Technical assistance and direction for RWJF's School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program

The Foundation's School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program was designed to strengthen the capacity of communities and families to meet the multiple health and health-related needs of adolescents by utilizing local public secondary schools as a principal locus of care.Dr. Philip Porter, together with Dr. Julia Graham Lear of Children's Hospital, provides technical assistance and direction for the School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program. The program was authorized to provide six-year support to up to twenty local health provider institutions for the establishment of first-line primary care health centers in the public secondary school facilities. The support period will have two phases -- two years and four years. Eighteen first stage grants have been made for the establishment of health clinics in 23 schools located in 14 cities. Drs. Porter and Lear will site visit the health clinics, arrange an annual meeting, and assist the grantees when needed.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $318,493.00

Awarded on: 12/3/1987

Time frame: 1/1/1988 - 12/31/1988

Grant Number: 12933


Children's National Medical Center

111 Michigan Avenue, N.W.
Washington, 20010-2970

Julia Graham Lear
Project Director