Maternal and Child Health Research Program

Advancing Applied MCH Research

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Funded Projects

The MCH Research Program supports 2 types of extramural MCH research projects. The 2 extramural MCH research projects supported are the R40 Extramural MCH Research Grant Competition (MCHR) and the R40 Secondary Data Analysis Studies (SDAS). The R40 MCHR and SDAS programs are competed annually.

Latest Grantee Publications

Mann J, McDermott S, Hardin J, et al. Pre-pregnancy body mass index, weight change during pregnancy, and risk of intellectual disability in children. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013;120(3):309-319.

Rahman M, Berenson AB, Herrera S. Perceived susceptibility to pregnancy and its association with safer sex, contraceptive adherence and subsequent pregnancy among adolescent and young adult women. Contraception. 2013 Apr;87(4):437-42. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2012.09.009. Epub 2012 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 23083528; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3565013.

Somers RL. An overlooked hazard of crib design skews our perception of sudden unexpected infant deaths. Am J Public Health. 2013 May;103(5):e2. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.301192. Epub 2013 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 234885

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