FW: BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE MARCHES ON
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> From: Howze, Elizabeth H. [SMTP:eah6@...]
> Sent: Thursday, August 12, 1999 3:07 PM
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> Subject: BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE MARCHES ON
> From the latest BSSWG Newsletter.
> BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE
> MARCHES ON
> The future endeavors of behavioral and social science at CDC/ATSDR are
> indicated in the Requests for Applications (RFAs) from recent issues of
> Federal Register (June 6- July 30, 1999). The following is a list of RFAs
> for research, interventions, surveillance, or evaluations with a
> or social science focus or component:
> #005- School Health Programs to Prevent Serious Health Problems and
> Improve Education [NCCDPHP-DASH]
> #005 provides supplemental funds for Announcement #805 recipients to
> projects to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in rates of
> disease and other chronic diseases related to tobacco use, physical
> inactivity, obesity, and dietary patterns that result in disease by
> targeting school-aged children through coordinated school health programs.
> #053- Research and Demonstration Grants-Occupational Safety and Health
> #053 seeks to develop knowledge useful in preventing occupational disease
> and injuries through applied research on 1) identification and
> of relationships between hazardous working conditions and associated
> occupational disease and injuries, . . ., 3) new protective equipment,
> control technology, and work practices to reduce risks of occupational
> hazards, and 4) technical feasibility of a new or improved occupational
> safety and health procedure, method, technique or system.
> #062- Safety and Health Interventions in the Construction Industry
> #062 presents cooperative agreements to develop, implement, and evaluate a
> national research program in prevention intervention effectiveness
> and preventive service systems research in construction safety and health.
> #064- Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health 2010 (REACH 2010)
> Demonstration Projects [NCCDPHP]
> #064 cooperative agreements fund programs for organizations serving racial
> and ethnic minority populations at increased risk for infant mortality,
> diabetes, cardiovascular disease, HIV/AIDS, deficits in breast cancer
> screening and management, or deficits in child and/or adult immunization
> enable the organizations to mobilize and organize their resources to
> effective and sustainable intervention programs.
> #065- Research on Young Worker Safety and Health Risks in Construction
> #065 cooperative agreements provide empirical data that can guide efforts
> prevent deaths and injuries of youth less than 18 years of age working in
> construction in the US, with a focus on data needed to determine if
> are needed in existing regulations that prohibit youth less than 18 years
> age from working in particularly hazardous activities.
> #067- Cooperative Agreement for an Evaluation Research Study in the Area
> of Aggression and Interpersonal Youth Violence [NCIPC-DVP]
> #067 supports determination of the effectiveness of an middle
> social cognitive intervention to reduce violence and to determine the
> of including a community-based intervention that complements the
> school-based activities.
> #071- Oral Disease Prevention in School-Aged Children Using School-based
> or School-linked Oral Health Programs [NCCDPHP-DOH]
> #071 funding seeks to expand and strengthen the capacity of currently
> grantees to plan, implement, and evaluate oral health education within
> school-based or school-linked programs; to improve access to oral health
> education, prevention and treatment services; and to assist State programs
> determine the viability of their plans/models for improving such access
> at-risk children.
> #081- Program to Build Capacity to Conduct Environmental Health
> Activities [ATSDR]
> #081 cooperative agreements are to establish, promote and disseminate
> environmental health education programs among the membership of the
> applicant's organization. The programs' activities should include sharing
> information about the unique vulnerabilities and special needs of
> #084- Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) for
> Dissemination and Integration of Prenatal Smoking Cessation [NCCDPHP-DRH]
> #084 cooperative-agreements are to assist AMCHP to disseminate prenatal
> smoking cessation information, resources, and interventions; to promote
> integration of prenatal smoking cessation interventions into routine
> prenatal care; and to facilitate exchange of ideas and experience among
> state maternal and child health programs.
