Rapid Evidence Reviews: Adverse Childhood Experiences
Rapid Evidence Reviews are part of an AcademyHealth series that seeks to pilot innovative approaches to quickly and rigorously identify and communicate evidence to inform public and private decision-making. These 3 briefs review opportunities for improving health by addressing issues related to stressful or traumatic events experienced in childhood:
- What evidence-based interventions for parents and families help mitigate ACEs among children?
- Which ACEs are most predictive of health care costs among adults?
- What tools are effective in screening for ACEs among children?
This animated video on the importance of oral health during pregnancy can be used by oral health coalitions, health care professionals, WIC clinics, state health departments, and other partners to promote the importance of oral health during pregnancy. This video is a companion piece to a September 2016 pregnancy and oral health webinar.
Brief (fee required)
This LegisBrief describes the importance of oral health care coverage for mothers during pregnancy. The effects of dental diseases on pregnant women and their babies along with the high cost of treating oral problems that become severe have states looking for solutions. It examines the state and federal angle, provides multistate data, analyzes successful approaches, and offers alternatives.
Website and Report
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy published a report on an emerging public health threat affecting our country. E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General (PDF) is the 33rd Surgeon General’s report in 53 years to address the impact of tobacco on health and the first to focus on e-cigarettes. In addition to the report, the website features tools for parents and a brand new PSA from Dr. Murthy.
Training and Educational
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
3:30 to 4:30pm ET
Culture of Health Leaders is a new change leadership development opportunity for those from sectors that influence health who want to move their communities and organizations toward a Culture of Health. Applications for the 2017 cohort will be open January 4 to February 15, 2017.
Friday, January 13, 2017
12:00 to 1:00pm ET
This webinar is part of a series to stimulate discussion and engage university leaders around topics from Increasing Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce: Actions for Improving Evidence, a report supported by the NIH. Experts on unconscious bias training will share evidence from their research, describe effective models, and discuss challenges for implementation. They will also discuss research gaps that limit the applicability of unconscious bias interventions across different contexts and steps for expanding the use of this practice. It will be co-hosted by the AAMC, the USU, and the APLU.
September to June 2017
Applications due: Friday, January 13, 2017
Established in 2009, this 10-month multidisciplinary training program is designed to provide physicians and postdoctoral professionals with specific knowledge, skills, and experiences to prepare them for leadership roles promoting and implementing policies and practices to reduce disparities and advance health equity.
Public Health Grand Rounds: Addressing the Unique Challenges of Opioid Use Disorder in Women Webinar
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
This Public Health Grand Rounds from the CDC addresses opioid use disorder in women. The recent increase in overdose deaths is related to the misuse of opioids and heroin. Women are closing the death gap with men as their rates of opioid overdose death skyrocket.
June 19 to 22, 2017
Santa Fe, NM
Applications due: Sunday, January 22, 2017
This Leadership Academy is designed for individuals with a variety of roles and affiliations throughout the I/DD network who are currently or interested in assuming leadership to advance and sustain cultural diversity and cultural and linguistic competence.
February 13, 2017
The ATRP supports the implementation and completion of programmatic research studies that examine factors associated with healthy life transitions among adolescents and young adults with ASD who are transitioning to adulthood.
March 6, 2017
HRSA will award one prime-award recipient to lead a consortium of partners to work with local, state, and national key stakeholders to improve existing systems of care in support of a quality improvement, patient-centered approach that addresses the comprehensive oral health needs of MCH populations.
Coordinating Center for Research to Promote the Health of Children with Birth Defects and People with Developmental and Other Disabilities
February 22, 2017
This coordinating center will outreach and establish partnerships with researchers to expand upon the scientific knowledge to promote health and well-being. It will study and address causes of birth defects; help children by understanding developmental disabilities; reduce complications of blood disorders; and improve the health of people living with disabilities.
March 24, 2017
The purpose of this FOA is to support States and Tribes to provide expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers, and their families with a seamless network of supportive services including evidence-based/evidence-informed approaches to improve their health and well-being. OASH aims to improve the health outcomes of the expectant and parenting population as well as the educational, social, and economic outcomes that shape health.
March 24, 2017
This FOA seeks applications from qualified organizations for teen pregnancy prevention and adolescent health promotion research center grants. These centers will conduct, synthesize and translate research into practice for the promotion of adolescent health and the prevention of teen pregnancy in support of OASH’s priorities and mission. The Centers are expected to address important and relevant topic areas in pregnancy prevention and adolescent health and to be a national leader in 1 of 5 priority areas.
March 31, 2017
The purpose of this FOA is to encourage integrated and synergistic research in the study of uterine fibroids, endometriosis, adenomyosis, or gynecologic pain syndromes.