Black Lung Data and Resource Center
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
For programmatic or technical
Krista M. Mastel, MPH, CPH
For grants management or budget
This opportunity will provide a single cooperative
agreement for a Black Lung Data and Resource Center that
will work with Black Lung
Clinics Program (BLCP) grantees to strengthen their
ability to examine and treat respiratory and pulmonary
impairments in active and inactive coal miners.
Responsibilities will include:
- Collecting, synthesizing, and analyzing federal data
sources to understand the burden of black lung disease
- Supporting federal partnerships and building
collaboration among stakeholders
- Soliciting and synthesizing BLCP feedback on their
current operational processes
- Partnering with HRSA to determine how BLCP award
recipients can better capture clinical issues and
emerging trends related to black lung disease through
their patient-level data collection and analysis
- Providing programmatic assistance, onsite and
virtually as appropriate, for BLCP recipients to enhance
operations, improve the quality and breadth of services
BLCP recipients provide, and increase the number of U.S.
coal miners served
- Facilitating presentations, onsite and virtually,
during program meetings and assist with public
dissemination of programmatic information
- Developing data privacy and sharing agreements and
analyze and disseminate patient-level and aggregate data
collected by black lung clinics
Any state, public, or private entity may apply.
Amount of funding
Up to $125,000 per year for 5 years.
Chronic respiratory conditions · Clinics · Occupational health and safety
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