Injury Center Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)

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CE10-001: Preventing Unintentional Childhood Injuries

Initial Fiscal Year: 2010
Program: ERPO
FOA Number: CE10-001
FOA Title: Preventing Unintentional Childhood Injuries
Closing Date for Applications: December 6, 2010


This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages research that will build the scientific base for the prevention of unintentional injuries to children, 0 -19 years. It is meant to engage professionals from a wide spectrum of disciplines in epidemiology, community medicine, clinical pediatrics, pediatric psychology, child development, public policy, public health law, and behavioral and social sciences. This FOA addresses “Healthy People 2010” priority area(s) of injury and violence prevention and the NCIPC’s research agenda, and is in alignment with NCIPC performance goal(s) to increase the capacity of injury prevention and control programs. It also supports CDC’s performance goals of prevention research involving sustainable and transferable community-based interventions. For more information, see HealthyPeople.govexternal icon and CDC Injury Research Agenda, 2009-2018.

The R21 grant mechanism in intended to encourage exploratory/developmental research by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of project development. These studies should break new ground or extend previous discoveries toward new directions or applications. Studies may be high risk high reward that may lead to a breakthrough in a particular area, or result in novel techniques, methodologies, models or applications that will impact biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research and practice.

At least one Home and Rec grant and at least one Motor Vehicle grant is funded. We plan on funding a total of three grants, so the third one can be the best scoring application among the remaining in either category.

Program Description

From CDC Research Agenda (2009-2018)
• Chapter: Home and Community: A. Develop and evaluate strategies for widespread dissemination and implementation of effective interventions to reduce injuries at home and in the community; E. Determine the immediate causes of the most severe and disabling types of injuries among young children and develop and evaluate interventions to prevent them; H. Determine the impact of legislation, litigation, and regulation in preventing specific home and community injuries (related to children).
• Chapter: Transportation: B. Develop methodologies for and evaluate the effectiveness of translating transportation safety research findings into public policy.

Awarded Projects

Project Title: Child Pedestrian Injuries and Built Urban Environment: Evaluation of a Safe Route
Grant Number: CE001816
Project Period: 9/1/20108/31/2012

Project Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Two Interventions for Teen Distracted Driving
Grant Number: CE001818
Project Period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2012

Project Title: Does Graduated Driver Licensing Produce Safer Teenage Drivers?
Grant Number: CE001820
Project Period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2012

Project Title: Developing Empirical childhood injury prevention program adoption models
Grant Number: CE001830
Project Period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2012