U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources

HRSA: Preventative Medicine and Public Health Training Grant Program

Program Summary

This funding opportunity announcement solicits applications for the Preventive Medicine and Public Health Training Grant Program. The purpose of the program is to increase the number of preventive medicine physicians and promote greater access to population-based healthcare. Consistent with that goal, grant funds may be used to plan, develop (including the development of curricula), operate or participate in an accredited residency or internship program in preventive medicine and public health; defray the costs of practicum experiences, as required in such a program; and establish, maintain, or improve academic administrative units in preventive medicine and public health or programs that improve clinical teaching in preventive medicine and public health.

Eligibility

Multiple applications from an organization are not allowable. Eligible organizations may request support within the same application for more than one of the eligible specialty areas of aerospace, occupational, and general preventive medicine if the need is from different administrative units within the one organization. One application should be submitted per campus, which describes the need in each of the specialty areas requested.

Entities eligible to apply for this grant program are (a) an accredited school of public health or school of medicine or osteopathic medicine; (b) an accredited public or private nonprofit hospital; (c) a State, local or tribal health department; or (d) a consortium of two or more eligible entities as described in items a, b, or c. Preventive medicine residency programs must be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Graduate programs in public health must be accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

 Award Information

This program will provide funding during Federal fiscal years 2013-2017, from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2018. Approximately $3,800,000 is expected to be available annually to fund nine grantees. The project period is five (5) years.

Internal Selection Procedure
 
The Office of the Vice President for Research has established an internal review procedure to select the UI nominee. Applications will be reviewed according to the sponsor's selection criteria. Consideration will also be given to UI institutional strengths and strategic directions. Potential applicants must submit, using the preselection link below, the following information:
1. A two page CV
2. A description of the proposed project. It should have the following elements:

3. Additional pages may be added for a bibliography.
4. Please be sure the project is identified on each page and number the pages.

The above materials must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. The selected nominees will be asked to complete the full application package in accordance with the sponsor's deadline of Monday, November 19, 2012.

Proposal due for preselection10/10/2012 Not open for submission deadline passed
Date Due to Sponsor11/19/2012
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due DateN/A
Email:cheryl-a-ridgeway@uiowa.edu
Phone:319-384-3332
Sponsor URL:https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/FundingOppDetails.asp?FundingCycleId=9E57F42B-D56E-4006-BA17-244EBE5DDFD0&ViewMode=EU&GoBack=&PrintMode=&OnlineAvailabilityFlag=&pageNumber=&version=&NC=&Popup

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