The New Investigator Award, created and funded by The Center for Health Design’s Research Coalition, is designed to encourage up-and-coming researchers to turn their attention to how the built environment impacts outcomes in healthcare. Submissions should propose to examine the relationship between environmental design and healthcare outcomes in any healthcare setting, including hospitals, ambulatory care, behavioral health settings, senior living facilities, and home-based models of care.
Submissions Due: September 21, 2018
Award Recipient Announced: November 15, 2018
Who Can Enter: Investigators in the early phases of their career based in academic institutions, as well as those in professional practice, are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be either a current graduate student or someone who has graduated with a research degree within the past three years and is currently engaged in practice-based or academic research.
Award Presentation: If an applicant is selected, The Center for Health Design (CHD) will present one award of up to $10,000 to the New Investigator Award recipient. Additionally, the recipient will receive a complimentary registration to attend the 2019 Healthcare Design Expo & Conference where they will have the opportunity to present their completed study; domestic travel expense and lodging will also be covered by CHD. The award recipient will be designated a member of CHD’s Research Coalition for one year.
Send submissions to Catherine Ancheta, firstname.lastname@example.org, by September 21, 2018 by 5 p.m. PDT.