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HRSA: Centers of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Education, Science, and Practice HRSA-20-042

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) invites applications for funding under the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Public Health Catalyst Program.

The purpose of this program is to:
(1) provide didactic and experiential public health training in MCH that leads to a graduate degree (masters or doctoral); (2) offer an MCH curriculum that addresses a broad public health perspective including, but not limited to, life course theory; comprehensive historical, legislative, and public health knowledge base regarding Title V and related programs; cultural competence; and emerging MCH public health issues; (3) recruit diverse trainees and engage them in 300+ hours of training per year, including didactic coursework, experiential learning through placements with MCH organizations, and involvement in MCH faculty research activities; and (4) establish and strengthen academic-practice partnerships with Title V agencies and community organizations to provide subject matter expertise.
In this notice is the additional opportunity to apply for the MCH Epidemiology Doctoral Training Supplement.

USC may only submit only one application in response to this program announcement. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by November 1, 2019. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

HRSA indicates that a letter of intent is NOT REQUIRED and a completed application is due by January 8, 2020. For more information:

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