Information Resources

Engaged Faculty Institute Curriculum

Community Campus Partnerships for Health

This Engaged Faculty Institute (EFI) curriculum provides a thorough, updated roadmap for intensive, facilitated faculty development specific to service-learning course construction, implementation, and sustainability in a college or university setting. Each unit within the curriculum addresses a key component of service-learning from basic definitions and an explanation of the pedagogy, to thinking about risk management in the design of service-learning courses, to deepening practitioners’ understanding of cultural competency as it relates to the student experience in a service-learning course. The curriculum also includes case studies, worksheets, research findings, and syllabi submitted through 46 colleges and universities from 61 academic disciplines and/or Centers for Service Learning and Community Engagement from across the Campus Compact and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) networks.

The EFI Curriculum was originally authored by CCPH in 2007. In 2015, in collaboration with CCPH, it was redesigned by California Campus Compact and Campus Compact of the Mountain West.

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Training and Educational Resources - Webinars

DataSpeak: Small Area Analysis in MCH

Webinar Archive

The full multimedia archive of the “Clusters, Maps, and Hotspots: Small Area Analysis in Maternal and Child Health” DataSpeak (Flash required) is now available. An overview of the applications of small area analysis for MCH with real-world examples was given by:

  • Russell S. Kirby, PhD, MS, FACE from the University of South Florida
  • Michael Kramer, PhD, MMSc, from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
  • Thomas J. Stopka, PhD, MHS, from the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine.

Download the transcript, slide presentations, and questions and answers files from the DataSpeak Program Archive.

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Hospital, Public Health and Stakeholder Collaboration Webinar

Thursday, October 15, 2015
11:30am to 1:00pm Pacific

The American Public Health Association, Prevention Institute, Public Health Institute and Trust for America’s Health, with the tremendous support of multisector cosponsors, invite viewers to the first in a new Dialogue4Health webinar series focused on seizing new opportunities to engage multiple sectors in community health and prevention. This first webinar highlights how hospitals, public health, and key stakeholders are already working together to creatively and effectively address needs in their communities. Presenters are:

  • Mary A. Pittman, DrPH, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Public Health Institute, Oakland, California
  • Lawrence Prybil, PhD, LFACHE, the Norton Professor in Healthcare Leadership at the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health
  • The Honorable Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD, MS, Former Surgeon General of Michigan and Senior Vice President of Community Health & Equity and Chief Wellness Officer at the Henry Ford Health System
  • John Auerbach, MBA, Associate Director for Policy at the CDC
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Graduate Employment Pilot Survey Results and Plans for the Future Webinar

Thursday, October 22, 2015
12:00pm to 1:00pm Eastern

The ASPPH invites members to participate in the ASPPH Presents Webinar, “Where do public health graduates go? Results from the ASPPH Graduate Employment Pilot Survey and Plans for the Future.” The results, showing where recent graduates of ASPPH member institutions find employment, will be discussed.

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Coverage & Care Continuity for Pregnant & Postpartum Women Webinar

Monday, October 26, 2015
2:00pm to 3:30pm Eastern

This webinar from the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs will explore ways to help women maintain insurance coverage during pregnancy and postpartum. Speakers Dania Palanker from the National Women's Law Center; Karen Shea from Anthem, Inc.; and Todd Slettvet of the Washington State Health Care Authority will discuss:

  • Leading causes of pregnancy plan-to-plan moves in the post-ACA insurance landscape;
  • Ways health plans can make it easier for women to navigate their coverage options; and
  • What states can do to improve continuity of coverage for pregnant and postpartum women.
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Funding Opportunities

HRSA – MCH Research

November 6, 2015

The R40 MCH Research Program supports translational and applied research on critical issues affecting MCH, including services for children with special health care needs.  Research should advance the knowledge pool and result in health and health services improvements.  Findings are expected to strengthen and expand the MCH Block Grant National Performance Priority Areas. The program will support research addressing MCHB Strategic Research Issues.

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HRSA – MCH Secondary Data Analysis Studies

November 6, 2015

The MCH SDAS program will support MCH service-applied research that utilizes secondary analysis of national databases or administrative records and could improve health services and delivery of care for MCH populations. Findings should strengthen and expand MCH Block Grant National Performance Priority Areas. The program will support research addressing MCHB Strategic Research Issues.

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NIH – Child Neurologist Career Development Program

October 18, 2015 (Letter of intent)
November 18, 2015 (Application)

The NINDS Child Neurologist Career Development Program (CNCDP) will facilitate and support the research career development of child neurologists at educational institutions or professional organizations who have made a commitment to independent research careers. The CNCDP will generally provide 3 years of knowledge, tools and research experience that will enable development of a significant research project funded by a career development award or research grant.

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RWJF – Health Policy Fellows Call for Applications

November 12, 2015

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program provides the nation’s most comprehensive learning experience at the nexus of health, science, and policy in Washington, D.C. Midcareer health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and health care policy participate in the policy process at the federal level and use that leadership experience to improve health, health care, and health policy. Up to 7 awards of up to $165,000 each will be made in 2016.

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CDC – Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System

November 20, 2015

PRAMS is a surveillance project of the CDC in collaboration with numerous state and local health departments that was initiated in 1987 because infant mortality rates were no longer declining as rapidly as they had in prior years. CDC will fund state and tribal public health agencies that will:

  1. Maintain pregnancy behavior and experience surveillance;
  2. Provide a data source for ongoing monitoring of risk factors;
  3. Use PRAMS methods and survey supplements to address emerging issues; and
  4. Ensure data collection results are available.
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Gerber Foundation – Pediatric Research Projects

December 1, 2015 (Concept papers)

Propose projects that are focused on health and/or nutrition-related research having a significant impact on issues facing infants and young children from the first year before birth to age 3. They should also be focused on issues faced by care providers that, when implemented, will improve the health, nutrition and/or developmental outcomes for infants and young children.

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NIH – Adolescent Trials for HIV/AIDS Interventions

December 19, 2015 (Letter of intent)
January 19, 2016 (Application)

Institutions/organizations will create a Coordinating Center to provide the data management, coordination and logistical support infrastructure for the Cooperative Research Program grants of the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions. Trials in HIV-at-risk and HIV-infected youth ages 12 to 24 years with a focus on the inclusion of minors will be conducted. Investigators with innovative thinking and novel approaches to address the public health issues facing adolescents are encouraged to apply.

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JHU Public Health – Postdoctoral MCH Fellowship Program

Applications accepted until positions are filled.

For those who seek further training to refine their MCH and public health skills in anticipation of an academic MCH career, the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has a 2-year postdoctoral training program of mentorship and support for fellows to develop their MCH research agendas and link efforts to MCH public health practice. Preference is given to those who will focus on domestic MCH work.
Contact Cynthia Minkovitz for more information.

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