This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) solicits applications for the FY 2015 Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene program. The goal of this announcement is to enhance dental workforce education and training to prepare predoctoral dental students,
dental hygiene students, and dental hygienists to practice in new and emerging models of care that are designed to meet the needs of vulnerable, underserved, or rural communities.
The emphasis will be on training in new models that stress the integration of oral health into larger care delivery systems and expanded roles of dental hygienists, under evolving State practice acts.
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Eligible applicants include accredited schools of dentistry, public or non-profit private hospitals, dental hygiene schools, or other public or private not-for-profit entities which the Secretary has determined are capable of carrying out such grants 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 students, dental hygienists, or other approved primary care dental trainees that emphasizes training for general, pediatric, public health dentistry, or dental hygiene.
Faith-based and community-based organizations, community colleges, as well as Tribes and Tribal organizations, are eligible to apply provided they are capable of carrying out grants 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, or dental hygienists, or other approved primary care dental trainees, that emphasizes training in general, pediatric, public health dentistry, or dental hygiene. All training activities must be conducted by an accredited entity; therefore, either the applicant or a partner organization(s) responsible for any portion of the dental or dental hygiene training must be accredited.
Programs in the process of receiving accreditation may apply however; the applicant or partner organization(s) must be accredited by the time of funding.
HRSA will check the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) website for accreditation confirmation. Accreditation must be maintained throughout the five-year project period.
Failure to maintain accreditation will result in the termination of grant funding under this Funding Opportunity Announcement.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 155 South, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878DWeidley@hrsa.gov Agency Email Description:
Contact Diane Weidley at (301)-44-3-88 Ext. 90 or email DWeidley@hrsa.gov Agency Email:
DWeidley@hrsa.gov Date Posted:
2014-12-08Application Due Date: