Monthly Archives: September 2017
- Book Review
- Calls for Submissions
- Conference Highlight
- Funding Opportunities
- Member of the Month
- New Publication
- Research Highlight
- Round-Up Summary
Moving from Research to Action: A Report on the Health And…Racial Equity & Urban Well-Being ConferenceElaine Meyer
How can population health researchers go beyond describing the causes of disease to take action, and where should these researchers’ place in the action be? NYU’s Elaine Meyer reports from the Health And…Racial Equity & Urban Well-Being Conference.
Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)Sue Bevan
NIH PAR-17-484; The purpose of this initiative is to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics related to minority health and health disparities in American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Application due December 4th, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Contains companion link for PAR-17-483, R21.
PA-17-478; This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) calls for research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages. Contains companion link for PA-17-477 (R21). Standard NIH deadlines apply.
Addressing the Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages Among Immigrant Populations (R01, R21)Sue Bevan
PA-17-041; The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support innovative research to understand uniquely associated factors (biological, behavioral, sociocultural, and environmental) that contribute to health disparities or health advantages among U.S. immigrant populations. Standard NIH deadlines apply. Contains companion link for PA-17-042 (R21)
U.S.-led HIV prevention efforts in Malawi: are they effective? Dr. Anat Rosenthal reviews Dr. Ann Escacove’s book, Modernizing Sexuality.
What’s been missing in the way we research obesity? Dr. Andrew Stokes shares his latest research.
In April, Mark Hayward, Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin, gave the prestigious Matilda White Riley Excellence Lecture at the National Institutes of Health. His talk focused on the need to understand how institutional change shapes the evolution of health disparities and the specific forms they take.
Dr. Christine Bachrach interviewed Mark, a former member of the IAPHS Board, about how his ideas have evolved.
The results are in! IAPHS congratulates the winners of the election for new 2018 leadership roles: Our new President-Elect, Ana Diez Roux, brings a wealth of population health and leadership expertise to IAPHS. Currently Dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University, Ana is internationally known for her work on social determinants of population health and neighborhood effects on health. Her work spans an extensive range of topics, including health disparities, environmental health effects, urban health, psychosocial factors in health, cardiovascular disease epidemiology, the use of multilevel methods, and, most recently, social environment-gene interactions and the use of complex systems approaches in population health. She has led interdisciplinary research and training programs in population health in the US and (collaboratively) in Latin America and has served in various academic leadership roles. She is an elected member of the American Epidemiological Society, the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, and the National Academy of Medicine. Ana will serve as IAPHS’s President-Elect in 2018, our President in 2019, and our Past President in 2020. We spoke to her recently about her future role in IAPHS. “IAPHS fills a unique space among scientific organizations devoted to population and health science, and I’m […]