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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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Greenwood CR, Carta JJ, Walker D, Watson-Thompson J, Gilkerson J, Larson AL, Schnitz A Conceptualizing a Public Health Prevention Intervention for Bridging the 30 Million Word Gap. Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev. 2017;20(1):3-24.
Badawy MK, Dayan PS, Tunik MG, et al. Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Prevalence of Brain Injuries and Recurrence of Seizures in Children With Posttraumatic Seizures. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 May;24(5):595-605.
Song L, Golinkoff RM, Stuehling A, Resnick I, Mahajan N, Hirsh-Pasek K, Moynihan N. Parents' and Experts' Awareness of Learning Opportunities in Children's Museum Exhibits. J Appl Dev Psychol. 2017 Mar-Apr;49:39-45.
Meinzen-Derr J, Wiley S, Sheldon R, Grether S. Technology-assisted language intervention for children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing; a pilot study of augmentative and alternative communication for enhancing language development. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2017 Nov;12(8):808-815.