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Partnering Research and Community Organizations for Novel Health Equity Research: Addressing Health Systems Factors and Social Determinants of Maternal Health

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 7, 2023
Application: May 2, 2023

This opportunity will provide funding for established researcher-community partnerships to research the comparative effectiveness of multicomponent, multilevel interventions to improve maternal outcomes for individuals from maternal health disparity populations.

Studies may focus on pre-and/or postnatal care and should include at least one of each of the following types of interventions:

  • Health systems strategies to address disparities in maternal health outcomes - Examples include data accountability measures; bias awareness training; trauma-informed care; team-based care; community-informed models of care; telehealth; and standardized protocols for monitoring/treatment of hypertension, substance use, depression, and diabetes.
  • Strategies to address social determinants of health - Examples include active assistance with resources; medically tailored meals; vouchers for food, housing, or other needs; medical-legal partnerships; and integrated social services in clinical settings

Disparity populations include:

  • Black or African American people
  • American Indian/Alaska Native people
  • Hispanic people
  • People with disabilities
  • Residents of rural areas
  • People of lower socioeconomic status

Eligible applicants include academic research, private sector research, and study-conducting entities. Partnerships should consist of at least one research organization and at least one community organization.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $100,000,000 for the planning phase and $20,000,000 for the research phase
Project period: Up to 1 year for the planning phase and up to 5 years for the research phase
Estimated total program funding: $63,000,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and submission instructions are available on the program website.

Submit a letter of intent by February 7, 2023. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of May 2, 2023.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Hispanic or Latino · Maternal health and prenatal care · People with disabilities · Poverty · Research methods and resources · Social determinants of health · Women

Organizations (1)

  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, view details

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