New stories about Bright Futures implementation in state Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment programs from these 10 states were added to the website: Colorado, Montana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Wyoming. The site includes state implementation stories gathered through a combination of online research and interviews with state health department and AAP representatives involved in implementing Bright Futures at the state level.
This visual provides a series of tips on understanding and implementing the medical home model.
Training and Educational
This webinar presented an overview of maternal health and mortality data with a focus on how this data is collected and defined, different measurement methods, and how federal and state stakeholders are working to improve maternal health. Presentations included William Callaghan, MD, MPH, Chief of Maternal and Infant Health in the Division of Reproductive Health at the CDC; Elliott Main, MD, Medical Director of the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative; and Kimberly Sherman, MPH, Maternal and Women’s Health Lead for the Division of Healthy Start & Perinatal Services at MCHB.
Directly access the multimedia DataSpeak presentation on YouTube.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm ET
The ASPPH is proud to present a webinar on accessing and using public health data. Speakers from the NLM and the ASTHO will showcase several available data sources, such as the ASTHO PH WINS, and also discuss data standardization. This presentation will be valuable for public health students at all levels, as well as faculty members who may be able to direct their students to the various available resources.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Register for the second meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030. The Committee will discuss the development of the Nation’s health promotion and disease prevention objectives; provide recommendations for the Healthy People 2030 mission, vision, framework, and organizational structure; and discuss approaches to improve health status and reduce health risks for the Nation by the year 2030.
MCH Leadership Conference and Healthy Start Convention: Call for Abstracts
Due: March 2, 2017
Due: March 2, 2017
CityMatCH is now accepting abstracts for 2 tracks: Scientific Research and Data or Program and Policy. Abstract submissions focusing on the prevention of Zika virus transmission and mitigating the effects of Zika virus in MCH populations are also encouraged. Notification of acceptance will occur by April 1, 2017.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
1:30pm to 3:00pm ET
Organizations and institutions are finding new ways to identify, connect, and address housing and health issues to meet challenges to equitable outcomes. This Web Forum is co-hosted by Dialogue4Health, and the CaLAPH, a project of the Center for Health Leadership and Practice, to hear how innovative approaches in California are bringing these issue areas together for greater impact.
March 16, 2017
This cooperative agreement opportunity will establish and maintain an interdisciplinary, multisite, collaborative Research Network. The Network will lead, promote, and coordinate national research activities to advance and strengthen the evidence base related to key components of a system of care for CSHCN. The Network will extend and refine evidence to establish the national Standards for Systems of Care for CYSHCN. The Network infrastructure will support the design of a portfolio of multisite, interdisciplinary research that focuses on fostering the implementation of multisite research studies, translation of research to policy and practice, and provision of mentoring environment to train a new generation of clinical and non-clinical pediatric researchers.
March 20, 2017
The purpose of this program is to enhance the knowledge and skills of community-based, primary care providers in addressing the mental/behavioral health conditions of their patients. The program supports continuing education in psychosocial developmental aspects of child health that emphasizes the practical challenges confronted by community-based, primary care practitioners.
Chronic Condition Self-Management in Children and Adolescents
March 5, 2016 (R01)
March 16, 2017 (R21)
The purpose of this FOA is to encourage research to improve self-management and quality of life in children and adolescents with chronic conditions.This FOA encourages research that takes into consideration various factors that influence self-management.
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children
March 5, 2016 (R01)
March 16, 2017 (R21)
This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Specific targeted areas of research include bio-behavioral studies that incorporate multiple factors that influence child health disparities; studies that target the specific health promotion needs of children with a known health condition and/or disability; and studies that test, evaluate, translate, and disseminate health promotion prevention and interventions conducted in traditional and non-traditional settings.
March 8, 2017
This 3-year leadership program for clinically-active health care providers and practitioners spanning a range of professions aims to provide providers with the opportunity to build and develop the unique skills they need to lead communities and organizations toward a Culture of Health. The total award to the grantee organization will be up to $105,000 per team member.
March 8, 2017
Teams of researchers and community members who are committed to working together to produce community-relevant, action-oriented research to improve health and well-being are encouraged to apply. The goal of the IRL program is to produce diverse interdisciplinary leaders who conduct and apply health research in order to drive improvements in the health of communities. Total awards will be up to $350,000 per grantee organization.
March 29, 2017
The goal of HPRS is to create a large cadre of diverse doctoral students from a wide variety of research-focused disciplines—students whose research, connections, and leadership will inform and influence policy toward a Culture of Health. Doctoral students from a variety of field/disciplines who are training to be researchers are sought. The HPRS program will enroll up to 50 scholars interested in learning to translate their research into health policy and who are from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds.
April 7, 2017
This announcement from the OASH seeks applications from public and private nonprofit entities to address the primary and/or secondary prevention of prescription and non-prescription opioid misuse by women across the lifespan by identifying underserved audiences and the potential gaps in the ability to reach these populations welcome. As background and for consideration, two such underserved populations are adolescent girls (ages 10 to 17) and women age 50 and older.