Translational Behavioral Medicine

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 373–375 | Cite as

News from NIH: resources for team-based research to more effectively address complex public health problems

  • Kara L. Hall
  • Deborah H. Olster
  • Brooke A. Stipelman
  • Amanda L. Vogel


  1. 1.
    National Institutes of Health. About the NIH mission. Available at Accessed: 20 August 2012.
  2. 2.
    Hall KL, Vogel AL, Stipelman BA, Stokols D, Morgan G, Gehlert S (2012) A four-phase model of transdisciplinary team-based research: goals, team processes, and strategies. Transl Behav Med. doi:10.1007/s13142-012-0167-y
  3. 3.
    Stokols D, Hall KL, Vogel AL (2012) Transdisciplinary public health: definitions, core characteristics, and strategies for success. In: Haire-Joshu D, McBride TD (eds.) Transdisciplinary Public Health: Research, Methods and Practice. New York, NY: Jossey-Bass (in press).Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Börner K, Contractor N, Falk-Krzesinski HJ, et al. A multi-level systems perspective for the science of team science. Sci Transl Med. 2010;2(49):cm24.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Stokols D, Hall KL, Taylor BK, Moser RP. The science of team science: overview of the field and introduction to the supplement. Am J Prev Med. 2008;35(2S):S77-S89.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Stokols D, Hall KL, Taylor B, Moser R. The science of team science: assessing the value of transdisciplinary research [Special issue]. Am J Prev Med. 2008;35:2.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Annual International Science of Team Science. Annual International Science of Team Science Conference Homepage. Available at Accessed: 20 August 2012.
  8. 8.
    Trochim WM, Marcus SE, Masse LC, Moser RP, Weld PC. The evaluation of large research initiatives: a participatory integrative mixed-methods approach. Am J Eval. 2008;29(1):8-28.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Hall KL, Stokols D, Moser RP, et al. The collaboration readiness of transdisciplinary research teams and centers: findings from the National Cancer Institute’s TREC year-one evaluation study. Am J Prev Med. 2008;35(2S):S161-S172.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Hall KL, Stokols D, Stipelman BA, et al. Assessing the value of team science: a study comparing center- and investigator-initiated grants. Am J Prev Med. 2012;42(2):157-163.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    The Team Science Toolkit. Homepage for the Team Science Toolkit. Available at Accessed: 20 August 2012.
  12. 12.
    National Institutes of Health. Collaboration and team science: a field guide. Available at Accessed: 20 August 2012.
  13. 13. Homepage for Available at Accessed: 20 August 2012.
  14. 14.
    National Institutes of Health. Program announcement for scientific meetings for creating interdisciplinary research teams (R13). Available at Accessed: 21 August 2012.
  15. 15.
    National Institutes of Health. NIH Common Fund Interdisciplinary Research Program Consortia. Available at Accessed: 21 August 2012.
  16. 16.
    National Institutes of Health. Executive summary of the Interdisciplinary Research Consortium Initiative evaluation. Available at Accessed 20 August 2012.
  17. 17.
    National Institutes of Health. Transdisciplinary Research in Energetics and Cancer (TREC) Centers. Available at Accessed 21 August 2012.
  18. 18.
    National Institutes of Health. RFA for Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54). Available at Accessed: 20 August 2012.
  19. 19.
    National Institutes of Health. Edward R. Roybal Centers for Translation Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences of Aging. Available at Accessed: 21 August 2012.

Copyright information

© Society of Behavioral Medicine 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kara L. Hall
    • 1
  • Deborah H. Olster
    • 2
  • Brooke A. Stipelman
    • 1
  • Amanda L. Vogel
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer InstituteNational Institutes of HealthRockvilleUSA
  2. 2.Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, Office of the DirectorNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA
  3. 3.Clinical Research Directorate/CMRP, SAIC-Frederick, Inc.NCI–FrederickFrederickUSA

Personalised recommendations