IOM Study of Cancer Research Among Minorities and the Medically Underserved

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What is your race/ethnicity?

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Have you ever received funding from NIH or its Institutes for a research program?

If so, please describe the nature of the research:

Have you ever received research training funds from NIH or its Institutes?

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If you have applied for funding at NIH (other than training funds), how would you rate the experience (please circle one)?








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How familiar are you with the research priority-setting process at NIH?

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