Maternal and Child Health Research Program

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MCH Research Listserv

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Please join the NEW MCH Research Listserv to receive alerts about new MCH Research funding opportunities and other important announcements.

Funding Opportunities

Upcoming Competitions:

We are pleased to announce that the following MCH Research funding opportunities are now available at www.grants.gov:


HRSA-15-091: MCH Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIR-B Network) will support an interdisciplinary, multicenter research forum for scientific collaboration and infrastructure building, which will provide national leadership in research designed to improve the behavioral, mental, social, and/or cognitive health and wellbeing of children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. The AIR-B Network will be one of two HRSA-supported research networks that will provide national leadership in research to advance the evidence base on effective interventions for children and adolescents with ASD and other developmental disabilities, with AIR-B having a focus on addressing behavioral health and wellbeing.

Click on “Application Package,” then “Download,” to view the full Application Instruction (FOA) and the Application Package (Application Forms).

Application due date:  April 21, 2015.


HRSA-15-092: MCH Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P Network) will support an interdisciplinary, multicenter research forum for scientific collaboration and infrastructure building, which will provide national leadership in research designed to improve the physical health and wellbeing of children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. Physical health may include, but is not limited to, medical, dental, visual, nutrition and speech/hearing components. The AIR-P Network will be one of two HRSA-supported research networks that will provide national leadership in research to advance the evidence base on effective interventions for children and adolescents with ASD and other developmental disabilities, with AIR-P having a focus on addressing physical health and wellbeing.

Click on “Application Package,” then “Download,” to view the full Application Instruction (FOA) and the Application Package (Application Forms).

Application due date:  April 21, 2015.


HRSA-15-089:  Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Research Network Program will support a pediatric research network that aims to improve the health of children by conducting collaborative practice-based research to enhance primary care practice, developing evidence-based guidelines based on network research findings, and disseminating and accelerating the translation of research to practice.

Click on “Application Package,” then “Download,” to view the full Application Instruction (FOA) and the Application Package (Application Forms). 

Application due date: March 2, 2015.


HRSA-15-090:  Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Pregnancy-related Care Research Network Program will support a multi-site research network to conduct research on critical issues affecting pregnancy-related and maternal health across the lifespan, examine the practice patterns and educational needs of obstetricians and gynecologists nationwide to improve the quality of health care for mothers and children, and facilitate the translation of research to practice by leveraging the network infrastructure to educate providers and influence the standard of care.

Click on “Application Package,” then “Download,” to view the full Application Instruction (FOA) and the Application Package (Application Forms).

Application due date: March 2, 2015.


Thank you for your interest in the MCH Research Program.  For technical assistance, please contact the MCH Research Program Officer listed in the FOA.

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