Round 3 of the Consumer and Prescriber Grant Program – For Grants to Promote Evidence Based Prescribing Nationwide
The deadline for Round 3 grant applications was June 3, 2010. Applications are no longer being accepted.
On July 1, 2009 the Oregon Department of Justice and the Executive Committee of the Special Committee of State Attorneys General representing the states of Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Oregon, Massachusetts, New York, Texas and Vermont, selected Harry Snyder to serve as Contracts Administrator for the distribution of approximately $12 million in the third and final round of the Consumer and Prescriber Grant Program. The grants will be made as part of the settlement of In the Matter of Warner Lambert Company, LLC (Case No. 04C14403). See the Consumer Prescriber Grant Program Tab for further information.
Grants Awarded Under Round 3 of the CPGP Program
As of November 2011 the Oregon Department of Justice on behalf of the Special Committee of State Attorneys General has executed four grant contracts promoting evidence-based prescribing under Round 3 of the CPGP.
- Institute on Medicine as a Profession ($920,712)
- Consumers Union ($3,161,507)
- Pew Charitable Trust ($2,922,125)
- University of Pittsburgh ($1,550,594)
Contract Administration Round 1 and Round 2
On July 8, 2008 the Oregon Department of Justice and the Executive Committee of the Special Committee of State Attorneys General selected Harry Snyder to serve as Contracts Administrator for 28 grants nationwide totaling over $10 million. The grants have been made to provide health care professionals with information related to prescription drugs, focusing on the way drugs are marketed and the appropriate ways they should be prescribed. This contract was amended to include administration of two additional grants to educate prescribers and to evaluate the results of the Prescriber Education grants.
To date, administration of all Round 1 and Round 2 grants are complete.