TITLE: Full-Scale Evaluation of the Regional Primate Research Centers (RPRC) Program

ABSTRACT: The Regional Primate Research Center (RPRC) program represents a commitment by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to the development and support of regional and National non-human primate research resources for biomedical and behavioral studies. This evaluation is intended to determine the optimum configuration of resources for non-human primate research programs.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Research Resources

FEDERAL CONTACT: Barbara Perrone

PHONE NUMBER: 301-435-0871

PIC ID: 6045.1

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Helen H.. Gee, Potomac, MD

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 12/20/98
 

TITLE: Planning Phase for an Evaluation of the NIDR Center Program

ABSTRACT: This project developed a study design for an evaluation of the National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR) center program.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Institute of Dental Research

FEDERAL CONTACT: James G.Corrigan, Ph.D.

PHONE NUMBER: 301-496-6705

PIC ID: 5578

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: National Institute of Dental Research Bethesda, MD

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 12/31/98
 

TITLE: Full-Scale Evaluation of the NCRR Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Program

ABSTRACT: The Phase II Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) program evaluation has been designed to enhance program accountability. The results of the RCMI program evaluation will be useful to minority and non-minority academic institutions in strengthening their biomedical and behavioral research capacities.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Research Resources

FEDERAL CONTACT: Patricia A.Vorndran

PHONE NUMBER: 301-435-0866

PIC ID: 5580.1

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 1/1/99
 

TITLE: Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health

ABSTRACT: The Surgeon General's (SG's) report will provide an opportunity to describe oral health and provide the backdrop to present the case for the critical inter-relationship between oral health and general health.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Institute of Dental Research

FEDERAL CONTACT: Dushanka Kleinman, M.D.

PHONE NUMBER: 301-496-7716

PIC ID: 6861

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 1/31/99
 

TITLE: Baltimore Project

ABSTRACT: This project will evaluate the impact of the NICHD national teen pregnancy research program on the prevention of adolescent pregnancy. This project will provide a "real world" evaluation of a number of theoretically sound intervention program models, which are based on NICHD's research, thereby giving an indication of the impact of the research on such measures as changes in sexual activity, increased use of contraception and rates of pregnancy and birth.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

FEDERAL CONTACT: Susan Newcomer

PHONE NUMBER: 301-496-1174

PIC ID: 4467

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, MD

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 12/20/99
 

TITLE: Vaccine Development: Establishing Priorities for the United States for the 21st Century

ABSTRACT: This evaluation will undertake a detailed assessment of vaccine research and development needs and priorities for the upcoming decade. The committee will then apply the model to general priorities for domestic vaccine development for the next ten to twenty years.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

FEDERAL CONTACT: D. Regina Rabinovich, M.D.

PHONE NUMBER: 301-402-2126

PIC ID: 5984

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: National Academy of Sciences Washington, D.C.

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 12/31/99
 

TITLE: Evaluation of Simplification of Human Resources Management System at the Nation Institutes of Health

ABSTRACT: The NIH will engage the services of an expert organization to develop criteria, conduct evaluations and provide program development support. The Secretary, DHHS, and the director, NIH, will jointly appoint a panel of distinguished scientists and administrators to review the contractor evaluations and the impact of these delegations on the NIH research programs.

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of the Director

FEDERAL CONTACT: Stephen C. Benowitz

PHONE NUMBER: 301-496-3592

PIC ID: 6862

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: National Academy of Public Administration Washington, D.C.

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 10/30/01