Wednesday, December 19, 2012

U.S. DHHS. Office of Minority Health. Grants, and other info

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Link to
The Office of Minority Health - 1800-444-6472

FYI: Minority Resources...Money & More

Provided by the Office of Minority Health Resource Center's Information Services Team
December 19, 2012

  In This Issue ...


Federal Grants

Minority Population Specific: $500k or more . . .  
  • USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture: Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program (ANNH) Grant. View Full Announcement
$500k or more . . .  
  • HHS/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Cost-Benefit of Incentive-based Smoking Cessation for Pregnant Women. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Integrated Preclinical/Clinical AIDS Vaccine Development Program (IPCAVD) (U19) Grant. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Mechanisms of HIV-Related Lung Disease Data Coordinating Center (DCC) (U01). Grant View Full Announcement
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource (ACSR) (UM1) Grant. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Diabetes Impact Award-Closed Loop Technologies: Clinical, Physiological and Behavioral Approaches to Improve Type 1 Diabetes Outcomes (DP3) Grant. Grant View Full Announcement
$500k or less . . .  
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Mechanisms of HIV-Related Lung Disease (U01) Grant. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/Health Resources & Services Administration: Telehealth Network Grant Program Grant. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/Health Resources & Services Administration: Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) Program- Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/Health Resources & Services Administration: Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Grant Program Grant View Full Announcement

Non Federal Grants

$500k or less . . . 
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America Education Foundation: Innovative Educational Projects Grant. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • The Sunflower Foundation: Integrated Care Initiative grant View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • Foundation for the National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI): The Heart Truth® Community Action Program Grant. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • JBS International: Adult Immunization and HPV Health Projects grant. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer


  • Morehouse School of Medicine/Satcher Health Leadership Institute: Health Policy Leadership Fellowship Program. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • University of California, Berkeley: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, providing holistic support, financial, academic, social, and career counseling to 113 students from Sub-Saharan Africa from 2012 - 2020. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer


  • CDC: New digital press kit released. Give the Gift of Health and Safety: Healthy Living Holiday Tips. Learn More
  • HHS/Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: New mobile app challenge. Mobile App Challenge, challenges teams of developers and health professionals/ health consumers to co-design a mobile app that can be used to access customized decision support for preventive services and wellness information from Submission deadline is Feb 01, 2013 5:00 pm EST. Learn More

American Indians/Alaska Native Health


  • The American Indian Institute at the University of Oklahoma: Conference. 15th Native Diabetes Prevention Conference. January 27-30, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Asian/Pacific Islander Health

  • HHS/National Diabetes Education Program: New online resource catalog available. Diabetes Resources Catalog With Special Resources for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Learn More


  • AHRQ: Effective Health Care Program releases a new report. Gene Expression Profiling for Predicting Outcomes in Stage II Colon Cancer. Read Full Report



  • The Endocrine Society: Summit. 2013 Reducing Health Disparities in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Summit. March 22 - 23, 2013 at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD Learn More

Health Equity

  • AHRQ: New report released. Closing the Quality Gap: Revisiting the State of the Science: Improving Health Care and Palliative Care for Advanced and Serious Illness. Read Full Report


  • CDC: New report released. 2011 STD Surveillance Report. Read Full Report
  • The AIDS Institute: New guidance report released to explain how an organization can request CBA services through the CBA Request Information System (CRIS). Protocols for CBA-to-CBA Services in CRIS/TEC. Read Full Report [PDF | 190KB] Exit Disclaimer


  • CDC: Webinar. Community Engagement Webinar for Capacity Building with Clinicians. January 8, 2013 11:00 am PST; 2:00 pm EST Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Mental Health

  • Child Trends: New Issue Brief report released. Health Insurance Access and Counseling Receipt and their Association with Later Depressive and Suicidal Symptoms. Read Full Report [PDF | 396KB] Exit Disclaimer

Pulmonary Health

  • HHS: New smoking cessation resource website released., includes: Tobacco Basics, Health Effects, Stop, Don't Start, Campaigns, Tobacco Laws, and Policies and Research. Learn More

Substance Abuse

  • SAMHSA: New data reports available using the Restricted-Use Data Analysis System (R-DAS). National Survey on Drug Use and Health: 2-Year R-DAS (2002 - 2003, 2004 - 2005, 2006 - 2007, 2008 - 2009, and 2010 - 2011). Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Opportunities for Public Comment

  • SAMHSA: Seeking comments on a new concept paper. SAMHSA's Working Definition of Trauma and Principles and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach. Accepting comments until December 21, 2012. Learn More
  • HHS/Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology: HIT Policy Committee (HITPC) seeks public comments on proposed quality measures. Stage 3 Definition of Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). Comments will be accepted until January 14, 2013 at 5:00 pm EST. Learn More [PDF | 469KB] Exit Disclaimer

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