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Thursday, August 16, 2012

HHS: Minority Resources.....Money & More

   
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FYI: Minority Resources...Money & More

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August 15, 2012


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  In This Issue ...

Funding

Federal Grants

  • HHS/Agency for Health Care Research and Quality: Individual Awards for Postdoctoral Fellows (F32) National Research Service Awards (NRSA) Grant View Full Announcement
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation (R01) Grant. View Full Announcement
Minority Population Specific: $500k or less . . .  
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Limited Competition: NIMHD Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Initiative in Reducing and Eliminating Health Disparities: Dissemination Phase (R24) Grant. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health: FY13 Announcement of Anticipated Availability of Funds for Family Planning Services Grants (Republic of Palau) View Full Announcement
$500k or more . . .  
  • HHS/NIH/The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Limited Competition: Pregnancy as a Window to Future Cardiovascular Health. View Full Announcement
$500k or less . . .  
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: NIH Director's New Innovator Award Program. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: NIMH Short Courses for Mental Health-Related Research Education (R25) Grant. View Full Announcement

Non Federal Grants

$500k or less . . . 

Resources

  • The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP): New grantee report released. Community Services Block Grant State Fact Sheets 2012. Provides state-by-state highlights of the CSBG Network. Read Full Report [PDF | 14MB] Exit Disclaimer
  • The U.S. Department of Education: Launched a new website and several social media tools that will make it easier for students and families to navigate the financial aid process for college. StudentAid.gov

Scholarships/Fellowships

  • NASA Office of Education: One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) Recruiting Interns, Fellows, and Scholars (SOLAR). View Full Announcement

African American Health

  • African American Health of San Bernardino County: Populations reports and state wide directories now available for download. The African American California Reducing Disparities Population (CRDP) Statewide Report; African American CRDP Mental Health Providers Directory - Statewide; African American CRDP Mental Health Scholars and Scholarly Works - National and International; & African American CRDP Community Brief. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

American Indians/Alaska Native Health

  • State of Alaska Epidemiology: New data report released. Characteristics of Suicide Among Alaska Native and Alaska non-Native People, 2003-2008. Read Full Report [PDF | 488KB] Exit Disclaimer

Asian/Pacific Islander Health

  • CDC: New data profile report released. 2010 Epidemiologic Profile for Asians, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Read Full Report [PDF | 1.6MB]

Health Care

Events

  • National Academy for State Health Policy: 25th Annual State Health Policy Conference. Promoting Excellence Today and Tomorrow. October 15-17, 2012 in Baltimore, MD. Read Full Report Exit Disclaimer

Health Equity

  • National Academy for State Health Policy: New report released. State Policymakers' Guide for Advancing Health Equity through Health Reform Implementation. Read Full Report Exit Disclaimer

Hispanic/Latino Health

  • Administration for Children & Family (ACF): Releases Spanish language monthly e- newsletter, Infόrmate: Information on ACF Programs, Outreach, Resources, and Employment Opportunities. Sign up to learn about ACF's newest updates for and about the Latino community. Learn More
  • White House: Releases new report to highlight the impact of the President's agenda on the Hispanic community. An America Built to Last: President Obama's Agenda and the Hispanic Community. Now available in English and Spanish. Learn More
  • Center for American Progress: New issue brief report released. The State of Latinos in the United States: Although This Growing Population Has Experienced Marked Success, Barriers Remain. Read Full Report [PDF | 287KB] Exit Disclaimer

Events

  • Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS): 11th Annual Research Symposium. The Importance of a Diverse Health Workforce to Improve Health Access and Quality Care for Hispanics. Friday August 17, 2012 in Washington, DC. Learn More Exit Disclaimer
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems: Webinar. Public Health Laboratory Interoperability Project (PHLIP): Health INformation Exchange Hub and its role in Public Health. August 30, 2012 from 11:00 pm - 12:00 pm CST / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

HIV/AIDS-STDs

  • The Texas/Oklahoma AIDS Education and Training Center: New resource brochure available for HIV+ travelers in English and Spanish. Traveling to Mexico & Latin America Brochures. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Events

  • Banyan Tree Project: A free 3 day workshop. Saving Face Can't Make You Safe: Digital Storytelling to Fight HIV Stigma in Asian & Pacific Islander (A&PI) Communities. Space is limited, must apply by August 17, 2012. Learn More [PDF | 951KB] Exit Disclaimer

Infant/Child Health

  • U.S. Department of Transportation/NHTSA: Child Passenger Safety Week will be honored on September 16 - 22, 2012. New resources and media toolkits are now available in both English and Spanish. Learn More

Mental Health

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Data report available for download. Mental Health, United States, 2010. Read Full Report [PDF | 5.6MB]
  • The International Association for Suicide Prevention: New resources and toolkit are now available in preparation for World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10th, 2012. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Nutrition/Obesity

  • CDC: New Vital Signs report released. More People Walk to Better Health. Read Full Report
  • CDC: Online resources updated. Adult Obesity Facts , including new reports and a 2011 virtual map. Learn More

Substance Abuse

  • SAMHSA: New toolkit now available in preparation for September's National Recovery Month 2012 Join the Voices for Recovery: It's Worth It. Learn More

Women's Health

  • The Commonwealth Fund: New issue brief report released. Addressing Women's Health Needs and Improving Birth Outcomes: Results from a Peer-to-Peer State Medicaid Learning Project. Read Full Report Exit Disclaimer


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