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Strengthening the MCH Public Health Academic Pipeline – Competitive Supplement to the Centers of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice Program

About the Program

Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-20-088
Dates to Apply: 04/27/2020 to 06/19/2020
Bureau/Office: Maternal & Child Health Bureau
Status: Closed
Estimated Award Date: 07/01/2020
This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Strengthening the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Public Health Academic Pipeline competitive supplement to the Centers of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice Program (HRSA-20-042). The purpose of this program is to support post-graduate training to promote career pathways into MCH academia. Support for postdoctoral fellowships and junior faculty will increase research and teaching capacity for advancing MCH within Schools of Public Health, strengthen academic-practice partnerships, and enhance skills in the formation of MCH policy, including the translation of research to practice and policy. The objectives of the Strengthening the MCH Public Health Academic Pipeline competitive supplement are to: (1) develop and offer postdoctoral fellowships in MCH; (2) recruit diverse postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty committed to MCH research and practice, including individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds; (3) increase skills in MCH research, policy, and practice; and (4) provide mentorship to postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty in areas of teaching, curriculum development, and publications. Under the Strengthening the MCH Public Health Academic Pipeline competitive supplement, recipients may choose to support MCH postdoctoral fellows or to support both postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty in MCH.

Who Can Apply

Only Centers of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice recipients funded under HRSA-20-042 are eligible to apply for this competitive supplement.

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