Applicants are required to use the multiple PD/PI option so that there is shared leadership for the U54 HAMRC by the U.S. and LMIC investigators. There must be at least one PD/PI at the US institution and at least one PD/PI at a LMIC institution.
All PDs/PIs must commit at least 1.2 person-months to the U54 HAMRC.
The primary appointment of the individual designated as contact PD/PI must be at the institution submitting the application.
All individuals designated as PDs/PIs must have expertise in HIV/AIDS, oncology or implementation research and the appropriate level of authority and seniority to direct the U54 HAMRC.
Individuals designated as the PDs/PIs are also expected to have a history of prior scientific and/or administrative collaborations relevant to the goals of this FOA.