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Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards in Mobile and Wireless Health Technology and Data Analytics
PAR-18-882, clinical trial required: The goal of the program is to support the development of research capability in mobile and wireless health technology. Special emphasis will be given to independent behavioral and social sciences investigators who seek to train in a STEM discipline or to STEM scientists who which to train in a behavioral and social science discipline. Application due July 12, 2019, July 12, 2020. See PAR-18-881 for the version where clinical trial is not allowed.
Plastics help some folks but harm others. What’s a chemist to do?
No population center, school of public health, or medical school? You can still make interdisciplinary population health research happen. Read about the Center on Health, Risk, and Society at American University.
Health insurance coverage is important, but especially in the Rio Grande Valley, it’s nowhere near enough to improve health. Heide Castaneda explains why.
Stories are good health communication tools—except when they’re not. Find out when and how to best use them from Jeff Niederdeppe.
PAR-18-789; NIOSH supports exploratory and developmental research projects (R21) that identify and address novel scientific ideas or new model systems, tools, or technologies with the potential for significant impact on occupational safety and health. Application due July 19, 2018 for new applications and August 10 for resubmission and revision applications. For future dates through November 2023, standard NIH dates apply.
Conference Preview: “Pushing the Boundaries of Population Health Science: Social Inequalities, Biological Processes, and Policy Implications”
Social inequalities, biological processes, and policy: the three themes for our 2018 conference. Read on for details.
Studying health disparities isn’t a straightforward discipline. Ana Diez Roux suggests possible approaches and discusses their complimentarity in her December 7, 2017 talk, summarized here by Chris Bachrach.