> #089- Technology Translation and Transfer of Effective HIV Behavioral
> Interventions [NCHSTP-DHAP]
> The purposes of the #089 cooperative-agreements are: 1) translate
> HIV prevention interventions conducted at multiples sites with multiple
> at-risk populations; 2) develop packages of materials prevention providers
> can use to replicate the intervention in the field; and 3) study the
> of technology transfer using the package in at least one field setting
> supported by training, quality assurance, and technical assistance.
> #090- Intervention Research Addressing the Primary and Secondary
> Prevention Needs of HIV-Seropositive Injection Drug Users [CDC and HRSA]
> #090 funds research leading to the development of effective, feasible, and
> sustainable interventions that will 1) prevent HIV transmission due to
> risk sexual and drug injection behaviors; 2) increase access to, use of,
> maintenance in primary health care; and 3) increase access to, use of, and
> adherence to HIV treatments.
> #092- Community Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV) Prevention
> Projects for African Americans [NCHSTP-DHAP]
> #092 provides cooperative-agreements to support CBOs in developing and
> implementing effective community-based HIV prevention programs for African
> American populations. These funds must support activities directly
> to primary prevention, However, intervention activities which involve
> preventing other STDs or substance abuse as a means of reducing or
> eliminating the risk of HIV transmission may also be supported.
> #098- Strengthening HIV/AIDS and STD Prevention Through Use of
> Data in Programmatic Decision Making [NCHSTP-DHAP]
> #098 cooperative agreements are to better understand state and local
> decision-making process that involve the use of HIV- and STD-related
> behavioral data and to enhance the availability and utilization of
> high-quality HIV/STD behavioral data for meeting the needs of HIV/AIDS and
> STD program planners.
> #099- CDC/HRSA Cooperative Agreements for HIV/AIDS Intervention,
> Prevention, and Continuity of Care Demonstration Projects for Incarcerated
> Individuals Within Correctional Settings and the Community [NCHSTP-DHAP]
> #099 supports development of models of comprehensive surveillance,
> prevention, and health care activities for HIV, STD, TB, substance abuse,
> and hepatitis. Projects should create a combination of
> e.g., surveillance, medical and behavioral screening and assessment,
> prevention education and counseling, primary health care and referral
> linkages to build upon Ryan White CARE Act infrastructure and coordinate
> with SAMHSA-supported drug treatment and prevention programs.
> #101- Intervention Epidemiologic Research Studies of HIV/AIDS
> #101 cooperative agreements are for the development and evaluation of 1)
> innovative interventions for preventing and reducing transmission of HIV
> young and recently initiated injection drug users (IDUs) by changing
> sexual, needle borne and injection paraphernalia practices in HIV negative
> IDUs and 2) an intervention study to improve access to antiretroviral
> therapy in HIV-infected disadvantaged populations.
> #106- Social and Environmental Interventions to Reduce HIV Incidence
> #106 funds cooperative agreements to identify social and environmental
> interventions to reduce HIV incidence (e.g., housing, legal issues,
> communities' physical environment, family and peer support systems) by
> systematically examining the acceptability and feasibility of
> to change the conditions and by estimating the impact the intervention
> have on HIV incidence.
> #107- Health Communications Research [OPR & OC-DHC]
> #107 grants further the understanding and application of effective health
> communication strategies around 1) public health implications of genetic
> research; 2) recommendations and products related to vaccines, human
> genetics, and environment health; 3) conditions under which new
> communications approaches are most effective for different audiences; 4)
> societal support for public health initiatives and systems; and 5)
> adoption of health enhancing behaviors among diverse populations.
> #113- Cooperative Agreement for a National Poison Prevention and Control
> [CDC and HRSA]
> #113 intends to establish an integrated system of poison prevention and
> control services including: coordination of all poison control centers
> through development, implementation, and evaluation of standardized public
> education; development of a plan to improve national toxicosurveillance;
> development of a nationwide, toll-free telephone number and a related
> service media campaign.
> #123- Grant for Community-Based Interventions Research for Children
> in Motor Vehicles [NCIPC-DUIP]
> #123 supports the design, implementation, and evaluation of
> intervention projects aimed at changing seating locations and
> patterns of children under age 12 when they are riding in passenger cars
> light trucks.
