Applicants must be affiliated with one of CHERISH’s four collaborating institutions:

  • Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Boston Medical Center
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Applicants must also fulfill at least one of the following criteria:

Applicants representative of the following groups are particularly encouraged:

  • Early stage investigators as defined by the NIH
  • investigators new to the field (e.g. economist new to substance use disorders, HCV or HIV; substance use researchers new to economic evaluation)
  • investigators with expertise related to one of the Cores proposing cross-Core collaborative research
  • investigators considered to be nationally underrepresented in the field of HIV and substance use research by NIH and NIDA