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Proposals Requested for Cooperative Agreement to Train Healthcare Providers

EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting applications from eligible parties to manage a cooperative agreement to help educate the medical community on how to recognize and treat pesticide-related health conditions. The long-term goal of the project is to achieve improved health for communities at risk for overexposure to pesticides through outreach, technical assistance and training to increase knowledge and awareness of environmental and occupational health risks.

This is a national environmental and occupational health effort solicited by doctors, clinicians, and state health departments. With this award, EPA seeks to build on the progress of the previous project titled “From the Fields to the Exam Room: Integrating the Recognition, Management and Prevention of Pesticide Poisonings into the Primary Care Setting.” The publication “Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning” was an earlier product of the initiative. Continue reading

Webinar: Project Reporting and Writing Impacts: Who Cares? You Should!

Writing project reports are widely viewed as a waste of time that no one ever pays any attention to. That myth could not be farther from the truth. However, the statement does hold true for poorly written reports. A poorly written report is not only a waste of time, it also provides no value to anyone. Conversely, a well written report can benefit the individual reporting on their project and anyone else that might have a need for the information. That includes administrators that want to show the productivity of their organization or someone trying to justify the expenditure of funds. How you write an impact statement is completely different from communicating scientific results. Knowing your potential audience and how to reach them in understandable language is crucial to your success. Well communicated outcomes raise the profile of the scientist and can help show the value of the research to non-scientific audiences.

May 24, 2017 | 11:30 a.m. CDT

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Competitive Funding Opportunity Webinar

Join us for the USDA NIFA Competitive Funding Opportunity Webinar

This webinar provides an overview of the USDA NIFA competitive grant programs in order to enhance the application success rate of eligible institutions. The 2-part informational webinar is meant to enhance the application success rate of all, with a focus on tips for minority serving institutions, is divided into:

  • Session I (11 a.m.-12 p.m. EDT); and
  • Session II (1-2pm EDT).

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