FYI: Weekly Health Resources for May 7, 2014

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May 7, 2014

In This Issue:


Federal Office of Minority Health Grants

  • HHS/OMH: Community Programs to Improve Minority Health Grant Program. National Health Education Program on Lupus for Healthcare Providers. Deadline is June 9, 2014. Learn more.
  • HHS/OMH: HIV/AIDS Initiative for Minority Men (AIMM). Community Programs to Improve Minority Health Grant Program. The AIMM Initiative will establish an Integrated Center for Care and Supportive Services (ICCSS) that employs evidence-based disease management and preventive health services to reduce the transmission of HIV. Deadline is June 9, 2014. Learn more

Federal Grants

  • HHS/Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Cooperative Agreements for State-Sponsored Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention (PPHF-2014). Deadline is May 19, 2014. Learn more
  • HHS/SAMHSA: Discretionary Grant. Campus Suicide Prevention Grant (PPHF 2014). Deadline is May 27, 2014. Learn more

State Grants

  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)/Division of Public Health, Lifespan Health Services: Request for Applications. Title V / Maternal & Child Health Services (MCH) Block Grant Program. Deadline is July 1, 2014. Learn more

Scholarships / Fellowships

  • EPA/Office of Research and Development: Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study. Students will receive support for the last two years of undergraduate study and for an internship at an EPA facility during the summer. Deadline is May 27, 2014. Learn more

Adolescent Health


  • Let's Move Faith and Communities (LMFC): Webinar. Media-Smart Youth®: Eat, Think and Be Active! Media-Smart Youth is an after-school program designed to help children (11 to 13) understand how media influences their choices and to improve their ability to analyze media. May 15, 2014, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET. Register

American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Health

  • Seattle Indian Health Board (SIHB)/Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI): Request for proposals for the Partnership for Improving Healthcare Services program. The goal of this partnership contract is to improve access to, and coordination of, quality healthcare services for urban AI/ANs. Deadline is May 21, 2014. Learn more


  • Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP), in collaboration with LIVESTRONG: Continuing Education. Advancing Care: Cancer in Hispanic/Latino Populations. This program seeks to increase knowledge among nurses about the unique burden of cancer among Hispanics/Latinos. Learn more


  • CancerCare: Connect Education Workshops. Part II of Living with Advanced Skin Cancer: Emerging Treatments for Metastatic Melanoma. May 9, 2014, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm ET. Register.
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC): Registration now open for LBBC's Healthcare Provider Symposium. Understanding the Unique Needs of Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer. May 27, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. Register

Disaster Preparedness


  • HHS/National Library of Medicine (NLM): Webinar. Funding information session for the Disaster Health Info Outreach & Collaboration Project 2014May 8, 2014, 1:30 pm ET. Register.

Environmental Health


  • Healthy Schools Campaign: Webinar. Learn from the Leaders. Winners of the 2013 Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities will discuss highlights of their programs and share strategies for starting and sustaining a green cleaning program. May 8, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET. Register.
  • EPA/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)'s Children's Centers: Webinar. Outdoor Environmental Exposures and Children's HealthMay 14, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET. Register

Health Care


  • HHS/AHRQ: Webinar. National Quality Strategy: Using Levers to Achieve Improved Health and Health Care. Established as part of the Affordable Care Act, the National Quality Strategy serves as a catalyst and compass for a nationwide focus on quality improvement efforts and approach to measuring quality. May 13, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET. Register.

Health Disparities


  • Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE): Webinar. Serving the Most Vulnerable: Population Health and the Reduction of Health Care Disparities. This webinar will examine how hospitals, health care providers and clinicians are using population health to advance equitable care. May 13, 2014, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET. Register.  
  • NIH/National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD): Seminar. Forging a Research Program on the Health of the Black Middle Class. This seminar will provide an overview of a research agenda centered on psychological distress, physical activity, and aging among the black middle class. May 15, 2014, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET in Bethesda, MD. Learn more.
  • NIH/NIMHD: Course. Integrating Principles of Science, Practice and Policy in Health Disparities Research. Deadline is May 22, 2014. Register.
  • Nebraska Office of Health Disparities and Health Equity and the Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors (NALHD): Registration now open for the Nebraska State Minority Health Conference: Linking Cultural Competency and Health Literacy. Dr. J. Nadine Gracia will deliver a keynote address. June 24-25, 2014 in Kearney, NE. Register



  • Health HIV: Continuing Medical Education (CME). HIV Primary Care Training and Certificate Program. Professional development course for primary care physicians in HIV care (HIV-PCP). Learn more
  • International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) announces the launch of in French. Cliquez ici pour acceder a la version en langue française de 

Latino/Hispanic Health

  • White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH): New guide to help Hispanic students and families navigate the college application process. ¡Graduate! Financial Aid Guide to Success. The Guide provides recommended steps for the college enrollment process, helpful tips on filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and key financial aid resources available to better support Hispanics, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and non U.S. citizen students. English (PDF 2.79MB) | Spanish (PDF 1.25MB) 

Maternal & Child Health

  • CityMatCH: Call for nominations for the Manuscript that Advances the Field of Applied MCH Epidemiology Award. This award recognizes papers or manuscripts that have been accepted to peer-reviewed journals, based upon work presented at a past National Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCH EPI) Conference. Deadline is May 15, 2014. Learn more


  • NIH/National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child and Human Development (NICHD): Twitter Chat on Postpartum Depression. Follow the conversation and ask questions using the hashtag #NIMHchats. May 15, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET. 

Women's Health

  • HHS and the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) recognize May 11-17 as National Women’s Health Week. To learn more and to access tools you or your organization can use to raise awareness of women's health issues, please visit OWH


  • OWN and Thunderclap: Registration now open for the National Women’s Health Week Thunderclap. Share the same Women's Health message at the same time across Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Registration deadline is 12:00 pm ET on May 12, 2014. Register

Job Opportunities

Federal Government

  • HHS/CDC, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS) is recruiting for a FT, permanent Public Health Advisor position in Atlanta, GA. Deadline is May 12, 2014. Apply
  • HHS/Office of the Secretary (OS) is recruiting for a Director, Office of Research Integrity position in Washington, DC. Deadline is May 21, 2014. Apply

State / Local Government

  • Washington State Department of Health/Division of Information Resource Management (DIRM), Public Health Laboratory (PHL) is recruiting for an Information Technology Systems/Application Specialist 6 – IT Supervisor, Public Health Lab (DOH2338) position in Shoreline, WA. Deadline is May 12, 2014. Apply.
  • Washington State Department of Health/Division of Health Systems Quality Assurance, Office of Community Health Systems – EMS, Trauma, Injury, and Violence Prevention Section is recruiting for an Emergency Medical Service and Trauma Supervisor, WMS Band 2 (DOH2347) position in Tumwater, WA. Deadline is May 14, 2014. Apply
  • Washington State Department of Health/Division of Health Services Quality Assurance, Office of Community Health Systems, Rural Health Section is recruiting for a Rural Health Section Manager (DOH2339) position in Tumwater, WA. Deadline is May 19, 2014. Apply

Community-Based Organizations / Non-Profits

  • Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition is recruiting for an Associate Executive Director position in Jacksonville, FL. Deadline is May 16, 2014. Apply
  • Safe Routes to School National Partnership is recruiting for a FT Technical Assistance Project Manager position. Deadline is May 21, 2014. Apply.  
  • Association of Asian Pacific Community Health organizations (AAPCHO) is recruiting for a Program Assistant position in Oakland, CA. Position open until filled. Apply.


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