Status

This opportunity is still open. If interested in submitting, please contact Karen Drew (-4824) as soon as possible. 

Deadlines
  • Internal: 11/01/2019
  • Proposal: 01/08/2020

Funding

  • Amount: Up to $350,000 per year
  • Duration: 5 years

Scope

This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Centers of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Education, Science, and Practice (Centers of Excellence in MCH).

The purpose of the Centers of Excellence in MCH Program is to:

  1. strengthen and expand the MCH workforce by training graduate and post-graduate public health students in MCH and
  2. advance MCH science, research, practice and policy through a well-trained MCH public health workforce.

The specific objectives of the Centers of Excellence in MCH Program are to:

  1. provide didactic and experiential public health training in MCH that leads to a graduate degree (masters or doctoral);
  2. offer an MCH curriculum that addresses a broad public health perspective including, but not limited to, life course theory; comprehensive historical, legislative, and public health knowledge base regarding Title V and related programs; cultural competence; and emerging MCH public health issues;
  3. recruit diverse trainees and engage them in 300+ hours of training per year, including didactic coursework, experiential learning through placements with MCH organizations, and involvement in MCH faculty research activities; and (4) establish and strengthen academic-practice partnerships with Title V agencies and community organizations to provide subject matter expertise.

In this notice is the additional opportunity to apply for the MCH Epidemiology Doctoral Training Supplement. Building on infrastructure provided by the Centers of Excellence in MCH funding, the purpose of the MCH Epidemiology Doctoral Training supplement is to train the future MCH epidemiologic workforce and promote advancements in applied MCH research.

Eligibility & Submission Requirements

Only one application per institution is allowed. If interested in submitting, please contact Karen Drew (-4824) as soon as possible and submit a pre-proposal following the NU Procedure for Programs with Limited Submissions.

Contact Information

You may request additional information and/or technical assistance regarding business,
administrative, or fiscal issues related to this NOFO by contacting:

Djuana Gibson
Grants Management Specialist
Division of Grants Management Operations, OFAM
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Mailstop 10SWH03
Rockville, MD 20857
Telephone: (301) 443-3243
Email: DGibson@hrsa.gov

You may request additional information regarding the overall program issues and/or technical assistance related to this NOFO by contacting:
Michelle Tissue, MPH
Division of MCH Workforce Development
Attn: Centers of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Education, Science, and Practice
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18W-51
Rockville, MD 20857
Telephone: (301) 443-6853
Email: mtissue@hrsa.gov