We’re pleased to announce our 2018 conference and call for papers: “Pushing the Boundaries of Population Health Science: Social Inequalities, Biological Processes, and Policy Implications,” will convene October 3-5, 2018 at the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine in Washington, DC.
Monthly Archives: November 2017
- Book Review
- Calls for Submissions
- Conference Highlight
- Funding Opportunities
- New Publication
- Research Highlight
- Round-Up Summary
- Training Opportunities
Each month, we curate the most interesting news in population health. This month, we look at pregnant moms’ and kids’ health, disparities among race and income, how climate change and toxic ash are affecting health, and how inclusion benefits us all, and more…
What happens to the health and well-being of people left behind in the technology revolution?
NIH PAR-18-007. Identify, develop, test, evaluate and/or refine strategies to disseminate and implement evidence-based practices into public health, clinical practice, and community settings. In addition, studies to advance dissemination and implementation research methods and measures are encouraged. Links to companion R21 and R03 announcements provided. Standard NIH application dates.
Dr. Julie Maslowsky continues her interviews with population health leaders about why they remain positive about the future of population health. Read on for Part 2.
Understanding Factors in Infancy and Early Childhood That Influence Obesity Development (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)Sue Bevan
NIH PA 18-032. Invites applications to characterize or identify factors in early childhood (birth-24 months) that may increase or mitigate risk for obesity and/or excessive weight gain and/or to fill methodological research gaps relevant to the understanding of risk for development of obesity in children. Studies may also assess factors relevant to families and/or caregivers of children from birth to 24 months. Standard NIH application dates.
Sandro Galea talks with Chris Bachrach about IAPHS’s first year…
NIH PA-18-037. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) focuses on sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex populations. Basic, social, behavioral, clinical, and services research relevant to the missions of the sponsoring Institutes and Centers may be proposed. Has links to R03, R21, R15 announcements. Standard NIH deadlines apply.
In the current climate of political and global tumult, it is easy to feel pessimistic about current and future population health. But Dr. Julie Maslowsky interviews leading population health scientists and finds reasons to be optimistic…