> #133- Cooperative Agreement for a Coordinated Community Response to
> Prevent Intimate Partner Violence [NCIPC-DVP]
> #133 funding seeks to 1) enhance community coalitions and coordinated
> community responses for addressing intimate partner violence (IPV), 2)
> establish/enhance community programs directed at primary prevention of
> 3) enhance services for victims of IPV and their families, and 4) evaluate
> the process and impact of coordinated community response on addressing,
> likely decreasing, IPV.
> #134- Cooperative Agreement for Surveillance of Intimate Partner
> #134 provides funds to develop intimate partner violence (IPV)
> population-based surveillance systems that will help determine the
> of the IPV problem in population subgroups and test its usefulness by
> comparing resulting data with data from self-report surveys.
> #140- Grant to Develop and Evaluate Prevention Efforts Using the
> Surveillance System of Hospital Healthcare Workers to Reduce Percutaneous
> Injuries Among Health Care Workers [NCID]
> #140 supports hospitals participating in the National Surveillance System
> Hospital Healthcare Workers to determine if the surveillance system can be
> used to develop and evaluate a plan to prevent occupational percutaneous
> injuries among hospital-based health care workers.
> #141- Cooperative Agreement for Research on the Prevention of Tick-Borne
> Illness in the United States [NCID]
> #141 aims to develop community intervention programs to prevent diseases
> transmitted by Ixodes scapularis that have potential for application to
> other endemic communities with the US. Programs will integrate strategies
> to reduce tick abundance, promote personal protective practices, and
> encourage appropriate use of vaccine against Lyme disease.
> #145-Hepatitis Education for Inmates and Correctional Staff [NCID]
> #145 seeks to establish cooperative agreements with one or more national
> voluntary organizations involved with correctional facilities to develop
> distribute materials to educate inmates and correctional staff about the
> risks of transmission and acquisition of viral hepatitis, as well as
> prevention, counseling, testing and treatment.
> #146- Cooperative Agreement for a Coordinated Community Response to
> Violence Among Youth [NCIPC-DVP]
> #146 funds 5-year projects to implement multifaceted violence prevention
> programs designed to reduce the incidence of injuries, disabilities, and
> deaths due to interpersonal violence among youth.
> #148- Program to Establish/Operate Health Promotion and Disease
> Initiative Programs for African Americans [OMH-HP]
> #148 is a cooperative agreement to assist an NRMO to establish or operate:
> 1) a Health Program Unit to implement prevention strategies to improve the
> health of African Americans, 2) a Speakers Bureau of professionals to
> present on health promotion/disease prevention topics relating to African
> Americans, and 3) a National Health Network to assist minority
> expand their networks and facilitate dissemination of health
> promotion/disease prevention information to African Americans.
> #150- Intervention Effectiveness [NIOSH]
> #150 supports the development of intervention strategies and/or assessment
> of the effectiveness of intervention techniques in reducing or preventing
> workplace injuries and illnesses. Interdisciplinary projects which
> a complement of outcome measures (e.g., health, economic, social) are
> #153- Cooperative Agreements to Develop National Strategies to Promote
> Disease Prevention and Health Promotion [OPPE]
> #153 makes funds available to develop national health promotion and
> prevention strategies to assist health care organizations, state and local
> health departments, businesses, and other non profit organizations whose
> mission is to promote prevention, improve health care quality and improve
> the public's health.
> #156- Cooperative Agreement with a National Organization for Promoting
> Health, Preventing Disease and Disability and Managing Chronic Disease in
> the Workplace [OPPE]
> #156 is intended to promote attainment of "Healthy People 2000" objectives
> through translation of public health principles and practices into easily
> interpretable and actionable information for the workplace.
> Dr. Libby Howze
> Associate Director for Health Promotion
> Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity
> National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
> Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
> 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K-24
> Atlanta, GA 30341
> 770-488-6042 (phone)
> 770-488-6000 (fax)
> eah6@... (email)