The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has recently announced a funding opportunity that will provide up to $5 million in direct costs for studies up to five years long that compare the effectiveness of brief behavioral interventions for alcohol use in adolescents (ages 12-17). PCORI is particularly interested in studies comparing primary care or school-based interventions adapted to increase reach, engagement, and/or effectiveness for adolescents.
Question of interest
What is the comparative effectiveness of brief behavioral interventions for alcohol use in adolescents?
Adolescents 12-17 years old
Head-to-head comparisons of brief behavioral interventions that target alcohol use in adolescents
Total allocated for this PFA: Up to $30 million in total costs
Total direct funding: $5 million
Maximum project duration
January 11 – Applications open
January 26 – Town Hall
February 8 – Letters of Intent due
May 3 – Applications due
July 2022 – Merit review
December 2022 – Awards announced
March 2023 – Earliest start date
For more information or to request a brief consultation, please contact Leslie MacGregor, PCORI Funding Specialist: Leslie_MacGregor@hms.harvard.edu