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 Sep, 2017

Re-Envisioning Population Health for Vulnerable Older Adults: The LIFE Story Today and Tomorrow

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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.

21 Sep, 2017

Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards for Mid-Career Investigators to Integrate Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences

By | 2017-09-21T19:53:58+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Announcement, Funding Opportunities, Training Opportunities|0 Comments

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.

17 Sep, 2017

Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia: A Way Forward

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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.

17 Sep, 2017

Global Health and the Future Role of the United States

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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

17 Sep, 2017

Monograph 22: A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

By | 2017-09-17T23:53:08+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Categories: Announcement, New Publication|0 Comments

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.

17 Sep, 2017

Special Issue: Genomics at the frontiers of social and behavioral science research: theory, discovery, and translation

By | 2017-09-17T23:51:48+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Categories: Announcement, Calls for Submissions|0 Comments

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.