Epidemiology and Other Health Studies Financial Assistance Program

To provide financial support for research, education, conferences, communication, and other activities relating to the health of Department of Energy workers, as well as other populations potentially exposed to health hazards associated with energy production, transmission, and use.

Examples of Funded Projects

Several cooperative agreements were awarded for work on DOE's Former Worker Medical Screening Program, as required by the 1993 Defense Authorization Act.

This program consumes the majority of any funding available for grants as described by CFDA 81.108.

Agency - Department of Energy

The Department of Energy's goal is to advance national, economic and energy security in the U.S.; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that goal; and to ensure environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.