of the Research Incubator is to assist community-engaged scientists and their partners in the generation of a competitive community-engaged research NIH grant proposal. Interdisciplinary support from the IDeA-CTR cores…

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Request for Applications: CTR Superstar Pilot

Great Plains IDeA-CTR CTR Superstar Competition   Application Deadline: September 13, 2021 (5 pm) The Great Plains IDeA-CTR network is excited to announce an innovative research funding opportunity. The goal of this award is to raise awareness of clinical and translational research conducted by promising scholars who are…

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Youth Football

Football is beloved by millions of fans in the United States and is one of the most popular youth and high school sports in the country. Over the past two decades, new information about brain injuries related to football participation has raised serious concerns about the safety of…

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Understanding COVID-19 in North Omaha: A Brief Community Assessment

The North Omaha Community Care Council (NOCCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of health, education, faith-based, and local government agencies who work together to improve communication, access to affordable and quality health care, education, information, and disseminate helpful resources and services to the North Omaha community. Through…

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Graduate Scholar Interview: Soonjo Hwang

The Graduate Scholar Series highlights Scholar awardees who have graduated from our program by successfully obtaining extramural funding. These interviews share their research, progress, words of wisdom, and how the program has been beneficial to them. Soonjo Hwang, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry…

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Graduate Scholar Interview: Bryant England

 The Graduate Scholar Series highlights Scholar awardees who have graduated from our program by successfully obtaining extramural funding. These interviews share their research, progress, words of wisdom, and how the program has been beneficial to them.  Bryant England, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal…

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An Emerging Childhood Obesity Workgroup: Opportunity for Partnerships!

Obesity is one of our Community Advisory Board’s identified regional health priorities due to the high prevalence in the Great Plains, and disparities in prevalence and outcomes for under-represented minority populations and people living in rural areas.  Addressing obesity early, either through prevention or treatment of childhood obesity,…

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