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Missouri Funded Programs and Activities


Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Program
Sexual violence, including rape, is preventable. Recognizing this, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act in 1994. This landmark legislation established the Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goal of the RPE program is to strengthen sexual violence prevention efforts. It operates in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and six U.S. territories.

Residential Fire-related Injury Prevention
CDC’s Injury Center funds 16 states to deliver a Smoke Alarm Installation and Fire Safety Education (SAIFE) program. For each year of funding, state health departments solicit participation from at least two eligible communities.

Injury Control Research Centers (ICRCs)
Injury Control Research Centers conduct research in all three core phases of injury control (prevention, acute care, and rehabilitation) and serve as training centers as well as information centers for the public. Research design in these centers is interdisciplinary and incorporates the fields of medicine, engineering, epidemiology, law, and criminal justice, behavioral and social sciences, biostatistics, public health, and biomechanics.

Extramural Research Awards

Missouri Currently Funded Awards

Begin Period of Performance* End Period of Performance* Topic Funding Type Project Title
2009/07/31 2014/07/30 Injury Control Research Center Injury Control Research Center Brown Center for Violence and Injury Prevention
2010/09/01 2012/08/31 Injury Prevention - Motor Vehicle Grant Developing Empirical childhood injury prevention program adoption models
2009/09/30 2012/09/29 Violence Prevention - Child Maltreatment Cooperative Agreement Engaging Fathers in Positive Parenting