93.213 Research and Training in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Department of Health and Human Services

To evaluate complementary medical treatments. The following objectives support this goal: (1) coordinate and facilitate the investigation of complementary medical practices through peer-reviewed grant solicitations; (2) interface with the Center's National Advisory Council; (3) conduct technology assessment conferences for the purpose of establishing areas of Clinical and Pre-clinical research that need to be further developed within complementary medicine; and (4) maintain a comprehensive bibliographic data base in conjunction with the National Library of Medicine. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) regularly examines and redefines its research priorities. In setting research priorities, NCCAM considers its existing research portfolio, its 5-year strategic plan, the recommendations of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, current scientific advances, the plans of other NIH institutes and centers, and input from expert panels and stakeholders. Research constituting a rigorous evidence base for CAM practices will be developed through a range of research strategies including basic and translational research, and clinical investigation. Current research priorities are shaped by the following considerat... read more at CFDA.gov.

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Total Program Obligations*: (grants and loans)
  • 2009: $88,547,000
  • 2010: $94,740,000
  • 2011: $92,687,000
  • Consistency (Grants)200920102011
    percent or dollar amount of obligations that were over/under reported, or not reported at all
    Over Reported$13,286,630$4,129,742$6,512,901
    Under Reported
    Not Reported
  • Timeliness200920102011
    percent or dollar amount of obligations that were late
    Total Dollars Analyzed$24,702,924$21,810,877$21,186,267
    Late Dollars (reported over 45 days after obligation)$13,789,987$1,439,244$3,000
    Average Reporting Lag (days since obligation)871818
  • Completeness200920102011
    percent or dollar amount of obligations that failed each field
    Recipient type
    Federal Agency
    CFDA Program Number
    Funding Amount
    Principal Place of Grant Code$110,960,654$108,610,396$103,600,077
    Recipient Name
    Recipient State$424,216
    Recipient County Code$518,961$117,808$424,216
    Recipient County Name
    Recipient City Code$4,802,121$3,048,373$2,502,000
    Recipient City Name
    Principal State of Grant$486,961$85,808$382,708
    Record Type
    Action Type
    Recipient Congressional District
    Obligation Action Date Formatted Correctly
    Assistance Type
    Federal Award ID
* Total program obligations reported in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
No obligations reported in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance