Diverse Faculty Research Award (DRAW)

The DOM is committed to supporting the career development of faculty from backgrounds that are under-represented in our department. The purpose of the DOM Diverse Faculty Research Award (DRAW) is to provide funding opportunities for under-represented minority faculty to support academic productivity, expand the research portfolio, and help recruit minority faculty to the DOM.
  • Provides funding for early and mid-career under-represented minority faculty
  • $25,000/year for two years in direct costs (total $50,000)
  • Letter of Intent form available here
  • Eligibility details and formal announcement available here

2019 Dates and Deadlines for OFAD Awards
  • Letter of Intent submission deadline: February 25, 2019
  • Notification of LOI acceptance/invitation to apply: March 11, 2019
  • Full application due: April 29, 2019
  • Notification of awards: June 3, 2019
  • Start date: July 1, 2019


Portrait of Dr Cuong PhamDr. Cuong Pham is an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine. He received the DRAW award for his project, Family Centered Opioid Treatment (FaCT).


Portrait of Amar MahgoubDr. Amar Mahgoub is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. He received the DRAW award for his project, Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation (FrAILT) Study.

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