Men’s Health Research Interests
The UNC Men's Health Program is supporting research designed to address the healthcare and social issues of Men's Health. Specific research that we are interested in supporting may include:
The UNC Men’s Health Program aims to address the silent health crisis among men.
The average man prioritizes too many things over his health, is likely to drink alcohol and use tobacco, make riskier choices, and go for extended periods without seeing a physician. Compounding these issues, many of the major health risks that these men face can be prevented by following a healthy lifestyle and getting regular physician screening.
The UNC Men’s Health Program is supporting research designed to address the healthcare and social issues of Men’s Health through The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Research that we are interested in supporting may include:
Urologist David Friedlander, MD, MPH awarded an NC TraCS $5-50K pilot grant supported by matching funds from the UNC Men’s Health Program led by fellow UNC Urologists Drs. Eric Wallen and Cully Carson.
As part of the application requirements, researchers must secure a commitment for matching funds from the UNC Men’s Health Program prior to submission.
Researchers interested in pursuing matching funds from the UNC Men’s Health Program should submit the following:
About NC TraCS Pilot Funding
Eric Wallen, MD, FACS
Professor of Urology
Note: Please submit this information with reasonable time for the Men’s Health Program to review and respond prior to any NC TraCS application deadline.