Lawrence S. Linn Research Grant
The Lawrence S. Linn trust grants awards to young investigators "to study or improve the quality of life for persons with AIDS or HIV infection." The maximum amount that will be funded is $5,000. The award, endowed by the Lawrence Linn Trust, will be recognized at SGIM’s Annual Meeting.
Applicants may include SGIM members (associates or full), students, degree candidates, fellows, or faculty members early in their research careers.
The Lawrence Linn Fund is open to considering a wide range of research projects whose results are likely to improve the lives and/or health care of persons living with HIV/AIDS.
Appropriate research projects would include:
- Studies of HIV/AIDS quality of care
- Access to HIV/AIDS health care services
- Studies of measures and determinants of quality of life
- Patients’ perspectives about their care and/or life experiences
- Cost-effectiveness of various HIV treatments and other interventions
- Studies of adherence to antiretrovirals and evaluations of interventions to improve adherence
- A wide range of studies of the clinical epidemiology of HIV/AIDS that might focus on issues such as disease severity measures, survival, or prognostic measures
- Significance, (the likelihood of improving the lives and/or health care of those living with HIV/AIDS)
- Methodological rigor
- Likelihood of being completed
- Grantees are required to submit annual and final narrative and financial reports.
- At the end of the grant, the grantee should provide a brief written report on the project.