Global Health Engagement Research Initiative (GHERI) Call for White Papers

Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (OASD(HA)); Defense Health Agency (DHA), Research & Development Directorate (J-9); and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Center for Global Health Engagement’s (CGHE’s) Research Division employ a programmaticfocused research strategy for funding Global Health Engagement (GHE) research through the GHE Research Initiative (GHERI). 

 The CGHE Research Division is soliciting White Papers from interested parties for research related to operational efforts that will meet the needs of the Joint Force in either: 1) Improving the understanding and/or execution of DoD GHE or 2) Utilizing DoD health research activities to engage a partner nation/partner nations (PN/PNs) in support of Theater Campaign Plan (TCP) objectives to further research 

Deadline for White Papers: Feb. 14, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Government entities (e.g., DoD Labs, Military Training Facilities, Government/National laboratories, military educational institutions, etc.) are encouraged to submit White Papers for consideration of funding through a direct fund citation (e.g., MIPR, IAA, etc).

Funding Type





International Opportunities
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

February 14, 2020