Wednesday, January 9, 2013

FYI: Minority Resources...Money & More

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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
January 09, 2013

  In This Issue ...


Federal Grants

  • HHS/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/National Institutes of Health: Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R01). View Full Announcement
Minority Population Specific: $500k or more . . .  
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities (R01). View Full Announcement
Minority Population Specific: $500k or less . . .  
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Small Grants for New Investigators to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (R03). View Full Announcement
$500k or more . . .  
  • HHS/Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach and Enrollment (Cycle III) Grant. View Full Announcement
$500k or less . . .  
  • HHS/Health Resources & Services Administration: Telehealth Network Grant Program. View Full Announcement
  • HHS/National Institutes of Health: Leveraging Existing Natural Experiments to Advance the Health of People with Severe Mental Illness (R24) Grant. View Full Announcement
  • Bureau of Health Professions: Grants to States to Support Oral Health Workforce Activities. View Full Announcement

Non Federal Grants

$500k or less . . . 


  • Institute for Asian American Studies at University of Massachusetts-Boston: 2013 Research Fellowship Program. View Full Announcement Exit Disclaimer
  • HHS/National Institute of Health: 2013 National Institute's of Health (NIH) Clinical Center Summer Internship Program. View Full Announcement


  • OMHRC: January is recognized as Thyroid Awareness Month. Get the latest resources, multi language consumer brochures and more. Learn More

American Indians/Alaska Native Health

  • SAMHSA: New data report released. Addressing Substance Use in Tribal Communities. Read Full Report


  • The American Indian Institute at the University of Oklahoma: Conference. 12th Native Women and Men's Wellness Conference. March 17 - 21, 2013 in San Diego, CA. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Asian/Pacific Islander Health

  • Institute for Asian American Studies at University of Massachusetts-Boston: New report released. Information on Small Populations with Significant Health Disparities: A Report on Data Collected on the Health of Asian Americans in Massachusetts." Read Full Report [PDF | 782KB] Exit Disclaimer


  • National Cancer Institute: New consumer health guide report released in recognition of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Understanding Cervical Changes: A Health Guide for Women. Read Full Report



  • The Endocrine Society: Summit. Reducing Health Disparities in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Summit. March 22 - 23, 2013 in Baltimore, MD. Learn MoreExit Disclaimer

Emergency Preparedness

  • Silent Spring Institute: New prevention factsheet for consumers released. Tip Sheet: 5 Tips to Reduce Toxic Flame Retardants at Home. Learn More Exit Disclaimer
Health Care
  • HHS: Press Release. States move forward to implement health care law, build health insurance marketplaces. Learn More
  • HHS: New guidance report released. Guidance on the State Partnership Exchange. Read Full Report [PDF | 222KB]
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials: New online resource tool available. Resource Center for Community Health Assessments and Community Health Improvement Plans. Read Full Report Exit Disclaimer
  • AHRQ: A new online toolkit released to make care safer by improving the foundation of how physicians, nurses and other clinical team members work together. CUSP Toolkit. Learn More
  • OMHRC: Virtual self health tool available. Health Assessment Find out what your health score is telling you. Learn More
  • AHRQ: Effective Healthcare Program released a new report. Outpatient Case Management for Adults With Medical Illness and Complex Care Needs. Read Full Report


  • HHS: Webinar. The Health Care Law 101. A presentation on the main provisions in the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, and how to access care in your community. January 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm ET Learn More Exit Disclaimer


  • HHS: New factsheet available. The Affordable Care Act helps People Living with HIV/AIDS Learn More [PDF | 71.2KB]


  • ETR Associates and Monarch Media: Webinar. Focus on Youth 24/7 Project, a new HIV, STI & Pregnancy Prevention curriculum and project. Learn about what will be expected of study participants and about the project incentives. Thursday, January 10, 2013 1:00 pm PT; 4:00 pm ET. Learn More Exit Disclaimer

Immigrant Health

  • Ethnomed: A new report released. Developmental Screening with Recent Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Preliminary Report. Read Full Report Exit Disclaimer

Infant/Child Health

  • OMHRC: January is recognized as Birth Defects Prevention Month. Get the latest resources and more. Learn More


  • HHS: Webinar. Introduction to Text4Baby. The presentation will highlight how Text4Baby works, why it is effective and how to share this resource with others. January 16, 2013 at 12:30 pm ET Learn More Exit Disclaimer


  • OMHRC: January is recognized as Glaucoma Awareness Month. Get the latest resources, articles and media tools. Learn More

Opportunities for Public Comment

  • AHRQ: Effective Healthcare Program (EHC) welcomes clinicians to openly participate on EHC research. Opportunity to suggest topics and comment on ongoing research. The EHC Program Research Process & How You Can Participate. Learn More

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