Research is key to realizing the full potential of telehealth as a technology to help improve the quality, convenience and efficiency of how care is provided. It’s all part of a positive patient experience on an individual level, at a health systems level and across various populations.

Research Opportunities: - Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services, is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget. This system provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities.

Proposal Central - An e-grantmaking website shared by many government, non-profit, and private grant-making organizations.

NIH Grants and Contracts - The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts is the official publication for NIH grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities. 

Pivot Funding Opportunities Database - Pivot is a web-based discovery and workflow tool that combines a comprehensive source of global funding opportunities with the largest collection of scholar profiles into one intuitive solution.

PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) - PCORI was established to fund research that can help patients and those who care for them make better-informed decisions about the healthcare choices they face every day, guided by those who will use that information.

Stony Brook University OVPR (Office of the Vice President for Research) - The OVPR is responsible for carrying out research and intellectual endeavors of the highest international standards that advance knowledge and have immediate or long-range practical significance and providing leadership for economic growth, technology and culture for neighboring communities and the wider geographic region.

Department of Health and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration Regional Telehealth Resource Center Program Forecast 1.  For opportunities, click here for the Regional Telehealth Resource Center Program and click here for the National Telehealth Resource Center Program.

Mid Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center - MATRC is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, which is part of the Office of Rural Health Policy.


PCORI Research Fundamentals: Preparing You to Successfully Contribute to Research - Free comprehensive training offers different ways to learn about the health research process and be involved in patient-centered outcomes research.

Stony Brook University Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Grants Management (OGM) - OSP is the central point of coordination and administration of research and sponsored programs.  OGM provides guidance and oversight with respect to all financial transactions, accounting services, and informational reports including the fiscal requirements set forth by sponsoring agencies in full support of research objectives and expectations while meeting the compliance standard set forth by sponsor agencies. 

Grants in Progress:

Click here for Grants in Progress by the Interprofessional Telehealth Board Members.


Earle, M.J., Freddolino, P.P. Meeting the Practice Challenges of COVID-19: MSW Students’ Perceptions of E-Therapy and the Therapeutic Alliance. Clin Soc Work J(2021).

Brown AM, Ardila-Gatas J, Yuan V, Devas N, Docimo S, Spaniolas K, Pryor AD. 2020. The Impact of Telemedicine Adoption on a Multidisciplinary Bariatric Surgery Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Annals of Surgery 2020 Dec; 272(6): e306–e310.

Wong R, Ng P, Spinnato T, Taub E, Kaushal A, Lerman M, Fernan A, Dainer E, Noel K. 2020. Expanding Telehealth Competencies in Primary Care: A Longitudinal Interdisciplinary Simulation to Train Internal Medicine Residents in Complex Patient Care. Journal of Graduate Medical Education (2020) 12 (6): 745–752.