Grants and Funded Projects

The University of Miami Ethics Programs have received or contributed to a variety of grants for special projects. Those projects on which we have served as principle investigator (PI) are designated.


  • 1994-1998, Minority Precollege Health Science Outreach Project, NIH, National Center for Research Resources with supplementary support from Miami-Dade County Public Schools (PI)

  • 1998-2001, Undergraduate Medical Education for the 21st Century, Health Resources and Services Administration and American Association of Colleges of Medicine

  • 1999-2002, Difficult Challenges in Human Subjects Research, NIH, NIAID (PI)

  • 1999-2002, Health Careers Motivation Program, Health Resources and Services Administration

  • 2000-2002, Community-State Partnerships to Improve Care of the Dying, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • 2000-2007, Atmospheric and Marine-Based Interdisciplinary Environmental Health Training Project, NIH, NIEHS

  • 2004-2007, Optimizing HIV/TB Management in the HAART Era, NIH Fogarty

  • 2004-2007, Vector-Borne Disease Control in Urban Environments, NIH

  • 2002-2005, Fellowship in Clinical Research, NIH

  • 2006, CITI Course in the Responsible Conduct of Research – Part B, NIH, Office of Research Integrity (PI)

  • 2006, Ethics and guardianship online curriculum, Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Office of the Statewide Public Guardian (PI)

  • 2006-2009, Ethical, Legal and Social Issues, Project HealthDesign (on personal health records), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (PI)

  • 2009-2011, A Targeted Decision Aid to Improve Minority Participation in Clinical Trials, NIH, NCMHD/NCI

  • 2008-2014, Pan American Bioethics Initiative (research ethics in Latin America and the Caribbean), NIH, Fogarty (PI)

  • 2012-2017, Clinical and Translational Science Award, NIH, NCATS

  • 2013-2015, Social media as an interactive educational medium for quality-of-life issues, Alpha-1 Foundation