Vision – Optimize the prevention, assessment, and treatment of psychological health conditions and/or traumatic brain injuries

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In Fiscal Year 2007 (FY07), Congress appropriated funding for traumatic brain injury and psychological health research in response to the traumatic brain injuries sustained and psychological health issues experienced by our deployed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. The current Peer-Reviewed Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program (TBIPHRP) complements ongoing DOD efforts toward promoting a better standard of care for psychological health and traumatic brain injury in the areas of prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. To efficiently manage the TBIPHRP, CDMRP will utilize its two-tiered review process.

FY24 TBIPHRP Focus Areas and ERA Topic Areas

Resources Available for the Research Community
The CDMRP intends that information, data, and research resources supported by the TBIPHRP be made available to the research community and the public at large. Some examples are provided below:

TBIPHRP Stakeholders Meeting
In April 2021, the TBIPHRP held a Stakeholders Meeting where subject matter experts and individuals with lived experience (consumers) discussed the research landscape, gaps and provided recommendations on how the TBIPHRP can make an impact. The FY21 TBIPHRP Stakeholders Booklet and meeting summary that includes the presented slides are provided below.

Management History

  • FY07 - CDMRP managed the appropriations for psychological health (including PTSD) and traumatic brain injury as the Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBIRP).
  • FY08 - No PH/TBIRP funds were appropriated.
  • FY09-20 - USAMRDC-based research program areas aligned with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs and the Defense Health Agency managed the PH/TBIRP appropriations. CDMRP provided program and award management support as requested during this time. Additional information about the PH/TBIRP can be found here:
  • FY21 - CDMRP managing the appropriation as the Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program (TBIPHRP).

Congressional Appropriations

Congressional Appropriations

  • $350 million
  • $175 million

Funding Summary


Last updated Monday, May 20, 2024