ARRA - Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals-Faculty Development Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
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Federal Grant Title:
ARRA - EQUIPMENT TO ENHANCE TRAINING FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS-FACULTY DEVELOPMENT TRAINING IN GENERAL, PEDIATRIC, AND PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY AND DENTAL HYGIENE
ARRA - Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals
Funding Opportunity Number:
Apr 28, 2010
Apr 29, 2010
Original Application Deadline:
May 20, 2010
Current Application Deadline:
May 20, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching:
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Entities eligible for grants to support training in general, pediatric, or public health dentistry includes entities that have programs in dental or dental hygiene schools; or have approved residency or advanced education programs in the practice of general, pediatric, or public health dentistry. Therefore, for the purposes of this announcement, the use of "general, pediatric, and public health dentistry", "primary care dentistry" and "dental faculty" shall include dental hygiene unless otherwise noted. Grants may be made to accredited dental or dental hygiene schools, public or private not-for-profit hospitals, or other pubic or not for profit entities to plan, develop, and operate, or participate in, an approved professional training program in the field of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, public health dentistry, or dental hygiene for dental or dental hygiene students, dental residents, practicing dentists or dental hygienists, or other approved primary care dental trainees, that emphasizes training in general, pediatric, or public health dentistry. Eligible entities may partner with schools of public health for the education of dental students, residents, and dental hygiene students for a master's in public health in an accredited program. Training activities must be conducted by an accredited entity; therefore, either the applicant or a partner organization responsible for the dental or dental hygiene training must be accredited. Grants may be made to a school of dentistry, public or nonprofit private hospital, or a public or private nonprofit entity which the Secretary has determined is capable of carrying out such grant or contract.
This funding opportunity is one of many for the Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals (EETHP) program, hereby known as EETHP Equipment Initiative. Twenty-four health professional training programs comprise this initiative. As defined by this program, a Health Professional Training Program is a program authorized under Titles III, VII and VIII of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act which focuses all or in part on the training of health professionals. HRSA is announcing the availability of funds to support multiple programs in the purchase of health professions training equipment. While the overall goals of the EETHP Equipment Initiative are the same for each program, applicants must satisfy the statutory requirements of the health professions training program under which they are applying for equipment. Accordingly, a different funding announcement is being offered for each of the 24 eligible programs that comprise the Initiative. The Faculty Development Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene grant program purpose is to plan, develop, and operate a program for the training of oral health care providers who plan to teach in general, pediatric, public health dentistry, or dental hygiene; provide financial assistance in the form of traineeships and fellowships to dentists who plan to teach or are teaching in general, pediatric, or public health dentistry; to meet the costs of projects to establish, maintain, or improve dental faculty development programs. Under this announcement number HRSA is announcing this initiative for those entities eligible for the EETHP-Faculty Development Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene grant program only. The equipment requested under this announcement should support activities and the goals of the Faculty Development Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene program.