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In April 2017, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research, Division of Research awarded ten new extramural research grants: three multiyear grants from the R40 MCH Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program (MCH FIRST Program) and seven one-year grants from the R40 MCH Secondary Data Analysis Research (SDAR) Program (MCH SDAR Program). Descriptions of the newly awarded projects are:

(FIRST) Organ Wise Families: Adaptation & Evaluation of a Health Promotion & Obesity Prevention Program for Young Children Experiencing Homelessness. The Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth, Inc - 04/01/2017

(FIRST) Project IMPAACT: Innovative Mentor Program for Achieving Autonomy & Competence in Transition. Baylor College of Medicine - 04/01/2017

(FIRST) Impact of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Maryland on Selected WIC Agency Breastfeeding Rates and Maternal Experiences of Breastfeeding Support. Johns Hopkins University - 04/01/2017

(SDAR) Disability-related Disparities in Sex Education, Contraceptive Use and Unintended Pregnancy. Brandeis University - 04/01/2017

(SDAR) A Longitudinal Analysis of Health Care Utilization among Pregnant and Postpartum Homeless Women and their Infants. University of Massachusetts - 04/01/2017

(SDAR) Linked Dataset Analysis of Disparities in Cesarean Delivery Rates on the U.S. - Mexican Border. New Mexico State University - 04/01/2017

(SDAR) A Latent Class Analysis of Risk and Protective Factors in Child Development: Identifying Clusters among Alaska Native and non-Native Children. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - 04/01/2017

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