This Forum brought together by Jefferson College of Public Health will bring together three experts in the field of aging to discuss the future of population health through the lens of the Living Independently for Elders (LIFE) Program. October 11th, 2017 in Philidelphia, PA.
Speaker/Presentation Proposals for the Population Health Colloquium may be submitted no later than October 31. Event will take place March 19-21st in Philidelphia, PA
Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards for Mid-Career Investigators to Integrate Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences
PAR-17-486: This NIH Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications for short-term mentored career development (K18) awards that improve synergies among researchers in basic and applied behavioral-social sciences, human subjects and model animals settings; and biomedical and behavioral-social sciences. Applications due March 6th, 2018 and 2019.
The Department of Sociomedical Sciences is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist for the NIH-funded "Structural Stigma and HIV Prevention Outcomes" study. This project is led by Drs. Mark Hatzenbuehler (Columbia University) and Brian Dodge (Indiana University).
Encourage the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health to adopt population health approaches by responding to this request for information. Deadline for comments November 10, 2017.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Impairment have published a Consensus Study Report. This report assesses the current state of knowledge on interventions to prevent cognitive decline and dementia, and informs future research in this area. This report provides recommendations of appropriate content for inclusion in public health messages from the National Institute on Aging.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Global Health and the Future of the United States have released a 2017 Consensus Study Report. This report identifies global health priorities in light of current and emerging world threats. This report assesses the current global health landscape and how challenges, actions, and players have evolved over the last decade across a wide range of issues, and provides recommendations on how to increase responsiveness, coordination, and efficiency
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) is recruiting 1-2 full-time post-doctoral research scientists to work in one of the following research groups: Population Health, Labor Demography, or Fertility and Well-Being. Applications open until position filled.
This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD) across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—and the implications for future research and implementation of effective strategies.
Special Issue: Genomics at the frontiers of social and behavioral science research: theory, discovery, and translation
This special issue of Social Science & Medicine solicits papers focusing on the application of social science theory to advance the study of genomic translation. Original research articles (both empirical and theoretical), reviews, position papers and commentaries that fit within the call are encouraged. Submissions due by February 1st, 2018.