ARTICLE Issue 002
Federal Health Grants Received
Multi-Institutional Health Advocacy through Continuing and Recently Funded Grants
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Howard University’s Pathways to Maternal and Child Health Public Health Professions Program is designed to increase the numbers of underrepresented minorities in Maternal Health Professions. Pictured above: participants in area maternal health programs.
Howard University’s Pathways to Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Public Health Professions Program, located in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Leisure Studies, is currently in the third year of a second five-year funding cycle to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the MCH professions.
The program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources and Services Administration/Maternal and Child Health Bureau (DHHS/HRSA/MCHB). The amount awarded to date is $1,190,000. Principal Investigator: Denyce S. Calloway, Ph.D.; Co-Investigator: Deneen Long-White, Ph.D. CHES.
Denyce S. Calloway, Ph.D.
Deneen Long-White, Ph.D., CHES
The National MCH Workforce Development Center (sub grant): $90,000 ($30,000 per year for 3 years), also located in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Leisure Studies, was recently funded by DHHS/HRSA/MCHB to deliver evidence-based training and technical assistance to State Title V agencies.
The Project Director is Deneen Long-White, Ph.D., CHES. The partnership consists of the University of North Carolina - Department of Maternal and Child Health (lead agency), the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP), the University of Illinois at Chicago-School of Public Health, Howard University’s Pathways to MCH Public Health Professions Program, the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, the Boston University Catalyst Center, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), the Center for Public Health Quality (CPHQ), a program of the North Carolina Public Health Foundation.