NIH K12 Mentored Training in Implementation Science (MTIS) Program in Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders, Duke University

Nov 12,2018 | Consortium_staff Fellowships

Duke University is one of 10 schools to receive an NIH K12 Research Grant from the National Health Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Titled Dissemination and Implementation Science in Cardiovascular Outcomes (DISCO), the K12 clinical research areas encompass heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders.  Mentorship teams are built from a list of roughly forty faculty who are experts in mixed methods and evaluation, pragmatic clinical trials, health services research, outcomes, and health policy and are skilled in: community engagement, health disparities, measurement, and epidemiology.  The K12 award provides up to $100,000 in salary and an annual $30,000 in research funds.

Who Should Apply:

  • Researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and physician scientists.
  • Scholars’ research must be directly relevant to heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders (HBLS).
  • Scholars are expected to devote 75% of full-time professional effort during the K12 award.
  • Scholars may not be or have been a PD/PI on an R01, R29, U01/U10, subproject of a Program Project (P01), Center (P50, P60, U54) grant, or individual mentored or non-mentored career development award (e.g., K01, K08, K22, K23, K25, K99/R00).
  • Specific efforts will be made to recruit minority scientists.


Applications for 2019 are due December 17, 2018. For more information and to apply, visit the fellowship posting.