Notice of a HRSA-Initiated Supplemental Award to the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska for the Partnership for Urban Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Leadership Community Cooperative Agreement, 18851-18852 [2019-08876]

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[FR Doc. 2019–08897 Filed 5–1–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Notice of a HRSA-Initiated Supplemental Award to Recipients in the Reaching Practicing Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Professionals in Underserved Areas Through Education and Training Program Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). AGENCY: Notice of a HRSA-Initiated Supplemental Award to Recipients in the Reaching Practicing Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Professionals in Underserved Areas through Education and Training Program. ACTION: HRSA announces the award of a supplement of $705,246 for the Reaching Practicing MCH Professionals in Underserved Areas through Education and Training Program (hereafter Program) recipients. The supplement will allow the current four recipients, during the period of June 1, 2019–May 31, 2020, to continue supporting the development and implementation of in-depth training tailored to the specific needs of MCH public health professionals practicing in underserved communities, including rural and frontier areas and Indian reservations. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipients of Award: The Regents of the University of Colorado, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, University of New Mexico, and University of Washington. Amount of Non-Competitive Awards: $705,246. Period of Supplemental Funding: 06/ 01/2019–05/31/2020. CFDA Number: 93.110. Authority: Social Security Act, Title V, § 501(a)(2) (42 U.S.C. 701(a)(2)). Justification: The purpose of the Program is to strengthen the nation’s (59 states and jurisdictions) public health system by developing the MCH public SUMMARY: Grantee/organization name Grant No. The Regents of the University of Colorado .......................................................... The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ............................... University of New Mexico ..................................................................................... University of Washington ...................................................................................... Dated: April 26, 2019. George Sigounas, Administrator. 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The purpose of the supplement from HRSA is to extend the performance period of the current four recipients to continue supporting the development and implementation of indepth training tailored to the specific needs of MCH public health professionals practicing in underserved communities. These four recipients received their original awards for the period of June 1, 2014 through May 31, 2019 through a competitive process. The non-competitive supplement will allow grantees to complete training activities consistent with approved activities in their competing applications. Activities will include outreach and training for MCH professionals in tribal communities and training for MCH professionals on pressing topics such as mental health and substance use disorders. This supports the overall goal of the Program to strengthen the nation’s public health system by developing the MCH public health workforce in underserved and geographically isolated communities. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samantha Croffut, Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18W62, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: 301–443–3139, Email: SCroffut@hrsa.gov. State FY 2018 authorized funding level CO TX NM WA $175,866 $176,634 $176,138 $176,608 FY 2019 proposed funding level Up Up Up Up to to to to $175,866. $176,634. $176,138. $176,608. of Nebraska Medical Center/Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska for the Partnership for Urban Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Leadership Community Cooperative Agreement. HRSA announces the award of a supplement for $700,000 to the University of Nebraska Medical Center/ Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska for the Partnership for Urban MCH Leadership Community Cooperative Agreement. The supplement will allow the current recipient, during the period of May 1, 2019–April 30, 2020, to assess the outcomes and impact of its collective impact learning collaborative with urban health departments. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1 18852 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 85 / Thursday, May 2, 2019 / Notices SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipient of Award: University of Nebraska Medical Center/ Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska. Amount of Non-Competitive Award: $700,000. Period of Supplemental Funding: 05/ 01/2019–04/30/2020. CFDA Number: 93.110. Authority: Social Security Act, Title V, § 501(a)(2) (42 U.S.C. 701(a)(2)). Justification: The purpose of the Partnership for Urban MCH Leadership Community Cooperative Agreement program is to support urban MCH leaders as they work to improve public health programs and the delivery of MCH services, and to assure optimal alignment with the Title V MCH Services Block Grant program. This program focuses on the following three goals: 1. Assisting urban MCH leaders in achieving collective impact to respond to the MCH challenges faced by urban communities by performing an environmental scan, planning and convening a series of three learning collaborative for urban MCH leaders, and developing and disseminating a collective impact toolkit and compendium; Grantee/organization name Grant No. University of Nebraska Medical Center/Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska. U01MC17261 Dated: April 26, 2019. George Sigounas, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2019–08876 Filed 5–1–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Biodefense Science Board: InPerson Meeting Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 2. Strengthening local and State MCH analytic capacity through epidemiology training opportunities; and 3. Serving as an effective voice in communicating urban MCH issues and in developing strong partnerships and collaborations with State Title V programs and other national partners to advance urban MCH priorities. The purpose of the supplement from HRSA is to give the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska for the Partnership for Urban MCH Leadership Community Cooperative Agreement, the opportunity to collect impact data for an additional year in support of goal one of this project. An additional year will allow the recipient to mature the current projects, continue collecting data from teams, and begin to assess the impact that this collective impact work has had on urban outcomes, as well as any impact at the State Title V National Performance Measure level. The recipient also will have the opportunity for more extensive data analysis to assess effective strategies that impact urban outcomes, and to identify lessons learned for potential future collective impact initiatives. With an extra year, the recipient will be able to assess The HHS Office of the Secretary is hosting the National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB) at an In-Person Meeting in Washington, DC, on June 10–11, 2019. The purpose of the NBSB In-Person Meeting is to gather expert advice provided by NBSB and SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:51 May 01, 2019 Jkt 247001 guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical, and other matters of special interest to HHS regarding current and future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate. DATES: The NBSB In-Person Meeting is being held on June 10–11, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: Please visit the NBSB website (https://www.phe.gov/nbsb) for all additional information regarding NBSB or the In-Person Meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: CDR Christopher Perdue, MD, MPH, Designated Federal Official, NBSB, ASPR, HHS; 202–401–5837; christopher.perdue@hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 319M of the Public Health Service Act, HHS has established the NBSB to provide expert advice and guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical, and other matters of special PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 penetration of collective impact into broader communities, and plan for providing technical assistance regarding replication of these learning collaborative in new urban areas. This cooperative agreement also supports epidemiology training (Goal 2) and enables the award recipient to serve as a voice for advancing urban MCH priorities (Goal 3), which are ongoing needs. This supplement will maintain HRSA’s investment in strengthening local and State MCH analytic capacity through epidemiology training opportunities, as provided by Goal 2, to assure optimal capacity to respond to MCH emerging and priority issues at the state and local level, such as opioids and neonatal abstinence syndrome. In addition, assuring that a national partner is continuing to communicate urban MCH issues, as addressed by Goal 3, is a foundational need of the stateurban MCH partnership, and is essential for optimizing Title V MCH Block Grant outcomes. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Marcell, Division of State and Community Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18N104D, Rockville, MD 20857, Phone: 301–443–4656, Email: KMarcell@hrsa.gov. State NE FY 2018 Authorized funding level $700,000 FY 2019 Proposed funding level Up to $700,000. interest to HHS regarding current and future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate. Availability of Materials: Participants are encouraged to visit the NBSB website (http://www.phe.gov/nbsb) for information about the meeting, including the agenda. Procedures for Providing Public Input: Members of the public are encouraged to go to the NBSB website (http:// www.phe.gov/nbsb) for instructions about the submission of written comments. Dated: April 25, 2019. Robert P. Kadlec, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. [FR Doc. 2019–08943 Filed 5–1–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–37–P E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Notice of a HRSA-Initiated Supplemental Award to the University 
of Nebraska Medical Center/Board of Regents of the University of 
Nebraska for the Partnership for Urban Maternal and Child Health (MCH) 
Leadership Community Cooperative Agreement

