The planned special issue will present contributions by leading scholars reflecting the increasing awareness of the approach of economics of convention (EC) in France and other countries. Health issues are an important research topic in the social sciences and ECs approach. Deadline for working title and abstracts is end of April 2019.
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2019 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and SimulationChristine Bachrach
SBP-BRiMS is an interdisciplinary computational social science conference focused on both modeling complex socio-technical systems and using computational techniques to reason about and study complex socio-technical systems. July 9-12, 2019 in Lehman Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington DC, US. Regular paper submissions due February 22, 2019.
With the goal of translating research into action to improve urban population health, the “Health And…” Conference series brings together leading investigators, policymakers, practitioners, and community leaders who work at the intersection of health and its many determinants. The 2019 Conference, to be held on May 13th, will focus on Childhood and Opportunity. Stay tuned for more details. Link leads to information on past conferences.
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health DisparitiesChristine Bachrach
PAR-19-093 (R01), This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks to support research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes. Letter of intent due 30 days prior to application due date. Due date for 2019 is March 4th.
The 2019 conference will be held at the University of Michigan on April 6-7, 2019. The theme for the 2019 conference will be “Thought Diversity in Medicine: Beyond Disciplinary Divides.” Registration and call for abstracts are now open. Abstracts due January 9, 2019.
On November 27, 2018, the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research will host the third NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival. The festival highlights exciting research results, emerging areas, and innovations in health-related behavioral social science research.
Join the NAM for a one hour webinar where field leaders will explore the meanings of both social determinants of health and health equity and what it means to apply these terms to enact change in the real world. November 29, 2018, 4:00-5:00pm ET. Registration required.
This National Science Foundation solicitation supports the development of innovative analytical and statistical methods and models for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social, behavioral, and economic sciences. As part of its larger portfolio, the MMS Program partners with a consortium of federal statistical agencies to support research proposals that further the production and use of official statistics. Multiple mechanisms supported. Annual deadline, next is January 31, 2019.
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine is seeking to hire tenured faculty member in Social Medicine, Population and Public Health at the rank of Full Professor for the position of Chair of Social Medicine, Population and Public Health Department in the Division of Clinical Sciences. We seek to hire a leader in the field of health disparities, community-based participatory research, population health, or other areas related to social sciences and social determinants of health. Initial review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018, and applicants will be considered until the position is filled.
NIMHD is leading a trans-NIH initiative to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics focused on minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. The program invites observational studies or evaluations of interventions that use data collected from Tribal Epidemiology Centers, with an emphasis on areas where there are significant gaps in data and knowledge. PAR-17-484 and PAR-17-483. This years applications due December 4, 2018.