Maternal and Child Health Research Program

Office of Epidemiology and Research, Division of Research

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

Sikora D, Moran E, Orlich F, et al. The relationship between family functioning and behavior problems in children with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 2013;7(2):307-15.

Ameis SH, Corbett-Dick P, Cole L, Correll CU. Decision making and antipsychotic medication treatment for youth with autism spectrum disorders: applying guidelines in the real world. J Clin Psychiatry. 2013;74(10):1022-4.

Nigrovic LE, Lillis K, Atabaki SM, Dayan PS, Hoyle J, Tunik MG, Jacobs ES, Monroe D, Wootton-Gorges SW, Miskin M, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N; Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Working Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). The prevalence of traumatic brain injuries after minor blunt head trauma in children with ventricular shunts. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Apr;61(4):389-93. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2012.08.030. Epub 2012 Nov 2. PubMed PMID: 23122954.

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