Maternal and Child Health Research Network Program Children with Special Health Care Needs Research Network (CSHCN-RN)

Technical Assistance

Date: January 23, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST
Phone Line: 1-877-429-7311
Participant Passcode: 2057439
There will be no webinar with this call.

HRSA-17-060 | Maternal & Child Health Bureau

Application Accepted: 01/13/2017 to 03/16/2017

Projected Award Date: 09/01/2017

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Program Description:

This announcement solicits applications for the Children with Special Health Care Needs Research Network (CSHCN-RN) Program. This cooperative agreement opportunity will establish and maintain an interdisciplinary, multi-site, collaborative Research Network (hereafter referred to as "the Network"). The Network will lead, promote, and coordinate national research activities to advance and strengthen the evidence base related to key components of a comprehensive, high quality system of care for children with special health care needs (CSHCN). The Network will extend and refine evidence utilized to establish the national Standards for Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Need2 ( The network infrastructure will support the design of a portfolio of multi-site, interdisciplinary research that focuses on fostering the implementation of multi-site research studies, translation of research to policy and practice, and provision of mentoring environment to train a new generation of clinical and non-clinical pediatric researchers.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible applicants include only public or nonprofit institutions of higher learning and public or private nonprofit agencies engaged in research or in programs relating to maternal and child health and/or services for children with special health care needs. Foreign entities are not eligible for HRSA awards, unless the authorizing legislation specifically authorizes awards to foreign entities or the award is for research. This exception does not extend to research training awards or construction of research facilities.

Contact Information

Romuladus E. Azuine, DrPH, MPH, RN

Phone: 301-443-2410