Digital Health & WIC
Telehealth is the provision of healthcare remotely through technology such as smartphones, computers, or tablets. In addition to meeting participant needs, telehealth innovations offer many potential benefits to State Agencies (SA).Telehealth in WIC
Who We Are
THIS-WIC, led by Project Director, Dr. Erin Hennessy, brings together Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition and School of Medicine, Old Dominion University, the American Telemedicine Association, RTI International, and a national Advisory Board of WIC and telehealth practitioners and scientists.Our Team
An eligible applicant must be a WIC State Agency (SA) or consortium of WIC SAs including the 50 States, 33 Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs), and the 5 US Territories.Request for Proposals
Key Dates and Deadlines
- February 13, 2020 (3-4 p.m. ET)
Webinar hosted by the THIS-WIC team that provides an overview of the grant and will give potential applicants an opportunity to ask questions of the THIS-WIC team.
- February 19, 2020 (3-4 p.m. ET)
Webinar hosted by THIS-WIC and the Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) to provide a deep dive into telehealth innovations and will give potential applicants an opportunity to ask questions for TRCs.
- February 24, 2020 (4-5 p.m. ET)
Webinar led by the THIS-WIC team to further clarify roles and expectations related to the evaluation of the telehealth solutions and will give potential applicants an opportunity to ask questions of the THIS-WIC team.
- May 8, 2020 (11:59 p.m. ET)
Deadline for receipt of brief proposals (required for consideration in Phase 1).
- June 2, 2020
Phase 2 full proposal submission begins for selected Phase 1 applicants.
- September 7, 2020 (11:59 p.m. ET)
Deadline for receipt of full proposals for selected Phase 1 applicants.
- November 2020
Applicant finalists notified of funding recommendations. Grants initiated with selected State Agencies