PhRMA Foundation: Faculty Starter Grant in Value Assessment-Health Outcomes Research

December 2, 2022 by


The PhRMA Foundation Faculty Starter Grant in Value Assessment-Health Outcomes Research (VA-HOR) offers financial support to individuals beginning independent research careers in VA-HOR at the faculty level at an accredited U.S. university. Applicants must be in a tenure-track position and within the first five years of their independent status.

This RFP seeks research proposals that investigate challenges and potential solutions related to evaluating the delivery, safe use, effectiveness, and value (clinical, patient-centered, and economic) of medicines and other health care interventions. Proposals could be empirical analyses or studies addressing methodological aspects of the following areas:

  • Real-world outcomes using real-world data and analytic tools
  • Clinical outcomes assessments
  • Patient-reported and/or patient-centered outcomes, especially for diverse and underserved populations
  • Patient- and equity-centered value assessment frameworks
  • Economic evaluations of health care interventions
  • Health preference research, particularly the perspectives of patients
  • Development of innovative decision and value communication tools
  • Evaluation and outcomes assessments focused on health equity and unmet need
  • Innovative methods for measuring and reporting novel value elements from different stakeholder perspectives

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Application Deadline: February 1, 2023

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