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June 18, 2014

In This Issue:


Federal Grants

  • HHS/Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR): Cooperative Agreement. Ethnic Community Self Help Program. Deadline is June 27, 2014. Learn more
  • USDA/Utilities Programs: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program. Deadline is July 7, 2014. Learn more
  • HHS/Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight: Cooperative Agreement to Support Navigators in Federally-facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces. Deadline is July 10, 2014. Learn more
  • USDA/Food and Nutrition Service: WIC Educational Materials Development for Updates to the Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work Campaign. Deadline is July 21, 2014. Learn more.
  • HHS/CDC: Diabetes Prevention and Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Program: A Comprehensive Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country financed solely by 2014 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF). Deadline is July 22, 2014. Learn more
  • HHS/CDC: Cooperative Agreement. Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas. Deadline is July 23, 2014. Learn more

Non Federal Grants

  • Iowa Primary Care Association/Iowa Collaborative Safety Net Provider Network: SFY15 Safety Net Grant. Deadline is July 3, 2014. For more information and an application package, please contact Peggy Stecklein.
  • Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F): Promising Program Grants. The purpose of the Promising Program Grant will be to partner with Native communities to support projects that strategically target childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes prevention through existing youth focused physical activity and/or healthy nutrition programs. Deadline is July 14, 2014. Learn more.   

Scholarships / Fellowships

  • US Department of State/Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Core Fulbright US Scholar Program. Provides teaching and research grants to US faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields including Public and Global Health. Deadline is August 1, 2014. Learn more

Adolescent Health

  • HHS/CDC: New resource. Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action. This resource and its companion guide (Taking Action to Prevent Youth Violence) provide information and action steps to help individuals, schools, and organizations address violence among 10-24 year olds. Learn more.

Affordable Care Act (ACA)


  • HHS/Office of Minority Health (OMH) and CMS: Webinar. Health Insurance Literacy and the Marketplace. June 19, 2014, 4:00 pm ET. Learn more.  
  • HHS/SAMHSA: Webinar. Latino Language Access and the ACA. This webinar describes how effective outreach and enrollment can be used to help Latino populations secure health coverage, and the challenges they face in learning about or getting covered. June 26, 2014, 2:00 pm ET. Register.   

Environmental Health


  • NIH/Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH): Webinar. Environmental Health Literacy - The Evolution of a New Field. Environmental health literacy (EHL) is an emerging and evolving concept that bridges shared theories from the fields of risk communication, environmental health science, behavioral science, evaluation, communications, public health, and the social sciences. June 24, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET. Register

Health Disparities


  • HHS, in partnership with the US Department of Justice (DOJ): From Segregation to Integration: Celebrating Landmark Civil Rights Anniversaries. Join HHS and DOJ as they celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and the 15th Anniversary of the Olmstead decision. June 20, 2014, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm ET in Washington, DC. To register please contact Melvin Atchison for the morning program and Evelyn Hernandez for the afternoon program
  • National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA) and Federal Interagency Health Equity Team (FIHET): Webinar. Maryland’s Health Enterprise Zones: Policy and Administrative Initiatives to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity. June 23, 2014, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET. Register
  • International Symposium on Minority Health and Health Disparities (ISMHHD): Call for abstracts for the 2014 ISMHHD, Transdisciplinary Collaborations: Evolving Dimensions of US and Global Health Equity. Deadline is July 1, 2014. Submit


  • HHS recognizes June 27, 2014 as National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). For more information, multimedia tools, and to find testing centers and events near you, please visit the CDC's Take the Test, Take Control campaign, AIDSinfo, and  
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  • The AIDS Institute (TAI): Webinar. Deconstructing HCV Treatment. This webinar will discuss new Viral Hepatitis C (HCV) FDA-approved therapies and Phase III clinical trials. July 9, 2014, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm ET. Register.

Latino/Hispanic Health


  • National Alliance for Hispanic Health (NAHH) and the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition (CHHC): Health fair. ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! Free health screenings and health education will be available. June 28, 2014 in Chicago, IL. Learn more.

Maternal & Child Health

  • CityMatCH: Request for applications for Year 8 CityLeaders. Participants engage in eight months of intensive training on core maternal-child health competencies. Deadline is June 27, 2014. Learn more

Men's Health


  • HHS/OMH: Men's Health Twitter Chat. Tweet with us using #ManUpChat. June 23, 2014, 2:00 pm ET. 
  • Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition (NEFL): Summit. The 6th Annual Man Up 2014: Health Summit. Free screening on the documentary Spit’in Anger, which looks at the impact of a father’s absence on young black males. June 27, 2014, 6:00 pm ET in Jacksonville, FL. Register

Mental Health


  • Alabama Department of Mental Health/Office of Deaf Services, Mental Health Interpreter Training Project: Registration now open for the 12th Annual Interpreter Institute. August 4-8, 2014. Register.

Public Health

  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO): New infographics. ASTHO Profile of State Public HealthASTHO has created a set of five infographics to provide an advance look at key data from the forthcoming third edition of Profile of State Public Health. Learn more.


  • 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds/Institute for Continuing Education: Seminar. Domestic Violence. This event will be presented onsite in New York, NY and broadcast via live videocast and webcast. July 19, 2014. Learn more

Substance Abuse


  • Louisiana Association of Substance Abuse Counselors & Trainers (LASACT): Registration now open for the LASACT Annual Conference. August 3-6, 2014 in New Orleans, LA. Register

Women's Health

  • White House Council on Women and Girls and the Office of the Vice President/White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault: New report. Not Alone: The First Report of the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. Action steps and recommendations to address sexual assault on college campuses. Learn more

Job Opportunities

State / Local Government

  • The Washington State Department of Health/Division of Prevention and Community Health, Office of Healthy Communities, Surveillance and Evaluation Section is recruiting for an Epidemiologist 3 - Non-Medical (DOH2379) position in Tumwater, WA. Deadline is June 24, 2014. Apply.


  • The University of Pittsburgh/School of Dental Medicine is recruiting a FT Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position in the Department of Dental Public Health. Please send curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references to Robert J. Weyant.

@ The Knowledge Center - Recommended Reading

  • Contagion of Violence edited by Deepali M. Patel, et al., is a report that covers information gathered from a 2-day workshop held April 30-May 1, 2012 by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Forum on Global Violence Prevention to explore the contagious nature of violence. Search our catalog.

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