Christine Bachrach

About Christine Bachrach

Christine Bachrach is Executive Director of IAPHS and Research Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Maryland Population Research Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. She previously co-directed the National Program Office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health & Society Scholars program.
21 Apr, 2017

Senior Advisor, Health Policy; New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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A senior level role that will focus on the array of public health efforts the office oversees ranging from disease control to environmental health, community health, prevention and primary care, and emergency preparedness and response. Key responsibilities include policy analysis, multi-agency project management and coordination, budget and legislative review, external stakeholder communication, and agency oversight and monitoring.

21 Apr, 2017

Climate, Migration & Health: With a Focus on Refugee Movements

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The University of Colorado Population Center (CUPC), CU’s Institute of Behavioral Science, and the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), are hosting the 3rd annual workshop on Climate, Migration and Health.  This year's sub‐theme is focused on refugee movements. May 25-26, 2017.

21 Apr, 2017

Request for Information on the Development of the FY 2019 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research

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The NIH, through the Office of AIDS Research has issued a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register. This plan is designed to identify and articulate future directions to maximize our investments in HIV/AIDS research. Comments due by May 15, 2017.

21 Apr, 2017

Health Data for Action

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; This program aims to reduce the barriers often faced in accessing data by serving as a conduit between data owners and researchers. Through this funding opportunity, RWJF will make valuable data from unique data owners available to researchers. Deadline May 24, 2017.

18 Apr, 2017

NIH Nutrition Research Strategic Plan: Submit Ideas

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The NIH Nutrition Research Task Force (NRTF) seeks input from biomedical researchers and health professionals to help develop the first ever NIH-wide strategic plan for nutrition research. Please share your perspective on critical gaps and opportunities in nutrition research along with ideas for how NIH should address them. Deadline for submission: April 28, 2017

18 Apr, 2017

Building Health Literacy and Family Engagement in Head Start Communities: A Case Study

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National Academy of Medicine Perspective. Bhavna Sivanand, Ariella Herman, Carol Teutsch, and Steven Teutsch present a case study of their work as part of the Health Care Institute (HCI). HCI has used a systems approach to successfully improve health literacy over the past 14 years in culturally diverse, vulnerable communities, particularly within Head Start.

16 Apr, 2017

SIREN Innovation Grants

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The first CFP from RWJF’s Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network (SIREN) is looking for projects exploring how interventions targeting patients’ social and economic hardships impact health care utilization and costs. The CFP—which is open through June 15 and requires applicants to signal their intent via email by May 15—includes funding for three to six grants, with up to $150,000 for any given project.