Table 1

NIH PMI Cohort Program Implementation

Major activityTime frame
PMI announced by President Barack ObamaJanuary 2015
PMI Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director established to develop a plan to create and maintain a PMI cohortMarch 2015
Report issued by PMI Working Group with recommendations on creating and maintaining a cohortSeptember 2015
Direct Volunteers Pilot Studies Program award to explore ways to engage, enroll, and retain participants into the cohortFebruary 2016
PMI Cohort Program Biobank award for storing and managing biological specimensJune 2016*
PMI Cohort Program Coordinating Center award to provide centralized support and infrastructureJune 2016*
PMI Cohort Program Healthcare Provider Organization Enrollment Centers awardsJuly 2016*
PMI Cohort Program Participant Technologies Center award to harness mobile phone and sensor technologiesJuly 2016*
NIH-HRSA collaborations to establish partnerships with Federally Qualified Health Centers to bring underserved people into the cohortOngoing
  • *Expected award date.