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How to Become a Host Site

Project Plan for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Assignee Program

Purpose of Requesting an Assignee:

  • Please include the proposed role of the assignee in the state/organization and the reasoning for requesting the assignment position

Funding Mechanism:

  • Please include how the state/program intends to fund the assignment (CDC will provide 20% of funding so only include the mechanism for the remaining 80%)

Justification for Requesting an Assignee:

  • Please include statistical justification (e.g., health disparities, poor outcomes such as infant mortality, teen pregnancy, other health indicators of importance to maternal and child health etc.)
  • Please include a description of the current epidemiologic capacity of the state/organization currently
  • Please include any other important factors associated with the development of an assignment (e.g., a special Governor’s initiative; funding for a large scale study/intervention; opportunities for collaboration with partners, etc.)

Assignment Structure:

  • Please provide information on direct supervision of the assignee
  • Please provide information on the physical location of the assignee
  • Please provide detailed information on potential  first year projects of the assignee (i.e., 3 – 5 projects with a no more than 1 year time frame)

If you are interested in applying, please email all application materials and your proposal will be reviewed by the program.