Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program

HRSA-18-076 | Maternal & Child Health Bureau

Application Accepted: 03/07/2018 to 05/07/2018

Projected Award Date: 07/01/2018

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Program Description:

This notice solicits applications for the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will award funds to establish and enhance nutrition centers of excellence to improve access to comprehensive, community-based, nutrition-centered, and culturally competent coordinated care by increasing the availability of practitioners trained in MCH nutrition that are able to meet the needs of MCH populations. The program improves access to quality health care by (1) providing MCH nutrition professionals with interdisciplinary graduate education and training with a public health focus and emphasis on MCH populations and services – education and training designed to improve workforce capacity and foster leadership in program development and administration, systems integration, education, and nutrition services; (2) developing and disseminating curricula, teaching models, and other educational resources to enhance MCH nutrition programs; and (3) providing continuing education, consultation and technical assistance to local, state, and national organizations serving MCH populations while working in collaboration with State Title V and other MCH programs in order to address the needs of the MCH community.

Additional Eligibility

Domestic public and nonprofit private institutions of higher learning may apply for training grants

Contact Information

Meredith Morrissette, MPH

Phone: (301)443-6392