HRSA - Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network

Dec 19, 2016 - Health Resources and Services Administration. Program Title: Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network. Maximum Award Amount: $6,000,000. JHU Nomination Limit: 1. For More Detailed Information: HRSA MCEHN. Opportunity Summary. This announcement solicits applications for the Maternal ...
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HRSA - Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration Program Title: Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network Maximum Award Amount:

$6,000,000

JHU Nomination Limit: 1 For More Detailed Information: HRSA MCEHN

Deadlines: Internal Deadline: December 19, 2016 Sponsor Deadline: January 20, 2017

Opportunity Summary This announcement solicits applications for the Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network. The purpose of this program is to decrease maternal and child morbidity and mortality associated with pre-and post-natal environmental exposures. One organization will be funded that will implement and support a network of national and regional teratogen information service (TIS) counseling centers. This program is intended to be a resource for women of reproductive age, their partners and healthcare providers, with an emphasis on vulnerable and hard-toreach populations. The goals of this program are to:  Develop and support a network that will increase awareness of and access to information about potential environmental risks during pregnancy and lactation.  Provide teratogen information services to women, their partners, and health care providers, with an emphasis on vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations, through one-on-one risk assessment and counseling.  Synthesize research and develop resources and strategies to advance the teratogen knowledge base.  Coordinate systems to identify and quickly respond to emerging maternal and child environmental risk through education and outreach.  Support state public health infrastructure to respond to environmental issues (current and emerging) and reduce morbidity and mortality associated with maternal and child environmental exposures.

Eligibility & Requirements: 

There are no limits or restrictions.

Internal Nomination Process: Interested applicants should send the following documents in sequence in one PDF to [email protected] no later than 4 p.m. on December 19, 2016: 1. JHU Limited Submission Cover Sheet 2. Abstract (one page, double-spaced) 3. Proposal (maximum of four pages of text only, single spaced: 12-pt font and one-inch margins) (Note: figures, tables, and other reference material may be included in addition to the 4 pg. text limit) 4. Curriculum Vitae of investigator, including current external research support and publications 5. Budget (two pages maximum) 6. Letter of Recommendation from the Department Chair/Director. Letters of Recommendation can be submitted separately to [email protected] stating the applicant’s name in the subject line. Each applicant should expect to receive a confirmation of receipt of their materials. Applicants not receiving an acknowledgement, or having any questions, should contact the team via [email protected]