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of a HRSA-Initiated Supplemental Award to the University 
of Nebraska Medical Center/Board of Regents of the University of 
Nebraska for the Partnership for Urban Maternal and Child Health (MCH) 
Leadership Community Cooperative Agreement.

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SUMMARY: HRSA announces the award of a supplement for $700,000 to the 
University of Nebraska Medical Center/Board of Regents of the 
University of Nebraska for the Partnership for Urban MCH Leadership 
Community Cooperative Agreement. The supplement will allow the current 
recipient, during the period of May 1, 2019-April 30, 2020, to assess 
the outcomes and impact of its collective impact learning collaborative 
with urban health departments.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Intended Recipient of Award: University of Nebraska Medical Center/
Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.
    Amount of Non-Competitive Award: $700,000.
    Period of Supplemental Funding: 05/01/2019-04/30/2020.
    CFDA Number: 93.110.
    Authority: Social Security Act, Title V, Sec.  501(a)(2) (42 U.S.C. 
701(a)(2)).
    Justification: The purpose of the Partnership for Urban MCH 
Leadership Community Cooperative Agreement program is to support urban 
MCH leaders as they work to improve public health programs and the 
delivery of MCH services, and to assure optimal alignment with the 
Title V MCH Services Block Grant program. This program focuses on the 
following three goals:
    1. Assisting urban MCH leaders in achieving collective impact to 
respond to the MCH challenges faced by urban communities by performing 
an environmental scan, planning and convening a series of three 
learning collaborative for urban MCH leaders, and developing and 
disseminating a collective impact toolkit and compendium;
    2. Strengthening local and State MCH analytic capacity through 
epidemiology training opportunities; and
    3. Serving as an effective voice in communicating urban MCH issues 
and in developing strong partnerships and collaborations with State 
Title V programs and other national partners to advance urban MCH 
priorities.
    The purpose of the supplement from HRSA is to give the University 
of Nebraska Medical Center/Board of Regents of the University of 
Nebraska for the Partnership for Urban MCH Leadership Community 
Cooperative Agreement, the opportunity to collect impact data for an 
additional year in support of goal one of this project. An additional 
year will allow the recipient to mature the current projects, continue 
collecting data from teams, and begin to assess the impact that this 
collective impact work has had on urban outcomes, as well as any impact 
at the State Title V National Performance Measure level. The recipient 
also will have the opportunity for more extensive data analysis to 
assess effective strategies that impact urban outcomes, and to identify 
lessons learned for potential future collective impact initiatives. 
With an extra year, the recipient will be able to assess penetration of 
collective impact into broader communities, and plan for providing 
technical assistance regarding replication of these learning 
collaborative in new urban areas.
    This cooperative agreement also supports epidemiology training 
(Goal 2) and enables the award recipient to serve as a voice for 
advancing urban MCH priorities (Goal 3), which are ongoing needs. This 
supplement will maintain HRSA's investment in strengthening local and 
State MCH analytic capacity through epidemiology training 
opportunities, as provided by Goal 2, to assure optimal capacity to 
respond to MCH emerging and priority issues at the state and local 
level, such as opioids and neonatal abstinence syndrome. In addition, 
assuring that a national partner is continuing to communicate urban MCH 
issues, as addressed by Goal 3, is a foundational need of the state-
urban MCH partnership, and is essential for optimizing Title V MCH 
Block Grant outcomes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Marcell, Division of State and 
Community Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers 
Lane, Room 18N104D, Rockville, MD 20857, Phone: 301-443-4656, Email: 
[email protected].

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     Grantee/organization name         Grant No.        State        Authorized       FY 2019 Proposed funding
                                                                    funding level              level
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University of Nebraska Medical          U01MC17261  NE                   $700,000  Up to $700,000.
 Center/Board of Regents of the
 University of Nebraska.
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    Dated: April 26, 2019.
George Sigounas,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2019-08876 Filed 5-1-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P