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FYI: Weekly Health Resources for June 25, 2014

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June 25, 2014

In This Issue:


Federal Grants

  • HHS/Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): Promoting Preventive Health Services for Women. Deadline is July 21, 2014. Learn more
  • US Department of Agriculture (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/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): PPHF 2014 Lead Poisoning Prevention---Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention. Deadline is July 22, 2014. Learn more
  • HHS/CDC: PPHF 2014 Diabetes Prevention and Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Program: A Comprehensive Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country. Deadline is July 22, 2014. Learn more.

Non Federal Grants

  • The California Endowment, in partnership with Capital Impact Partners and the Community Health Center Capital Fund: California Community Health Center Financing Program. Deadline is July 31, 2014. Learn more
  • American Academy of Pediatrics/Community Access to Child Health (CATCH): Call for proposals. Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants. Deadline is July 31, 2014. Learn more


  • Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO): Communications Intern. This is a paid, part-time position. Open until filled. To apply, please contact the Intern Selection Committee.
  • Futures Without Violence: 2014-2015 Futures Without Violence Campus Leadership Program. This program seeks to spur student-led action to change university policy, enhance curriculum, raise awareness, and shift campus culture around dating violence, reproductive coercion, domestic violence and the connection to sexual assault. Deadline is June 27, 2014. Learn more
  • The Public Health Institute, in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global: Application now open for a Global Health Engagement Intern. Global Health Fellows Program II (GHFP-II). This is a paid 12-week internship with the Consortium of Universities for Global Health to assess global health programs at US academic institutions. Deadline is July 2, 2014. Learn more.  


  • OMHRC will be at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibit, June 26-July 1, 2014. Please come visit us at booth #528. 

Affordable Care Act (ACA)


  • HHS/Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships: Webinar. Got Coverage? Next Steps in Using Your Health Insurance. This webinar will discuss how to read your insurance card, how to find a doctor, what you need to know to make an appointment, and what to do in a health emergency. July 2, 2014, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET. Register
  • HHS and the Small Business Administration (SBA): Webinar. What the New Healthcare Law Means for Your Small Business. July 3, 2014, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET. Register

American Indian/Alaska Native Health

  • Seattle Indian Health Board/Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI): New reports. Supporting Sobriety Among American Indians and Alaska Natives: A Literature Review and Supporting Wellness: Substance Abuse Services at Urban Indian Health OrganizationsThese reports highlight and review literature, programs, activities, and services focused on substance abuse in urban American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Read full reports



  • CancerCare: Connect Education Workshops. Leading experts in oncology provide up-to-date care and treatment information for cancer patients, their family, and caregivers. For a full list of topics, please see Upcoming Connect Workshops


  • HHS/National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP): New resource. Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Toolkit for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry (PPOD). This toolkit shows PPOD practitioners how they can work collaboratively with each other, primary health care providers, physician assistants, nurse educators, and community health workers to promote better outcomes in people with diabetes. Learn more | PDF (2.24MB). 

Disability and Rehabilitation


  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC)/Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC): Registration now open for the course Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes in Older Adults. The course provides an in-depth look at integrating measurement into clinical practice in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. July 25, 2014 in Chicago, IL. Register

Health Disparities

  • HHS/Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): New reports. 11th edition of the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) and the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR). These reports measure trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care. Read full reports


  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council (Mid-Atlantic RHEC) and the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE): Webinar. Mobilizing for Oral Health Equity: An Interdisciplinary EffortJuly 22, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET. Register
  • International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA): Call for papers for the 2015 International Medical Interpreters Conference, United We Are Stronger! Deadline is August 15, 2014. Learn more



  • The AIDS Institute (TAI): Webinar. Coverage of Hepatitis C Testing Under the Affordable Care ActJuly 10, 2014, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET. Register


  • 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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Latino/Hispanic Health


  • Hispanic Serving Health Professions School (HSHPS): Registration now open for Professional Development Workshop: Using Data Systems to Improve Hispanic Health OutcomesJuly 24-25, 2014 in Bethesda, MD. Learn more

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Health

  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN): New resource. LGBTQ Youth and Sexual Abuse: Information for Mental Health Professionals. This factsheet seeks to familiarize mental health professionals with the appropriate terminology when working with LGBT youth. Learn more

Maternal & Child Health

  • HHS/HRSA: New report. Using Health Text Messages to Improve Consumer Health Knowledge, Behaviors, and Outcomes: An Environmental Scan. This report reviews the effectiveness and acceptance of health text messaging (Text4Baby) and other mHealth initiatives in order to support future efforts by HHS. Read full report.



  • HHS/Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships: Webinar. Let's Move Faith and Communities: Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters! This course covers meal preparation, grocery shopping, food budgeting and nutrition. June 26, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET. Register.  

Job Opportunities

Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC)

  • OMHRC (HeiTech Services Inc.) is recruiting for an experienced Capacity Building Program Analyst for American Indian/Alaska Native Populations. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in developing and implementing awareness and outreach programs with focus a on AI/AN communities. Knowledge of public health, health education and the impact of health disparities on tribal populations is required. The ideal candidate will be able to think strategically, collaborate effectively, and manage operations efficiently. S/he should be a strong communicator with training skills who understands program development and operations and organizational strategy in progressive nonprofit environments. Open until filled. Apply.

State / Local Government

  • Washington State Department of Health/Division of Medical Quality Assurance Commission is recruiting for a Health Care Investigator 3 (DOHSQAC-025) position in Tumwater, WA. Deadline is June 30, 2014. Apply
  • Washington State Department of Health (DOH)/Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR) is recruiting for two Emergency Preparedness Supervisor (DOH2382) positions in Tumwater, WA. Deadline is July 8, 2014. Apply

Community-Based Organizations / Non-Profits

  • The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) is recruiting for Spanish speaking health and child care personnel for a temporary FEMA shelter in Lawrenceville, VA to house and care for the Unaccompanied Children who are entering the US from Central America. To apply, please contact John Aguilar.
  • Seattle Indian Health Board/Urban Indian Health Organization is recruiting for an Executive Director (ED) position in Seattle, WA. Deadline is June 30, 2014. Apply.

@ The Knowledge Center - Recommended Reading

  • Environmental Justice by Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson, Denae W. King, and Angel O. Torres commemorates the Twentieth Anniversary of Environmental Justice Executive Order 12898, "Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations." The report chronicles the major milestones and accomplishments of the environmental justice movement from 1964 to 2014. Search our catalog.

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