Injury Center Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)

CE07-004: Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) Prevention

Initial Fiscal Year: 2007
Program: DVP
FOA Number: CE07-004
FOA Title: Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) Prevention


The purpose of the program is to evaluate strategies for the prevention of abusive head trauma (AHT). Applicants are expected to conduct a study on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of providing information to parents and other caregivers on preventing AHT. More specifically, proposals will be sought that compare the impact of delivering such information in different settings on AHT and potential mediating factors.

Awarded Projects

Project Title: Pennsylvania Abusive Head Trauma Prevention Program
Grant Number: 5 U49 CE001274-03
Project Period: 09/30/2007 – 09/29/2012

Project Title: The Period of PURPLE Crying: Keeping Babies Safe in North Carolina
Grant Number: 5 U49 CE001275-03
Project Period: 09/30/2007 – 09/29/2012