NIH Loan Repayment Programs application cycle opens on September 1

August 31, 2017

The NIH Loan Repayment Program application is open September 1 through November 15.  

We've made some changes to the application process to make it quicker and easier to start and complete an LRP application.  Learn more about the application components by checking out the updated LRP Application Guide.

Potential applicants should:

  • Obtain their NIH Commons ID and make sure their password is up to date
  • Check out our LRP Application Guide to learn about application components
  • Reach out to an NIH LRP Program Officer to discuss their research
  • Reach out to their Institutional Business Official (IBO) and inform them of your desire to apply

Application deadline - November 15, 2017

For more information:

(866) 849-4047

Contact Luke James, MD (at

NIH LRP ambassadors at Duke

Adam DeVore, MD, MHS

LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Heart failure clinical research

Adam Goode, DPT, PhD

LRP: Clinical Research
Research Interest: Epidemiology

Zachary Healy, MD, PhD

LRP: Clinical Research (2015)
Research Interest: Immunology (T cell)

Michael James, MD

LRP: Clinical Research (2007-2010)
Research Interest: Intracerebral hemorrhage

Jonathan Routh, MD, MPH

LRP: Pediatric Research (2009-2013)
Research Interest: Vesicoureteral reflux, health services research

Rachel Torok, MD     

LRP: Pediatric Research (2015-2017)
Research Interest: Pediatric cardiology