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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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Ptomey LT, Willis EA, Greene JL, Danon JC, Chumley TK, Washburn RA, Donnelly JE. The Feasibility of Group Video Conferencing for Promotion of Physical Activity in Adolescents With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Am J Intellect Dev Disabil. 2017 Nov;122(6):525-538.
Gilkerson J, Richards JA, Warren SF, Montgomery JK, Greenwood CR, Kimbrough Oller D, Hansen JHL, Paul TD. Mapping the Early Language Environment Using All-Day Recordings and Automated Analysis. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2017 May 17;26(2):248-265.
Lai B, Young HJ, Bickel CS, Motl RW, Rimmer JH. Current Trends in Exercise Intervention Research, Technology, and Behavioral Change Strategies for People With Disabilities: A Scoping Review. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Oct;96(10):748-761.
Mohamed SA, El Andaloussi A, Al-Hendy A, Menon R, Behnia F, Schulkin J, Power ML. Vitamin D and corticotropin-releasing hormone in term and preterm birth: potential contributions to preterm labor and birth outcome. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Aug 7:1-7.