|ECHO Pilot Research Award Program
The Rev. Robert Campbell checks the water coming from the tap in his home. A pilot award helped investigators study the quality of life in his community, which borders a landfill.
supports the development of early-stage racial/ethnic health disparities researchers by providing pilot research funding to cover a range of research activities such as the following:
- Testing of methods (e.g. recruitment and retention, biological collection protocols)
- Developing and testing survey measures and instruments
- Collecting and analyzing pilot data
- Testing intervention designs
Since 2002, ECHO
has awarded 50
pilot research awards totaling almost a half million dollars to help solve some of North Carolina's health disparity problems.
**ANNOUNCEMENT: At this time, the ECHO Program has discontinued the Pilot Research Award Program. If you have any questions regarding the pilot award program, please feel free to contact us. Thank you.**
Last updated July 09, 2013