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.

Schnitzer PG, Covington TM, Dykstra HK. Schnitzer et al. respond. Am J Public Health. 2013 May;103(5):e2-3. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301244. Epub 2013 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 23488518.

Karaca-Mandic P, Yoo SJ, Sommers BD. Recession led to a decline in out-of-pocket spending for children with special health care needs. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Jun;32(6):1054-62. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2012.1137. PubMed PMID: 23733979.

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