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WEBINAR – The Relationship between Prenatal Alcohol, SIDS and Stillbirth: The Safe Passage Study

This presentation provided an overview of the study design, methods, and primary outcomes from the Safe Passage Study – the largest international prospective study looking at the relationship between prenatal alcohol exposure, stillbirth and sudden infant death syndrome. Unique cultural and ethical aspects of conducting research in American Indian communities are highlighted. Finally, strategies for dissemination of results in scientific and non-scientific communities were presented.

Featuring Dr. Amy Elliott, Chief Clinical Resource Officer for Avera McKennon Hospital and a Professor/Co-division Chief in the Department of Pediatrics, University of South Dakota School of Medicine, and Ms. Jyoti Angal, the Director of Clinical Research for the Avera Center for Pediatrics and Community Research and project director for the Safe Passage Study

Wednesday, July 29 | Noon – 1 p.m. PDT

Call for Applications for the Pilot Project Program

We are pleased to share our Call for Applications for the Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education (NCARE) Pilot Project Program. Letters of Intent will be due May 29th, 2020.

This Call for Applications is aimed at promoting innovative research projects that focus on reducing the burden of alcohol use disorders (AUDs) in American Indian and Alaska Native communities (AI/AN) and that will subsequently lead to future external funding.

While preference will be given to junior investigators, mid-career and senior researchers who have not conducted alcohol intervention research in Native communities are eligible to apply.

Please refer to the Call for Applications page for eligibility criteria, full application details, and application forms.

Pilot Project Grant Program: Call for Applications

In this webinar, presented on September 4th, 2019, Dr. McDonell reviewed applicant eligibility, requirements for the letter of intent and the grant application, and answered webinar attendee’s questions.

*2021 Applicants, please note:

  • An NCARE liaison is no longer required to apply
  • Project must be completed in 1 year
  • This is the final NCARE call for applications
  • LOI due May 28, 2021 to
  • Full application due July 30, 2021 to

Presentation slides can be viewed and downloaded here.

UW Psychiatry and Addictions Case Conference Series (UW PACC-ECHO)

Partnership for Native Health’s research center, the Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education (NCARE) and University of Washington Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Integrated Care Training Program are pleased to offer free weekly case conference sessions for behavioral health practitioners.

UW Psychiatry and Addictions Case Conference series (UW PACC-ECHO) is a CME-accredited* program for providers who want to improve the mental health and addictions care for their patients.

The free weekly sessions are held every Thursday from 12:00pm-1:30pm PST via Zoom conference or telephone. You can register for the series here.

*CME credits currently not available in Alaska

NCARE Highlighted in Addiction Professional Magazine

Check out the latest issue of Addiction Professional Magazine to learn more about Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education (NCARE) and CHOICES, one of NCARE’s emerging pilot projects.

You can find the full article here