2017 APIC Graduate Student Award
Deadline: Sept. 27, 2016
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) seeks applications for the APIC Graduate Student Award. The award supports infection prevention and evidence-based implementation science. This award is given to a student seeking to complete a master's or doctoral degree. For the purpose of this funding opportunity, implementation science is defined as research that creates new knowledge and identifies how best to design, implement and evaluate quality improvement initiatives. The most competitive applications will focus on implementation science, demonstrating its value and implications for infection prevention and quality efforts across clinical settings. For more information, click here.
Improving the Coordination and Documentation of Enrollment into Early Intervention for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children through Parent Engagement
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016
The Disability Research and Dissemination Center presents a funding opportunity to help increase parental and public awareness about the importance and benefits of signing a release to share early intervention information with state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention programs as well as engaging and supporting families in the intervention process. For more information, click here.
Using Existing Early Intervention Data to Assess Outcomes Among Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016
The Disability Research and Dissemination Center presents a funding opportunity to assess the outcomes for deaf or hard-of-hearing children identified through state early intervention programs by using existing intervention and educational data sets. For more information, click here.
National Hemophilia Program Coordinating Center
Deadline: Oct. 4, 2016
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau is soliciting an application for the National Hemophilia Program Coordinating Center. The purpose of the funding opportunity is to support a center that will coordinate a collaborative national infrastructure of regional hemophilia networks to promote and improve comprehensive, quality care of individuals with hemophilia and related bleeding or clotting disorders such as thrombophilia. For more information, click here. Information on the National Hemophilia Program Coordinating Center funding opportunity is also available.
Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders
Deadline: Oct. 5, 2016
The National Institutes of Health has opened a funding opportunity to encourage research grant applications to support research designed to elucidate the etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and optimal means of service delivery in relation to Autism Spectrum Disorders. For more information, click here.
Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health
Deadline: Oct. 6, 2016
The National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Office of Research on Women's Health, along with participating NIH Institutes and Centers, invite institutional career development award applications for Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health Career Development Programs. These programs will support mentored research career development of junior faculty members who recently completed clinical training or postdoctoral fellowships and will be engaged in interdisciplinary basic, translational, behavioral, clinical and/or health services research relevant to women's health. For more information, click here.
Family Leadership in Language and Learning
Deadline: Oct. 14, 2016
The Health Resources and Services Administration(HRSA) is accepting applications for the Family Leadership and Learning (FL3) for the Universal Newborn Hearing and Intervention Program. The program supports the development of statewide newborn and infant hearing screening, evaluation and diagnosis and intervention programs and systems by promoting the inclusion of families, parents and caregivers of deaf or hard of hearing infants/children as leaders in statewide Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) system in order to support children's language, literacy and social-emotional development. Efforts will focus on supporting state and territory organizations that provide support to families of deaf or hard of hearing children; coordinating with HRSA-supported National Technical Resource Center for Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention and state/territory EHDI programs in improving family engagement, partnership and leadership within the EHDI system; and collaborating with established Deaf Monitor programs for families. For more information, click here.
Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Program
Deadline: Oct. 14, 2016
The Health Resources and Services Administration is accepting applications for the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Program. The purpose of this program is to develop a comprehensive and coordinated statewide Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) system of care targeted towards ensuring that newborns and infants are receiving appropriate and timely services, including screening, evaluation, diagnosis and early intervention (EI). This purpose will be achieved by focusing efforts on increasing health professionals' engagement within and knowledge of the EDHI systems, improving access to EI services and language acquisition, and improving family engagement, as well as leadership with EHDI programs systems. For more information, click here.
Service Area Competition
Deadline: Oct. 17, 2016
The Health Resources and Services Administration is accepting applications for the Health Center Program's Service Area Competition. The Health Center Program supports patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventative health care services to the nation's medically underserved. The purpose of the funding opportunity is to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations currently served by the Health Center Program. For more information, click here. Information on the Service Area Competition — Additional Area funding opportunity is also available.
Development of the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Data Resource Center
Deadline: Oct. 21, 2016
This funding opportunity supports the development of the Data Resource Center for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (Kids First), which consists of a web-based data resource portal, a data coordination center and an administration and outreach core. The portal will serve as an indispensable research resource where genomic data can be aggregated, analyzed and shared within and across the childhood center and birth defects research communities as well as the broader scientific community. The coordination center will work with Kids First investigators and sequencing centers to facilitate data collection and harmonization. The administration and outreach core will oversee administrative activities, work closely with a steering committee and provide outreach and education to the research community on using the data resource portal. For more information, click here.
National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Program
Deadline: Oct. 27, 2016
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau is accepting applications for the National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep (NAPPSS) Program. The goal of this program is to make safe infant sleep and breastfeeding national norms. Over the next five years, the cooperative agreement recipient will work with public, private and professional organizations through three areas of activity: coalition building and maintenance, implementation of NAPPSS and safe infant sleep bundles. For more information, click here.
Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Deadline: Oct. 29, 2016 (Letter of Intent)
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism seeks to continue to support of the previously funded Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, a multidisciplinary consortium of domestic and international projects that was established to address the prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders; the diagnosis of the full range of birth defects associated with prenatal alcohol exposure; and ameliorative interventions for affected individuals. The initiative aims to accelerate the translation of key research findings by fostering collaboration and coordinating clinical, basic and translational research. For more information, click here.
2017 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize
Deadline: Nov. 3, 2016
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize recognizes communities that have placed a priority on health and creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments that will enable everyone, especially those facing the greatest challenges, with the opportunity to live well. A culture of health recognizes that health and well-being are greatly influenced by where we work and live, the safety of our surroundings and the relationships we have in our families and communities. The prize elevates the compelling stories of local leaders and community members who are coming together to create conditions for health and prosperity by transforming neighborhoods, schools and businesses. For more information, click here.