Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program (DHHS/HRSA)

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The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program improves access to quality health care by providing graduate education to nutritionists designed to: 1) foster leadership in administration, systems integration, continuous quality improvement, education, and nutrition services with a public health focus, for populations of women and children (infants through adolescents) and families; (2) the development and dissemination of curricula, teaching models, and other educational resources to enhance MCH nutrition programs; and (3) the continuing education, consultation and technical assistance in nutrition which address the needs of the MCH community with a special focus on Title V programs, community-based programs, and other Federal programs, such as the US Department of Agriculture’s WIC and Summer Feeding Programs.

This is a limited submission program. The University may submit only one (1) proposal.

Interested faculty at the Med Center will need to submit a letter of intent with a brief statement of the proposed project and an approximant budget to Dean Puzas via Catherine Muzytchuk ( using the phrase “Nutrition Training” in the subject line.

The deadline for submissions to the Deans is February 22. The Deans will select a candidate by February 28.

The complete program solicitation can be found at .  Full proposals are due March 22. It is important to remember that ORPA must receive electronic proposals five (5) business days prior to the sponsor’s deadline along with a completed and signed University Sign-off form.


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