HRSA National Rural Health Policy, Community, Collaboration Program

Sponsor Deadline: 

Feb 28, 2019

Internal Deadline: 

Jan 28, 2019


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HRSA National Rural Health Policy, Community, and Collaboration Program
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Limited to one application per institution. 
HRSA solicitations generally limit the number of applications that may go forward in response to a specific solicitation.  Please email a one-page abstract about your proposal to in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development with a cc to the Division of Sponsored Programs  as soon as possible, but at least 30 days in advance of the deadline.  If we receive multiple abstracts in response to a given solicitation, a review will be conducted to select the applicant to submit on behalf of the University of Iowa.  Application materials are due in DSP at least 5 business days prior to the deadline.

The purpose of this program is to identify, engage, educate, and collaborate with rural stakeholders on national rural health policy issues and promising practices in an effort to improve the health of people living in rural communities nationwide. Program objectives include: (1) Identifying and educating rural stakeholders about national policy issues and promising practices for rural health. (2) Maintaining projects that will help support engagement of rural communities in a broad range of activities. (3) Facilitating partnerships and collaborations at the local, regional, state, and national levels to improve the exchange of information and promising practices that support rural health. (4) Identifying and promoting broader collaborative federal efforts to support, promote, and address unique rural health issues.