In September 2023, we awarded over $11 million for a new research collaborative. Access the awards chart to find the organizations and amounts HRSA invested.
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MCHB awarded funding through 4 different types of research projects in 2023:
- Minority Serving Institution Research Collaborative for Research Centers and Coordinating Center
- Maternal and Child Health Secondary Data Analysis
- Autism Secondary Data Analysis
- MCH Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies
We fund these networks through cooperative agreements. This means that we work closely with the outside researchers on the design and direction of the research.
- Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network (AYAH-RN)
Grant # UA6MC27378: Improves the health and well-being of teenagers and young adults.
- Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIR-B)
Grant # UT3MC39436: Improves the emotional and mental health and well-being of children and teenagers with ASD and Developmental Disorders (DD).
- Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P)
Grant # UT2MC39440: Improves the physical health and well-being of children and teenagers with ASD/DD.
- Bridging the Word Gap Research Network (BWG-RN)
Grant # UA6MC27762: Helps children develop their language skills and increases the number of children who are ready to learn when they enter school.
- Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Research Network (CYSHCNet)
Grant # UA6MC31101: Helps children and youth who need more care than their peers to reach their best health, well-being, and quality of life.
- Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network (DBPNet)
Grant # UT5MC42432: Studies the health and well-being of children with developmental and behavioral concerns and disorders with ASD/DD.
- Home Visiting Research & Development Platform / Home Visiting Applied Research Collaborative
Grant # UD5MC30792: Conducts home visiting intervention research.
- Life Course Translational Research Network (LCT-RN)
Grant # UA6MC32492: Supports researchers to find new ways of improving people's health throughout life.
- MCH Research Network on Promoting Healthy Weight (HW‐RN) among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities
Grant # UT4MC41898: Researches healthy eating and physical activity in children and youth with ASD/DD.
- Minority-Serving Institutions Research Centers and Coordination Center (RC and CC)
This new research collaborative will support minority-serving institutions (MSIs) of higher learning to study the disparities in maternal health outcomes and methods for addressing them. It is composed of 15 MSIs and 1 non-MSI. In addition, a coordinating center provides support across all research centers.
- Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)
Grant # U03MC33156: Studies the prevention and treatment of acute illnesses and injuries in children and youth.
- Regional Pediatric Pandemic Program (RPPN)
Through our Emergency Medical Services for Children program, this research network helps children's hospitals and their communities be ready to care for children during disasters and public health emergencies.
- Pediatric Research in Office Settings (PROS) Networks
Grant # U5DMC39344: Promotes the health of children by improving the quality of care that they receive in primary care practices.
- Pregnancy Related Care Research Network (PRCRN)
Grant # U4DMC39348: Improves the health of pregnant people by shaping guidelines, practices, and policies.
We fund these studies through cooperative agreements.
We fund these studies through grants. While we provide some consultation to the grantee, the grantee maintains control of the research.
We fund these projects through grants. These projects use existing databases and records to better understand MCH trends.
We fund and direct the only survey on children's health and well-being that collects data at the national and state levels. We analyze the data. We make this data available so that policymakers, researchers, and others can use it to improve the lives of children and their families.
The NSCH-LC is an extension of the annual National Survey of Children's Health. It collects information about the health and well-being of children and young adults, aged 3 to 24 years, in the United States. It focuses on the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.