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Technical Assistance

Training and Technical assistance is provided to Zero Suicide Initiative (ZSI) projects by an IHS ZSI Program Official; the IHS Division of Grants Management and the Zero Suicide Institute; and by the Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC).

IHS Program Official

The Area Program Official provides direct programmatic technical assistance for all Tribal grantees and IHS Federal project awardees. Serves as the primary point of contact for all questions related to programmatic areas of the grant, project tasks and documentation.

Contact

LCDR Monique Richards, Public Health Advisor
Division of Behavioral Health
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane, MS 08N34-A
Rockville, MD 20857

Division of Grants Management

Technical assistance is also provided by the IHS Division of Grants Management, specific to the management and administration of IHS Tribal grants. One dedicated Grants Management Specialist is assigned to all Tribal ZSI projects, and provides grants-specific technical assistance, including information regarding the project’s official Notice of Award (NoA), grant policies and procedures, cost principles, allowable and unallowable costs, direct costs, information on the GrantSolutions system, and carryover requests.

Andrew Diggs, Senior Grants Management Specialist
Division of Grants Management
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 09E26A
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: 301-443-2241
Fax: 301-443-9602

GrantSolutions Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  requires user names and passwords to access their system. For questions regarding access or technical issues related to GrantSolutions, please contact Paul Gettys.

Contact

Paul E. Gettys, III, Deputy Director
Division of Grants Management, Office of Management Services
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane, MS 09E70
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: 301-443-2114
Fax: 301-594-0899

Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC)

AASTEC provides evaluation T/A for funded projects to establish baseline data related to ZSI funded projects. AASTEC serves as the TA Provider for Evaluation, and assists with projects by coordinating annual reporting of local data collection plans and providing data analysis.

Contacts

Kevin English, DrPH – Director
Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center
Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc.
7001 Prospect Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-962-2602
Fax: 505-764-0446

Amy Muchna, MPH, Evaluation Specialist
Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center
Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board, Inc.
7001 Prospect Place, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-217-2799
Cell: 505-861-9212