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Guidelines for Women's Preventative Services
Deadline: Jan. 4, 2016
HRSA presents this opportunity to improve adult women's health across the lifespan by engaging a coalition of health professional organizations to recommend updates to the HRSA-supported Women's Preventative Services. The aims of this project are to establish a process for developing and regularly recommend updates to the guidelines for women's preventative services; obtain participation by health professional organizations on developing recommended guidelines for women's preventative services; review and synthesize existing guidelines for women's preventative services; and disseminate HRSA-supported comprehensive guidelines for use in clinical practice. To learn more, click here.

Rural Health Network Development Planning Program
Deadline: Jan. 8, 2016
The HRSA Network Planning program purpose is to assist in the development of an integrated healthcare network, if the network participants do not have a history of formal collaborative efforts. The Network Planning Program promotes the planning and development of healthcare networks in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural health care system as a whole. The program will support one year of planning with the primary goal of helping networks create a foundation for their infrastructure and focusing member efforts to address important regional and local community health needs. To learn more, click here.

Advanced Nursing Education Grant Program
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2016
HRSA is now accepting applications for the Advanced Nursing Education Program to support the enhancement of advanced nursing education and practice. Funded projects will implement creative academic-practice partnerships within advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) primary care programs. Partnerships between academic institutions and rural and/or underserved primary care sites will promote APRN students' readiness to practice upon graduation by improving training and competencies for both students and preceptors. Working collectively, these partnerships will facilitate the meaningful exchange of information to identify the needs of the community and the clinical workforce; use this information to enhance curriculum, preceptor recruitment, training and evaluation; and shape the experiential training of advanced practice nursing students to be better prepared upon graduation to provide care for rural and underserved populations. To learn more, click here.

Advancing Education Nursuing Traineeship (AENT) Program
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2016
HRSA is accepting eligible applicants in education programs that provide registered nurses with nurse practitioner and nurse mid-wife education. Such programs may include schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, state or local governments, and other public or private nonprofit entities authorized by the Secretary to confer degrees to registered nurses for nurse practitioner nurse-midwife education. Federally recognized Indian Tribal Government ad Native American Organizations are also eligible to apply. For more information, click here.

Emergency Medicial Services for Children Targeted Issues Program
Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016
HRSA is now accepting applications for the Emergency Medical Services for Children Targeted Issues Program (EMSC). The program works to ensure that critically ill and injured children receive optimal pediatric emergency care. The target goal of the Targeted Issues Program is to support strategies to improve the quality of pediatric care delivered in emergency care settings across the continuum of emergency care through the implementation of pediatric emergency care research and innovative cross cutting projects. Targeted Issues programs translate research into practice and improve pediatric health outcomes related to emergency care, such as reduced severity of asthma and decreased hospitalization for trauma. To learn more, click here.

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Integrated HIV Planning Implementation
Deadline: Mar. 1, 2016
HRSA is accepting applications for the RWHAP (Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program). This is a cooperative agreement to provide technical assistance to RWHAP Parts A and B recipients and their planning bodies to support activities and strategies for integrating HIV planning across prevention, care, and treatment service delivery systems, and support activities related to the CDC and HRSA Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan submissions. The main objectives are to develop and review tools and processes for the Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plans; develop strategies, tools, and trainings for RWHAP recipients and planning bodies to identify and support activities to integrate planning and prevention care across systems; to deliver technical assistance in a select number of jurisdictions to facilitate integrated planning ; to support peer learning opportunities across RWHP recipients and planning bodies. For more information, click here.

NIH Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics Diversity Action Plan
Deadline: Sept. 6, 2016
NIH present this funding opportunity to facilitate the training of individuals at all careers levels (the undergraduate, graduate, post baccalaureate, postdoctoral and faculty levels) from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in scientific disciplines relevant to genomics to enable them to pursue genomics research that spans all areas of interest to National Human Genome Research Institute later in their careers. To learn more, click here.

Exploratory and Developmental Grant to Improve Health Care Quality through HIT
Deadline: Nov. 16, 2016
The purpose of this grant is to fund exploratory and developmental research grants that will contribute to the evidence base of how health information technology (HIT) improves health care quality. This funding opportunity supports the use of a wide variety of research designs in order to generate information regarding the design and development, implementation, use, or impact of health IT on quality. For more information on grant PA-14-001 and more, click here.

Reducing Health Disparities among Minority and Underserved Children
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2017
This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Specific targeted areas of research include biobehavioral studies that incorporate multiple factors that influence child health disparities such as biological (e.g., genetics, cellular, organ systems), lifestyle factors, environmental (e.g., physical and family environments) social (e.g., peers), economic, institutional, and cultural and family influences; studies that target the specific health promotion needs of children with a known health condition and/or disability; and studies that test and evaluate the comparative effectiveness of health promotion interventions conducted in traditional and nontraditional settings. For more information, click here (R01) or here (R21).

Chronic Illness Self-Management in Children and Adolescents
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2017
The purpose of this announcement is to encourage research to improve self-management and quality of life in children and adolescents with chronic conditions. Managing a chronic condition is an unremitting responsibility for children and their families. Children with a chronic condition and their families have a long-term responsibility for self-management. For more information, click here (R01) or here (R21).

Understanding Factors in Infancy and Early Childhood That Influence Obesity Development
Deadline: Feb. 5, 2017
This funding announcement invites Research Project Grant (R01) applications from institutions/organizations which propose to characterize or identify factors in early childhood (birth-24 months) that may increase or mitigate risk for obesity and/or excessive weight gain and/or to fill methodological research gaps relevant to the understanding of risk for development of obesity in children. For more information, click here.

Maternal Nutrition and Pre-pregnancy Obesity: Effects on Mothers, Infants and Children
Deadline: May 7, 2018
This announcement encourages applications to improve health outcomes for women, infants and children, by stimulating interdisciplinary research focused on maternal nutrition and pre-pregnancy obesity. Maternal health significantly impacts not only the mother but also the intrauterine environment, and subsequently fetal development and the health of the newborn. For more information, click here.