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Section II. Presentations and Panel Discussion
Welcome Address: Opening Remarks
Welcome Address: Behavioral and Social Science Research in Tuberculosis Control
Keynote Session: When Sacred Cows Become the Tiger’s Breakfast: Defining A Role for the Social Sciences in Tuberculosis Control
Keynote Session: Behavior, Society and Tuberculosis Control
Preliminary Results from the Tuberculosis Behavioral and Social Science Literature Review
Neighborhood Health Messengers: Using Local Knowledge, Trust, and Relationships to Create Culturally Effective Tuberculosis Education and Care for Immigrant and Refugee Families
Psychosocial, Social Structural, and Environmental Determinants of Tuberculosis Control
Community Perspectives in Tuberculosis Control and Elimination: The Personal Experiences of Patients and Providers Panel Discussion
Group Discussion of Themes and Issues from Day One
Breakout Group Sessions I: Identifying Research Gaps and Needs
Turning Research into Practice Panel Discussion
Sharpening the Focus on Turning Research into Practice: The Promise of Participatory Research Approaches
Two CDC Models from HIV Prevention: Replicating Effective Programs and Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions
Effective Intervention for Asthma
Potential Funding Opportunities
Closing Remarks: Maintaining the Momentum on Development of a Tuberculosis Research Agenda
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The Tuberculosis Behavioral and Social Science Research Forum Proceedings

Section II. Presentations and Panel Discussions


Potential Funding Opportunities

Kathryn O’Toole, M.B.A.
Associate Director of Management and Operations, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Day 2, Afternoon Session

Ms. O’Toole summarized CDC’s TB-related funding. In fiscal year (FY) 2003, DTBE allocated almost $140 million for domestic and international activities. The majority of this funding goes to support TB programs in state and big city health departments. About $2 million goes to support international activities. A certain portion of DTBE’s budget is set aside to fund research projects submitted by staff of CDC, TB Epidemiologic Studies Consortium (TBESC) researchers, and investigators from the TB Trials Consortium. Applicants first submit research concepts that are initially screened by the TBESC Research Chair and DTBE Associate Director for Science, then reviewed and scored by a special committee and DTBE senior staff. Investigators whose concepts receive high scores are asked to develop and submit full proposals for review by DTBE.

Because of anticipated budgetary shortages in FY2004, no new projects will be funded through this process this year. Depending on the budget situation in FY2005, some new projects may be funded in that fiscal year.

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