The primary goal of the Pilot Project Program Core of the AI/AN CTR Program is to facilitate the award of funding to support the overall objective of developing research programs relevant to the Alaska Native and American Indian Health disparities in Montana and Alaska. 

The Cores first aim is to establish the pilot projects program, which includes pilot grants, development, and diversity grants. The second aim is to assist potential and successful awardees in coordinating with the other Cores of the Program, with the goal of ensuring that a Programs resources ( such as biostatitical support, mentorship programs, etc.) are fully utilized and engaged early in the pre-proposal stage. 

Directors & Staff

Kari Jo Harris
Pilot Project Program Core Director
Chelsea Niewald

Chelsea Bellon

Administrative Coordinator
Kathrene Conway

Kathrene Conway

Computer Software Engineer: Applications II