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The Office of Epidemiology and Research, Division of Research supports two types of extramural Maternal and Child Health (MCH) research projects. The two extramural MCH research projects supported are the R40 MCH Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program (MCH FIRST Program) and the R40 MCH Secondary Data Analysis Research (SDAR) Program (MCH SDAR Program). The R40 FIRST and SDAR Programs are competed annually.
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Brucato M, Ladd-Acosta C, Li M, Caruso D, Hong X, Kaczaniuk J, Stuart EA, Fallin MD, Wang X. Prenatal exposure to fever is associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Boston Birth Cohort. Autism Research. First published: 11 August 2017. DOI: 10.1002/aur.1841
Carter PM, Cook LJ, Macy ML, et al. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Individual and Neighborhood Characteristics of Children Seeking Emergency Department Care for Firearm Injuries Within the PECARN Network. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Jul;24(7):803-13.
Holmes JF, Kelley KM, Wootton-Gorges SL, Utter GH, Abramson LP, Rose JS, Tancredi DJ, Kuppermann N. Effect of Abdominal Ultrasound on Clinical Care, Outcomes, and Resource Use Among Children With Blunt Torso Trauma: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2017 Jun 13;317(22):2290-2296