Translating research into action.

Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), the Life Course Translational Research Network (LCT-RN) is a nationwide network of change makers, thought leaders and innovators dedicated to translating research into action. The LCT-RN works to optimize life course health trajectories for children and families by integrating—rather than merely aggregating— the knowledge, skills, tools, and expertise practitioners, patients, family members, community residents, researchers, and other stakeholders and participants can provide.


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Objectives, Guiding Principles & Values

Our network aims to bridge the gap between scientific knowledge and population health impact.

Our Network's Values
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Network Leadership

A community of researchers, service providers, and thought leaders committed to improving health.

Our Network's Values

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under award U9DMC49250, the Life Course Translational Research Network. The information, content, and/or conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the US Government.